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From: Shevchenko Scientific Society <in...@shevchenko.org>
Date: Mon, Jan 15, 2018 at 11:36 AM
Subject: The 100th Anniversary of the Ukrainian Revolution and the Proclamation of Ukraine’s Independence
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The Shevchenko Scientific Society in America
The Ukrainian Academy of Arts and Sciences in the U.S.
The Ukrainian Institute of America
announce an international conference in commemoration of
 
The 100th Anniversary of the
Ukrainian Revolution and the Proclamation of Ukraine’s Independence
Saturday, January 20, at 4:00 pm
at the Shevchenko Scientific Society, 63 Fourth Avenue, New York, NY
 
The Ukrainian Revolution in Historical Perspective
Chair: Anna Procyk, Kingsborough Community College of the City University of New York
Vladyslav Verstiuk, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine: Вплив революційних подій 1917-1921 рр на історію України ХХ ст.
Alexander Lushnycky, University of Minnesota: “Українська революція і українська діяспора Америки”
Zenon Wasyliw, Ithaca College: “Iuliian Bachynskyi: Ukrainian Independence, the United States, and Transnational Discourse” 
Discussant: Serhy Yekelchyk, University of Victoria
Reception at the Shevchenko Scientific Society 
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Sunday, January 21, at 12:30 pm
at the Ukrainian Institute of America, 2 East 79th Street, New York, NY
 
Political Aspects of the Ukrainian Revolution
Chair: Martha Bohachevsky-Chomiak, Fulbright Program
Anna Procyk, Kingsborough Community College of the City University of New York: “Policies and Tactics of ‘White Russia’ toward the Ukrainian Central Rada and Its Successors”
Serhy Yekelchyk, University of Victoria: “A Soldier of Three Armies: Yurko Tiutiunnyk as a Symbol of the Ukrainian Revolution”
Alexander Motyl, Rutgers University: “Ukrainian State-building in Comparative Perspective”
Henry AbramsonTouro College: “Should We Tear Down Statues of Khmelnytskyi and Petliura? Contemporary Reflections on Conflicting Visions of National Heroism and Villainy”
Discussant: Lubomyr Hajda, Harvard University
 
2:30 – 3:30 pm: Luncheon at the Ukrainian Institute
 
Cultural Aspects of the Ukrainian Revolution
Chair: Myroslava Znayenko, Rutgers University
Tamara Hundorova, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine: “The Nation as Aesthetics: Modernism and Nationalism of ‘Ukrains'ka khata’”
George Grabowicz, Harvard University: “Pavlo Tychyna, the Revolution, and Modernism: the Case of Instead of Sonnets and Octaves” 
Valentyna Kharkhun, Mykola Gogol State University: “Between Two Powers: Nationalist vs. Bolshevik in Volodymyr Vynnychenko’s Works about the Ukrainian Revolution”
Discussant: Halyna Hryn, Harvard University
7:00 pm:
Recital in collaboration with the Ukrainian Institute of America Music at the Institute (MATI) Concert Series
Vira Slywotzky, soprano
David Sytkowski, piano
Reception to follow at the Ukrainian Institute of America 

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