Monthly Archives: January 2012

Short-Term Fellowships at New York Public Library

The New York Public Library is delighted to announce the availability of short-term fellowships to support visiting scholars conducting research in the Library’s unique research and special collections. Fellowships stipends up to $4,000 are available to scholars from outside the New York metropolitan area engaged in graduate-level, post-doctoral, or independent research. Applicants must be United States citizens or permanent residents with the legal right to work in the U.S. Continue reading →

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Call for Consortium Grant Proposals

CALL FOR CONSORTIUM GRANT PROPOSALS for Winter Projects — CAMPUS COMPETITION

PROPOSALS DUE Friday, March 2, 2012

The Autumn deadline for Consortium for Language Teaching and Learning grant proposals is Friday, March 2, 2012. Proposals submitted at this time will compete at the campus level. Application forms and guidelines can be downloaded from the Center for the Study of Languages web site ( http://languages.uchicago.edu/about/services.htm — Services & Policies>Services for Teachers>Grants and Funding). Please submit completed proposals as MS Word email attachments to mb35@uchicago.edu (Michael Berger); proposals will be reviewed by the Consortium Committee in March, 2012. Continue reading →

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Vaclav Havel Exhibit at the Regenstein Library

VACLAV HAVEL
1936 -2011
Playwright, Dissident, Statesman:
A Life of Courage

Havel’s presidency focused on human rights and the global responsibility for their observance, the organization and integration of Europe and the place of the Czech Republic within it, globalization, the environment and its conservation. After his second full term in office ended in 2003 until his death in 2010, he continued to promote activities which would lead to a better understanding of these areas of concern.

The exhibit is located in the Fourth Floor Reading Room of the Joseph Regenstein Library, adjacent to the Slavic Reference Collection, and will run through May 2012.

For more info on this exhibit please see the following pdf: havel

Posted in: CEERES Events/News, Chicago Events, University of Chicago Events

Russian/English-Speaking Search Specialist Needed

Search Specialist

Job overview
BayRu, LLC is looking for hands-on Search Specialist who will work closely with the management team in the marketing department and be accountable for strategy development and day-to-day execution of all pay per click (“PPC”) and organic search engine optimization (“SEO”) initiatives. The qualified candidate must be passionate for numbers/mathematics and detail oriented. This is a key role, managing a $100k + budget in the company and will report directly to the chief marketing officer. The candidate should also be results driven, ambitious, organized, articulate and a self-starter. The Search Specialist will be responsible for researching, developing, and implementing PPC campaigns across a variety of channels and continually optimizing campaigns for ideal performance. The Search Specialist will be involved in all paid and organic search engine marketing. Continue reading →

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Civitas Summer Internship Program, Warsaw

2012 CIVITAS SUMMER PROFESSIONAL INTERNSHIP PROGRAM IN WARSAW, POLAND (between May15/June 1-15 and July 31,2012) in ENGLISH

www.globaleducationleadership.org

The summer internship program supervised by Collegium Civitas includes 25-30 hours of internship per week. Students can apply for a minimum of 4-week and up to 12-week internships, beginning anytime between May 1 and June 30. The summer internships end usually around July 31though it might be extended to August. Interested students can also register for credited academic and internship seminars and a Polish language course.

INTERNSHIPS (IN ENGLISH)

The program offers a unique opportunity for a limited number of students to undertake full-time summer professional internships in various public and non-profit organizations in Warsaw, Poland that focus, among others, on:

- European Integration, International Politics, Diplomacy
- Government, Legal and Constitutional Affairs
- Human Rights, Migration, Refugees
- Civil Society and Local Community Development, Civic Education
- Jewish History, Arts & Culture
- History, Arts & Culture
- Media, Media Advertising, Journalism
- Public health, humanitarianism
- Economics, Business, Finance
- Quantitative Research and Statistics
- Environment

http://www.globaleducationleadership.org/organizations/InternshipOrganizations.html

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

Perspective students are encouraged to review comments of the program alumni, including their work completed during previous editions of the summer internship program. The information can be accessed here.

APPLICATION

Graduate and undergraduate students can apply. Civitas summer internship program has a rolling admission and interested applicants are invited to submit their applications to the program anytime until April 10 or April 20 depending on the starting date of the internship. Application forms and requested documents.

CONTACT

Inquiries about the program can be directed to Olena Tregub, Executive Director, Global Educational Leadership, at olenatregub@globaleducationleadership.org or tel. 646 670 6089. For more information about the program, application form and costs click here

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Women in Exile: My Life in Kazakhstan, Book Presentation

February 19, 2012 at 1 pm

Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art in Chicago
cordially invites you to the presentation of

Woman in Exile – My Life in Kazakhstan
by Juliana Starosolska

Juliana Starosolska was taken by the Stalinists from her parents’ home in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv and deported in a sealed boxcar to a distant and primitive outpost in Siberian Kazakhstan. In Woman in Exile (first published in 1969 in Ukrainian as Rozkazhu Vam Pro Kazakhstan), she records her ordeals in a series of vignettes that capture the horrific, the humane, and even the occasionally humorous aspects of her experience.

Book will be presented by the translator Marie Ulanowicz.

Book will be available for purchase during the event.

For more information please contact Andriy Hudzan at andriy@uima-chicago.org

Admission: $10 donation

The event is sponsored by UNWLA Branch #101

Posted in: Chicago Events

Mykola Zhuravel at the UIMA

The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art presents the retrospective exhibit of Mykola Zhuravel, contemporary artist from Kyiv, Ukraine.

Mykola Zhuravel is one of the most unconventional artists in contemporary Ukraine. His works are always a quest and experimentation, which explains his engagement with various types of media.

Preview of Mykola Zhuravel’s Exhibit on Flickr

Mykola Zhuravel’s website

Posted in: Chicago Events

MAVerick Ensemble at the UIMA

On Saturday, January 28 at 8p.m., the MAVerick Ensemble presents “Art Music” featuring music by legends of 20th century composer. Last year, saw the passing of American great, Milton Babbitt, in honor of his work in the field of contemporary music we will perform Milton Babbit’s Four Instruments. This seminal work of integral serialism is a must hear for everyone interested interested in contemporary classical music!

Admission: $15 suggested donation.

For more information please visit UIMA website.

Posted in: Chicago Events

Upcoming CESS Conferences

The CESS Secretariat is pleased to announce two conferences that it will sponsor during 2012.

1. The Thirteenth Annual Conference of the Central Eurasian Studies Society will convene at Indiana University in Bloomington from October 18-21, 2012. The Call for Papers will be distributed in early February 2012, at which time you may submit proposals for papers and panels. In the meantime, we encourage you to be thinking about such proposals and to contact colleagues who share similar interests and might want to participate collectively. In February, complete details about the conference program will be available on the CESS website.

2. The Third Regional Conference will be co-sponsored by and held at the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia, from July 20-21, 2012. The Call for Papers will be distributed in early February at which time you may submit proposals for papers and panels. Complete details about the conference will be available in February. Registration will take place through the CESS website.

Posted in: Calls for Papers and Upcoming Conferences

Short-Term Research Fellowships @ NYPL

The New York Public Library is delighted to announce the availability of short-term fellowships to support visiting scholars conducting research in the Library’s unique research and special collections. Fellowships stipends up to $4,000 are available to scholars from outside the New York metropolitan area engaged in graduate-level, post-doctoral, or independent research. Applicants must be United States citizens or permanent residents with the legal right to work in the U.S.

Read the guidelines to submit an application at https://fellowship-nypl.icims.com/jobs/intro
Application Deadline: March 18, 2012
Notification: May 1, 2012
Award Period: June 1, 2012 – June 30, 2013

Applications received after March 18, 2012 will not be considered. Questions about the fellowship should be sent to short.term@nypl.org

For more info please download the following pdf: NYPLFellowships20122013

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