Stech Marko Robert
Marko was born in 1961 in Lublin, Poland. He is a literary critic, writer, creative professional in fields of theatre and cinema, educational and publishing programs organizer. Since 1982 he has lived in Toronto, Canada. He is a Doctor in Slavic Studies (postgraduate studies at Toronto University, 1992; dissertation on dramaturgy of Mykola Kulish), Master in Engineering.
In 1980s, he founded and chaired the Avant-Garde Ukrainian Theatre; co-founder of The Terminus Magazine. Producer of the film Oxygen Starvation (directed by A. Donchyk), assistant producer of The Swan Lake: Zones (directed by Y. Illienko).
Presently he works as a Director of the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, Project Manager of the English-language Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine, and the English-language edition of Mykhailo Hrushevskyi’s History of Ukraine-Rus. Stech is a professor of Ukrainian culture and history at the York University in Toronto.