Calls for Papers and Upcoming Conferences

CFP: Theatre’s New Publics in Central and East Europe and Russia

In Theatre and Performance in Eastern Europe: The Changing Scene (2008), Dennis Barnett and Arthur Skelton outline the ways in which the communist period was artistically and socially generative – despite heavy censorship and political constraints – as performers and audiences were able to develop a mutually understood symbolic code by which criticism of ruling authorities and statements of popular defiance could be communicated.

CFP: Open Architecture Curricular Design

Open Architecture Curricular Design: Courses and Concepts
An edited volume to be submitted to Georgetown University Press.


     Andrew R. Corin, Ph. D.
     Christine Campbell, Ph. D.
     Betty Lou Leaver, Ph. D.


CFP: 6th Biennial Graduate Student Conference, UT-Austin


6th Biennial Graduate Student Conference



When: September 13th and 14th, 2019

Where: University of Texas at Austin

Abstract Deadlines: June 14th, 2019


Save the Date: 22nd Annual CARTA Conference, April 3-5, 2020

CARTA (The Central Association of Russian Teachers of America) invites you to attend its 22nd Annual Conference which will take place on April 3-5, 2020 in Washington D.C.


Join your colleagues and friends for sessions, panels, exhibits, award presentations, and cultural activities. Send proposals for individual papers, complete panels, and round tables on Russian language, literature, history, culture, language pedagogy, and related topics no later than January 15, 2020.


CFP: Mythological Tragedy in Russia and Eastern Europe: Performance, Translation, and Ideology

Zara Torlone (Miami University) invites you to submit short abstracts (500 words) for the edited volume Mythological Tragedy in Russia and Eastern Europe: Performance, Translation, and Ideology. There are already 9 abstracts of the essays to be included in this volume; the aim of this CFP is to receive 6 more. Topics that deal with the ideology of reception of mythological tragedy in the “Eastern Bloc” and how ideology can be expressed through performance, translation, and staging are of particular interest to this volume.

CFP: Slovo: Journal of Slavic Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Slovo: Journal of Slavic Languages, Literatures and Cultures welcomes submissions of articles within the field of Slavic languages, literatures and cultures. The annual deadline for submissions is June 1.


Slovo is an international, peer-reviewed journal published by the Department of Modern Languages at Uppsala University. The journal publishes scholarly articles in all Slavic and Scandinavian languages, as well as English, French and German.


For more information and submission instructions, please see the journal’s website:

CFP: Poljarnyj Vestnik 2019

It is a great pleasure for us to invite all of you to submit papers to Poljarnyj Vestnik - An International Journal of Slavic Studies. Poljarnyj Vestnik was  earlier the working papers of the University of Tromsö, but has been upgraded to an international peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research about Slavic languages, literatures and cultures. We now welcome submissions for our sixth volume after the reorganization. Contributions from Slavists from any country and institution are welcome. Articles are published in English or Russian.

CFP: Kurdish Studies Conference

International Kurdish Studies Conference

New Perspectives in Kurdish Studies


Call for Papers

July 24-25, 2019



The American Association of Teachers of Slavic and East European Languages (AATSEEL) is happy to remind SEELANGers about the Call for Papers for the 2020 conference. We are also pleased to announce that the first-round deadline for submissions has been extended to May 1, 2019. In addition to the general CFP, we are now issuing the CFP for the 2020 Streams, described in more detail below.


The AATSEEL Call for Papers is available here:


CfP: The Stalingrad Myth in a Russian-German Comparative Perspective

The Stalingrad Myth from 1943 to the Present in a Russian-German Comparative Perspective


Call for Papers


Date of the conference: 7-9 November, 2019
Location: German-Russian Museum Berlin-Karlshorst, Berlin, Germany


Deadline for applications: 30 April, 2019


Organizers: Claude Haas and Matthias Schwartz (Leibniz Center for Literary and Cultural Research, ZfL)
in cooperation with the German-Russian Museum Berlin-Karlshorst and the German War Graves Commission


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