American Councils: Ukraine Youth Unity Chief of Party

American Councils seeks highly qualified Chief of Party (CoP) candidates for a potential USAID-funded program in Ukraine supporting youth unity. Based in Kyiv, Ukraine, the CoP will be responsible for managing all aspects of program implementation and providing senior oversight and leadership to the program.


Amherst College Curator of Russian and European Art

Amherst College invites applications for the position of Curator of Russian and European Art. The Curator of Russian and European Art is a full-time, year-round position, job group and level RI-3. Given Amherst’s distinction as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ways in which they bring value to and will work toward supporting a broadly diverse community with regard to race, ethnicity, ability, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.

Yiddish Summer Programs 2020

In geveb: A Journal of Yiddish Studies recently published its annual roundup of Yiddish summer programs, including language and cultural programs of varying lengths and levels of formality.  The listing can be found at this link: https://ingeveb.org/pedagogy/yiddish-summer-20205/1

Dalhousie University Instructor of Russian Studies

The Department of Russian Studies seeks applications for a 3-year 100% full-time limited-term appointment (2020– 2023) at the Instructor level in Russian language, literature and culture, effective July 1, 2020. The Instructor will teach language courses at various levels, courses in Russian literature (ability to teach the 19th century period is a plus), as well as an introductory Russian culture course and/or a course matching the successful candidate’s expertise. The workload is equivalent to four full-credit (eight half-credit) classes during the academic year.

University of Sheffield Research Associate in Slavonic, Baltic, or Finno-Ugric Linguistics

> The School of Languages and Cultures is seeking to appoint a Research Associate to take part in a three-year project. It is funded by the UK’s Arts and Humanities Research Council and will start on 1 June 2020.

Applications open: Nazarbayev University Summer School in Russian and Eurasian Studies

Nazarbayev University (Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan) is pleased to announce that the application is now open for our Summer School in Russian and Eurasian Studies (SSRES), an 8-week intensive program in Russian or Kazakh languages. We operate on rolling admissions until April 1 and there is no application fee.


Classes follow standardized US curricula and textbooks, which means that students can return seamlessly to language programs at their home institutions.


University of Tennessee, Knoxville Full-Time Lecturer of Russian

Full-Time Lecturer of Russian

The Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville is seeking applications for a full-time lecturer position in Russian to begin August 1, 2020. These non-tenure-track positions are renewable yearly, contingent upon evidence of excellent teaching and the department's staffing needs. The University of Tennessee has a well-established promotion system for non-tenure line faculty

Prague Summer Schools 2020

The Prague-based NGO SCHOLA EMPIRICA is pleased to launch the 16th edition of Prague Summer Schools!

Prague Summer Schools are seven-day academic programs designed to bring together undergraduate and graduate students of various nationalities and academic backgrounds to enjoy their summer holidays in a unique academic and cultural environment.

MEHAT Workshop Winter 2020: Kara Peruccio on "Political Lives"

Please join us this Wednesday, January 29th from 1:15-2:40 PM in Pick Hall Room 218 for a workshop with Kara Peruccio (NELC) on her chapter "Political Lives," from her dissertation "Women on the Verge: Emotions, Authoritarianism, and the Novel in Italy and Turkey, 1922-1936." Please try to read the paper before coming. As always, food and soft drinks will be served.


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