Announcement: Summer 2023 Russian Teacher Overseas PD and Fellowship Opportunity

American Councils and ACTR are pleased to announce the 2023 Summer Russian Language Teacher Professional Development Program and Fellowship Opportunity at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (KazNU) in Almaty, Kazakhstan. We kindly ask your assistance in drawing this opportunity to the attention of potentially interested colleagues.    

American Councils Title VIII Funding Opportunities

Dear H-NET colleagues,

American Councils is once again pleased to remind you that Title VIII funding through the US Department of State supports graduate students participating in three distinct American Councils language programs. Individual scholarships can cover up to 75% of the costs of the following programs: 

Call for Applications: American Councils Programs Abroad in Russian, Balkan, and Eurasian Languages

Dear H-NET colleagues, Happy New Year from AC Study & Research Abroad!  

American Councils is pleased to offer the following programs for students, scholars, and professionals in the REES field in 2023:

10 Dostoyevsky Scholarships to Learn Russian in 2023 in Yerevan, Armenia

10 scholarships are available through ASPIRANTUM's Dostoyevsky scholarship scheme to those students who meet the eligibility criteria presented below and are interested to learn Russian in Armenia during the ASPIRANTUM's 4-8 weeks of Russian language summer school:

The scholarship:
The participation fee for the 4-8 weeks Russian Language summer course is $2500-$4920. 

American Councils Russian Language and Area Studies Program in Yerevan, Armenia and Almaty, Kazakhstan

American Councils Study & Research Abroad invites prospective undergraduate and graduate students of Russian language to participate in its Russian Language and Area Studies Program. The program is currently offered at two sites:

Russian Language Winter School, 4 weeks, from Dec 05, 2022 to Dec 30, 2022, Yerevan, Armenia

Russian Language Winter School 

ASPIRANTUM - School of languages and cultures invites international participants to participate in the Russian language winter school organized from December 5 to December 30, 2022, in Yerevan, Armenia.

The testimonials of ASPIRANTUM Russian language summer and winter school alumni are available here:

Support for Summer Russian Study

Indiana University is accepting applications for its summer 2022 intensive, accelerated Russian programs.

Designed in collaboration with Indiana’s Russian Language Flagship, the program features 7 levels of instruction, with content classes in levels 5 & 6; daily individual training and daily co-curricular activities. Level 7 is an online sustainment course for Advanced High and Superior speakers.

All participants pay in-state tuition and earn 6-10 credits.

Scholarship and fellowship programs are available.

Laada Bilaniuk
Alexander D. King

King on Bilaniuk, 'Contested Tongues: Language Politics and Cultural Correction in Ukraine'

Laada Bilaniuk. Contested Tongues: Language Politics and Cultural Correction in Ukraine. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005. Tables, map. 256 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8014-7279-4.

Reviewed by Alexander D. King (University of Aberdeen) Published on H-Soyuz (July, 2009) Commissioned by Leyla J. Keough

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