Re-enacting real war traumas through public performance may sound risky for the amateur actors of the Theater of the Displaced. This is the challenge for Alexei...

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Ukraine’s 2013—2014 Revolution of Dignity triggered an outpouring of creative expression in Ukraine. The revolution itself, a grass-roots improvisation of...

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Any historical situation contains elements of both the particular and the universal. The job of the historian is to help disentangle the universal from the...

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We invite authors to contribute to this exciting new series at Krytyka, Ukraine’s leading intellectual journal celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2017. The...

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Pokemon Go and the Myth of Virtual Reality

Maryana Pinchuk ・ July 2016

We can think of Pokemon Go as a joyous articulation of a well-known myth: the myth of the polytheistic, animist universe. This myth expresses our innate desire...

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George G. Grabowicz’s advancement to the 2nd round of the competition for the Taras Shevchenko Award provoked a series of attacks on the scholar’s persona and...

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