The Creation of the Dobzhansky Genetics Club

December 11, 2019

The Biomedical Section of the Shevchenko Scientific Society in the United States established the Dobzhansky Genetics Club and held its inaugural meeting on November 2, 2019. The main goal of the newly formed club is to stimulate an academic discussion of cutting-edge research in genetics and foster a dialogue among Ukrainian ... Continue reading

At the 2019 ASEEES Convention

December 9, 2019

On November 23, 2019, the American Association for Ukrainian Studies (AAUS) held a business meeting at the 2019 annual convention of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES), leading international organization dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about Central Asia, the Caucasus, Russia, and Eastern Europe. The ... Continue reading

Vasyl Makhno, Eternal Calendar

October 18, 2019

Vasyl Makhno. Eternal Calendar (Lviv, Ukraine: Old Lion Publishing, 2019. 624 pp.). In an interview after the publication of this novel, Vasyl Makhno said that he had wanted to write an epic work about small places and to depict the particular “dirt of life.” The events in this massive novel ... Continue reading

Message from the President: Fall 2019

October 16, 2019

Dear Colleagues: With the fall academic season well underway, I would like to thank you for your participation in our society’s work and to wish you a productive, enjoyable year! During the past 2018–2019 year, the Shevchenko Scientific Society presented two international conferences (the centenary of the Western Ukrainian National ... Continue reading

Member of the Month: Ivanna Bilych

October 9, 2019

Name: Ivanna Bilych Hometown: Scarsdale, NY (originally, Striy, Lviv oblast) Professional Interests: international law and foreign policy         Why did you decide to join the Shevchenko Scientific Society? Since its inception, the Shevchenko Society works on important tasks of organizing scholarly gatherings and publishing valuable research. I ... Continue reading

President Volodymyr Zelensky Met with the Diaspora

September 24, 2019

On September 23, 2019, at the start of his official visit to the United States, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky met with the diaspora at the Ukrainian Institute of America. Organized by the Ukrainian Congress Committee of Ukraine (UCCU), the event was attended by a few dozen representatives of various ... Continue reading

In Memoriam: Mark von Hagen

September 19, 2019

It is with great sadness that the Shevchenko Scientific Society in the U.S. joins the academic community in mourning the loss of our colleague, friend, and member of our society Mark von Hagen (1954–2019). Mark’s contribution to Ukrainian scholarly life is indisputable, and his organizational skills and warm personal friendships ... Continue reading