This Contemporary Ukrainian Literature Series event has been rescheduled after being postponed by Hurricane Sandy. The public is invited free-of-charge on a first come, first served basis.

 

Based on the uncertain situation with Hurricane Sandy – and the evacuation order made by New York Mayor Bloomberg -- all Columbia University events for Monday are cancelled.

 

Monday, 29 October 2012, 7:30pm

Harriman Atrium, 12th Floor International Affairs Building,

420 West 118th Street

New York, New York

This English language event is free and open to the public

 

Ivaschenko says that now scientists and students have the opportunity to study Economy and Society in its entirety

“It is not just the super-rich who don’t like to talk about rising income inequality. It can be an ideologically uncomfortable conversation for many of the rest of us, too. That’s because even — or perhaps particularly — in the view of its most ardent supporters, global capitalism wasn’t supposed to work quite this way.”

 

The next readings will come from the poetry of Saint-John Perse, the renowned French Poet

 

The noted writer of short stories in Ukrainian will discuss his work at Columbia University on October 29.

 

This summer Frank Schumann visited the Lukianivsky detention facility in Kyiv, the Kachanivska penal colony and the Central Clinical Hospital No.5 of Ukrzaliznytsia in Kharkiv

The launch will include reading from Sonata Pathetique and Hunger

 

“This book explores the political imagination of Eastern Europe in the 1830s and 1840s, when Polish, Russian, and Ukrainian intellectuals came to identify themselves as belonging to communities known as nations or nationalities.”

 

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