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International Conference in Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Ukrainian Revolution 1917-1921

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January 21, 12:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Shevchenko Scientific Society, the Ukrainian Academy of Arts and Sciences in the U.S. and the Ukrainian Institute of America are pleased to sponsor an international conference in commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Ukrainian Revolution and the Proclamation of Ukraine’s Independence to be held on Saturday, January 20, at the  Shevchenko Scientific Society, and Sunday, January 21, 2018 at the Ukrainian Institute of America.

Conference Program
Ukrainian Institute of America
2 East 79th  St.

Panel: Political Aspects of the Ukrainian Revolution
12:30 pm

Martha Bohachevsky Chomiak, Fulbright Program: Chair

Anna Procyk, KBCC of the City University of New York: Policies and Tactics of ‘WhiteRussia’ toward the Ukrainian Central Rada and Its Successors

Serhy Yekelchyk, University of Victoria: A Soldier of Three Armies: Yurko Tiutiunnyk as a Symbol of the Ukrainian Revolution

Alexander Motyl, Rutgers University: Ukrainian State-building in Comparative Perspective

Lubomyr Hayda, Harvard University: Discussant

2:30 – 3:30 pm: Luncheon

Panel: Cultural Aspects of the Ukrainian Revolution
3:30 pm

Myroslava Znayenko, Rutgers University: Chair

Tamara Hundorova, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine: The Nation as Aesthetics:Modernism and Nationalism of ‘Ukrains’ka khata

George Grabowicz, Harvard University: Pavlo Tychyna, the Revolution, and Modernism: theCase of Instead of Sonnets and Octaves

Valentyna Kharkhun, Mykola Gogol State University: Between Two Powers: Nationalist vs.Bolshevik in Volodymyr Vynychenko’s Works about the Ukrainian Revolution

Henry Abramson, Touro College: Should We Tear Down Statues of Khmelnytskyi andPetliura? Contemporary Reflections on Conflicting Visions of National Heroism and Villainy

Halyna Hryn, Harvard University: Discussant

Concert and Reception
7:00 pm


Ukrainian Institute of America
2 East 79th St.
New York, NY 10075
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Shevchenko Scientific Society
Ukrainian Institute
Ukrainian Academy of Arts and Sciences in the US