Symposium on Community Engagement: Ukrainian Studies & the Legacy of Peter & Doris Kule

This year the Kule Institute is celebrating its 10th Anniversary and the Kule Folklore Centre is celebrating its 20th Anniversary.

On April 14, 2021 please join us for a symposium to celebrate the achievements of KIAS, the lives of our founding donors Peter & Doris Kule, and the accomplishments of other centres at the University of Alberta including the Kule Folklore Centre and the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies.

Date: April 14, 2021
Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm MDT
Register in advance at: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_waGvp3wGTqSGeB1xKbnJWw

Scheule of Events:

  • 09:00 to 09:15 - Opening Remarks
  • 10:00 to 10:15 - Break (Presenting KIAS Anniversary Videos)
  • 10:15 to 11:00 - Session 2 - Kule Folklore Centre
    • Session Chair: Dr. Natalia Khanenko-Friesen - CIUS Director
    • Panel Members:
      • Dr. Andriy Nahachewsky, Huculak Chair Emertius, Univeristy of Alberta - Presenting on Local Culture and Diversity on the Praries
      • Maryna Chernyavska - Presenting on Sustainable Ukrainian Canadian Heritage Project
      • Dr. Jelena Pogosjan - Presenting on Travelling Exhibits: Connecting Research and Community
      • Maryna Cheryavska - Presenting on Indigenous Ukrainian Relationship Building Initiative
  • 11:00 to 11:45 - Session 3 - Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies
    • Session Chair: Larisa Sembaliuk Cheladyn - Kule Folklore Centre
    • Panel Members:
      • Dr. Natalia Khanenko-Friesen - Presenting on CIUS
      • Jars Balan - Presenting on the Kule Ukrainian Canadian Studies Centre and Community Relations
      • Marko Stech - Presenting on the Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine Project
      • Dr. Olenka Bilash - Presenting on the Ukrainian Language Education Centre
  • 11:45 to 12:00 - Break (Presenting KIAS Anniversary Videos)
  • 12:45 to 1:00 - Peter Kule Documentary & Closing Remarks