Events 2014

January 31, 2014

Dr. Larysa Stepanova lecture on “Constructing Ukrainian National Identity: Correlation between Language Ideologies and Attitudes,” at University of Manitoba (Elizabeth Dafoe Library), co-sponsored with Central and East European Studies,  Department of German and Slavic Studies, U of M.

February 6, 2014

Dr. Cyril Hovorun lecture on “The Theology of Ecology: The perspective of the Orthodox Christian Tradition,” at University of Manitoba (Tier Building), co-sponsored with Department of Region, U of M.


March 19, 2014


Vera Senchuk lecture on “The Mystery of Icon Writing,” will explore the role of the iconographer and the process of writing an icon in the tradition of the Eastern Orthodox Christianity.  At University of Manitoba (St.Andrew’s College), co-sponsored with St. Andrew’s College.


March 21, 2014


Panel Discussion on the Theme of: “The Kyiv Maidan and Crimea: The View from Ottawa,” by Hon. Paul Dewar, Hon. Kevin Lamoureux, and Hon. James Bezan. At Holy Trinity Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, co-sponsored with Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Manitoba Provincial Council, Ukrainian Self Reliance Association and the Order of St. Andrew.


April 6, 2014


A double book launch – Andriy J. Semotiuk “A Promise Kept – A Tribute to a Mother’s Love” and Robert B. Klymasz “Ukrainian Canadian Folklore.” Co-sponsored with Oseredok Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre.


April 24, 2014


“Voices and Strings” Ukrainian Canadian Alumni Benefit Concert for Students at University of Manitoba (St. Andrew’s Colleg)


June 1, 2014


Peter Fedynsky lecture on “Shevchenko’s Kobzar in English,” brings to life the poetry of Taras Shevchenko through his translation of the complete Kobzar. At Oseredok Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre, co-sponsored with Ukrainian Academy of Arts and Sciences (UVAN) in Canada.

June 19, 2014

Dr. Roman Yereniuk and Prof. Olexander Shevchenko lecture on “Ukraine at the Edge,” exploring the background to the euromaidan and presidential election. At the Metro Town Cafe in Dauphin, co-sponsored with the Ukrainian Canadian Congress – Dauphin and Parklands Branch.


September 17, 2014


Dr. Myroslav Shkandrij lecture on “A Celebration of the Birth of Ukraine’s Greatest Poet, Artist, and Human Right Activist Taras Shevchenko,” at St. Andrew’s College (University of Manitoba, co-sponsored with Department of German and Slavic Studies, Taras Shevchenko 200th Anniversary Committee of Ukrainian Canadian Congress- Manitoba Provincial Council, St. Andrew’s College, and the University of Manitoba Ukrainian Students Association.


October 2, 2014


Dr. Jerzy Bednarek and Mr. Macin Majewski lecture on “Poland and Ukraine in the 1930’s and 1940’s” at St. Andrew’s College (University of Manitoba).


November 25, 2014


Prof. Oleh Wolowyna lecture on “Demographic Complexity of the Holodomor: Beyond the Controversy on the Number of Losses,” at St.Andrew’s College (University of Manitoba). Co-sponsored with Central and Eastern European Studies, Department of German and Slavic Studies, Ukrainian Academy of Arts and Sciences, St. Andrew’s College, UCC- Winnipeg Branch Holodomor Awareness Committee, Oseredok Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Centre.