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Please join us and invite your friends for an online presentation by Oksana Kis

Militant Femininity: Ukrainian Women in Wartime. 

Saturday, MAY 11 at 7 PM EST

Online via ZOOM https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEvcOGspz8uHtOwV2QbxoN_VgBV6vNfZpjG 


Language: English

Oksana Kis is a feminist historian and anthropologist, a Cornerstones Visiting Chair in History at the University of Richmond and a senior research fellow and a head of the Department of Social Anthropology at the Institute of Ethnology, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (in Lviv).

She is the president of the Ukrainian Association for Research in Women’s History. She explored Ukrainian women’s experiences of survival and resistance under extreme historical circumstances. Her recent book Survival as Victory: Ukrainian Women in the Gulag was published within the Harvard Series in Ukrainian Studies in 2021. She was a recipient of several academic awards, research grants and scholarship, including Fulbright research fellowship at Rutgers University (2003-04) and Columbia University (2011-12) and the Stuart Ramsay Tompkins Professorship at the University of Alberta (2013-14).

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