(Re)defining the Ukrainian–Russian Borderland: The Case of Kharkiv/Kharkov
Volodymyr Kravchenko, Professor, Department of History and Classics; Director, Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta, Edmonton.
TORONTO AND WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015. Patricia Rubin, Chair of the Lionel Gelber Prize Board and niece of the late Lionel Gelber, announced that the winner of the 25th annual Lionel Gelber Prize is Serhii Plokhy for The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union published by Basic Books.
The Budapest Memorandum of 1994 was breached when Russia annexed Crimea and started a covert invasion of eastern Ukraine in the spring of 2014. The Memorandum signatories failed to deter Russia aggression and to uphold Ukraine’s security and territorial integrity, as had been promised in return for the country’s surrender of its nuclear weapons after the collapse of the Soviet Union.
HURI's Fellowship programs in Ukrainian studies continue to attract international scholars conducting world-class research. These programs are made possible by the generous donations from the Eugene and Daymel Shklar Foundation, the Petro Jacyk Endowed Fund in Ukrainian Bibliography, the Dr. Jaroslaw and Nadia Mihaychuk Fellowship Fund, and the Ukrainian Studies Fund, Inc. Fellowships recipients for the academic year 2014–15 are: Yuliya Ilchuk, Natalia Laas, Nadiya Kravets, Oksana Mikheieva, Roksolana Mykhaylyk, Oksana Mykhed, Viktoriya Sereda, Oxana Shevel, Volodymyr Sklokin, Andriy Zayarnyuk, Orest Zayats and Giorgio Ziffer.
March 16, 2014. Prof. Michael S. Flier, Oleksandr Potebnja Professor of Ukrainian Philology, was interviewed by Britt Peterson of the Boston Globe for her article entitled "The Long War over the Ukrainian Language".
December 14, 2013. Appeal to EuroMaidan (in Ukrainian): Григорій Грабович, професор кафедри української літератури Гарвардського університету, головний редактор часопису «Критика» (Київ), голова Наукового товариства Шевченка в Америцї.
Monday, April 6, 2015 3:15pm - 6:00pm
Jacyk Memorial Symposium
Giorgio Ziffer, Professor of Slavic Philology, University of Udine, Italy; Petro Jacyk Distinguished Research Fellow, Ukrainian Research Institute Harvard University
Two Stories about Metropolitan Hilarion’s “Sermon on Law and Grace”
Harvey Goldblatt, Professor of Medieval Slavic Literature, Yale University
Imitating the Twofold Nature of Scripture: On the Expositional and Compositional Use of Biblical Elements as Literary Strategies in Old Rus’ Literature”
Yury Avvakumov, Assistant Professor of Theology and History of Christianity, University of Notre Dame
Kresge Room 114, Barker Center, 12 Quincy St., Cambridge, MA