Христос Воскресе! A Joyous Brightweek to All!
Sponsored by the Ukrainian Association of Washington State:
The Ukrainian Studies Endowment Committee invites you to a talk by Prof. Serhy Yekelchyk of Victoria University titled:
MEMORY WARS ON THE SILVER SCREEN: UKRAINE AND RUSSIA LOOK BACK AT THE SECOND WORLD WAR
Time: May 16, 2013, 6-7:30 PM
Place: UW Allen Library Auditorium
This event is free and open to the public.
Co-sponsors: Dept. of Slavic Languages and Literatures, the Ellison Center for Russian, East European & Central Asian Studies, and the Ukrainian Association of Washington State
Dr. Serhy Yekelchyk is Associate Professor of Slavic Studies and History at the University of Victoria. He holds a Ph.D. in history from the University of Alberta and has published extensively on the development of a modern Ukrainian national identity in the Russian Empire, Stalinist culture, and the politics of memory in Soviet and post-Soviet Ukraine. His books include Stalin’s Empire of Memory: Russian-Ukrainian Relations in the Soviet Historical Imagination (2004), Ukraine: Birth of a Modern Nation (2007), and The World of Ukrainian Patriots in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century (2010, in Ukrainian). He also co-edited a collection on Europe’s Last Frontier & Belarus, Moldova, and Ukraine between the EU and Russia (2008).
(Please note this is not a political or cultural endorsement of Ukrainian vs Russian politics. It is merely an event that some Orthodox might be interested in. We can disagree about politics, and policies and yet remain Orthodox Christians – Editor)