Member of the Month: Katja Pylyshenko Kolcio

June 14, 2021

Hometown: Higganum, CT Current Position: Director, Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life; Associate Professor of Dance, Environmental Studies, and Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies, Wesleyan University Professional Interests: Social change, somatics, dance, civic engagement, environment     Why did you decide to join the Shevchenko Scientific Society? ... Continue reading

Panteleimon Kulish’s Translations of Shakespeare

June 13, 2021

Through the support of the Shevchenko Scientific Society in the US, Panteleimon Kulish’s translations of three Shakespeare plays have just been published by Krytyka in Kyiv, Ukraine. As the first volume in the subseries “Translations and Paraphrases,” the publication is part of The Complete Edition of Panteleimon Kulish’s Works that ... Continue reading

ASN and AAUS Prize Winners

June 13, 2021

Oleh Wolowyna and his co-authors from the Institute of Demography, Ukraine received the 2021 Huttenbach Prize annually awarded for the best article published in Nationalities Papers, flagship journal of the Association for the Study of Nationalities, in the course of the previous year. The article makes a comparative assessment of the ... Continue reading

Spotlight on the Detroit Chapter

June 13, 2021

On 1 March 2021, the Detroit Chapter of the Shevchenko Scientific Society of America marked its 70th anniversary in serving the Detroit and broader Michigan Ukrainian communities with scholarly lectures, presentations and cultural events. On 1 March 1951, the Chapter was founded by scholars who had obtained advanced degrees in ... Continue reading

New Publication: The Encyclopedia of the Ukrainian Diaspora, Book 4

May 27, 2021

Encyclopedia of the Ukrainian Diaspora. Volume 1, United States of America. Book 4, Addenda and Errata. Editor-in-chief Orest Popovych, co-editor Alexander Lushnycky. New York–Chicago: Shevchenko Scientific Society, Inc., 2021. 84 pp. The Shevchenko Scientific Society has published the fourth—and final—book of the American volume of the Encyclopedia of the Ukrainian ... Continue reading

Опубліковано четверту книгу Енциклопедії Української Діяспори

May 27, 2021

Енциклопедія Української Діяспори. Том1, Сполучені Штати Америки. Книга 4. Доповнення та виправлення. Головний редактор Орест Попович, співредактор Олександер Лужницький. НТШ-А, Нью-Йорк-Чікаґо, 2021. 84 с. Наукове Товариство ім. Шевченка опублікувало четверту (завершальну) книгу  американського тому Енциклопедії Української Діяспори (редактор Орест Попович та співредактор Олександер Лужницький). Довготривала праця над трьома попередніми книгами, ... Continue reading

Member of the Month: Catherine Wanner

April 15, 2021

Hometown: State College, PA Current Position: Professor of History, Anthropology and Religious Studies at the Pennsylvania State University Professional Interests: Religion, migration, and  Ukrainian cultural, religious and political history Why did you decide to join the Shevchenko Scientific Society? I joined Shevchenko Scientific Society when I started graduate school in ... Continue reading

Kateryna Iakovlenko: Visual Violence in Art and Documentaries

April 14, 2021

Photo Credit: Aliona Lobanova The Shevchenko Scientific Society in the United States will host Kateryna Iakovlenko, a contemporary art researcher and public program curator at the PinchukArtCentre, in the spring of 2021. Over the past several years, she has been researching the transformation of the heroic ... Continue reading

A Brief History of the Washington DC Chapter

April 13, 2021

It is fitting that a society honoring Taras Shevchenko, who looked to George Washington as a model national leader, should have a chapter in a city that not only bears the American founder’s name, but also displays a monument to the Ukrainian poet. The Shevchenko Scientific Society Washington, DC Chapter’s ... Continue reading

Book Talk at HURI: Survival as Victory: Ukrainian Women in the Gulag

April 11, 2021

In March 2021, the Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard University (HURI) and the Ukrainian National Women’s League of America (UNWLA) co-sponsored a discussion of Oksana Kis’s recent book, Survival as Victory: Ukrainian Women in the Gulag. Originally published in the Ukrainian language as Українки Гулагу: Вижити значить перемогти (Lviv: Institute ... Continue reading