In Defense of Regional Studies in a Globalized World

Read Stephen Hanson's presidential address at the 2014 ASEEES Convention.

Remembering Catharine Nepomnyashchy

We were deeply saddened to learn that Catharine Nepomnyashchy passed away on Saturday, March 21. Below is a remembrance by David Goldfarb.

Translation and Beyond

The rapid evolution of the language industry over the past thirty years... [has] produced more work for translators, it has also led to the diversification of the field.

ASEEES Mentoring Program Participant Reflects on Its Benefits

Colleen Lucey, a current participant in the ASEEES mentoring program, extols the benefit of having a mentor.

Supporting the Creation of More East European and Eurasian Content at Community Colleges and Minority-serving Institutions

Six Russian, East European, and Eurasian National Resource Centers have launched a national curriculum development stipend competition whose goal is to create more content about Eastern Europe and Eurasia at community colleges and minority-serving institutions across the country.

Getting the Word Out: New Books Network

The NBN is a consortium of podcasts featuring writers (mostly academics) with new books in 90 fields. Each pod­cast is hosted by an area-expert; and the series has a large following via social media.

Pitt REES Awarded NEH Community College Partnership Grant on East European Cultures

The University of Pittsburgh’s REES was recently awarded a grant through the “Bridging Cultures with Community Colleges” program of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Beyond ‘Publish or Perish’: The Many Paths to Administrative Careers for Academics

Jennifer Long summarizes an ASEEES convention roundtable discussion on professional careers in academic administration.

Nabokov Online Journal: Where Scholarship Meets Innovation

Nabokov Online Journal, a multidisciplinary academic journal devoted to Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977), was founded in 2007. Now, in its eighth year of publication, it is the only active refereed specialized scholarly periodical in the field of Nabokov studies...

Challenges and Pleasures of Journal Editing

KinoKultura's beginnings stemmed from a conference on the Russian idea in contemporary cinema. Currently, it covers new films; reports on film festivals; and discusses film scholarship. Additionally, KinoKultura gave rise to the print journal, Studies in Russian and Soviet Cinema.