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Ukrainian lector

17th February 2007

Dear All

Received from the Scotland Russia Forum

Best wishes
Ute

UKRAINIAN LECTOR (PART-TIME)

University of St Andrews

School of Modern Languages (Department of Russian) and Centre for Russian,
Soviet, and Central and Eastern European Studies (CRSCEES)

Part Time Lector in Ukrainian

Salary – £21,884 – £26,130 per annum pro rata to 30%

This post has been created as part of the new £4.7 million Centre for
Russian, Central and East European Studies, which is a consortium of eight
partner universities (Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Newcastle, Nottingham,
Paisley, St Andrews, Strathclyde) administered from Glasgow, funded by the
Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFC), the Economic and
Social Research Council (ESRC), the Arts and Humanities Research Council,
(AHRC), and the Scottish Funding Council (SFC).

This 4 year post is available as soon as possible and not later than 1
September 2007. You will develop and teach beginners and
intermediate-level Ukrainian-language courses for postgraduate students in
the social sciences and humanities.

Informal enquiries to: Professor J Ian Press ([removed]) or Dr
Stefan M. Pugh ([removed]).

Please quote ref: PS152/07 Closing date: 5 March 2007

Application forms and further particulars are available from Human
Resources, University of St Andrews, College Gate, North Street, St
Andrews, Fife KY16 9AJ, (tel: 01334 462571, by fax 01334 462570 or by
e-mail [removed]. The advertisement and further
particulars can be viewed at
http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/hr/recruitment/vacancies.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity.

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THREE RUSSIAN POETS: St Andrews 16 March
Elena Fanailova, Maria Galina and Alexandra Petrova will be in St Andrews
at the Poetry Festival StAnza 2007on Fri 16 March as part of a UK tour.
See http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/standrews/stanza/index07.htm

Fri 16 March, 2.00pm Translated Poets: Russia
(3.15) Elena Fanailova, Maria Galina, Alexandra Petrova
Byre Studio Theatre, Abbey Street £5.00/£2.50
Three young Russian poets take in StAnza on their UK tour
In partnership with The University of St Andrews School of Modern
Languages
The Poems will read in Russian by the poets and in English translations by
Yvonne Green (English poet).
Themes explored are based on the reality of everyday life, childhood,
womanhood…

All three poets are published in the acclaimed “Anthology of Contemporary
Russian Women” An Anthology of Contemporary Russian Women Poets
Ed. By Valentina Polukhina & Daniel Weissbort
Reviews:
“Nothing comparable currently exists in print, and it is highly unlikely
that the scope and diversity of the collection will be matched” – Prof
Helena Coscilo
“ … abundant, unexpected, Rattle-baggy hullabullo of contemporary Russian
women poets. … full of information and interest, uniquely representative,
full of the jostle and bustle of the living scene …” – Seamus Heaney

UK tour:
13 March – Pushkin Club, at 7.30 pm, Pushkin House, 5a Bloomsbury Sq,
London WCIA 2TA. The entrance to Pushkin House is on Bloomsbury Way
14 March – The New Spiro Ark Centre, 7.00pm for 7.30pm – 25-26 Enford
Street, London, W1H Tickets: £5/£3 (For information and bookings: The
Spiro Ark, 25-26 Enford Street, London, W1H 1DW Tel. 020 7723 9991, Fax
020 7723 8191 Email [removed], Web site www.spiroark.org)
16 March – StAnza 2007, Literary Festival at St Andrews, Scotland
19 March – GB-Russia Society, at 6.30pm for 7.00pm, Pushkin House, 5A
Bloomsbury Sq.
Tour supported by Pushkin House Trustees.

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University of St Andrews
Centre for Russian, Soviet, and Central
and Eastern European Studies

Sixteenth Annual Conference

Translating and Mistranslating Russia:
The Cultural Aspect

Saturday, 10 March 2007

St Salvator’s College, North Street, St Andrews
School II and Room 31

9.30: arrival, registration and tea/coffee, Room 31 (1st floor)

10.00, Dr Roger Keys (CRSSCEES) ¾ Opening address

10.05, Professor Peter France (University of Edinburgh)
"Translating Russian Literature: The Pioneers"

11.00, Mr Antony Wood (London)
"Realising Pushkin in Lyric, Narrative and Dramatic Verse"

12.00 Mr Robert Chandler (Queen Mary, University of London)
"Coats and Turncoats: Translating the Wit of The Captain's Daughter"

Lunch, 1.00-2.15, Room 31

2.15, Professor Mona Baker
(Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies, University of
Manchester)
"The Interplay of Dominance and Resistance in Translation:
A Narrative Perspective"

3.15, Mrs Anna Rush (CRSCEES, University of St Andrews)
"The Ironic World of Yury Tynyanov: Paradox, Epiphany and
the Grotesque in Young Pushkin"

4.15, Dr Roger Keys (CRSCEES) ¾ Closing address

Coffee, 4.45-5.15 ¾ End of Conference, Room 31 (1st floor)
followed by
Drinks in the Russian Department

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£20 (students and senior citizens £15) for registration, morning
tea/coffee, lunch, afternoon tea/coffee.
Free admission to the conference papers only for St Andrews students

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