Events 2009
November 28, 2009

Symposium on Ivan Mazepa

One Day Symposium on the theme of "The Age and Legacy of Hetman Ivan Mazepa 300th Anniversary (1709-2009)" was held in Winnipeg and was cosponsored by the Centre for Ukrainian Canadian Studies (University of Manitoba) and the Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre (Oseredok). The symposium explored Mazepa's historical legacy as well as the myths associated with his name with five academic presentation by Dr. Orest Subtelny, Dr. Radoslav Zuk, Dr. Denis Hlynka, Dr. Myroslaw Shkandrij and Dr. Roman Yereniuk.
November 27, 2009

Dr. Orest Subtelny lecture

Dr. Orest Subtelny, Professor of History - York University presented on "Ukrainians in German Service During WWII: The Trawniki Men". The lecture was held at St. Andrew's College Great Hall at the University of Manitoba.
November 13, 2009

Janice Kulyk-Keefer lecture

Janice Kulyk-Keefer - Professor of English, University of Geulph, and author of some fifteen works of poetry, prose and literary criticism. In 2008 she won the Kobzar Literary Award for her novel: The Ladies Lending Library. The lecture was entitled "Tamara in the Rose Garden Cafe: or the Loneliness of the Long Distance Ukrainian". Presentation dealt with the diasporic condition as it inflected the experience of Canadian-Ukrainians and other hyphenated Ukrainians.
November 12, 2009

Blood in the Borshch: The Book

2009 Professors Michael & Iraida Tarnawecky Distinguished Lecture. An audio visual presentation by Janice Kulyk-Keefer and Natalka Husar entitled "Blood in the Borshch" at St. Andrew's College. The collaborative presentation was based on a research project, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and centers on Post-Orange -Revolution Ukraine as seen from the perspectives of a Canadian poet and a Canadian painter.
October 9, 2009

Ukrainian Comedy Group

Ukrainian Comedy group all the way from Chicago - "Burned-out Theater" ("Spalenyj Theatre") performed at St. Andrew's College Great Hall. The twelve member group presented a one hour show. Laughter is the main aim of this theatre troupe, hailing from Chicago. Their skit performances are full of jokes and puns which hit home with every Ukrainian and non-Ukrainian.
September 20, 2009

CUCS presents awards

The Centre for Ukrainian Canadian Studies held the 2009 Inauguration and Awards Ceremony at St. Andrew's College in Winnipeg.
September 20, 2009

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress

Panel Presentation and Discussion on the theme of Canadian Collaborative Projects in Ukraine by The Ukrainian Canadian Congress - Saskatoon Branch and Canada Ukraine Foundation with the assistance of Centre for Ukrainian Canadian Studies (U of M, Winnipeg) and Ukrainian Resource Centre (Grant MacEwan College - Edmonton) at the Ilarion Residence - Saskatoon. Six speakers from various Canadian universities and colleges presented their findings.
September 11, 2009

Homecoming 2009

The Centre celebrated Homecoming 2009 with a Varenyky (Perogy) Luncheon and a Multi-Media Presentation by Dr. Denis Hlynka. Topic: From the Battle of Poltava (1709) to the Las Vegas Spectacular: A Legend that Inspired the World.
July 27th, 2009

Ruslan Telipskiy

World class photo exhibition of the monuments of Taras Shevchenko by Ruslan Telipskiy (Lutsk, Ukraine) at St. Andrew's College (U of M). Ruslan Telipskiy is one of Ukraine's major photographers, specialist on Shevchenko and a local historian. His Canadian exhibition includes 120 memorials of Shevchenko from each oblast in Ukraine and in nine countries.
May 15-17, 2009

Ukrainian Diaspora

Ukrainian Diaspora studies conference at Taras SHevchenko State Pedagogical University in Chernihiv. The conference attracted about 100 delegates from Ukraine and the diaspora countries, who presented there. 87 papers were submitted by scholars who could not attend. Among the presentations was Dr. Roman Yereniuk (from the Centre for Ukrainian Canadian Studies, University of Manitoba, Canada) on the religious press in Canada and its reporting on the Holodomor.
May 1st, 2009

Dr. Serhij Kvit

Luncheon and Presentation by Dr. Serhij Kvit - President of the National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy, Kyiv, Ukraine. Topic: Higher Education in Ukraine, the National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy and Perspectives for the Future. Organized by The Office of International Relations, The Faculty of Arts, The Centre for Ukrainian Canadian Studies, and the Department of German and Slavic Studies at the University of Manitoba.
March 19, 2009

CUCS Presentation

Presentation: Ukrainian Sustainability at John Pritchard School in Winnipeg. The presentation was prepared  by Dr. Roman Yereniuk and Dr. Denis Hlynka from the Centre.