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October 2019

Lecture “Quo Vadis, Ukraine? Ethnicity and Nationality in Today’s Ukraine”

Presenter(s): Dr. Oleh Kozachuk

Associate Professor at Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine, and a Fulbright scholar 2019-2020

October 5, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

One of the key methodological issues in political science in Ukraine is how to define interethnic problems in Ukraine, what…

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Lecture “Echolocation Techniques of Bats and Blind Humans Can Improve Robot Sensing”

Presenter(s): Dr. Roman Kuc

Department of Electrical Engineering, Yale School of Engineering & Applied Science

October 12, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sonar (SOund NAvigation and Ranging) is a sensing modality that extracts environmental features from echoes. Conventional sonars detect only the…

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Yuriy Tarnawsky Presents his Novels: “Warm Arctic Nights” and “The Iguanas of Heat”

Presenter(s): Dr. Yuriy Tarnawsky

October 19, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The author will read excerpts from both novels. “Warm Arctic Nights” is probably the only literary work that, from a…

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Presentation of the book “The Case of Vasyl Stus”

Presenter(s): Vakhtang Kipiani

Ukrainian journalist, historian, founder of the Museum-Archives of the Ukrainian Press in Kyiv, and Editor-in-Chief of the online “Istorychna Pravda”

October 26, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Vakhtang Kipiani’s book “The Case of Vasyl Stus,” (Vivat Publishing Ltd., Ukraine), the poet’s criminal case documents, presently reside at…

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November 2019

Roundtable of the Theodosius Dobzhansky Genetics Club

Presenter(s): Dr. Roman Shirokov, Dr. Olya Yarychkivska and Dr. Iryna Ivasyk

November 2, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Shevchenko Scientific Society’s Medicine and Biology Section invites all to a roundtable of the Theodosius Dobzhansky Genetics Club. Dobzhansky was a…

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Lecture “The Chungul Kurgan Grave Goods in the Black Sea Steppe of the Thirteenth Century”

Presenter(s): Dr. Renata Holod

Professor Emerita and Curator in the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania

November 9, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This presentation interprets as trophies many of the grave goods excavated from the burial of a steppe leader  -  likely…

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Lecture “Exhibiting Trauma: Memorialization of the Holodomor in Ukrainian Museums”

Presenter(s): Dr. Valentyna Kharkhun

Professor and Head of Ukrainian Literature Department at Mykola Gogol State University in Nizhyn, Ukraine

November 16, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This presentation analyzes how the Holodomor is presented in Ukrainian museums and exhibition projects. It examines exhibitions in national, state…

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International Conference Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of Panteleimon Kulish, 1819-2019

Presenter(s): Drs. George G. Grabowicz, Tamara Hundorova, Oles Fedoruk, Anna Procyk, Vasyl Ivashkiv, Andrii Danylenko, and Halyna Ivashkiv

November 17, 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ukrainian Institute of America, 2 East 79th St.
New York, NY 10075
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Sponsored by the Shevchenko Scientific Society, the Ukrainian Academy of Arts and Sciences in the US, Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute,…

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Lecture “Renewable Energy in Ukraine and Worldwide: A Comparative Analysis”

Presenter(s): Dr. Iryna Sotnyk

Professor in the Department of Economics, Entrepreneurship and Business Administration at Sumy State University, Ukraine

November 23, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The lecture provides an economic analysis of the evolution and prerequisites for renewable energy development worldwide with a focus on…

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December 2019

Film premiere of “New York. Malaniuk” (2019)

Presenter(s): Oleksandr Fraze-Frazenko

December 7, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The film reconstructs the New York period (after WWII) of the distinguished Ukrainian emigre poet Ievhen Malaniuk (1897-1968) - how…

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