Personal Stories: Ukraine Life & Culture - Past to Present

Code: AA31007

Dates: March 8-15, 2023

Meets: 9:45 AM to 10:45 AM

Sessions: 2

Location: ONLINE

Course Fee: $45.00

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In a country where history is constantly being erased and rewritten, the insights of a native of Kyiv are key to understanding the Ukrainian people and their rich traditions. Tatiana will reflect on the life of her family in Ukraine as she takes you on a digital journey through cities which connect the past to an unpredictable future. Travel from Kyiv to the Crimean Peninsula and on to the historic city of Korosten. Along the way, discuss arts, architecture and culinary identities.
Fee: $45.00
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Tatiana Zelenetskaya Young

TATIANA ZELENETSKAYA YOUNG, a native of Ukraine, is a professor of Anthropology, an archaeologist-Mayanist, a world traveler, a professional dancer, a historical fashionista, and an artisan. Digging through history has been her life’s passion which has ultimately led to her attaining doctorate in Anthropology, with emphasis in ancient Maya. Tatiana is well-traveled, has over 10 years of archeological fieldwork – domestic and abroad, and accompanying years teaching cultural anthropology collegiately. Among her other passions is dance. Tatiana has been involved in performing and teaching Middle Eastern dance for over 17 years. She performed across the tri-state area under her stage name, Kahina Asurah; and, appeared on MIND TV in the history of Belly Dance. Additionally, Tatiana also performs historical dance in the outfits of the time (Colonial, Victorian, Regency and Edwardian) which she has sewn herself. Tatiana enjoys creating during her free time. This can be seen through her resin art with dry flowers, necklaces with different stones and objects, and fluid painting. Tatiana has been teaching at MLSN for the past 10 years and has been featured at local station MLTV21.

tatiana.young@temple.edu

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