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New Book edited by Tomasz Kamusella, Motoki Nomachi (Hokkaido University, CEERES Associate), and Catherine Gibson

The Palgrave Handbook of Slavic Languages, Identities, and Borders edited by Tomasz Kamusella, Motoki Nomachi, and Catherine Gibson and Published by Palgrave Macmillan presents and analyzes the creation of languages across the Slavophone areas of the world and their deployment for political projects and identity building, mainly after 1989.

The Forward highlights Yiddish Studies at the University of Chicago

The Forward recently interviewed Senior Lecturer Sunny Yudkoff on Yiddish Studies at the University of Chicago.

CFP: 2016 SOYUZ Symposium (deadline extended to Dec. 1)

Politics of Difference: Migration, Nation, Postsocialist Left and Right?

Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies

University of Chicago

March 11-12, 2016

 

Keynote Address:

"A Sea of Difference?  Regime Collapse and Migrations from Albania to Italy, 1945-1992"

Apparatus - New Journal on Media Research of Central and Eastern Europe

The editorial team of the international research journal APPARATUS is pleased to announce its launch and the release of its first issue.

 

APPARATUS is a peer-reviewed online journal focused on film, media and digital cultures in Central and Eastern Europe. The main aim of the editorial team is to keep abreast with the practice of the leading international research periodicals.

Our basic editorial principles are:

 

New book edited by Ben Whisenhunt (College of DuPage, CEERES Associate) and Norman E. Saul

New Perspectives on Russian-American Relations edited by William Benton Whisenhunt and Norman E. Saul and published by Routledge includes eighteen articles on Russian-American relations from an international roster of leading historians. Covering topics such as trade, diplomacy, art, war, public opinion, race, culture, and more, the essays show how the two nations related to one another across time from their first interactions as nations in the eighteenth century to now.

The Maroon Interview with David Satter

Journalist banned from Russia talks career at I-House event

“I CANNOT GO BACK TO RUSSIA, AT LEAST FOR THE TIME BEING. BUT I’VE BEEN PERSONA NON GRATA BEFORE.… I BELIEVE I WILL GO BACK.”

Faith Hillis on "Ukrainian-Russian Relations in Historical Perspective"

Faith Hillis, Assistant Professor of Russian History at the University of Chicago, was a recent guest on Sean's Russia Blog where she discussed her recent article “

Marta Ptaszynska to serve as artistic director of Contempo

Award-winning composer Marta Ptaszynska will succeed Shulamit Ran as the artistic director of Contempo, the University of Chicago’s renowned contemporary music collective. 

CEERES, Area Centers in the UChicago News

Victor Friedman and Lenore Grenoble named distinguished service professors

Victor A. Friedman, PhD’75, a linguist working on languages of the Balkans and Caucasus, has been named the Andrew W. Mellon Distinguished Service Professor in the Humanities. 

Lenore Grenoble, an expert on Slavic linguistics and language contact and attrition, has been named the John Matthews Manly Distinguished Service Professor in Linguistics and the College.

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