Holodomor Commemoration and Lecture at Indiana University (November 12, 2021)

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IU UkrSO continues the tradition of commemorating the Holodomor. In 1932-1933, millions of Ukrainians died of starvation as a result of measures perpetrated by the Stalinist regime.

We invite you to attend our event Friday, November 12, 12pm-5pm. We will meet in the IMU Presidents’ Room, but you can also join us via zoom (link below).

Masks are required at our in-person event.

Event Program

Holodomor Commemoration

Friday, November 12, 12pm-5pm

Hybrid Event (in-person and online)

IMU Presidents Room, Indiana University (Bloomington)

Zoom: https://iu.zoom.us/j/81104264298

Lecture 12:30pm-1:30pm

Piano Performance 2pm-3pm

Reception 3:15pm-5pm

Lecture: Dr. Myroslava Antonovych (National University “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy,” Ukraine),“The Holodomor as a Crime of Genocide against the Ukrainian Nation in the Broader and Narrower Contexts”

Myroslava Antonovych, LLM (McGill University, Canada, 1999); Doctor of Law, Doctor Habilitat (Ukrainian Free University, Germany, 2008, 2020), Specialist of Law (Lviv National University, Ukraine, 1995); PhD in Philology (Kyiv Linguistic University, Ukraine, 1988), Specialist of English Language and Literature (Dnipropetrovsk National University, Ukraine, 1981). She is the Head of the Centre for International Human Rights and Associate Professor of the Faculty of Law at the National University “Kyiv-Mohyla Academy”. She is also Chair of the Department of International Law and Professor at the Ukrainian Free University, Munich, Germany. She is a former Judge ad hoc of the European Court of Human Rights (2010-2014). Dr Antonovych was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Cincinnati, OH, USA (1996) and President of the Ukrainian Fulbright Association (2006-2011). She is the author of over 120 publications in Public International Law, International Human Rights and Genocide Studies.

Piano Performance: Yevanhelina But (Carthage College, Kenosha, WI)

Ukrainian composers and Ukrainian folk songs

Mykola Lysenko, “Elegy”

Oleksandr Saratsky, “Oh, in the Cherry Orchard”

“I am Walking around the Garden”

“Raven Black Brows, Eyes Like Hazel”

“Blackthorn is in Blossom”


“Oh, In the Field There is a Well”

“In the Grove by the Danube”

“From Kyiv to Lubny”

“Guys, Unharness Your Horses!”

“Halya is Carrying Water”


Myroslav Skoryk, “Burlesque”

Yevanhelina But, a pianist from Ukraine, currently studies at the Carthage College (Kenosha, WI) in Piano Performance major. In 2020, she graduated from the Kyiv Lysenko State Music Lyceum. Yevanhelina is the winner of many international competitions in Ukraine and the USA. She has also had recitals in Ukraine and abroad.

This event is organized and sponsored by the Ukrainian Studies Organization at IU, the Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures, IU Funding Board, NovaMova (Kyiv, Ukraine)