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Member of the Month: Yuliya Ladygina

October 12, 2022

Hometown: State College, PA Current Position: Helena Rubinstein University Endowed Fellow in the Humanities and Assistant Professor of Slavic and Global Studies at the Pennsylvania State University Professional Interests: 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century Ukrainian literature and intellectual history, Soviet and contemporary Ukrainian cinema, trauma and memory studies.       ... Continue reading

First Round of SEF Fellows Announced

August 12, 2022

The Shevchenko Scientific Society in the U.S. (NTSh-A) is pleased to announce the first round of fellowship recipients from the Shevchenko Emergency Fund. Fellowships have been awarded to fifty Ukrainian scholars, writers, and artists affected by Russia’s war against Ukraine. The fellowships include a cash stipend of $1,000, a six-month ... Continue reading

Resources for Conservation & Historic Preservation Programs

August 8, 2022

Дійсний член НТШ-А Юрій Янчишин підготував слідуючі ресурси/контакти для тих, котрі хочуть стати консерваторами або працювати в музеях/заповідниках. Ресурси подаються українською а згоді англійською. NTSh-A full member Yuri Yanchyshyn has prepared this list of resources/contacts for those interested in pursuing academic training in conservation/historic preservation. Information in Ukrainian and then ... Continue reading

Detroit Chapter Hosts Lecture “Ukrainian Culture at Risk – Again: A Conservator’s Perspective” with Yuri Yanchyshyn

July 20, 2022

On July 7, 2022, the Ukrainian American Archives and Museum and the Detroit Chapter of the Shevchenko Scientific Society hosted a talk by Yuri Yanchyshyn on “Ukrainian Culture at Risk – Again: A Conservator’s Perspective.” This presentation addressed the recent invasion of Ukraine by Russia, and is prefaced with an overview of the ... Continue reading

[Updated] 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 First Round SEF Fellows Announced 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 ... 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