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2020 ASEEES Virtual Convention

October 16, 2020

This year, the Annual Convention of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) will be held virtually on November 5-8 and November 14-15. The Shevchenko Scientific Society in the United States will have a strong presence at the convention, with a large number of its members participating ... Continue reading

Оксана Луцишина – переможниця Премії міста літератури ЮНЕСКО

October 12, 2020

У Львові оголосили переможців Премії міста літератури ЮНЕСКО 2020 року та володарів спеціальних відзнак. Головну нагороду – відзнаку Гран-прі отримала українська письменниця, поетка, викладачка Техаського університету у місті Остін (США), членка Наукового Товариства ім. Шевченка – США, Оксана Луцишина за свою книжку Іван і Феба та «за тонку рефлексію подій Революції ... Continue reading

How weakness afflicts Russia today | Interview with Dr. Alexander Motyl

October 12, 2020

Shevchenko Scientific Society member and influential political scientist Dr. Alexander J. Motyl discusses the fall of the Soviet Union, weakness in modern Russia, the messy 2020 American election, the proliferation of knowledge, painting professionally, writing fiction, and how academics’ interests and careers may take a circuitous route. Professor of political ... Continue reading

Virtual 2020-2021 Season Begins

October 7, 2020

As we continue to navigate through these COVID-19 times, the Shevchenko Scientific Society has pivoted to virtual programming. Join us for this first webinar of the season: Ukraine on the Eve of the Elections in America. Discussion by panelists Adrian Karatnytsky, Alexander Motyl, Mykola Riabchuk. Join Zoom Meeting.Continue reading

Member of the Month: Christine Emeran

September 29, 2020

Name: Christine Emeran Hometown:  St. Louis, MO Current Position: International Programs Officer, American Council of Learned Societies Professional Interests: Democracy, civil society development, global social movements, Ukraine/Europe/US   Why did you decide to join the Shevchenko Scientific Society? I was invited to join the Society by a member, Myron Stachiw. ... Continue reading

Vasyl Makhno’s “Eternal Calendar” wins Encounter Prize

September 24, 2020

On September 16, 2020 during the opening ceremony of the 27th Lviv International BookForum, Vasyl Makhno, Shevchenko Scientific Society’s Program Director, was named the first winner of the “Encounter: The Ukrainian-Jewish Literary Prize” ™ for his novel Eternal Calendar. Founded in 2020, “Encounter: The Ukrainian-Jewish Literary Prize” ™ is awarded ... Continue reading

Virtual Tours of Ukraine

June 26, 2020

Google Ukraine in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture of Ukraine launched a new cultural project Authentic Ukraine, providing virtual tours of Ukrainian museums, opera houses, and wooden churches.         Take a virtual tour of the following biggest open-air museums of folk art and architecture in Ukraine: ... Continue reading

Member of the Month: Adrienne Kochman

June 21, 2020

Name: Adrienne Kochman Hometown: Chicago, IL Current Positions: Curator, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art; Lecturer, School of the Art Institute of Chicago Professional Interests: modern art history     Why did you decide to join the Shevchenko Scientific Society? I joined because I was interested in having access to scholarly ... Continue reading

Ukrainian Medical Association of North America at Work

June 15, 2020

Established in 1950, the Ukrainian Medical Association of North America (UMANA) is a voluntary non-profit association of professionals licensed to practice in their areas of health care in the United States and Canada. UMANA’s mission is to (1) unite health care professionals of Ukrainian descent, with a share interest in ... Continue reading