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100th Anniversary of the Ukrainian Revolution 1917-1921

January 21

International Conference in Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Ukrainian Revolution 1917-1921

Sunday, January 21, at 12:30 pm 

Please RSVP for complimentary admission

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 Abramson, Touro 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 Music at the Institute (MATI) Concert Series

Vira Slywotzky, soprano

David Sytkowski, piano

Reception to follow


100th Anniversary of the Ukrainian Revolution 1917-1921


January 21
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