Roundtable: Decolonizing Ukrainian Cinema

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Roundtable: Decolonizing Ukrainian Cinema

Join us for the second event of the Museum's decolonizing Ukrainian culture roundtable series.

By The Ukrainian Museum

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Date and time

Wednesday, May 17 · 7 - 9pm EDT


Ukrainian Museum 222 East 6th Street New York, NY 10003

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About this event

Join us for the second event in the Museum’s roundtable series of seminal panel discussions. Expert panelists discuss the ongoing effort to correct Russian and Soviet colonialism in Ukrainian cinema. Panelists will include Dr. Yuri Shevchuk, Senior Lecturer in Ukrainian at Columbia University; Dr. Myroslav Shkandrij, Professor Emeritus of Ukrainian Literature and Language at the University of Manitoba; Ivan Kozlenko, former director of the Oleksandr Dovzhenko Center and author of “Cinema as the Apparatus of Anti-Colonial Discourse” in the essay collection Ukraine! Unmuted; and Dr. Yana Prymachenko, Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of History of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Registration is required.

About the organizer

The Ukrainian Museum is the largest museum of its kind in North America and is dedicated to the enjoyment, understanding, and preservation of the artistic and cultural heritage of Ukraine. For centuries Ukraine has been an epicenter for creative output - from traditional folk art to the birthplace of modern art and cinema. Today Ukraine celebrates its cultural impact on the world for people of all backgrounds. Located in the East Village in New York, the Ukrainian Museum has something for everyone.