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Готові до мозкового штурму? Тоді Вам до нас!

9:30 – 10:15
10:15 – 10:30
Welcome words/ice-breaker
10:30 – 11:00
Myron Kuropas, Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.
Dr. Myron Kuropas  has worked as a middle school principal in Chicago and DeKalb, taught at Northern Illinois University and the National University of Ostroh Academy, authored five books on the Ukrainian immigration in the United States,  worked as a special assistant to President Gerald R. Ford in the White House and a legislative assistant to Senator Bob Dole in the U.S. Senate in Washington, D.C.

How diaspora managed to preserve the Ukrainian heritage in a society that called itself a "melting pot."
Successful diaspora projects in the present
11:00 – 11:30
Marina Zaloznaya, PH.D. Candidate in Sociology at Northwestern University, USA/USA alumna, originally from Kerch, Crimea
Social Scientific Research on Ukraine: Why we should get involved
11:30 - 11:45
11:45 – 12:10
Oksana Polhuy, student at Depauw University, IN; USA/USA alumna;
originally from Chernihiv, studied at Kyiv National Economic University

USA/USA program: raising new leadership in Ukraine and promoting Ukrainian language through “Word a Day” project
12:10 – 12:30
Yuliya Rashchupkina, Muskie fellow at School of Public Administration, University of Nebraska at Omaha; originally from Starobilsk, Luhansk; Studied at East-Ukrainian National University named after Volodymyr Dahl in Luhansk. Former head of NGO "East-Ukrainian Center for Civil Initiatives"

How both Ukrainian students and diaspora in the US can support the efforts of Ukrainian civil society organizations?

12:30 – 12:50
Viktor Burlaka, Ph.D candidate in social work and clinic psychology at Ann-Arbor Michigan university; originally from Odessa; studied at National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy

Applied Social Research in Ukraine: Tools for Development

12:50 – 13:30
Coffee/Pizza break
13:30 – 13:50
Valya Dudycz-Lupescua writer and the founding editor of the literary magazine, Conclave: A Journal of Character. Born and raised in Chicago, Valya received her degree in English at DePaul University, then earned her MFA in Writing. Valya wrote a novel The Silence of Trees to honor her Ukrainian grandmothers and all women who have lived through war and lost themselves in the struggle to survive.
Preserving and sharing Ukrainian culture in Diaspora Literature
Magic realism as an exploration of the immigrant experience
13:50 – 14: 10
Daria Kaleniuk, Fulbright fellow at Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago, Il; originally from Zhytomyr, studied at Kharkiv National Law Academy; former project manager of All-Ukrainian Youth NGO “Foundation of Regional Initiatives”
The strategy of return to Ukraine
MolodSil project for Clinton Global Initiative in San Diego

14:10 – 14:30
Anna Afanasieva, LL.M candidate at University of Chicago; Victor Pinchuk Foundation World Wide Studies (Kyiv, Ukraine) Grantee; originally from Zaporizhya; studied at Institute of International Relations of Kyiv National Shevchenko University

Delivering US legal services experience in Ukraine: perspectives and adjustment to realities

14:30 – 14:50
Maksym Plakhotniuk, Ph.D candidate at UIC, Chicago, Il; Fulbright fellow; originally from Zhmerynka in Vinnytsia region.
Perspectives and Initiatives of Ukrainian Student Movement in State of Illinois as an origin and USA in general
14:50 – 15:10
Dana Kryshtal, member of UPO " Orange Wave" in Chicago, Assistant at the State Senator  Dan Kotowski Legislative Office; MA in International Relations, University of Alberta, Canada; BA in International Law, Lviv National Franko University
Why and How Ukrainian students in the USA can be involved in projects of Diaspora?
15:10 – 15:30
Group work
15:30 – 16:00
Group work presentation
16:00 – 16:30
 Transfer to Ukrainian National Museum
16:30 – 17:30
History Panel: Silent Pages of Ukrainian History
Islam Ismailov, Fulbright student in Computer Science at UIC,  Chicago, Illinois; originally from Nalchik, USSR. Returned to Ukraine with family in 2006
Crimean Tatar people. Who are they? History, deportation, struggle for life, and current situation. Story of one family.
Maksym Plakhotniuk, Ph.D candidate at UIC, Chicago, Il; Fulbright fellow; originally from Zhmerynka in Vinnytsia region.
Alternative opinion to Ukrainian Historical Characters and Famine through Novels of modern Ukrainian writer Andriy Gudyma
Mykola Kocherha, President of Petlura Fund.; member of Ukrainian-American Genocide Foundation, Chicago, Il
Archaelogical researches in Ukraine as a geopolitical tool

 18:00 -
Social Event in Ukrainian Village