Ukrainian Table at Mother Bear's Thursdays at 6 PM
About the Ukrainian Studies Organization
The mission of the Ukrainian Studies Organization is to foster the development of a Ukrainian studies program at IU and to identify and arouse interest in Ukrainian affairs and culture through lectures, film showings, weekly meetings, and cultural events.Students, faculty, staff, and community members gather once a week to discuss topics related to Ukraine and are given an opportunity to speak Ukrainian. Other events will be announced as they are scheduled. Check the Events page to see upcoming events. To receive e-mails about upcomings events please contact us.
History of the Ukrainian Studies Organization
In October 2006, a constitution was authored. Joe Crescente, Richard Payne-Holmes, and Kelly Ragle were elected to the posts of President, Vice-President, and Treasurer, respectively. Olena Chernishenko, instructor of Russian and Ukrainian, was selected as the group's faculty advisor. For the full story, please read the February 2007 issue of the REEIfication newsletter.
On April 4, 2007, the Ukrainian Studies Organization hosted a traditional Pysanky event. Natalie Kravchuk intructed participants on the art of Pysanky. Photos from this event are in the photo gallery. For the full story, please read the April 2007 issue of the REEIfication newsletter.