George R. Ursul
Hamilton, OntarioOctober 11, 1937
|Died||March 14, 1999(aged 61)|
|Known for||Historical works|
Ursul obtained BA from McMaster University and his MA and doctorate from Harvard University in 1966; his dissertation was The Greek Church in the English Travel Literature of the Nineteenth Century. He became a US citizen in 1978.
He was a professor of history at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts, and a Fulbright scholar. He was a leader in the Orthodox Church of Romania and was involved in a number of religious organizations. He was a member of the standing conference of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americans, chairman of the fewllowship of St. Alban and St. Sergius, and a delegate to the World Council of Churches at Uppsala, Sweden in July 1968 representing the church.
Selected works[edit | edit source]
- Prof. George R. Ursul, "The Old Church in the New World", Calendarul Credinta 1967 (Detroit, Michigan, 1966), pp. 110–115.
- George R. Ursul, "Richard D. Pierce: A Personal Reminiscence," in John Main Coffee, Jr. and Richard Lewis Wentworth, A Century of Eloquence: The History of Emerson College 1880-1980, (1982).
- Romania between East and West: historical essays in memory of Constantin C. Giurescu, edited by Stephen Fischer-Galati, Radu R. Florescu, and George R. Ursul. Boulder: New York: East European Monographs; Distributed by Columbia University Press, 1982.
- Cornelia Bodea, In memoriam. Memoriei profesorului George G. Ursul (SUA), Academica (Bucharest). An. 9 (Nr. 9/10) /iul.-aug. 1999. p. 35, 47.
References[edit | edit source]
- Dr. Ursul to Speak at Lenten Vesper Service, The Lowell Sun (Lowell, Massachusetts) 4 Mar 1972, page 7, accessed at Newspapers.com
- "Sunday Lenten Vespers at Transfiguration Church", The Lowell Sun, January 2, 1974
- Nystrom, Risa K. (1996), "A Bibliography of North-American Dissertations on Travel (1961-1995)", L'Odeporica / Hodoeporics: On Travel Literature, Annali d'Italianistica, 14, pp. 663–684, JSTOR 24007472
- Treptow, Kurt W. (2000), Romanian Studies at the Turn of the Century, Center for Romanian Studies, p. 292, ISBN 9789739432214,
De partea tânărului profesor româno-canadiano-american (enumăr toate trei apartenenţele la un loc fiindcă, cel puţin în cazul american, George R. Ursul a devenit cetăţean SUA numai în 1978)
- "George R. Ursul, 61 Emerson College professor", The Boston Globe, March 17, 1999
- Reviews of Romania between East and West:
- Pundeff, Marin (December 1983), Canadian Slavonic Papers, 25 (4): 608–609, JSTOR 40868233CS1 maint: Untitled periodical (link)
- Deletant, Dennis (July 1984), The Slavonic and East European Review, 62 (3): 475, JSTOR 4208948CS1 maint: Untitled periodical (link)
- Campbell, John C. (1984), Canadian-American Slavic Studies, 18 (1–2): 222–223, doi:10.1163/221023984X01062CS1 maint: Untitled periodical (link)
Additional reading[edit | edit source]
- George R. Ursul and Romanian Studies" a paper presented at the A. D. Xenopol Institute of History in memory of George Ursul, June 29, 1999.
- Andronescu, Șerban (1976), "Ursul, George Richard", Who's Who in Romanian America, Andronescu-Wyndill, p. 187, ISBN 9780917944017
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