TOC: Canadian Slavonic Papers/Revue canadienne des slavistes vo.. 62 nos. 3-4

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Dear colleagues,

The latest issue of Canadian Slavonic Papers/Revue canadienne des slavistes is now available online at 
It includes special sections on the diocese in imperial Russia (guest edited by Irina Paert and James White) and on Orthodoxy and autocephaly in Ukraine, as well as an article about Wisława Szymborska.  The introductions to the two special sections are available for free access:

 A note from the Editor

Heather J. Coleman

In Memoriam

  Janet Hyer (1958–2020)

Tracy McDonald

  Maria Paula (Paŭlina) Survilla (1964–2020)

Zina Gimpelevich

Special Section: Reimagining the Diocese Guest Editors: Irina Paert and James M. White

Reimagining the diocese: administrative, sacred, and imperial space in the Russian Empire

Irina Paert and James M. White

Diocese and parish in the Russian Empire: finances and bureaucracy, 1850–1917

Alexey Beglov

Structural violence in the confessional state: the creation of a Crimean diocese, 1768–1860

Mara Kozelsky

Sacred spaces and imperial boundaries on Catherine II’s southern frontier

Gregory Bruess

A family affair? Post-imperial Estonian Orthodoxy and its relationship with the Russian Mother Church, 1917–23

Irina Paert

Omsk bishops and spiritualized travel amidst settler colonization of Siberia, 1890–1917

Aileen Friesen

The parish clergy of Perm’ diocese: sociocultural change in the nineteenth century

Anna V. Mangileva

Russian Orthodox monasticism in Riga diocese, 1881–1917

James M. White


Networks of conceptual blends in Wisława Szymborska’s “Under a Certain Little Star”

Kamila Walker and Antonina Harbus

Symposium: Orthodoxy and Autocephaly in Ukraine

Orthodoxy and autocephaly in Ukraine: editor’s introduction

Heather J. Coleman

Explaining Ukrainian autocephaly: politics, history, ecclesiology, and the future

Nicholas Denysenko

Shoulda, coulda, woulda – missed opportunities, lost chances, bad options for the Moscow Patriarchate

Thomas Bremer

The autocephaly of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine: its impact outside of Ukraine

Radu Bordeianu


The Orthodox Church of Ukraine on the inter-Orthodox agenda at Amman: the dynamics of ecclesiastical recognition

Andrii Krawchuk

The Patriarchate of Constantinople: the Mother Church of the modern Orthodox autocephalous churches

Jaroslaw Buciora

The Orthodox Church of Ukraine (OCU) and the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church (UGCC):     a meeting after the tomos

Anatolii Babynskyi

Orthodoxy on the ground: how to deal with religion in conditions of armed conflict

Tetiana Kalenychenko

Reflections on resolving problems in the Ukrainian church crisis

Nicholas Denysenko

Ukrainian autocephaly: the ramifications of Constantinople’s tomos

Frank E. Sysyn

Book Reviews/Comptes Rendus