“Poetry and Resistance: Reading and Discussion,” University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, November 19, 2023.
RECENT Readings, Roundtable Discussions & Workshops
Bristol Translates, School of Modern Languages, University of Bristol, July 6, 2023.
“The Poetics of Ruins,” conference: “Cities Lost and Found: Conceptualizing Spectres of Ruination, Resilience and Regeneration,” Central European University in Vienna, Austria, May 2023.
“Books Against Missiles and Shrapnel: Poetry from Ukraine,” Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference, Seattle, WA, March 10, 2023.
“Cultural Boycott, Cancellation, and Dialogue in the Ukrainian Literary Community in the Wake of Russia’s Full-Scale Invasion,” Polish Institute of Advanced Studies (PIASt), Warsaw, Poland, February 9, 2023.
“Voices of Ukraine: Translation and Belonging” with Yuliya Komska. Leslie Center for the Humanities, Dartmouth College, November 2022.
“The War in Ukraine” with Lydia Khalil and Oksana Maksymchuk. Ubud Writers & Readers Festival, Bali, October 2022.
“The Human Experience of Conflict” with Giuseppe Catozzella, Michael Vatikiotis, and Oksana Maksymchuk. Ubud Writers & Readers Festival, Bali, Indonesia, October 2022.
“Beacon of Hope: Refugee Stories” with Natalie D-Napoleon, Hassan Al Nawwab, and Oksana Maksymchuk. Writing Western Australia/UWR Festival, Perth, Australia, October 2022.
“The Labor of Hope: Healing the War-Torn Self in the Contemporary Ukrainian War Poetry,” Department of Russian, Dartmouth College, Hanover, USA, February 2022.
“Book Discussion: "The Voices of Babyn Yar by Marianna Kiyanovska,” Association for Slavic, East European, & Eurasian Studies Annual Convention (ASEEES), 53rd Convention, New Orleans, USA, December 2021.
“Heroism, Emotions, and Ideology in Svetlana Alexievich’s War’s Unwomanly Face,” conference: “She is Made of Stone: Woman in the Socialist and Post-Socialist Public Spaces,” European University Institute, Florence, Italy, September 2021.
“War and Poetry: The Voices of Donbas,” Institute for Advanced Study, Central European University in Budapest, Hungary, November 2019.
“War, Literature, and Ethics – a Debate,” with Jasmina Lukic, Nadia Al-Bagdadi, Oksana Maksymchuk, and Andrea Tompa, Central European University in Budapest, Hungary, November 2019.
“The Unsafe Territory: Dislocation and Loss in Poetry About War,” University of Colorado, Boulder, USA, March 2019.
“Five Iterations of Osip Mandelstam’s “Black Soil,” Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA, March 2019.
“The Conflicting Voice: A Study of Osip Mandelstam’s Poetry in the Context of Soviet Terror,” Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Kansas, Lawrence, USA, March 2019.
“Words for War: Introduction to Contemporary Ukrainian War Poetry,” Center for Russian and East European Studies, University of Kansas, Lawrence, USA, March 2019.