Department: Folklore and Ethnomusicology
Campus: IU Bloomington
Major: Ph.D. Student in Folklore
A recent graduate from the MA in Media and Cultural Studies from the Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies at the University of Alberta, Katya Jacqueline Chomitzky is an international Ph.D. student at IU Bloomington. With her research in Ukrainian diaspora communities in Western Canada, Katya focuses on the role of traditional textiles and patterns in modern, transnational contexts. Originally from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Katya's research interests include Indigenous studies, textile art, embroidery, post-soviet communities, and material culture.