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EVENTS: Oksana Blashkiv Talks

On October 24-25, the American Studies Department was pleased to host three talks delivered by Dr. Oksana Blashkiv (Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities):

October 24, 2 PM. The Hollywood College-Life Movies: The Popular Image of Students in the 1920s-1950s.

October 25, 10 AM. Learning History through Popular Culture. The Representation of Higher Education on Screen.

October 25, 4 PM. High-School and College Life in American TV Series since the 1990s.


Dr. Oksana Blashkiv, an assistant professor at Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities. Dr. Blashkiv received an MA from National University Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Ukraine in 2002 and PhD in Slavic Literary Criticism from Maria Curie-Sk??odowska University in Lublin, Poland in 2009. She is author of a number of articles and a monograph Czech and Slovak Culture in Dmytro ?y??evs’kyj’s Life and Intellectual Heritage (Poland 2010), dealing with the intellectual heritage of Dmytro ?y??evs’kyj (Dmitrii Tschi??ewsky), a reknown Slavist of Ukrainian descent. While working on her thesis, Dr. Blashkiv held a number of scholarships and fellowships, awarded by the International Visegrad Fund, the Mianowski Fund for Promotion of Science, the Eugene and Daymel Shklar Fellowship at Harvard University, the Fulbright Faculty Development Program. Over the past several years her research has expended into Cultural Studies, contemporary cultural theories, and the academic novel.

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