(January to May, 2003)
Dr. Rewakowicz is a Research Assistant Professor at Rutgers University. She received her Ph.D. in Slavic Languages and Literatures from the University of Toronto in 2001. She has taught Ukrainian language at the Harvard Ukrainian Summer Institute, University of Toronto, and Rutgers University. She has written four collections of poetry: Zelenyi dakh (The Green Roof), 1999, M'iake E (Soft E), 1992, Shepotinnia, shepotinnia (Whispering, Whispering), 1989, Z mishka mandrivnyka (From A Wanderer's Sack), 1987, and a number of articles on literature, and translated Polish poetry into Ukrainian and English. Her areas of interest include Ukrainian emigre literature, exilitic paradigms: East-Central European literary voices in the West, twentieth-century Ukrainian literature and literary theory. While at HURI Dr. Rewakowicz will be working on a book manuscript based on her Ph.D. dissertation entitled "The Phenomenon and Poetry of the New York Group: Discourses, Disguises and Liminality".