Smuggling Ukraine Westward

Monday, October 9, 2017
7:00pm
Harriman Institute Atrium, 12th floor International Affairs Building (420 W 118th St)

Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University and the Kennan Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, cosponsors of the Contemporary Ukrainian Literature Series, for a talk with author Andriy Lyubka.

Andriy Lyubka was born in 1987 in Riga, Latvia. He completed degrees in Ukrainian Philology at Uzhhorod University (2009) and in Balkan Studies at the University of Warsaw (2014). He is the author of three books of poetry – Eight Months of Schizophrenia (2007), TERRORISM (2008), and Forty Bucks Plus Tip (2009) - and five books of prose – KILLER: A Collection of Stories (2012), Sleeping with Women (2014), Carbide (2015), A Room for Sorrow (2016) and Saudade (2017). His writings have been translated into Polish, Chinese, English, Portuguese, Russian, Czech, Serbian, Macedonian, Slovak, Lithuanian, Romanian, Turkish and German. Mr. Lyubka also works as a translator, having published several translations from Polish, Serbian and English into Ukrainian. He is a columnist for Radio LibertyDen and Zbruch. Mr. Lyubka has been a curator for the literary festivals Kyivski Lavry and Meridian Czernowitz and has been writer-in-residence at cultural institutes in Poland, Latvia, Romania, Hungary, Sweden and Austria. He lives in Uzhhorod.

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information please contact Dr. Mark Andryczyk at 212-854-4697 or at ma2634@columbia.edu