West Point: Tenure-track Position in Russian

The West Point Department of Foreign Languages seeks applicants for an academic tenure-track position with an initial term appointment in the federal excepted service to begin on or about 6 July 2020 and not to exceed 3 years. Term appointments may be extended beyond the initial term. Faculty who attain the academic rank of Associate Professor or Professor may have the opportunity to non- competitively receive a permanent appointment. Closing date for applications is 6 December 2019.


Who May Apply:

US Citizens and Non-Citizens with Allegiance to the United States.

University of Pittsburgh: Summer 2020 Russian Instructor Positions

Lead Russian Instructor, Project GO Narva, Part-Time

Administration-Russian & East European Studies - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19008204)

Nazarbayev University Summer School in Russian and Eurasian Studies

Nazarbayev University (Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan) is pleased to announce our next session of the Summer School in Russian and Eurasian Studies (SSRES), an 8-week intensive program in Russian or Kazakh languages. Classes follow standardized US curricula and textbooks, which means that students can return seamlessly to language programs at their home institutions.

At NU, students study languages on our modern campus in an environment that minimizes culture shock and maximizes close contact with multilingual local students.

Program dates:

Central Slavic Conference Call for Papers

Please find below the CFP for the Central Slavic Conference. Discerning eyes will note that it has been moved for this coming year to a new slot in the spring. Otherwise, its favored location (Missouri Athletic Club in STL) and its emphasis on serving not only “traditional” scholars, but also graduate students and independent scholars remains strong. We are also proud to provide 1-2 panels for undergraduate participation.

We look forward to seeing you in St. Louis!

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Call for Papers

February 28th – March 1st, 2020

Missouri Athletic Club and Hotel

Memorial Service: Eric Pratt Hamp

A service in memory of Eric Pratt Hamp (1920-2019), Robert Maynard Hutchins Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Linguistics, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Psychology, and the Committee on the Ancient World at the University of Chicago, will be held at Bond Chapel (1025 East 58th Street) on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. Remarks will begin at 4:00 p.m. A reception from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. will follow the service in the Social Sciences Tea Room (1126 East 59th Street, room 201).

Call for Applications: Open Research Laboratory at University of Illinois

REEEC is now accepting applications from regional specialists (including advanced graduate students, faculty, independent scholars, and library science or other professionals with appropriate qualifications) to conduct short-term research concerning all aspects of Russian, eastern European, and Eurasian studies in conjunction with the spring Open Research Laboratory, which will take place from January 21 – May 1, 2020.

Film Screening: "Beyle: The Artist and her Legacy"

Holocaust survivor and artist Beyle-Shaechter Gottesman's story, told through personal interviews and archival footage, providing insight into her work and the Yiddish community she fostered. 

Talkback with Christa Whitney, director of te Wexler Oral History Project of the Yiddish Book Center.

October 24, 7:30 in Rosenwald 405.

Contact: jkirzane@uchicago.edu

ARISC Graduate/Postdoctoral Fellowships

ARISC announces the availability of graduate/postdoctoral fellowships in support of research in the South Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan, and/or Georgia). Awards will be made for a maximum of $1500 each. Projects in all fields in the social sciences, humanities, and related sciences are eligible. The purpose of the fellowship is to help cover travel and/or living expenses in the South Caucasus. Due date is Friday, December 20, 2019. Eligibility is now also open to Canadians.


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