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Dmytro Shtohryn International Ukrainian Studies Conference

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Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv University, UIUC University Library, UIUC REEEC, UIUC European Union Center, UIUC HRI, UIUC SLCL, UIUC Women & Gender in Global Perspectives Program, UIUC Political Science Department, UIUC History Department, UIUC Center for Global Studies, UIUC Program in Jewish Culture and Society, UIUC iSchool, UIUC Illinois International, UIUC Gies Business Center
University of Illinois Main Library
Oct 7, 2023   8:30 am   1:45 pm
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Russian, E. European & Eurasian Center: Co-sponsored Events

All times are in US Central Time (Chicago); all events are held in the University of Illinois Main Library unless otherwise noted. 

9:00 – 9:45am – Breakfast reception, Remarks on D. Shtohryn’s work and legacy [Room 106

9:45 – 10:00am  Continued conversation: Popular Culture Responses to Russia’s War against Ukraine [Room 106]

“The Ukrainian Cultural Front: Support Ukrainophone YouTube,” Tetyana Dzyadevych (Grinnell College)

10:00 – 11:15am – From Imperial to National: Fin-de-Siècle Ukraine and Holocaust and World War Two: Memory and Research 

From Imperial to National: Fin-de-Siècle Ukraine [Room 106

“Український національний рух в Одесі на зламі 19-20 століть,” Olena Syniavska (Odesa I.I.Mechnikov National University)
“Lviv University as a Site of Interethnic Conflict before the First World War,” Sydney Shiller (University of Toronto)
“Between Imperial Situation and Nation-State. The Bolsheviks and the Making of the Ukrainian Political Space (1917-1920),” Hanna Perekhoda (University of Lausanne)

Holocaust and World War Two: Memory and Research [Room 314

“The Rescue of Jews by Priests, Monks, and Nuns of the Greek Catholic Church: The State and Prospects of Research,” Yuriy Skira (Ukrainian Catholic University)
“Between Silence and Mourning: The Representation of the Holocaust in Soviet Ukrainian Fiction of the 1940s,” Hanna Protasova (University of Western Ontario)
“Примусові працівники з України у Франконії. Про (не)видимість у місцевій культурі пам’яті (Nazi forced laborers from Ukraine in Franconia. On (In)visibility in the local culture of remembrance),” Maria Parkhomenko (Chair of Modern and East European History, FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg) 

11:30am – 12:45pm – Library and Archival Collections [Room 106

“Analysis of the Ukrainian-Language Collection at Duke University Libraries,” Alaina Economus (Duke University)

“Ukraine’s Jewish Heritage in the Collections of Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine: Past and Present,” Vitaly Chernoivanenko (Vernadsky National Library of Ukraine)

“Archival Collections of Ukrainica: Problems of Preservation, Research and Representation in the Digital Age,” Maryna Paliienko (Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv)

“Temporary Geography vs. National Bibliography: Rethinking Collection Development and the Delimitation of the Nation in Ukrainian/Crimean Studies Collections at the University of Illinois and Beyond,” Kit Condill (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Julia Konopka-Żołnierczuk (National Library of Poland)  

12:45 – 1:00pm – Closing Remarks

Olga Makarova, Conference Director (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)

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