November 28, 2014

“Catholic Activism Behind the Iron Curtain”

Details about CREEES’s upcoming symposium on “Catholic Activism Behind the Iron Curtain” (10/26/12, 9am – 5pm, Garrett Hall Commons, 3rd floor) can be found on the web site of The St. Anselm Institute for Catholic Thought, which is co-sponsoring the event.

Professor Devin Pendas visits UVa

Professor Pendas (History Dept., Boston College) gave a talk entitled “Auschwitz Trials: East and West” on Thursday, October 18th, 4pm – 6pm, in Newcomb Commonwealth Room.  He also led a workshop on “The Historiography of Human Rights” on Friday, October 19th, 10am-noon, in Nau 211.  His visit was co-sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, CREEES, and the Page-Barbour Initiative.

Southern Conference on Slavic Studies

CALL FOR PAPERS – 51st Annual SCSS Conference 

March 21-23, 2013
 (Greensboro, NC)

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF PROPOSALS: 1/15/2013

The Fifty-First Annual Meeting of the Southern Conference on Slavic Studies (SCSS) will be held at the Marriott Hotel in Downtown Greensboro, NC, March 21-23, 2013.  The meeting will be co-hosted by UNC at Greensboro, Elon University, and Wake Forest University.

Papers from all humanities and social science disciplines are welcome and encouraged. Papers and panels on all geographically relevant topics will be considered. Whole panel proposals (chair, three papers, discussant) are preferred, but proposals for individual papers are also welcome. Whole panel proposals should include titles of each paper as well as a title for the panel and identifying information (email addresses and institutional affiliations) for all participants. Proposals for individual papers should include email contact, institutional affiliation, and a brief (one paragraph) abstract to guide the program committee in the assembly of panels.  If any AV equipment will be needed, the panel and paper proposals should indicate so when they are submitted.  (AV will be of limited availability and assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.)  Please email your proposal to Sharon.Kowalsky@tamuc.edu, or send by traditional mail to:  Dr. Sharon Kowalsky, Department of History, Texas A&M University, Commerce
 PO Box 3011, Commerce, TX 75429.

For local arrangements or conference information other than the program, please contact Dr. Jeff Jones, UNC at Greensboro, jwjones@uncg.edu.

Welcome to the New CREEES Website

We are happy to present the new and improved website for the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies! Here, you will find numerous CREEES-related resources. Click the About tab to learn CREEES’ mission statement and personnel. Under People you will find a list of CREEES-affiliated faculty from various departments in the UVa College of Arts and Sciences and beyond. In addition to containing a list of affiliated academic departments and programs at UVa, our newly expanded Resources page now provides a long list of both internal and external funding opportunities (fellowships, scholarships, grants), and language and study abroad programs. The Curriculum page contains information regarding the certificate in Russian and East European Studies, the university Summer Langauge program, and a list of currently available and previously offered CREEES-related courses. Finally, be sure to check our events calendar on the right of this page.