Professor Lubomyr Luciuk: What Mendel Osherowitch saw: Ukraine during the Holodomor

Community Event
Begins on Thu, Dec 3, 2020 7:00 PM


Event Type: Lecture

Event Description

Professor Lubomyr Luciuk will discuss How People Live in Soviet Russia: Impressions from a Journey, Mendel Osherowitch's account of his visit to Soviet Ukraine in 1932 at a time when millions of Ukrainians were dying of starvation. Professor Luciuk edited the volume, newly translated from the Yiddish, which has been described as "one of the most penetrating and moving accounts of daily life in Ukraine during the famine."

Sponsored by the Holodomor Research and Education Consortium (Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, University of Alberta) and the Writers' Union of Canada.


Event Location