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Member of the Month: Yuriy Tarnawsky

January 5, 2021

Hometown: White Plains, NY Current Position: Retiree, IBM Corporation, Columbia University Professional Interests: Transformational-Generative Grammar, Natural Language Processing, Literary Theory, Innovative Writing   Why did you decide to join the Shevchenko Scientific Society? Having been active in the Ukrainian Diaspora community in general and as a writer in particular, once ... Continue reading

Member of the Month: Ihor Magun

December 14, 2020

Hometown: East Elmhurst, New York Current Position: Medical Attending Physician, Internal Medicine, Private Practice Professional Interests: Applying cutting edge medicine for patients Ihor Magun, M.D., F.A.C.P. is board certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and ... Continue reading

Keeping Ukrainian Traditions Alive: Interview with Natalia Honcharenko

December 2, 2020

Natalia Honcharenko is director of Ukrainian History and Education Center (UHEC) and treasurer at the Shevchenko Scientific Society in the United States. Why did the Ukrainian History and Education Center decide to launch the Nashi Predky/Our Ancestors Family History Group? In the summer of 2012 my husband Mike Andrec and ... Continue reading

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