Omeljan Pritsak Book Prize in Ukrainian Studies
The Omeljan Pritsak Book Prize in Ukrainian Studies, established in 2019 and sponsored by the Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard University, recognizes a distinguished book in the field of Ukrainian studies that was published in the previous calendar year. The Pritsak Prize carries a cash award and is presented annually at the ASEEES Annual Convention.
The primary founder of Harvard’s Ukrainian Research Institute and the first Mykhailo S. Hrushevs’kyi Professor of Ukrainian History at Harvard, Omeljan Pritsak was an esteemed scholar of broad scope and erudition, who treated Ukrainian history and culture in close connection with the history and culture of its neighbors.
2019 Pritsak Book Prize Winner
Maria G. Rewakowicz, Ukraine’s Quest for Identity: Embracing Cultural Hybridity in Literary Imagination, 1991-2011 (Rowman and Littlefield)
Honorable Mention: Nicholas Denysenko, The Orthodox Church in Ukraine: A Century of Separation (Northern Illinois University Press)
RULES OF ELIGIBILITY:
Rules of eligibility for the Omeljan Pritsak Book Prize in Ukrainian Studies competition are as follows:
- The copyright date inside the book must list the previous calendar year as the date of publication (for example, the book must have been published in 2018 to be eligible for the 2019 competition).
- Only works originally published in English are eligible. Authors may be of any nationality. The book must be a monograph, preferably by a single author, or by no more than two authors.
- The competition is open to works in any discipline, dealing with any aspect of Ukrainian studies, including the works that put Ukrainian experiences in a broad comparative context.
- Textbooks, translations, bibliographies, and reference works are ineligible.
Participants are asked to fill out and submit this form to notify the Association of your intent to nominate a publication for ASEEES prizes.
Send one copy of eligible monograph to each Committee member (see addresses below) AND to the ASEEES main office (address in the footnote). Nominations must be received no later than April 15 of a prize year.
Submissions should be clearly marked “Omeljan Pritsak Book Prize.” If you would like to receive an acknowledgment that your nomination was received please enclose with the copy mailed to the ASEEES main office a note with your e-mail address or a self-addressed stamped envelope or a postcard.
2019 Pritsak BOOK PRIZE COMMITTEE
The winner of the 2019 Pritsak Book prize will be chosen by the following scholars:
Heather Coleman, University of Alberta (Canada), Chair, 2019
Department of History and Classics
2-28 Tory Building
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB T6G 2H4 Canada
Catherine Wanner, Penn State U, 2019-2021
History and Anthropology
302 Weaver Building
Penn State University
University Park, PA 16802
Michael Naydan, Penn State U, 2019-2021
236 Burrowes Building
Department of Germanic and Slavic Langauges
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802