DANYLIW 2011 SEMINAR PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT
The Chair of Ukrainian Studies is proud to announce the program of its marquee annual event— the Seventh Annual Danyliw Seminar on Contemporary Ukraine, to be held on 20-22 October 2011 at the University of Ottawa. The program is attached to this message and can also be downloaded from the Chair of Ukrainian Studies website at www.nationalities.org.
The Seminar will take place in The Lounge, New Residence, 90 University Private, on University of Ottawa campus. The campus map can be accessed at http://www.uottawa.ca/maps/. 90 University Private is located in building “RCR” onm the map, across the pedestrian street from building “UCU”.
The Seminar will feature 16 presentations and bring together 27 scholars and doctoral students from Ukraine, Western Europe, the United States and Canada.
The first day, on October 20 (1.30-6.00 PM), will feature three papers on contemporary Ukrainian politics (on civic loyalty, the Far Right, and the European Union), as well as a special lecture by Maria Lipman, of the Carnegie Moscow Center, on Russian-Ukrainian relations.
The lecture will be followed by a public opening reception at Café Nostalgica, 603 Cumberland St., a five minute walk from the Seminar location.
On Friday, October 21 (9.00 AM-5.20 PM), all six presentations will focus on World War II and is contested memory, with papers on nationalism in literature, anti-Jewish violence, the Ukrainian police, Ukrainians saving Jews, and the Ukrainian insurgency.
On Saturday, October 22 (9.00 AM-4.45 PM), the Seminar will offer its first ever section on Education in Ukraine, with papers on historical guilt, regional diversity and disadvantaged youth, as well a closing afternoon session mostly touching on gender issues. Three of the Saturday presentations will deal with the Holodomor, in either its educational, commemorative or gender aspect.
As it has become customary in previous years, the Seminar will introduce new talents, with fifteen participants – including six doctoral students – making their first appearance in this annual event. As a sign of the vitality of Ukrainian studies, eleven of the participants are Ukraine-born, nine of whom currently living or studying abroad.
The 2011 Danyliw Seminar Program was prepared by an international selection committee comprised of Alexandra Goujon (France), Ioulia Shukan (France), Oxana Shevel (US) and Dominique Arel (Chair of Ukrainian Studies).
The Seminar is made possible by the commitment of the Wolodymyr George Danyliw Foundation to the pursuit of excellence in the study of contemporary Ukraine.
Since seating is limited, people interested in attending the Seminar must register by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) as soon as possible.
Registration is free. The Chair of Ukrainian Studies can also be contacted by phone at 613 562 5800 ext. 3692.