Spotlight on the Detroit Chapter

June 13, 2021

On 1 March 2021, the Detroit Chapter of the Shevchenko Scientific Society of America marked its 70th anniversary in serving the Detroit and broader Michigan Ukrainian communities with scholarly lectures, presentations and cultural events. On 1 March 1951, the Chapter was founded by scholars who had obtained advanced degrees in ... Continue reading

New Publication: The Encyclopedia of the Ukrainian Diaspora, Book 4

May 27, 2021

Encyclopedia of the Ukrainian Diaspora. Volume 1, United States of America. Book 4, Addenda and Errata. Editor-in-chief Orest Popovych, co-editor Alexander Lushnycky. New York–Chicago: Shevchenko Scientific Society, Inc., 2021. 84 pp. The Shevchenko Scientific Society has published the fourth—and final—book of the American volume of the Encyclopedia of the Ukrainian ... Continue reading

Опубліковано четверту книгу Енциклопедії Української Діяспори

May 27, 2021

Енциклопедія Української Діяспори. Том1, Сполучені Штати Америки. Книга 4. Доповнення та виправлення. Головний редактор Орест Попович, співредактор Олександер Лужницький. НТШ-А, Нью-Йорк-Чікаґо, 2021. 84 с. Наукове Товариство ім. Шевченка опублікувало четверту (завершальну) книгу  американського тому Енциклопедії Української Діяспори (редактор Орест Попович та співредактор Олександер Лужницький). Довготривала праця над трьома попередніми книгами, ... Continue reading

Member of the Month: Catherine Wanner

April 15, 2021

Hometown: State College, PA Current Position: Professor of History, Anthropology and Religious Studies at the Pennsylvania State University Professional Interests: Religion, migration, and  Ukrainian cultural, religious and political history Why did you decide to join the Shevchenko Scientific Society? I joined Shevchenko Scientific Society when I started graduate school in ... Continue reading

Kateryna Iakovlenko: Visual Violence in Art and Documentaries

April 14, 2021

Photo Credit: Aliona Lobanova The Shevchenko Scientific Society in the United States will host Kateryna Iakovlenko, a contemporary art researcher and public program curator at the PinchukArtCentre, in the spring of 2021. Over the past several years, she has been researching the transformation of the heroic ... Continue reading

A Brief History of the Washington DC Chapter

April 13, 2021

It is fitting that a society honoring Taras Shevchenko, who looked to George Washington as a model national leader, should have a chapter in a city that not only bears the American founder’s name, but also displays a monument to the Ukrainian poet. The Shevchenko Scientific Society Washington, DC Chapter’s ... Continue reading

Book Talk at HURI: Survival as Victory: Ukrainian Women in the Gulag

April 11, 2021

In March 2021, the Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard University (HURI) and the Ukrainian National Women’s League of America (UNWLA) co-sponsored a discussion of Oksana Kis’s recent book, Survival as Victory: Ukrainian Women in the Gulag. Originally published in the Ukrainian language as Українки Гулагу: Вижити значить перемогти (Lviv: Institute ... Continue reading

UN Panels on the Status of Women in Ukraine

April 11, 2021

The 65th annual session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) took place in virtual space in 2021.  The parallel sphere of the NGO Forum offered over 700 panel events for over 28,000 attendees who represented a wealth of grassroots initiatives in the world, confirming the expectation ... Continue reading

Winner of the Taras Shevchenko National Prize

March 10, 2021

On the 207th anniversary of the birth of Taras Shevchenko, the Ukrainian government announced the winners of the Taras Shevchenko National Prize, Ukraine’s highest state award for outstanding achievements in culture and arts. Oksana Lutsyshyna, Ukrainian writer, literary scholar and lecturer in the Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies at the ... Continue reading

Suspension of the Research Grants Program for 2021

January 28, 2021

The Board of Directors of the Shevchenko Scientific Society in the USA voted at their meeting of 5 December 5 2020  to suspend the Research Grants Program for 2021 due to a variety of issues resulting from the coronavirus pandemic. While the Society hopes to renew the Research Grants Program ... Continue reading