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Oleksandra Wallo

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures - Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures
Assistant Professor
Primary office:
Wescoe Hall
Room 2127
University of Kansas
1445 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594


Teaching Interests

  • Ukrainian language
  • Ukrainian literature
  • Slavic languages pedagogy
  • Second language studies

Research Interests

  • Second Language Studies
  • Slavic languages pedagogy
  • Processing instruction
  • Teaching of Ukrainian and Russian grammar
  • The OPI (Oral Proficiency Interview)
  • 20th- and 21st-century Ukrainian women's writing
  • Gender and Nationalism Studies
  • Women's studies
  • Post-Colonial Approaches in Post-Soviet Studies

Selected Publications

Wallo, O. (2018). “The Stone Master”: On the Invisibility of Women’s Writing from the Soviet Ukrainian Periphery
. EAST/WEST: Journal of Ukrainian Studies, 5(1), 157-180.

Selected Work

Selected Presentations

Wallo, O. . (11/11/2017). Women and War in Natalia Vorozhbyt’s "Take the Rubbish Out, Sasha” . The National 2017 Convention of the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies . Chicago, IL

Wallo, O. . (05/18/2017). Teaching Ukrainian Grammar through Processing Instruction . International Workshop "Practical Issues in the University-Level Teaching of Ukrainian". University of Victoria, Victoria, Canada

Wallo, O. . (04/14/2017). Representation of Women’s Roles in Olha Onyshko’s Documentary Film "Women of Maidan” . Roundtable on the film "Women of Maidan," Annual Conference of the Western Social Science Association. San Francisco, CA

Wallo, O. . (04/04/2017). Between Militarism and Maternalism: Representing Women's Roles in the Euromaidan Protests. CREES Brownbag Talk. KU

Wallo, O. . (02/04/2017). Teaching Ukrainian Cases in the North American College Classroom. AATSEEL. San Francisco, CA

Wallo, O. . (11/19/2016). Women's Roles in Mass Protests: Ukrainian Women Writers Document the Euromaidan. ASEEES. Washington, DC

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