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AABS Announces 2022-2023 Grant and Fellowship Awardees

The Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies is pleased to announce the recipients of several awards in their 2022-2023 cycles. For more information on each award and its recipient, please click the appropriate link below.Jānis Grundmanis Fellowships for...

Feminine and Masculine in the Poetry of 20th c. Latvian Women Poets

Feminine and Masculine in the Poetry of 20th c. Latvian Women Poets

Anna Auziņa, University of Latvia, was awarded the 2017 Birnitis fellowship for “Woman’s Experience and Language in Vizma Belševica’s, Ārija Elksne’s and Monta Kroma’s Poetry”  As a poet, I was interested for a long time in why sometimes I am given an award for...

Developing new techniques for teaching English language vocabulary

Developing new techniques for teaching English language vocabulary

Baiba Kačanova received the 2016 Aina Birnitis Dissertation-Completion Fellowship in the Humanities for Latvia. In March, Baiba received her PhD from the University of Liepaja. I am an English teacher and I have been teaching English as a second language for about 14...

Congratulations to 2015 AABS Grant Recipients!

  AABS announces the recipients of 2015 fellowships: Research Grants for Emerging Scholars Mart Kuldkepp, Tartu University Jānis Grundmanis Postgraduate Fellowship for Study in the U. S. Elina Ruka, Columbia College, Chicago The Aina Birnitis...