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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

Stipend for Ukrainian Students and Artists in Need

June 15, 2020

  [New York, NY]: The Shevchenko Scientific Society in the United States, Razom for Ukraine and the Coordinating Committee to Aid Ukraine are pleased to announce a new joint initiative Stipend for Ukrainian Students and Artists in Need (SUSAN). SUSAN is a grant for Ukrainian citizens currently residing in the ... Continue reading

Ukraine’s Nascent Cultural Diplomacy Today

June 12, 2020

On 11 June 2020, representatives of several leading institutions from Canada, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Ukraine engaged in an online discussion of cultural diplomacy and the importance of culture in contemporary Ukraine. American Association for Ukrainian Studies, Cambridge Ukrainian Studies, Cambridge University, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, ... Continue reading

Відійшов Мирослав Смородський

May 1, 2020

Ділимося сумною звісткою, що 30 квітня 2020 року відійшов з цього світу Член-кореспондент НТШ-А, Голова Правничої Комісії НТШ-А, Доктор права Мирослав Смородський (1944-2020) Рідним складаємо співчуття. Вічна йому пам’ять! Управа НТШ в АмериціContinue reading

Interview with Alexander Motyl: Bits and Pieces: Fragmentary Memoirs

April 15, 2020

Alexander Motyl, professor of political science at Rutgers University and laureate of the 2019 Omelian and Tetiana Antonovych Foundation Award, has recently published the book, Bits and Pieces: Fragmentary Memoirs. A specialist on Ukraine, Russia, and the USSR, and on nationalism, revolutions, empires, and theory, he is the author of ... Continue reading

AAUS Open Letter on Budget Cuts in Ukraine

April 1, 2020

Open Letter from the American Association for Ukrainian Studies Regarding Budget Cuts Following the Formation of the Stabilization Fund TO: President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyi Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal Minister of Finance of Ukraine Serhii Marchenko Minister of Foreign Affairs Dmytro Kuleba Interim Minister of Culture Svitlana Fomenko ... Continue reading

Member of the Month: Rostislav Grigorchuk

March 28, 2020

Name:  Rostislav  Grigorchuk Hometown: College Station, Texas Current Position: Distinguished Professor of Mathematics, Texas A&M University (TAMU) Professional Interests:  Mathematics, Computer Science Dr. Grigorchuk was the recipient of the 2019 Humboldt Research Award by Germany’s Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, in recognition of his lifetime research on group theory and discrete ... Continue reading

Володимир Петришин (1929 – 2020)

March 26, 2020

Volodymyr Petryshyn (1929 – 2020) Наукове Товариство ім. Шевченка в Америці повідомляє своїх членів та громаду, що  21 березня 2020 р. відійшов з цього світу математик Доктор Володимир Петришин, Дійсний член НТШ-А, Іноземний член Національної Академії наук України, Довголітній член Управи НТШ-А, Директор  математично-фізичної секції НТШ (1974-92), Дійсний член УВАН, Член Американського математичного товариства. Д-р Петришин народився 22 ... Continue reading

COVID-19 Related Closure

March 16, 2020

In line with the recommendations of public health officials regarding the spread of COVID-19, the Shevchenko Scientific Society has suspended all public events beginning the evening of March 14, 2020. The building will be closed until the end of the month, at which time the situation will be reevaluated. Our ... Continue reading

The Ukraine we no longer remember: Vasyl Makhno’s debut novel

February 20, 2020

Book Review By Oksana Rosenblum “Vichnyi Calendar” (The Eternal Calendar, in Ukrainian), by Vasyl Makhno. Lviv: Staryi Lev, 2019. ISBN-10: 617679725X. Vasyl Makhno’s first novel, “The Eternal Calendar” (“Vichnyi Calendar”) illuminates different epochs and locations, and merges different genres. On a macro level, it is a family saga; on a micro level, ... Continue reading