Honours, Grants and Awards
2017- - The Honorary life member of the Biełarusian Writers’ Union
2017-2018 - The Honorary President of CAS.
2008, 2007, 1994 - Letters of Recognition from outstanding student(s) in honors programs Deans List standing & Departmental Students Award.
1994, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 - Five nominations for Distinguished Teachers Award, University of Waterloo
2000 - Honorary President and Life Member of the Canadian Relief Fund for Chernobyl Victims in Belarus.
2001 - Commemorative plaque for establishing and service the Fund for Chernobyl Victims in Belarus (one of the three founders, 1989).
1984 A letter-certificate of merit from His Excellency, The Governor General of Canada, Edward R. Schreyer.
Grants and Awards
October 2011 - SSHRC (SRG) Research grant for a research project, submitted.
April 2011 - 4A/UW/SSHRC/Research grant for a new research project, The image of the Jew in Belarusian literature. CAD$8, 000.00
April 2005 - SSHRC Research grant for the project: Krivichs Treasure Chest CAD$ 58, 143.00
December 2004 - UW/SSHRC Travel grant (CAD& 500) (AAASS, Boston)
May 2004 - UW/SSHRC $5,000 Grant (4-A) for research in Russian archives
April 2004 - McGill-Queen press received HSSFC/ASPP Grant to publish monograph Vasil Bykau: His Life and Works ($7,000).
April 2003 - UW/SSHRC $5,000 Grant (4-A) for research in Russian archives
July 2002 - Earned $9,000 from Plekhanov Russian Academy contracts
May 2002 - UW/SSHRC $5,000 Grant (4-A) for research in Belarusian archives.
May 2001 - Travel grant from the Dept. Of Germanic and Slavic Studies to attend SSHRC Congress in Quebec City
November 2000 - Travel grant from the Office of the Dean of Research to attend AAASS Congress in Denver, Colorado
May 2000 - UW/SSHRC $5,000 Grant (4-A) for research in Russian archives (Skaldin)
May 1999 - Travel grant from CAS (Canadian Association of Slavists) and Dept. Of Germanic and Slavic for presentations at the Learned Societies, Sherbrooke
May 1998 - UW/SSHRC $5,000 Grant (4-A) for research in Russian and Belarusian archives
May 1998 - Travel grant from CAS and Dept. Of Germanic and Slavic for presentations at the Learned Societies, Ottawa
May 1997 - Canadian Association of Slavists Travel Grant
1996-1997 - UW Self-directed Sabbatical Research Grant
May 1996 - UW/Social Sciences and Humanities together with the Department of Germanic and Slavic, Travel Grant for presentation in Ireland
September 1995 - UW/Social Sciences and Humanities Travel Grant for presentation in Poznan, Poland
June 1995 - UW/Social Sciences and Humanities Grant for research on Vasil Bykau
June 1994 - UW/Social Sciences and Humanities Grant for research on Belarusan Post-Chernobyl and Post-Glasnost Literature
November 1993 - Travel grants from the offices of Dean of Research, Dean of Arts and Vice-President, Academic & Provost for the 1993 AAASS Convention
Summer 1993 - Travel grant from the University of Waterloo for a presentation in Ottawa
November 1992 - Travel grant from the Advisor to the Vice-President, Academic and Provost for the AAASS Convention
Spring 1992 - Travel grant from CAS for presentations at the Learned Societies, P.E.I.
Summer 1991 - Travel grants from University of Waterloo for presentations in England, France and Canada
September 1990 - Starting Grant, University of Waterloo
July 1990 - Grant from Resources and Planning, University of Ottawa
May 1990 - Grant from Resources and Planning, University of Ottawa
October 1988 - Publication grant from Resources and Planning, University of Ottawa
1966-1971 - Five-year grant from Pedagogical University, Minsk, USSR