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Halyna Hryn Elected to Second Term as President

December 21, 2021

The Shevchenko Scientific Society in the US held its General Meeting on December 18, 2021, at its headquarters in New York City. The meeting was streamed live on Zoom, allowing members to participate remotely if they could not attend in person; 57 members attended in person in NY, and 59 ... Continue reading

Elevations and Sections: A Short Primer on the Статут

December 11, 2021

According to the Society’s Bylaws (Статут) and in practice, members of the Shevchenko Scientific Society belong to one of four categories: Full (дійсний), Corresponding (член-кореспондент), Associate (звичайний), and Honorary (почесний). The Bylaws contain an additional category of Supporting member (член-прихильник), but this category is not currently in use. Generally, when ... Continue reading

Bulletin Volume 51-52 Has Been Published

November 24, 2021

The Shevchenko Scientific Society in the US is pleased to announce the publication of Volume 51-52 of the Bulletin. This double issue reports on the Shevchenko Scientific Society’s activities for 2021. It opens with an interview of NTSh-A President Halyna Hryn that was published in the Ukrainian newspaper The Day ... Continue reading

Ukrainian Brain Bee

November 20, 2021

Source: Ukrainian Brain Bee/Facebook. In the Fall of 2019, the Medicine and Biology Section of the Shevchenko Scientific Society gave a $2,000 grant to the Ukrainian Brain Bee (UBB), a neuroscience competition for high school students. The grant supported grassroots efforts of Ukrainian neuroscientists who volunteered ... Continue reading

Member of the Month: Laada Bilaniuk

November 20, 2021

Hometown: Seattle, WA Current Position: Professor of Anthropology, the University of Washington, Seattle Professional Interests: linguistic anthropology, language politics, popular culture, identity and nation-building in Ukraine Why did you decide to join the Shevchenko Scientific Society? The activities of the Shevchenko Scientific Society were frequently discussed in my home when ... Continue reading

Nominating Committee Announcement

November 15, 2021

The Shevchenko Scientific Society in the USA will hold a general election for the presidency and board of the organization. After several delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the General Meeting will take place in person at the Society’s headquarters in New York City on December 18, 2021. All members ... Continue reading

Letter from the President

October 28, 2021

To: Full and Corresponding Members of the Shevchenko Scientific Society in the US Dear Colleagues, It was with great disappointment that I read the letter circulated privately by Shevchenko Scientific Society member Bohdan Vitvitsky, full of accusations leveled against me personally and innuendo about academic projects central to our Society’s ... Continue reading

Archival Research on Ukrainian Artists in Germany and the USA

October 26, 2021

As a doctoral student at the Faculty of Culture and Arts of the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, I am preparing a comparative study on post-war Ukrainian diasporan art in Germany and North America, based on examples of the works of three artists – Sviatoslav Hordynsky (1906-1993), Edward Kozak (EKO) ... Continue reading

Member of the Month: Katya Vasilaky

October 15, 2021

Hometown: San Luis Obispo, CA Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Orfalea College of Business, California Polytechnic State University; Research Affiliate at the International Research Institute for Climate and Society at Columbia University Professional Interests: experimental and development economics, regularization methods (ridge regression/tikhanov) and the inverse problem that address ... Continue reading