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For the Record: Conversations with Ukrainian Writers

June 6, 2022

The Shevchenko Scientific Society in the U.S. is pleased to announce a series of intimate wartime conversations between Askold Melnyczuk and an expanding roster of Ukrainian writers. These videos appear in collaboration with Agni and Arrowsmith Press, as well as the Ukrainian poet and filmmaker Oleksandr Fraze-Frazenko. Introducing “For the ... Continue reading

Call for Applications: Shevchenko Emergency Fund Fellowships, Round One

May 27, 2022

The Shevchenko Scientific Society in the U.S. (NTSh-A) announces an open competition for fellowships supported by the Shevchenko Emergency Fund. These fellowships are meant to provide assistance to Ukrainian scholars, writers, and artists affected by the war. Approximately half of the fellowships will be non-residential and will be given to ... Continue reading

Member of the Month: John Vsetecka

May 13, 2022

Hometown: East Lansing, MI Current Position: Ph.D. candidate, Department of History, Michigan State University Professional Interests: Social History, Famine Studies, Aftermaths, Global and Transnational Histories of Ukraine Webpage: https://history.msu.edu/people/graduate-students/john-vsetecka/     Why did you decide to join the Shevchenko Scientific Society? I joined the Shevchenko Scientific Society to become part ... Continue reading

Tune in to the Expertise-a-thon for Ukraine April 29

April 20, 2022

On April 29, 2022, the Shevchenko Scientific Society in the U.S. (NTSh-A) will host an eight-hour webinar on Zoom called the Shevchenko Expertise-a-thon for Ukraine. The webinar will feature mini-lectures by NTSh-A members and guests, who have agreed to share their scholarly expertise or experience as activists. The webinar will ... Continue reading

Announcing the Shevchenko Emergency Fund

March 29, 2022

  Donate to the Shevchenko Emergency Fund Instructions for Applying for a Fellowship On February 24, 2022, Russia expanded its war in Ukraine and began to bomb civilians throughout the country. Millions of people have been forced to flee their homes. Some have left Ukraine entirely, while others have chosen ... Continue reading

Spotlight on the Philadelphia Chapter

March 25, 2022

Formally established in 1957, the Philadelphia Chapter of the Shevchenko Scientific Society in the United States witnessed a wide array of scholarly activities by outstanding scholars, working at that time in the Philadelphia metropolitan region of Southeastern Pennsylvania, as early as in 1954. Scholars, educators and cultural activists organized public ... Continue reading

Roundtable “Women and Russia’s War on Ukraine”

March 11, 2022

March 14, 2022, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Eastern time The roundtable discussed women’s experiences of war and women’s activism in contemporary Ukraine. In addition, panelists will examine ways in which the international community can alleviate human suffering in the war-torn country.                                                                                                       ... Continue reading

Resources for Scholars from Ukraine

March 4, 2022

#ScienceForUkraine is a community group of volunteer students and research scientists from academic institutions in Europe and around the world. Their mission is to collect and disseminate information about support opportunities at the university, national, and international level for students and researchers directly affected by the recent Russian invasion of ... Continue reading

Anti-War Protests

March 3, 2022

Please view a listing of upcoming rallies against Russian invasion of Ukraine (all events use local time) https://www.stopputin.net/     https://www.facebook.com/events/483578086747950 Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 1:00 PM EST Times Square, New York City  Continue reading