The American Association for Ukrainian Studies is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014-2015 prizes for Best Article, Best Book, and Best Translation. The prize committees selected the following winners:
The prize for Best Article in the fields of Ukrainian history, politics, language, literature, and culture was awarded to Jennifer J. Carroll for her article “For Lack of Wanting: Discourses of Desire in Ukrainian Opiate Substitution Therapy Programs” (2015): http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25934651. She is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Alpert Medical School at Brown University. She earned her Ph.D. in Socio-cultural Anthropology and M.P.H. in Epidemiology from the University of Washington.
The prize for Best Book in the fields of Ukrainian history, politics, language, literature, and culture was awarded to Serhy Yekelchyk for his book Stalin's Citizens: Everyday Politics in the Wake of Total War (Oxford University Press, 2014): https://global.oup.com/academic/product/stalins-citizens-9780199378449?cc=us&lang=en&. He is a Professor of History & Germanic and Slavic Studies at the University of Victoria (Canada).
The prize for Best Book-Length Translation from Ukrainian into English was awarded to Vitaly Chernetsky for his translation of Yuri Andrukhovych's novel Twelve Circles (Spuyten Duyvil Press, 2015): http://www.spuytenduyvil.net/twelve-circles.html. He is an Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures and Director of the Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies at the University of Kansas.