Uliana M. Pasicznyk. Toronto Event Launches Volume 10 of Hrushevsky’s History of Ukraine-Rus’ and Honors John Yaremko

 On Sunday afternoon, December 7, some eighty supporters of the Hrushevsky Translation Project joined family and friends of the late John Yaremko at St. Vladimir’s Institute in Toronto to launch a new volume of Mykhailo Hrushevsky’s History of Ukraine-Rus’ and to honor the volume’s sponsor. The event was organized by the Peter Jacyk Centre for Ukrainian Historical Research of the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies (University of Alberta) together with St. Vladimir’s Institute and the…

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Negotiating Human Rights: In Defence of Dissidents during the Soviet Era: A Memoir by Christina Isajiw

Negotiating Human Rights: In Defence of Dissidents during the Soviet Era: A Memoir by Christina Isajiw

30 October 2014— The new CIUS Press publication, Negotiating Human Rights: In Defence of Dissidents during the Soviet Era: A Memoir by Christina Isajiw with a foreword by Bohdan Nahaylo, is one of the first insider’s accounts of the efforts during the 1970s and 1980s on the part of Western Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs) and their workers to bring aid and support to Ukrainian dissidents and activists.

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Biography of Bishop Nykyta Budka Launched in Edmonton

Biography of Bishop Nykyta Budka Launched in Edmonton

Biography of Bishop Nykyta Budka Launched in Edmonton 13 November 2014—“Every community has an obligation to allow its past to challenge its present.” With these words, the Reverend Dr. Athanasius D. McVay introduced his newly published book, God’s Martyr, History’s Witness: Blessed Nykyta Budka, The First Ukrainian Catholic Bishop in Canada, to a gathering of more than a hundred people at St. Josaphat’s Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral in Edmonton, Canada, on 24 October 2014. “History,” the…

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Faces of Displacement: The Writings of Volodymyr Vynnychenko

Mykola Iv. Soroka. Faces of Displacement: The Writings of Volodymyr Vynnychenko (2012, McGill-Queens University Press) PREFACE The objective of this study is two-fold: to contribute to the contemporary theoretical discussion about literature and the experience of writers abroad, in geographical displacement; and to present as a case study the writings of the Ukrainian writer Volodymyr Vynnychenko (1880–1951) from this largely neglected perspective. When I started the project, I confronted a methodological dilemma: whether to focus…

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Call for Papers: Dystopia. Journal of Totalitarian Ideologies and Regimes.

Call for Papers from Dystopia. Journal of Totalitarian Ideologies and Regimes, an annual publication of the Center for the Study of Totalitarianism, State University of Moldova, announces call for papers for its next issue to be published in December 2014. CALL FOR PAPERS Dystopia. Journal of Totalitarian Ideologies and Regimes, an annual publication of the Center for the Study of Totalitarianism, State University of Moldova, announces call for papers for its next issue to be…

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