Tuesday, April 21, 2015
1201 International Affairs Building (420 West 118th Street)
Please join the Harriman Institute and the Ukrainian Studies Program for a film screening and discussion with Dr. Grazyna Kubica, Jagellonian University, Cracow, Poland, a Kościuszko Foundation Fellow at the East Central European Center, Columbia University.
Women and children were the first to be resettled from Poland to Soviet Ukraine in the aftermath of WWII, because men were away fighting. They are the forgotten heroines who survived the war and the post-war period by creating new communities through their daily work and life. Railway Station Krasne-Busk. Stories of Resettled Women is about their experiences.
Dr. Kubica, co-author of the film, is a social anthropologist interested in minorities, political, visual and feminist anthropology, as well as the history of the discipline, biographical method and oral history.