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.

University of Virginia 11th annual Slavic Humanities Forum

The University of Virginia Slavic Society of Graduate Students is delighted to announce a call for proposals for its 11th annual Slavic Humanities Forum. The conference will take place March 20-21, 2020 in Charlottesville, Virginia and will feature scholar and professor Myroslav Shkandrij from the University of Manitoba as keynote speaker. A reception will be followed by a day of presentations and discussion.


University of Pittsburgh SLI Summer Instructor Positions

Pitt's Summer Language Institute (SLI) is accepting applications for summer instructors for the following languages: Bulgarian, Czech, Hungarian, Polish, Russian, and Slovak.

SLI seeks creative and enthusiastic instructors with experience in proficiency-based pedagogy. Please see the job posting copied below and apply at the attached link. Direct all inquiries and questions about the positions or SLI's programs to manukyan1@pitt.edu.


Thank you and best wishes for a joyful and productive 2020!



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