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6/25-6/26 2018 Summer Institute for Educators

Monday, June 25, 2018 to Tuesday, June 26, 2018


2018 Summer Institute for Educators - Think Like a Journalist: Connecting the World to Your Classroom with Global News


June 25–26, 2018 | 9:00 AM–4:00 PM
University of Chicago
Saieh Hall Room 146
1160 E. 58th Street


6/1 Claire Roosien on New Mass Media and Public Discourse in Soviet Uzbekistan @ REECA

Please join us this Friday, June 1, at Interdisciplinary Approaches to Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia (REECA) for:



“Not Just Tea-Drinking”: Early Soviet Public Sphere Institutions in Uzbekistan




Why Novels are not written in Prose: A Bakhtinian Enquiry

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

are not written in Prose: a
Bakhtinian Enquiry
Tuesday, May 29th | 6:00 pm
SIFK (5737 S. University Room 104)
This talk attempts to identify the linguistic characteristics and implications of what
Bakhtin termed the dialogical and the polyphonic. This involves an understanding
of what happens when people start reading in silence, the novel being the one
literary genre, so Bakhtin insists, that has no 'oral prehistory' and that is subject to
the 'mute perception' of readers. Beyond the social, gendered, cultural,

Modern Language Association Professional Development Grants for Part-Time Faculty Members

Modern Language Association Professional Development Grants for Part-Time Faculty Members
Deadline: Rolling deadline
Type: Professional; PhD or Postdoctoral
Eligibility: No citizenship requirements
Fields of Study: Humanities, Foreign languages, English


Job opportunity for Russian speaker at National Coalition Supporting Eurasian Jewry

The National Coalition Supporting Eurasian Jewry is hiring a Russian-speaking college graduate for a full time, entry-level position in Washington, DC. The Program Associate position is an excellent opportunity for a recent college grad in Russian studies/international affairs with superior language ability who is looking to break into a career in foreign affairs and public diplomacy. Knowledge of Jewish community relations a plus but not a requirement.

Online Russian Language Camp for Teens

The 3rd Annual Online Russian Language Camp

Know a teenager interested in learning Russian, but without local opportunities to do so or not enough time? Sign them up for the (now) 3rd annual Summer Online Russian Language Camp!


Job: Post-doctoral Research Fellowship in Linguistics

Post-doctoral Research Fellowship in Linguistics
Application date: 3. July 2018
Ref. nr.: 2018/1669


One Post-doctoral Research Fellowship within Linguistics (Cognitive Linguistics: Empirical Approaches to Russian) is available in the Department of Language and Culture at the University of Tromsø – The Arctic University of Norway (UiT). The position is affiliated with the CLEAR research group, Cognitive Linguistics: Empirical Approaches to Russian.


The appointment is a fixed term position for a period of three years.


6/22 Be Global Ready: Language Resources for Teachers and Schools

On June 22nd, from 1:00-2:30pm ET, the U.S. Department of Education will be hosting a special event with the aim of sharing language resources with teachers and schools. Educators are invited to attend in person at the Department or watch online. 


Job: Postdoctoral researcher Russian MediaLab - University of Helsinki

The Aleksanteri Institute at the University of Helsinki invites applications for an enthusiastic and creative




for a fixed term from 3rd of September 2018 to 30th of June 2019, to work within the project 'Russia MediaLab: Freedom of speech and critical journalism in Russia'. The employment contract will include a trial period of six months.



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