Chopin Salon #32 - After Milosz Festival: A Colliquiom & Tributes Tygoddnik Foundation and University Illinois at Chicago

The Chicago literary festival entitled After Miłosz: Polish Poetry in the 20th and 21st Century celebrates the year of Czesław Miłosz and commemorates the centennial birth of the Nobel Prize winner.

 

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More information - www.AfterMilosz.com


10/01/11 - 10/01/11

Varied Times


The Chicago literary festival entitled After Miłosz: Polish Poetry in the 20th and 21st Century celebrates the year of Czesław Miłosz and commemorates the centennial birth of the Nobel Prize winner.

More information - www.AfterMilosz.com

Event is free but reservation required - Agata Kopacka, akopacka@uic.edu 

 

Saturday, October 1st
9:00am - Complimentary breakfast


10:00am  - MIŁOSZ IN/ON AMERICA: A COLLOQUIUM

10:15am - Clare Cavanagh (Northwestern), Miłosz and Biography as 'Literary Fact'
                    Oren Izenberg (UIC), Just One Person

11:30am -  Mira Rosenthal (Stanford), The Making of the American Czesław Miłosz.
                     Bożena Shallcross (University of Chicago), Signature Pieces


2:00pm -   Benjamin Paloff (Univ Michigan), Czesław Miłosz: Faith without Consolation
                    Stephen Burt (Harvard University), The Paradox of Wisdom Literature

3:30pm -  Christina Pugh (UIC), Czeslaw Milosz and the Affinity for the Image
                   Michał Paweł Markowski (UIC), What is Objective Poetry

5:00pm - Perhaps Only My Reverence Will Save Me: A Political Tribute to C. Milosz
                  Phil Levine, Charles Simic and  Adam Zagajewski. Moderated by Stephen Burt

8:00pm - Live Concert – Patricia Barber


Event is free but reservation required - Agata Kopacka, akopacka@uic.edu 

 

The main organizers of the festival are the Foundation of Tygodnik Powszechny weekly and the Joseph Conrad International Literary Festival in Kraków, for which the Chicago festival is a portion of the larger international project for promoting Polish literature abroad. The co-organizer of the festival is the Head of the Slavic Department at University of Illinois at Chicago, Professor Michał Paweł Markowski, who also represents the Polish Interdisciplinary Program at UIC supported by The Hejna Fund, and serves as the artistic director to the Conrad Festival.
 

 

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Performers
Patricia Barber, Justyna Bargielska, Katarzyna Barzanik, Stephen Burt, Clare Cavanaugh, Maralgua Darjaa, Zenon Fajfer, Oren Izenberg, Grzegorz Jankowicz, Marcin Januszkiewicz Jazz Trio, Marzanna Bogumila Kielar, Philip Levine, Michal Pawel Markowski, Benjamin Paloff, Christina Pugh, Mira Rosenthal, Tomasz Różycki, Bozena Shallcross, Charles Simic, Piotr Sommer, Chenyang Xu and Adam Zagajewski

Tags: Festival, Literary, Polish, Social, , 2011