Author: Nataliya Shpylova-Saeed
Nataliya Shpylova-Saeed is a PhD candidate in the Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures at Indiana University. Her dissertation project is entitled “‘I am a Ukrainian’: Letters and the Exploration of Contested Memory.” In the fall, she will be joining the Department of Russian and Eurasian Studies at Colgate University. Nataliya’s academic interests include memory studies, postcolonial studies, and Ukrainian, Russian, and Soviet literatures. In 2007 Nataliya completed her first PhD in American literature from the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Nataliya has published on American, Ukrainian, and Russian cultures and literatures. She also participates in national and international conferences in the U.S. and abroad. Nataliya serves as a review editor for H-Ukraine, a host of the Literary Studies, Ukrainian Studies, and Eastern European Studies channels for the New Books Network, and she participates in arranging various educational activities, including talks, workshops, and conferences. During 2018/22, she was president of the Ukrainian Studies Organization at Indiana University.