Personal profile


Marko Pavlyshyn is the convenor of Ukrainian Studies in Monash University's School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics.

His research specialisations and preferred areas for higher degree supervision include modern and contemporary Ukrainian literature, post-colonial approaches to the study of Slavic literatures and cultures, and issues of culture and national identity.

Marko Pavlyshyn is the author of Ol'ha Kobylianska: Interpretations (Kharkiv, 2008), Canon and Iconostasis (Kyiv, 1997), and more than 80 chapters in books and articles in scholarly journals, including Slavic Review,Slavonic and East European Review, Slavic and East European Journal, Suchasnist', Journal of Ukrainian Studies, Harvard Ukrainian Studies, and Australian Slavonic and East European Studies.

In 2000-2005 Marko Pavlyshyn was the Director of Monash University's Centre for European Studies and, in 2005-2010, Head of the School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics. He was the founding President of the Ukrainian Studies Association of Australia. In 1998-2003 he was President of the Australia and New Zealand Slavists' Association. He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities.

Projects 2000 2019

Research Output 1997 2016

Embracing and Resisting the German Legacy: The Early Verse of Iurii Fedʹkovych

Pavlyshyn, M. 20 Dec 2016 In : Australian Slavonic and East European Studies. 30, 1-2, p. 53-86 34 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

"The tranquil lakes of the Transmontane Commune": Literature and / against postcoloniality in Ukraine after 1991

Pavlyshyn, M. J. 2016 Postcolonial Slavic Literatures After Communism. Smola, K. & Uffelmann, D. (eds.). Frankfurt am Main Germany: Peter Lang Publishing, Vol. 4, p. 59-82 14 p. (Postcolonial Perspectives on Eastern Europe; vol. 4)

Research output: Research - peer-reviewChapter (Book)

The intellectuals, the people, and the nation: Ol'ha Kobylians'ka's Apostol cherni

Pavlyshyn, M. J. 2015 In : Harvard Ukrainian Studies. 32-33, p. 557 - 578 22 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle