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International Conference in Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Ukrainian Revolution 1917-1921
Presenter(s): See conference program
January 21, 2018 @ 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.
Ukrainian Institute of America
2 East 79th St.
Panel: Political Aspects of the Ukrainian Revolution
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
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