Looking for reviewers for new open access journal (updated)

Allow me to circulate a list of book and DVD titles available for the first issue of the open access journal APPARATUS: Film – Media – Digital Culture in Central and Eastern Europe supported by the Bavarian State Library. If you are interested in reviewing an item, please contact the editor Natascha Drubek directly:


The reviews are typically expected to be around 1000-1500 words in length.  




57th annual Western Association for Slavic Studies (WASS) conference, Western Social Science Association (WSSA), April 8-11, 2015


Western Association for Slavic Studies (WASS)

Portland, Oregon April 8-11, 2015


The 57th annual Western Association for Slavic Studies (WASS) conference will be hosted by the Western Social Science Association (WSSA) in Portland, Oregon on April 8-11, 2015.


CIC Smithsonian Institution Fellowship, Application deadline Dec. 1, 2014

CIC Smithsonian Institution Fellowship  -

The Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) and the Smithsonian Institution (SI) invite fellowship applications for one-year fellowships to support research in residence at Smithsonian Institution facilities. Fellowships carry a stipend of $30,000.  All fields of study that are actively pursued by the museums and research organizations of the Smithsonian Institution are eligible. 

Post-1945 Workshop, "Why Post-1945?", October 6, 2014

Post-1945 Workshop

Autumn 2014: "Digital Aesthetics"

October 6 (2nd week), 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.: “Why Post-1945?”—a roundtable and brainstorm with faculty Adam Green (History), Matthew Jesse Jackson (Art History), Paola Iovene (East Asian Languages and Civilizations), Deborah Nelson (English), Richard So (English), and Rebecca Zorach (Art History). Special location: Cobb 107.  Lunch will be served.

Jennings Randolph Peace Scholarship Dissertation Program, Deadline Dec. 12, 2014

Jennings Randolph Peace Scholarship Dissertation Program
Deadline: December 12
Type: Dissertation completion, PhD
Eligibility: No citizenship requirements, ABD by start of the fellowship
Fields of Study: Any field of study relating to peace studies or conflict resolution

Fellowships with Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies, Deadline Dec. 1, 2014

Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies
Deadline: December 1
Type: International research, PhD, postdoctoral
Eligibility: U.S. or Canadian citizenship or permanent residency, ABD by the start of the fellowship
Fields of study: Humanities, social sciences, divinity

Ann Plato Fellowship, Trinity College, Review of applications begins Nov. 15, 2014

Ann Plato Fellowship
Deadline: Review of applications begins November 15, open until filled
Type: Residency fellowship, PhD, MFA, postdoctoral
Eligibility: U.S. citizenship or permanent residency, under-represented minority
Fields of study: Any field of study offered at Trinity College

Recognition Event, UIMA, October 4, 2015

The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art recognizes achievement of the performing arts in dance and music honoring Roxana Dykyj-Pylypczak, Marta Horodylowsky-Kozyckyj and Wolodymyr Popowycz.

This special event will be held on October 4, 2014 at the Ukrainian Cultural Center at 2247 W. Chicago Avenue, Chicago.

Purchase your ticket today at or by sending a check to 2320 W. Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622.

CFP: 2016 SOYUZ Symposium, Deadline extended to Dec. 1, 2015

The 2016 Annual SOYUZ Symposium on the "Politics of Difference: Migration, Nation, Postsocialist Left and Right?"  will be held at the University of Chicago on March 11-12, 2016.  The deadline for paper proposals has been extended to December 1, 2015.  See below for complete details.



The 2016 Annual SOYUZ Symposium

Politics of Difference: Migration, Nation, Postsocialist Left and Right?



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