Indiana University Bloomington

Svitlana Melnyk, Ph.D.

Lecturer

Svitlana Melnyk

Office number: BH 577
Office telephone: (812) 855-1868
E-mail address: smelnyk@indiana.edu

Degree: Ph.D in Philoogy, Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University, 1996.

Specialties/Research Interests: Sociolinguistics, Ukrainian-Russian bilingualism, linguistic minorities, and language management.

Current project: Color categorization in bilingual and trilingual speakers; Language policy and recent sociolinguistic developments in Ukraine

Selected Publications:

  • Hogan-Brun, G. & Melnyk, S. (2012) Language policy management in the former Soviet sphere. In Spolsky B. (ed.) The Cambridge Handbook of Language Policy, pp. 592-616
  • Melnyk, S & Csernicsko, S. (2010) Etnichne ta movne rozmaittia Ukrainy, (Ethnic and linguistic diversity in Ukraine). Uzhhorod: PoliPrint
  • Bilaniuk, L. & Melnyk, S (2008) A tense and shifting balance: Bilingualism and eduation in Ukriane. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, Volume 11, pp. 340-372

Courses I have taught at IU:

  • Advanced Russian
  • Business Russian
  • Russian Stylistics and Syntax
  • Intermediate Ukrainian
  • Elementary Ukrainian
  • Intro to Ukrainiana culture