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

30 Years of Independence: Our Members Reflect

August 24, 2021

On behalf of the Board of the Shevchenko Scientific Society in the U.S., I extend my sincere greetings on the occasion of Ukrainian Independence Day—year 30 of this latest iteration of Ukrainian statehood, conferred on August 24, 1991. As we know, these have been difficult times for Ukraine. It is ... Continue reading

Letter from the President

Halyna Hryn photo

July 16, 2021

In every crisis lies an opportunity, the saying goes, and as we leave behind the dark days of the COVID pandemic, we can take measure of our Society’s accomplishments and look with confidence to the future. Ever since I first joined the Society, I have understood its potential as a ... Continue reading

The Society Welcomes New Members to Its Team

June 27, 2021

We are delighted to welcome new members to the Shevchenko Scientific Society team. Dr. Markian Dobczansky has accepted the position of administrative associate of the Society. Among his many responsibilities, he will provide English-language administrative, editorial, membership, and communications support. This position, a first for the Society, is long overdue, ... Continue reading

The Library and Archives Are Moving Forward!

June 14, 2021

When Michael Palij organized the Library Committee of the Shevchenko Scientific Society (U.S.) in 1958 he expressed the following idea: knowledge of Ukraine is proportionate to the number of objectively written books–so the main objective of diaspora Ukrainians is to ensure their presence in American libraries. He eventually built an ... Continue reading

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