General Online Resources — Spring 2020

In light of this and many other universities transition to online/distance learning for the spring 2020 term in response to the international COVID-19 pandemic, CEERES has compiled this brief list of online resources for teaching subjects related to the CEERES regions. If you are willing to share resources related to the CEERES region please send them to ceeres@uchicago.edu. In addition, a previously compiled list of CEERES related resources that is searchable by language and region is available at our Online Resources page.

 

University of Chicago Library Guide For Slavic, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies 

This recently updated guide includes links to a number of repositories with large numbers of ebooks, documents, and other digitized material particularly digital libraries in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia, which may be helpful in planning classes and directing students for research.

 

University of Chicago Library Guide For Slavic & East European Literature

This guide includes links to a number of repositories with large numbers of ebooks, documents, and other digitized material particularly digital libraries in Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia, which may be helpful in planning classes and directing students for research.

 

University of Chicago Library Information On Expanded and Upgraded Access to Resources During The COVID-19 Pandemic

To help support online teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic, several publishers and aggregators have temporarily opened access to their content. This is a guide to those publishers and aggregators. 

 

University of Chicago Library Information About HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service

 

Pandemic Diaries: Russia, cholera and Russian in the time of cholera, and the coronavirus pandemic

John Davis discusses his recent book Russia in the Time of Cholera

 

"Students' learning is in their power": Interview with Karen Evans-Romaine

Dr. Natalie McCauley interviews Karen Evans-Romaine, professor of Russian at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and director of the UW-Madison Russian Flagship Program, on remote language teaching. 

 

American Research Insitute of the South Caucasus Curricular Materials

The contents of these curricular materials were developed under a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.

 

Overview of Digital Sources For the study of the Ottoman Empire and Republic of Turkey by Nicole A.N.M. van Os

This overview aims at assisting in locating relevant sources for those doing research on, in particular, the (late) Ottoman Empire and the early Republic of Turkey. Some sources of a later date are also added. It is meant to be used not only by experienced researchers, but also, and even more so, by young and new researchers or even prospective researchers and students. As such it serves to support and supplement the courses elsewhere on this site.

 

American Research Insitute of the South Caucasus Conference/Lecture Archive 

Free videos from the ARISC's past conferences and lectures. 

 

The CEELBAS Language Repository

Open-access language repository that is a major national and international resource to support language training for social sciences and humanities research on Central and Eastern Europe and Russia.

 

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting's Catalog of Printable Lessons and Activities for Students

Pulitzer Center is committed to supporting educators as they consider transitioning to remote and at-home learning options. To that end, we have revised some of our most popular lesson plans to create printable activities for students to explore at home.

 

Online Teaching Tips for the Plague-Averse 

An open facebook fourm for sharing concise information about how to teach on-line, and also for asking questions of the hive mind.