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: ‘Memories and Identities in Central and Eastern Europe’

Call for Papers: ‘Memories and Identities in Central and Eastern Europe,’ the 2015 Annual Conference of the Irish Association for Russian, Central and East European Studies 8-9 May 2015, Dublin, Trinity College Dublin  The categories ‘memory’ and ‘identity’ have enjoyed significant scholarly attention in the past few decades. The upsurge of interest in memory and identity studies has affected a wide range of disciplines, including history, cultural studies, sociology, political science, and so on, and…

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