Taras Koznarsky lecture this Thursday - Taras Prokhasko Event Rescheduled for April 20

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Andrew Grigorenko

Mar 30, 2010, 9:44:07 PM3/30/10
to General Petro Grigorenko Foundation
Thursday, April 1, 2010



A lecture by

Dr. Taras Koznarsky

Taras Koznarsky is an associate professor at the University of Toronto, where he teaches Ukrainian, Russian and comparative Slavic literature, as well as culture, courses. His research interests include Ukrainian-Russian literary relationships in the nineteenth century, the shaping of modern Ukrainian cultural and national identity, modernism and avant-garde, and the text of Kyiv: constructions of the city in Ukrainian, Russian, Jewish, and Polish literary and cultural imaginations, 1800s-1930s.

Rm. #1219, International Affairs Building, 420 W. 118th St.

This event is free and open to the public.



Tuesday, April 20th, 2010



an evening with writer TARAS PROKHASKO

Harriman Atrium
International Affairs Building
420 West 118th St.

Taras Prokhasko was born in 1968 in Ivano-Frankivsk.  He studied
Biology at Lviv University.  He has worked as a radio operator, an
editor, a bartender, the host of a radio program, a forester, a
teacher, a gallery proprietor, a screen writer, a video operator and a
gardener.  For the past ten years he has worked as a journalist.  He
is the author of Inshi dni Anny (Anna?s Other Days, 1998), FM
Halychyna (FM Galicia, 2001), Neprosti (The UnSimple, 2002), Leksykon
tayemnykh znan (Lexicon of Secretive Knowledge, 2005), Z tsyoho mozhna
bulo b zrobyty kilka opovidan (Could Have Made a Couple of Stories
from This, 2005), and Port Frankivsk (2006).  He has also published a
number of books in his Inshiy Format series featuring interviews he
conducted with leading Ukrainian intellectuals. Several of Mr.
Prokhasko?s books have been translated and published in Poland, Russia
and Germany.  His novella Necropolis and novel The UnSimple have been
translated and published in English.  Taras Prokhasko is the recipient
of the Joseph Conrad Award (2007) as well as Korrespondent magazine?s
Best Ukrainian Book Award (2006, 2007).

This English-language event is free and open to the public.

The Contemporary Ukrainian Literature Series is cosponsored by the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University and by the Kennan Institute. For more information call Dr. Mark Andryczyk at 212-854-4697, or write to ukrainia...@columbia.edu.

Andrew P. Grigorenko
President of General Petro Grigorenko Foundation
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