Department of International Studies: Languages and Cultures

Dr Halyna Koscharsky

Halyna KoscharskyEmail: halyna.koscharsky@mq.edu.au
Macquarie University
North Ryde, NSW 2109, Australia

 

 

Profile

Until March 2009 Halyna Koscharsky was Senior Lecturer and Head of the Ukrainian Studies program in European Languages and Cultures at Macquarie University. She was also responsible for the teaching of EUL 202 The European Union and an Honours unit. She was a team-teacher in Societies of Europe and previously Director of the Bachelor of International Studies program. From 1999 she worked on half-time secondment to the Vice-Chancellor's Office on reviews of Divisions and Centres. Research interests include the feminist theoretical approach to Ukrainian contemporary literature and analysis of current Ukrainian vocabulary in regions of Ukraine and in the diaspora. She is now an Honorary Associate within the Department of International Studies at Macquarie University.

Her academic qualifications include a BA DipEd (Monash) with majors in English and Philosophy, an MA in Linguistics (Macquarie) and a PhD in Ukrainian literature (Macquarie).

 

Publications

Books

Tvorchist' Liny Kostenko z pohliadu poetyky ekspresyvnostiKoscharsky, H. (1994). Tvorchist' Liny Kostenko z pohliadu poetyky ekspresyvnosti.
[Lina Kostenko - An Essay in the Poetics of Expressiveness].
Kyiv (Kiev): KM Academia Publishing House.

 

 

 

 

Western Ukrainian and Standard Ukrainian

(with Geoffrey Hull) Western Ukrainian and Standard Ukrainian. A Learner's Guide to Lexical Differences. Kyiv-Mohyla Academy Press, The University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, Kiev, 2014, 249 pp.

 

 

 

Edited Books

Australia and New Zealand Journal of European StudiesKoscharsky, H. (ed.) (2013) Australian & New Zealand Journal of European Studies, Guest Editor, Special Issue: 'Ukraine: Language, Culture, Identity', Issue 2, Volume 5, 2013. CESAA, Melbourne, (113 pp.).
 

 

 

First Wave EmigrantsKoscharsky, H. (ed.) (2000). First Wave Emigrants. The First Fifty Years of Ukrainian Settlement in Australia.
New York: Nova Science Publishers Inc.
 

 

 

 

Ukraine TodayKoscharsky, H. (ed.) (1995). Ukraine Today. Perspectives for the Future.
New York: Nova Science Publishers Inc.
 

 

 

 

Istoria ukrains'koho poselennia v AvstraliiKoscharsky, H. (ed.) (1990). Istoria ukrains'koho poselennia v Avstralii.
[The History of Ukrainian Settlement in Australia].
Sydney: School of Modern Languages, MU.

 

 

 

 

Ukrainian Settlement in AustraliaGordijew, I. & H. Koscharsky (eds) (1989). Ukrainian Settlement in Australia.
Sydney: Shevchenko Scientific Society and the Ukrainian Studies Centre.

 

 

 

 

Nationalism and Postcommunism: A Collection of EssaysPavkovic, A., H. Koscharsky & A. Czarnota (eds) (1995). Nationalism and Postcommunism: A Collection of Essays.
Aldershot, UK: Dartmouth Publishing.

 

 

 

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Book Chapters

Koscharsky, H. (2000). "The Poetry of Kostiantyn Moskalets, Natalka Bilotserkivets, and Victor Kordun", in: M. Shkandrij. Creating a Modern Ukrainian Cultural Space. Essays in Honour of Jaroslav Rozumnyj. Canada: Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, 131-138.

Koscharsky, H. (2000). "Pelensky, Yevhen Yulii", in: J. Ritchie. Australian Dictionary of Biography. Melbourne: Melbourne University Press, 583-584.

Koscharsky, H. (1999). "Dorohovkazy Tarasa Shevchenka - chy vony ne zastarili?" [The indicators of Taras Shevchenko - are they still relevant?], in: D. Chub, et al. The New Horizon Almanac. Melbourne: The Vasyl Symonenko Literature and Art Club, 215-219.

Koscharsky, H. (1998). "Tsentr ukrains'kykh studii, Makvori universytet" [The Ukrainian Studies Centre, Macquarie University], in: S. Yekelchyk. Ukraintsi v Avstralii (Ukrainians in Australia). Melbourne: Australian Federation of Ukrainian Organizations, 624-627.

Koscharsky, H. (1995). "Tsentr ukrainiznavchykh studii" [The Ukrainian Studies Centre], in: V. Markus, et al. Encyclopedia of Ukrainian Diaspora. Kiev-New York-Chicago-Melbourne: Shevchenko Scientific Society, Inc.USA; National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, 232.

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Journal Articles

(with Geoffrey Hull) "Towards a Description of Pre-War Galician Ukrainian", in Journal of Language, Literature and Culture, Vol. 61, Number 3, December 2014, pp. 177-191.

Koscharsky, H. (2010). Book Review: Maryna Romanets, Anamorphosic Texts and Reconfigured Visions. Improvised Traditions in Contemporary Ukrainian and Irish
Literature, in Canadian Slavonic Papers, Vol. LII, Nos. 1-2, March-June 2010, 185-186.

Koscharsky, H. (with Geoffery Hull) (2009). "Maintaining the Standard Ukrainian
Language: A Challenge for Teachers in Australia", in Review of European Studies, Canadian Center of Science and Education, Vol.1, No.1, 2009, (16-22).

Koscharsky, H. (2007). "Identity and Independence in Ol'ha Kobylians'ka's 'Valse Melancolique'" Journal of the Australasian Universities Languages and Literature Association 108, 33-49.

Koscharsky, H. & A. Pavkovic (2005). "Slavonic Studies at Macquarie 1983-1998: an experiment in migrant language maintenance", Australian Slavonic and East European Languages and Cultures 19(1-2), 149-162.

Koscharsky, H. (2003). "Ukrainian Feminist Literature: Is it Coming of Age?" Canadian Slavonic Papers 45(3-4), 307-316.

Koscharsky, H. (2002). "The Female Voice in the Poetry of Oksana Zabuzhko and Natalka Bilotserkivets: Reinforcing or Resisting Existing Configurations?" Journal of Ukrainian Studies 27(1-2), 287-294.

Koscharsky, H. (2000). "Proiavy romantychnoho ta seksual'noho v suchasnii ukrains'kii poezii" [Romance and Sexuality in Contemporary Ukrainian Poetry], Sucasnist (2), 109-114.

Koscharsky, H. (1996). "Sche odyn pidkhid do poezii Liny Kostenko" [An Alternative Approach to the Poetry of Lina Kostenko], Slovo I chas (8-9), 49-52.

Koscharsky, H. (1995). "Masked Feminism in Ukrainian Literature", Journal of Ukrainian Studies 20(1-2), 61-67.

Koscharsky, H. (1992). "Literaturna tematyka ta ii vplyv na natsional'nu svidomist'" [Literary Themes and their Impact on National Consciousness], Sucasnist (11), 97-100.

Koscharsky, H. (1992). "Ukrains'ka literatura v Avstralii: problemy doslidzhennia" [Ukrainian literature in Australia: the question of research], Sucasnist (3), 113-137.

Koscharsky, H. (1991). "Vstup do shyrshoi dyskusii na temu perekladannia" [An Introduction to a Discussion on Translation], Sucasnist (7-8), 60-62.

Koscharsky, H. (1990). "Interpretatsia T.Shevchenka v chasy perebudovy I hlasnosti" [An Interpretation of T.Shevchenko in the Period of Reconstruction and Hlasnost], Sucasnist (3), 23-26.

Koscharsky, H. (1988). "The Poetic World of Lina Kostenko", Australian Slavonic and East European Languages and Cultures 2(1), 69-76.

Journal  editorship

Australian & New Zealand Journal of European Studies, Guest Editor, Special Issue: 'Ukraine: Language, Culture, Identity', Issue 2, Volume 5, 2013.

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Conference Papers

2005

  • "Slavonic Studies at Macquarie 1983-1998: an experiment in migrant language maintenance",
    Australian and New Zealand Slavists Association Study Group, 17-18 February, Melbourne, Australia.
  • "Identity and Independence in Ol'ha Kobylians'ka's Valse Melancolique",
    VI International Congress of Ukrainian Studies, 28 June - 2 July, 2005, Donetsk, Ukraine.
  • "The Vocabulary of Standard Ukrainian: Ideals and Realities"
    Contemporary Ukrainian Culture: The European and Global Context. International Conference, 24-26 November, 2005, Melbourne, Australia

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Research and Development Grants

2006

Macquarie University External Collaborative Research Grants Scheme

2003

Macquarie University Visiting Scholar Award

2002

Macquarie University Research Grants Scheme

2001

Macquarie University Research Grants Scheme

2000

Macquarie University Research Grants Scheme

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