ASEEES Blog

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.

Digital Icons: Studies in Russian, Eurasian and Central European New Media

Digital Icons: Studies in Russian, Eurasian and Central European New Media (Digital Icons) is an international, peer-reviewed online journal whose main goal is to disseminate research on new media in Russia, Eurasia and Central Europe.

Tips for Standing out during an Interview

Job seekers go to great lengths to stand out from the crowd. However, it's most likely the simple things that will add up to success and help you outshine your competition. Here are some suggestions.

Bringing Art from Odessa to Light

The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University recently opened “Odessa's Second Avant-Garde: City and Myth,” its first exhibition devoted to artists from Ukraine.

SRAS Minorities Abroad Project

SRAS “Minorities Abroad” Project is an initiative designed to make the issues faced by people of color traveling in the former Soviet sphere more transparent.

Writing a Book in Ten Steps

In recent months, Kristen Ghodsee completed her fifth book manuscript, and started thinking about how she writes a book from start to finish. She outlines her process, in 10 well defined steps.

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