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Ukrainian Canadian Diaspora Studies

Dr. Oleksandr (Sasha) Kondrashov

Ukrainian Diaspora Outside Canada: Part 1 Summer 2021

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Course Description

The course provides an overview of the history of Ukrainians outside of Canada since the initial immigration in the selected countries to the present. The themes related to socio-economic and socio-cultural adaptation will be explored in the context of both Ukrainian and selected country historical backgrounds. The course will focus on development of Ukrainian Diaspora identity and individual, cultural and structural interactions among Ukrainians in selected countries and their contributions to the Global Ukrainian Diaspora 

Course Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the course you should be able to: ·Identify ways of Ukrainian immigration to selected countries ·Examine socio-economic and social-cultural adaptation experiences of Ukrainian immigrants in selected countries ·Describe the role of Ukrainian Diaspora in selected countries history ·Analyze the impact of prominent Ukrainians in historical development of Diaspora in selected countries

Textbook:
No textbook, please check the selection of readings in course schedule

Pre-requisite: None.

Courses in Ukrainian history, Canadian history and selected countries history or life experience in Ukrainian-Canadian or any other Ukrainian Diaspora community is considered an asset

1.Ukrainian Diaspora Outside of Canada Part 1: Course Design May 1

2.Ukrainian Global Diaspora May 8

3.Ukrainian Diaspora in Country 1 May 15

4.Ukrainian Diaspora in Country 2 May 22

5.Ukrainian Diaspora in Country 3 May 29

6.Ukrainian Diaspora in Country 4 June 5

7.Ukrainian Diaspora in Country 5 June 12

8.Ukrainian Diaspora in Country 6 June 19

9.Ukrainian Diaspora in Country 7 June 26

10.Ukrainian Diaspora in Country 8 July 3

11.Ukrainian Diaspora in Country 9 July 10

12.Ukrainian Diaspora in Country 10 July 17

13.Celebrating Ukrainian Diaspora around the World: Course Review July 24

Ukrainian Canadian Cuisine: Part 1 Summer 2021

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Course Description

The course provides an overview of the selected elements of Ukrainian-Canadian cuisine  and its evolution since the initial immigration in the 1890s to the present. The themes related to Ukrainian-Canadian cooking practices and ways how to prepare food will be explored in the context of both the Ukrainian and Canadian historical backgrounds. The course will focus on development of Ukrainian-Canadian Cuisine and influence of Ukrainian-Canadian cooking practices in Canada, Ukraine and Globally.

Course Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the course you should be able to: ·Identify at least one food recipe in the following elements of Ukrainian-Canadian cuisine: Soups, Vegetables, Main Dish, Meat Dish, Bread and Buns, Cakes, Desserts and Cookies. ·Examine selected ingredients that are used in Ukrainian-Canadian cooking ·Describe the role of Ukrainian-Canadian Cooking practices in Diaspora life ·Analyze the impact of prominent Ukrainian-Canadian Cookbook authors in historical development of Ukrainian-Canadian cuisine.

Textbook:
Textbook: Secrets from the Ukrainian Baba’s Kitchen by Naden Hewko or any Ukrainian-Canadian Cookbook

Pre-requisite: None.

Basic cooking skills in any cuisine is considered an asset

1.Ukrainian Canadian Cuisine Part 1: Course Design May 1

2.History of Ukrainian-Canadian Cuisine May 8

3.Soups: Borscht May 15

4.Vegetables: Cabbage May 22

5.Main Dish: Holubtsi May 29

6.Meat Dish: Studenetz June 5

7.Bread and Buns: Paska and Babka June 12

8.Cakes: Honey Cake June 19

9.Desserts Pyrizhky June 26

10.Cookies and Squares Khrustyky July 3

11.Special Topics: Cooking with Mushrooms July 10

12.Special Topics: Cooking with Apples July 17

13.Class Feast: Course Review July 24

Ukrainians in Canada: An Introduction Winter 2021

Zoom Registration Link https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMlcumoqDotE9Z1c-YS3XyE7bG6ID-wR-Sc

Course Overview

Two thousand twenty-one marks the 130th year of Ukrainian immigration to Canada. This community learning course is an opportunity to celebrate the life of Ukrainian People in Canada. To celebrate TRU and BKNU partnership this course will be offered to Ukrainian-Canadian community members free of charge as part of the Dr. Oleksandr (Sasha) Kondrashov gift of learning. Social work students at TRU can receive three credit hours for directed studies course. They need to enroll in the SOCW 4900 Directed Studies course on Social Work with Selected Newcomers Populations: Ukrainians in Canada, receive approval from the chair, the dean and complete course assignments approved by the course instructor.  If your university is willing to offer the course, please contact Dr. Oleksandr (Sasha) Kondrashov. We can discuss opportunities available to make the course accessible to students in Canada, Ukraine and globally.

Who will benefit from taking the course?

The course can benefit anyone interested to learn about the history of immigration in Canada using examples from Canadian-Ukrainian communities. Those who identify as Canadian-Ukrainian will have an opportunity to explore their roots through the use of readings, live discussions, research and connection with fellow community members. Members of all ethnic groups will benefit from taking the course and compare their experiences to those shared during the course. The course will create a space to collect resources and celebrate Ukrainian-Canadians’ lives in the last 130 years. We will hear stories about multiple forms of oppression that people of Ukraine experience in Ukraine and Canada and how they overcome challenges and build communities across Canada to strengthen their Ukrainian-Canadian identities. The course is a celebration of stories from Ukrainians in Canada from all waves of immigration. Anyone can join live classes and choose to attend all or selected topics. If anyone wants to become a guest speaker and share their life story, please feel free to contact Dr. Oleksandr (Sasha) Kondrashov, and we will find a way that your story will become part of this course or future courses.

Course Materials: Google Drive

Course Description

The course provides an overview of the history of Ukrainians in Canada since the initial immigration in the 1890s to the present. The themes related to socio-economic and socio-cultural adaptation will be explored in the context of both the Ukrainian and Canadian historical backgrounds. The course will focus on development of Ukrainian-Canadian identity and individual, cultural and structural interactions among People in Canada and Ukraine and Ukrainian-Canadian Diaspora globally 

Course Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the course you should be able to: ·Identify four+ ways of Ukrainian immigration to Canada ·Examine socio-economic and social-cultural adaptation experiences of Ukrainian immigrants in Canada ·Describe the role of Ukrainian Diaspora in Ukrainian-Canadian history ·Analyze the impact of prominent Ukrainian-Canadians in historical development of Diaspora in Canada

Textbook:
No textbook, please check the selection of readings in course schedule

Pre-requisite: None.

Courses in Ukrainian History and Canadian History or life experience in Ukrainian-Canadian community or any other Ukrainian Diaspora Community is considered an asset

Winter 2021 Course Schedule

1.Ukrainians in Canada: Course Design January 9

2.Waves of Ukrainian immigration to Canada over 125+ years: Socio-Economic and Socio-Cultural Integration January 16

3.Push Factors: History of Ukraine and factors that influence the decision to immigrate to Canada January 23

4.Pull Factors: History of Canada and its immigration policy to attract immigrants  January 30

5.Prominent Ukrainian Canadians February 6

6.First Wave of Ukrainian Immigration to Canada: Socio-Economic and Socio-Cultural Experiences (1896-1917) February 13

7.Second Wave of Ukrainian Immigration to Canada: Socio-Economic and Socio-Cultural Experiences (1918-1940) February 20

8.Third Wave of Ukrainian Immigration to Canada: Socio-Economic and Socio-Cultural Experiences 1: DP and UCC (1941-1960) February 27

9.Third Wave of Ukrainian Immigration to Canada: Socio-Economic and Socio-Cultural Experiences 2: Multiculturalism (1961-1990) March 6

10.Fourth, Fifth and Sixth? Waves of Ukrainian Immigration to Canada: Socio-Economic and Socio-Cultural Experiences: (1991-present) March 13

11.Ukrainian-Canadian Folklore: Literature and Language Across Waves of Immigration March 20

12.Ukrainian-Canadian Concerns: Selected by Class Participants March 27

13.The future of Ukrainian Canadian Diaspora: Course Review April 3

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