New Issue Published by East/West: Journal of Ukrainian Studies

Svitlana (Lana) Krys's picture
September 30, 2018
Alberta, Canada
Subject Fields: 
Russian or Soviet History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Linguistics, Languages, Eastern Europe History / Studies

Dear colleagues:


East/West: Journal of Ukrainian Studies has just published its latest issue at


Vol 5, no 2 (2018) is a special thematic issue, titled "Language, Identity, and Ideology in Ukrainian Media" and guest edited by Volodymyr Kulyk (Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine) and Alla Nedashkivska (University of Alberta).


We invite you to review the Table of Contents below and at


We are an Open Access Journal, so all visitors to the site have immediate, free access. If you choose, you can register with our site to receive future updates.   


While at our site, explore the books we have for review. New book reviewers are welcome.


Please also note our current call for papers for a special issue on "Kharkiv: The City of Diversity":


Kindly share this announcement with your friends and colleagues.


Thank you for your continuing interest in our work!


Svitlana (Lana) Krys




East/West: Journal of Ukrainian Studies



Table of Contents




Contributors' Bios (v-vii)





From the Editor-in-Chief: Publicity and Initiatives for EWJUS (1-2)

               Svitlana (Lana) Krys




Introduction: Language, Identity, and Ideology in Ukrainian Media (3-7)

               Volodymyr Kulyk,             Alla Nedashkivska

Discourses on Languages and Identities in Readers' Comments in Ukrainian Online News Media: An Ethnolinguistic Identity Theory Perspective (9-35)

               Roman Horbyk

Argumentation and Aggression: About Maps and Poems in the Russian-Ukrainian Conflict (37-63)

               Holger Kuße

Between the "Self" and the "Other": Representations of Ukraine's Russian-speakers in Social Media Discourse (65-88)

               Volodymyr Kulyk

"Re-Imagining" the Homeland? Languages and National Belonging in Ukrainian Diasporas since the Euromaidan (89-109)

               Ivan Kozachenko

Identity in Interaction: Language Practices and Attitudes of the Newest Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada (111-147)

               Alla Nedashkivska

The "German Intrigue" as an Element of the Anti-Ukrainian Campaign: A Case Study of Kyiv's Russian Language Press, 1914-18 (149-173)

               Ivan Basenko


Featured Reviews


Larysa Masenko. Mova radians'koho totalitaryzmu [The Language of Soviet Totalitarianism]. (175-176)

               Michael Moser

Natalya Ryabinska. Ukraine’s Post-Communist Mass Media: Between Capture and Commercialization. (177-180)

               Dariya Orlova


Book Reviews


Review of Larissa M. L. Zaleska Onyshkevych, compiler, editor, and with introductory essays. An Anthology of Modern Ukrainian Drama. (181-183)

               Oksana Lutsyshyna

Lucien J. Frary and Mara Kozelsky, editors. Russian-Ottoman Borderlands: The Eastern Question Reconsidered. (185-189)

               Virginia Aksan

Olga Bertelsen, compiler, editor, and with an introduction and notes. Les'

Kurbas i teatr "Berezil'": Arkhivni dokumenty (1927-1988) [Les' Kurbas and the Berezil' Theatre: Archival Documents (1927-1988)]. (191-193)

               Mayhill C. Fowler

Lisa Grekul and Lindy Ledohowski, editors. Unbound: Ukrainian Canadians Writing Home. (195-198)

               Valerii Polkovsky

Rhoda E. Howard-Hassmann. State Food Crimes. (199-203)

               Bohdan Klid

Bohdan S. Kordan. No Free Man: Canada, the Great War, and the Enemy Alien Experience. (205-207)

               J.-Guy Lalande

Orest T. Martynowych. Social Structure, Religious Institutions, and Mass Organizations. (209-214)

               Thomas M. Prymak

Christian Raffensperger. Ties of Kinship: Genealogy and Dynastic Marriage in Kyivan Rus'. (215-217)

               Oleksandr Fylypchuk

Vitalii Shchepans'kyi. Kistka shamana: Narys z istorii rann'omodernoho slov"ians'koho ezoteryzmu [The Shaman’s Bone: Sketch of the History of Early Modern Slavic Esotericism]. (219-222)

               Oleg Kyselov

Orest Subtelny with Orest Dzulynsky et al. Plast: Ukrainian Scouting, a Unique Story. (223-225)

               Peter Melnycky

Anne Applebaum. Red Famine: Stalin's War on Ukraine. (227-229)

               Alexander J. Motyl




Contact Info: 

Svitlana (Lana) Krys, PhD
Kule Chair in Ukrainian Studies &

Assistant Professor of English and Editor-in-Chief,

East/West: Journal of Ukrainian Studies

English Department, Room 6-264
MacEwan University, 10700-104 Avenue 

Edmonton, AB T5J 4S2 Canada

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