This article offers suggestions for integrating scholarship about Ukraine into your syllabi for the coming year. By including works on Ukraine, you will amplify Ukrainian history, culture, and language. In other words, you will let Ukraine speak.
Numerous commentators have drawn a connection between the present wave of volunteers headed to Ukraine and the International Brigades, foreign fighters who went to depend Spain's Republican government in the Spanish Civil War. A look at the experience of those who went to fight in Spain may be instructive to understanding the role of foreign military volunteers today.