7 March 2012
This week our special guest will be Andriy Nahachewsky. Andriy is the Associate Chair for Graduate Studies, MLCS as well as the Director of the Kule Folklore Centre,
and is the Huculak Chair of Ukrainian Culture and Ethnography. He specializes in folklore, folk dance, and ethnochoreography.
"Dr. Nahachewsky graduated cum laude with a BA in Ukrainian Studies from the University of Saskatchewan in 1979, then studied for one year at the Oleksandr Korniichuk Institute of Culture in Kyiv in 1980. He completed a BFA in Dance in 1982 from York University and his MA in Ukrainian Folklore from the U of A in 1985. He studied at the Centre for Dance Studies in the United Kingdom in 1988, and received his PhD in Ukrainian Folklore from the U of A in 1991."
He will give a presentation entitled, "Musical instruments played by Ukrainians in Brazil and Canada, 120 years later".
Wednesday March 5th, 12 - 1pm