Different Ways of Being Ukrainian: Ukrainian Folklore Studies at the University of Alberta. Interview with Andriy Nahachewsky

Different Ways of Being Ukrainian: Ukrainian Folklore Studies at the University of Alberta.  Interview with Andriy Nahachewsky

ANDRIY NAHACHEWSKY is a Professor and Huculak Chair in Ukrainian Culture and Ethnography at the University of Alberta. He has served as the Director of the Peter and Doris Centre for Ukrainian and Canadian Folklore from its founding in 2001 until 2016. He holds a B.A. in Ukrainian Studies (University of Saskatchewan, 1979), a B.F.A. in Dance (York University, 1985), M.A. and Ph.D. in Ukrainian Folklore (University of Alberta, 1985 and 1991, supervised by Bohdan…

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Interview with Roman Petryshyn: Supporting Reforms of Ukrainian Universities and Society

Interview with Roman Petryshyn: Supporting Reforms of Ukrainian Universities and Society

Dr. Roman Petryshyn holds a MA in clinical psychology and a PhD in sociology of race and ethnic relations. He was employed in the Ontario Citizenship Branch and after graduating, became a Research Associate at the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta. There he researched, innovated projects (e.g. Hromada Housing Coop; Ukrainian Canadian Social Services) and wrote about community development and ethnic identity. Dr. Petryshyn was a long-time activist in the multicultural movement…

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Myroslav Yurkevich: “Ukrainian Studies and the Western Scholarly Mainstream”

Myroslav Yurkevich: “Ukrainian Studies and the Western Scholarly Mainstream”

Myroslav Yurkevich is senior editor of the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Press and has participated in the Hrushevsky Translation Project at CIUS since its inception. A former editor of the Journal of Ukrainian Studies, he has also translated academic articles and government documents.   Oleksandr Pankieiev: Please tell us what led to your current role at CIUS. Myroslav Yurkevich: I studied Russian and East European history at the universities of Toronto and Michigan, and…

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