Chopin Salon #33 - After Milosz: Salon Poetry Brunch & Found in Translation Awards Consulate

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


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10/2/11 - 10/2/11

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.

 


Sunday, October 2nd
10:00am -  Chopin Poetry Brunch

12:00n -    Polish Poets Read Their Poetry

                   Justyna Bargielska,  Marzanna Bogumiła Kielar, Tomasz Rózycki, Piotr Sommer and Adam

                    Zagajewski.  Moderated by Grzegorz Jankowicz


4:00pm - FOUND IN TRANSLATION
                 Found in Translation Prize award ceremony and reception

 

More information - www.AfterMilosz.com

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.
 

 

Chopin Salon events are supported in part by Wspolnota Polska, Zywiec Beer, Kasia Deli and Oakmill Bakery .  To have your own Salon event please contact us at 773-278-1500.

 

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 Zu and Adam Zagajewski

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