Conf/CfP - Teaching Russian Conference, 25-26 August 2016, University of Victoria, Canada

Publish Date: Apr 25, 2016

Deadline: May 20, 2016

Event Dates: from Aug 25, 2016 12:00 to Aug 26, 2016 12:00

The Program Committee of the Teaching Russian Conference invites paper proposals on all topics relating to sustaining healthy Russian programs, innovative curriculum development and language technologies, creating field schools and travel abroad programs, teaching Russian at the secondary level, community outreach, and more.

Teaching Russian is a biannual conference that promotes innovative methods for teaching the Russian language at the secondary and post-secondary level. We welcome Russian language instructors and students to join us at our next conference which will be held at the University of Victoria on Thursday and Friday, August 25-26, 2016.

Call for Papers

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies welcomes you to download the paper proposal forms for the upcoming 2016 Conference.

CV, Individual Paper and Round-Table Applications

Notification of the Program Committee's decisions will be sent out by June 1, 2016. Applications should be emailed to Megan Swift ( If electronic submission is not possible, please send a hard copy to:

Dr. Megan Swift, Associate Professor
Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies
University of Victoria
P.O. Box 1700
Victoria, B.C. Canada V8W 2Y2

Tel. 250.721.7504
Fax. 250.721.7319

Travel Information

Since most of you will be coming from out of town, here's some information that might help you get here:

Those traveling to UVic from the Swartz Bay Ferry Terminal, please click here.

Those traveling to UVic from Victoria International Airport, please click here.


For a map listing some hotels in the Victoria area, please click here.

If you plan on seeing some sights while you are in town, you can visit the Tourism Victoria Website by clicking here.


Questions or comments about Teaching Russian can be emailed to the project coordinator Dr. Megan Swift at (Phone: 250-721-7504) or to UVic's Germanic and Slavic Studies Department at (Phone: 250-721-7316, Fax: 250-721-7319).

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