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I am Director of Fulbright Ukraine &  

IIE: Institute of International Education Kyiv.
For recent press overview of the history of IIE since 1919 in light of current events in Ukraine, see here.  

In my daily work, I serve a wide and diverse community of students, scholars, artists, and institutions globally connected to Ukraine.


For ways to help students, scholars, universities and museums in Ukraine impacted by the ongoing war, or to locate help, please get in touch through this site, or at above links. Additional recommended resources are compiled here.

Public Diplomacy.

International Education.

Human Rights.

Peace & Conflict.

Women's Empowerment.
Ukraine. Poland.

Selected recent publications: 

Editor of peer-reviewed anthology featuring 15 scholars and authors from Poland, Ukraine, and Belarus. Due out on Vernon Press, 2023.

Translations of my monograph, Superfluous Women: Art, Feminism and Revolution in Twenty-First Century Ukraine, Univ of Toronto Press:
           
Polish version due out on Muzeum Sztuki Nowoczesnej Warsaw (Museum of Modern Art Warsaw) in partnership with Karakter Press, 2022.
           Ukrainian version due out on Krytyka Press, 2023.

Co-Editor, Special Issue of East West Journal of Ukrainian Studies (EWJUS): "Odesa; City of Frontiers." University of Alberta, Fall 2022.

More under "Publications & Talks" and below:

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Monograph. Superfluous Women: Art, Feminism, and Revolution in Twenty-First Century Ukraine (Univ. of Toronto Press 2021).

More info here.

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Women Artists of 
Ukraine Respond 

to War

August - Dec. 2022

Univ. of Michigan

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Catherina Lisovenko

Exhibition: Link here (additional site to be posted soon).
University of Michigan Inst. for Research on Women & Gender.

Curators: Jessica Zychowicz & Grace Mahoney. Featuring original works by 10 Ukrainian women artists.  August 25 - December 31 2022. Lane Gallery.

Title Image: Ukraine Will Resist by Kinder Album (2022)

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Conference. June 2022.

Co-organizers: Fulbright Ukraine; Ivano-Frankivsk University; Warsaw University

"Ucrainicum" 26th Annual Summer School, Greifswald, Germany, August 2022

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Opening Lecture: "From the Revolution of Dignity to War: Critical Art Practices and Gender in Ukraine since 2013," J. Zychowicz. University of Dresden. Lecture Series, Doing Gender in Eastern European Art

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Opening Lecture. Ireland Museum of Modern Art Summer School 2022. "From a War of Images to an Image of War: Artistic Representation in Ukraine 2000s to Today."

Full Public Program here