On March 18, the Department of UNESCO “Philosophy of Human Communication” and Social Sciences and Humanities together with the Center for Folklore Studies of the University of Alberta (Canada) in the framework of international cooperation held another public online lecture on “My room: lessons for feminists and gen. ». The lecture was given by Dr. Jessica Zykhovych, who deeply revealed the essence of such concepts as “feminism” and “feminists”, demonstrated the history of Virginia Woolf, and presented her book “Fundamentals: Art, Activism and Feminism in Ukraine in 2004-2014”, which was published in Toronto.
The topic of the lecture provoked a lively discussion at the end of the online meeting. That is why the Department of UNESCO’s “Philosophy of Human Communication” and Social Sciences and Humanities does not stop with the assistance of Associate Professor IV Scooby, who is currently in Canada, will continue to implement the international project “Ukraine in the Global Dimension”. The next lecture will take place in April.
FOR REFERENCE. Jessica Zykhovych (postdoctoral researcher, University of Alberta) was a Fulbright researcher in 2017-2018 at the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. She is currently at the University of Alberta on the Modern Ukraine Study Program. Dr. Zykhovych was also a Fellow of the Munch School and Global Studies at the University of Toronto, a visiting researcher at the Uppsala University Institute of Russian and Eastern European Studies, and lectured at St. Andrew’s University in Edinburgh, New York University’s Center for European and Mediterranean Studies. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.
Anastasiia Lapchenko, Assistant of the UNESCO Department, Ph.D.