Andriy Zayarnyuk


Andriy Zayarnyuk Title: Associate Professor
Office: 3A29
Building: Ashdown
Phone: 204.786.9371

Teaching Areas:
Social and Cultural History 19th and 20th Century Eastern Europe, the Habsburg Empire, the Soviet Union, Ukraine, nationalism, peasants, modern cities, train stations.


HIST-1015(3) The Atlantic World: Europe and the Americas, 1700-1989
HIST-2112(6) War as a Social Institution
HIST-2325(3) Russia to 1917 
HIST-2326(3) Russia since 1917
HIST-3310(3or6) Topics in Modern Ukrainian History
HIST-3317(3) Topics in Modern Russian History
HIST-4317(6) Studies in Modern Russian History
HIST-7004(6) Topics: Modern Russia (Graduate)


Framing the Ukrainian Peasantry in Habsburg Galicia, 1846-1914. Toronto: Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Press, 2013.

Idiomy emansypatsiï : "vyzvol'ni" proekty i halyts'ke selo seredyny XIX st. [Idioms of Emancipation: Projects of “Liberation” and the Mid- Nineteenth Century Galician Village, in Ukrainian]. Kyiv: Krytyka, 2007.

Co-edited with John-Paul Himka. Letters from Heaven: Popular Religion in Russia and Ukraine. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2006.

“On the Possibility of Peasant Intellectuals: The Case of the Ukrainians in Habsburg Galicia,” Social History 39.1 (2014):56-82. 

 “Peasant Activists Reflect on World War I: War Poems by Ukrainian Peasant Soldiers from Habsburg Galicia,” Canadian Slavonic Papers 55.1-2 (2013):71-98.

“The Greek Catholic Rustic Gentry and the Ukrainian National Movement in Habsburg-Ruled Galicia,” Journal of Ukrainian Studies 35-36 (2010-2011):91-102.

 “‘The War Is as Usual’: World War I Letters to a Galician Village,” Ab Imperio, 4 (2010):197-224.

 “Mapping Identities: The Popular Base of Galician Russophilism in the 1890s,” Austrian History Yearbook, 41 (2010):117-142.

“Historia lokalna i narracja narodowa. Zmiana obrządku mieszkańców wsi Nidzielna w 1908 roku” [Local History and National Narrative: The Change of Rite in the Case of Nedilna villagers in 1908, in Polish], Kwartalnik Historyczny, 116.2 (2009):155-171.

 “The Politics of Language and Popular Culture in Dziga Vertov's “The Man with the Movie Camera”.” Hyphenated Histories: Central European Bildung and Slavic Studies in the Contemporary Academy. Ed. Andrew Colin Gow. Leiden: Brill, 2007. 121-139.