American Councils Summer Russian Language Teacher Program

American Councils is pleased to announce the 2020 Summer Russian Language Teacher Program.


The program offers current and prospective American teachers of Russian language and culture the opportunity to reach new levels of competency in Russian. The four-week program is designed to accommodate the particular professional interests and needs of teachers of Russian, incorporating grammar and conversation courses with lectures and workshops in culture and civilization, and foreign language pedagogy.


Dates: July 2 to August 1, 2020

Russian Language Journal: Digital Humanities

The Russian Language Journal invites submission of articles for inclusion in a special issue dedicated to Digital Humanities, co-edited by Thomas Garza (tjgarza@austin.utexas.edu) and Robert Reynolds (robert_reynolds@byu.edu), to be published Dec 2020.


UChicago Turkish Circle

We are pleased to announce that Turkish Circle will continue to be held during winter quarter on Mondays from 5 - 6 pm in Pick 218, beginning Monday, January 13, 2020.


You can count on an interesting lineup of fascinating speakers discussing Turkish poetry, language, music, cuisine, and art, as well as appropriately delicious refreshments.   We welcome all who are interested in Turkish Circle cultural programs, no matter your level of proficiency in the Turkish language.


UIUC Slavic Library Institute 2020

Interested in a career in Slavic/East European/Eurasian libraries and archives?  Know someone else who might be?  The Slavic Library Institute 2020 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is offering a limited number of fellowships (covering tuition, lodging, and up to $500 in travel costs) to participate in the Institute, which will take place at the top-ranked UIUC iSchool and Library in Urbana from May 19th to June 5th, 2020.


CEERES Graduate-Student Lectureship 2020-2021 Call for Proposals

The Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies invites proposals from University of Chicago PhD students for an undergraduate course to be taught during the Academic Year 2020-2021. This lectureship will provide support for CEERES-focused graduate students at the University of Chicago to design an area studies course related to their research interests.

SRAS 2020 Spring Break: Introduction to Russia

2020 Spring Break: Introduction to Russia


Dates: March 14 – 22, 2020

Application deadline: January 15

Cost: $1650


During this one-week trip, SRAS will introduce students to the places and people of Moscow and St. Petersburg.


AZ–AATSEEL Conference

The Arizona Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AZ-AATSEEL) announces a call for paper proposals for the annual conference that will take place on April 4-5, 2020 in Tempe, Arizona. This year’s conference is hosted by the Russian Program at the School of International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University in collaboration with the Melikian Center (ASU) and the Department of Russian and Slavic Studies at the University of Arizona.


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