Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Prof. John-Paul Himka, Department of History and Classics, University of Alberta, will deliver this year’s Mohyla Lecture at St. Thomas More College, February 27, 7:00 pm in Rm 344B. A specialist in nineteenth and twentieth century Ukraine, his presentation is entitled “Divergent Memories: Ukrainians, Jews, and the Holocaust.”

Prof. Himka’s most recent publications include the co-edited volume Letters from Heaven: Popular Religion in Russia and Ukraine. (University of Toronto Press, 2006) and the forthcoming book, scheduled to be released in spring 2009, History on Linden Boards: Last Judgment Iconography in the Carpathians (University of Toronto Press).

The Mohyla Lecture Series is an annual lecture series organized by the Prairie Centre for the Study of Ukrainian Heritage. In existence since 1995, the Mohyla Lecture Series is a high-profile event that serves as a vehicle to promote Ukrainian Studies at the University of Saskatchewan as well as within the wider community. Selected lectures have been published by Heritage Press, the publishing arm of the PCUH (http://www.stmcollege.ca/heritage_press.html).