Canadian Association of Slavists conference, May 30-June 1, 2015

The Canadian Association of Slavists (CAS) invites submissions for its annual conference that will take place at the University of Ottawa in Canada’s capital from May 30, Saturday, to June 01, Monday, 2015. Our Annual Conference is part of the Federal Congress 2015, the largest national academic conference held by the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences - the leading Canadian scholarly organization that brings together more than 80 national associations.

Armenian Circle, Oct. 16, 2014

The Armenian Circle presents an overview of Armenian dialects by Nikita Bezrukov.


Come learn about the rich diversity of the Armenian language! There will be snacks.


Thursday, October 16, 4:30 PM

Pick 218




Nshan Kesecker

MA Candidate 2015

Center for Middle Eastern Studies

University of Chicago

Persian Circle/MEHAT, Oct. 16, 2014

انجمن سخن فارسی و می‌‌هات در دانشگاه شیکاگو تقدیم می‌‌کنند

The Persian Circle and MEHAT at the University of Chicago present


Professor Hadi Jorati

استاد هادی جراتی


Ohio State University, NELC


Tallin Winter School, Jan. 5-23, 2015; registration deadline Dec. 1, 2014

Tallinn University’s international summer school celebrates its 10th birthday in July 2015. However, before the summer season begins, we invite all students to improve their Estonian or Russian language skills or to participate in experimental interaction design or country branding workshops at Tallinn Winter School.

The 6th Tallinn Winter School takes place from January 5th to January 23rd and in addition to attending the courses, participants can learn more about the local culture.

"South-East Europe and European Integration: Political, Socioeconomic and Cultural Aspects", 11th Congress of South East European Studies, AIESEE, Summer 2015

AIESEE will organise the 11th Congress of South East European Studies in Sofia in the summer of 2015.  At that time the theme chosen for the Congress was South-East Europe - a Crossroads of Civilisations. At the beginning of 2014, responding to the wish of most of its members, the Bureau  of  AIESEE  decided  to  change  the  topic  to:  South-East   Europe  and European Integration: Political, Socioeconomic and Cultural Aspects.

Horror film screenings on campus

Free screening of horror films originating in East European/Russia or with an East European miss-en-scene via Professor Malynne Sternstein's course on East European horror every Wednesday evening at 7PM in Cobb 425. 

Wednesday, Oct. 15           Taxidermia (Palfi)

Wednesday, Oct. 22          Abandoned (Cerda)

Wednesday, Oct. 29          Cargo 200 (Balabanov)

Wednesday, Nov. 5           Strigoi (Jackson)

Wednesday, Nov. 12         No Screening

CFP: Gedenkschrift in honor of life and career of Frantisek Svejkovsky, submission deadline Nov. 15, 2014

Call for papers for a Gedenkschrift in honor of the life and career of František Svejkovský (former professor in the department of Slavic Languages and Literatures).  Papers on medieval or early modern East and central European literatures and cultures invited.  Please submit your manuscript to Helen Sdvizhkov at by November 15, 2014.

ACTR Russian language study-abroad programs; spring semester application deadline Oct. 15, 2014

American Councils (ACTR) is currently accepting applications for its Russian language study-abroad programs, including the Advanced Russian Language and Area Studies Program (RLASP), the Business Russian Language and Internship Program (BRLI), and the Heritage Speakers Program. The deadline for spring semester applications is October 15, 2014.


Students admitted to American Councils programs are eligible to receive financial support from a wide range of sources, including the U.S. Department of State (Title VIII), FLAS, and the American Councils Outbound Scholarship Fund.

Short Term Research Fellowships, NY Public Library, application deadline Jan. 16, 2015

The New York Public Library is pleased to offer Short Term Research Fellowships to support scholars from outside the New York metropolitan area engaged in graduate-level, post-doctoral, and independent research.


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