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Visiting Lecturer in Russian literature, language, and film, University of Illinois at Chicago, Application Deadline April 30

The Department of Slavic and Baltic Languages and Literatures at the University of Illinois at Chicago invites applications for a Visiting Lecturer position. The appointment begins August 16, 2011. This is a 9-month appointment and is renewable on an annual basis.

The candidate should be able to teach courses in Russian literature and film as well as language courses at all levels. Teaching load is three courses per semester and we offer competitive salary and benefits.

Candidates with a PhD in hand preferred, although ABD candidates will be considered.

To be considered for this position please complete an online application and submit a cover letter, CV, sample of scholarship, and three letters of recommendation at https://jobs.uic.edu. Close Date: Apr 30, 2011.
AA/EOE.

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CfP: 1st International Conference on Russian Studies “Language, World View and Text”, University of Granada (Spain), Abstract Deadline March 15

THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING REGISTRATION FORM AND THE SUMMARY HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO APRIL 02, 2011.

Dear colleagues,

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we are pleased to invite the scientific community to attend the
1st International Conference on Russian Studies “Language, World View and Text”, which will be held at the University of Granada (Spain), from June 28th – July 1st 2011.

We invite papers on the following topics:

1. Russian language, culture and world view.
2. Russian literature in the international educational space.
3. The Russian and Spanish languages: Comparative studies, translation and intercultural communication.
4. Problems in text analysis and interpretation.
5. Russian language within the context of European languages.
6. Current problems in the teaching of Russian language and literature.

The official languages of the Conference will be Russian, Spanish, and English.

The deadline for submitting the registration form and the abstract will be March 15, 2011.

Further information: http://www.ugr.es/~feslava/congresorusogranada2011/index_english.html

The Organizing Committee

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