Mariana Pryven

Berlin, Germany

HIA Program:

Poland Poland 2013

Bio:

Mariana Pryven received a B.A. in Philology from Kyiv National Linguistic University, Ukraine (2009). In 2011, she was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to complete a Master’s degree in Comparative Literature at Washington University, Saint Louis where she focused on Cultural Critical Theory, Post-1945 Literature, and European Intellectual History. Since completion of her M.A., she continued her graduate education at the Paideia Institute for Jewish Studies in Sweden. During and after her studies, she initiated and contributed to a number of projects exploring religious and ethnic identities. Upon her arrival to Ukraine, she began working for the NGO “Dukh i Litera” Research and Publishing Association in Kyiv in the capacity of the editor and researcher. She also is a member of the All-Ukrainian Union of Translators, the only organization in Ukraine that advocates for interests of translators in Ukraine and abroad.
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