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Decomposition, Poetry in a Time of War

Decomposition, Poetry in a Time of War
1 Devonshire Place, Room 208N, Munk School of Global Affairs
Time: Nov 10th, 2:00 pm End: Nov 10th, 4:00 pm
Interest Categories: Slavic Studies (FAS), 2000-
Talk by Lyuba Yakimchuk, Ukrainian poet

The Petro Jacyk Program for the Study of Ukraine presents

Decomposition, Poetry in a Time of War

Lyuba Yakimchuk, a Ukrainian poet, screenwriter and journalist, was born in Eastern Ukraine, in Pervomaisk, Luhansk oblast. She is the author of several full-length poetry collections, including Like FASHION and Apricots of Donbas.

Lyuba will be reading works from her most recent collection and discussing her poems as a reflection of the ongoing trauma resulting from the war in Eastern Ukraine. (In Ukrainian with simultaneous English translation.)

This event is free and open to all. Registration is required. For further information, please contact Olga Kesarchuk at 416-946-8938

 


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