The American Association for Ukrainian Studies is pleased to announce the winners of the 2012-2013 prizes for the Best Book and the Best Book-Length Translation from Ukrainian into English. The prize committees selected the following winners, who were announced at the AAUS business meeting at the ASEEES convention in San Antonio on 21 November 2014:
The prize for Best Book in the fields of Ukrainian history, politics, language, literature, and culture was awarded to Maria Popova for her book Politicized Justice in Emerging Democracies: A Study of Courts in Russia and Ukraine (Cambridge UP, 2012). A native of Bulgaria, Maria Popova received her doctorate in Political Science from Harvard and is now an Associate Professor at McGill University.
The prize for Best Book-Length Translation from Ukrainian into English was awarded to Myroslav Shkandrij for his translation of Serhii Zhadan’s Depeche Mode (London: Glagoslav, 2013). Myroslav Shkandrij is a Professor of Slavic Studies at the University of Manitoba. He received his B.A. from Cambridge and his doctorate from the University of Toronto.