11/1 Persian Circle: Parvaneh Hosseini on "Collective Memory and Identity Construction in Persian Novels by Bahai'i Authors"

Dear friends and colleagues, please join us on Thursday for a Persian Circle featuring Parvaneh Hosseini (The University of Arizona, School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies), who will be giving a talk in Persian entitled:


Collective Memory and Identity Construction in Persian Novels Written by Bahai'i Authors: A Comparative Analysis of the Novels: “Memories of Utab” and “The Cradle of the Beast”


Thursday 1st November, 5-6.30pm, Pick Hall 218

(5828 S. University Ave, Chicago, IL 60637)


2019 Midwest Slavic Conference

2019 Midwest Slavic Conference

April 5-7th, 2019

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH


Deadline for abstracts extended to January 21


Assistant Professor in Russian History, University of Florida

The Department of History at the University of Florida invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-accruing position in modern Russian history at the rank of assistant professor, effective August 16, 2019. Any specialty in modern Russian history is welcome. Candidates who can also contribute to departmental strengths in Latin American or Asian history are especially encouraged to apply.


The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package. Ph.D. in history is required at time of appointment.

CFP: "Media Control as Source of Political Power in Central and Eastern Europe" Workshop

*Media Control as Source of Political Power in Central and Eastern Europe*
Workshop at the Aleksanteri Institute, University of Helsinki, 02 – 03 September 2019


Organized by the Russian Media Lab in collaboration with the Research Centre for East European Studies at the University of Bremen


Russian and Kazakh Summer School at Nazarbayev University

Nazarbayev University (NU) in Astana, Kazakhstan, in collaboration with the University of Arizona, is pleased to announce our next session of the Summer School in Russian and Eurasian Studies (SSRES), an 8-week intensive summer language program in Russian or Kazakh (SSRES), which is fully FLAS compliant. We are now accepting applications from undergraduate and graduate students, as well as working professionals for our 2019 summer session.


CFP: Poetry in Public at KFLC (Lexington, KY)

Please consider submitting a paper or panel proposal to the annual KFLC: The Languages, Literatures and Cultures Conference (April 11-13, 2019), now in its 71st year at the University of Kentucky in Lexington (abstract deadline Nov 12). The KFLC hosts approximately 800 attendees each year who enjoy a congenial and intellectually engaging atmosphere at a lovely time of year in the Bluegrass. 


1/20 Swan Lake at the Paramount Theater

A tour of the ballet Swan Lake coming to the Paramount Theater on January 20! This full-scale production, set to the music of Pyotr Tchaikovsky and based on Russian folklore and German legend, follows a heroic young prince as he works to free the beautiful swan maiden from an evil spell.


The first visit to The United States of America of the Legendary National Ballet Theatre of Odessa with 55 talented and brightest ballet Stars to bring this romantic tale of true love to glorious life. Don’t miss it!


CFP: Chernyshevsky Workshop @ Princeton, April 2019

"Is This Not the Beginning of a Change?": Chernyshevsky, His Time and His Legacy


UPDATE: The conference will be able to cover travel and accommodation for all participants!



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