Volodymyr Kravchenko: “Ukrainian Studies in Canada: Text and Context”

Volodymyr Kravchenko: “Ukrainian Studies in Canada: Text and Context”

 Volodymyr Kravchenko, Director of the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta.   Oleksandr Pankieiev: This year Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies is celebrating its fortieth anniversary and the beginning of Ukrainian studies in Canada. How has the institute changed over the years? What new challenges and tasks does it face as compared with 1976? Volodymyr Kravchenko: The institute is preparing to celebrate its fortieth anniversary, but the history of Ukrainian studies is much longer. Actually,…

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Faces of Displacement: The Writings of Volodymyr Vynnychenko

Faces of Displacement: The Writings of Volodymyr Vynnychenko

Book Review Faces of Displacement: The Writings of Volodymyr Vynnychenko by Mykola Iv. Soroka (2012, McGill-Queens University Press)   The first book-length study in English on Volodymyr Vynnychenko (1880–1951), this book explores how emigration transformed the creative palette of this important Ukrainian historical figure and a gifted author of international stature, and offers a unique examination of creativity and the challenges faced by writers in geographical displacement.

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