Is There a Canon of Ukrainian Baroque Literature?

Friday, October 14, 2011
12:00pm-1:30pm
1219 International Affairs Building

Please join the Harriman Institute for a talk by Dr. Giovanna Brogi, University of Milan.

Dr. Brogi is Full Professor in Slavic Studies at the University of Milan (Italy) where she teaches Eastern Slavic Medieval Language and Literature and Ukrainian literature. She is the author of many publications in the fields of Medieval Eastern Slavic Literature, Historiography of Renaissance and Baroque time in Western Slavic countries and Western Europe in a comparative perspective, Baroque literature in Ukraine and Russia, Pluringuism in Ukraine, History of Slavic Studies. She has organised several Congresses, devoted mainly to comparative Polish, Ukrainian and Russian subjects and to Ukrainian literature and culture, such as “Mazepa and His Time” (2002) and “The Re-Integration of Ukraine in Europe: A Historical, Historiographical and Political Urgent Issue” (2004).

She has been President of the Italian Association of Slavists; at present time she is the President of the Italian Association of Ukrainian Studies. She is now the Director of the Italian journal of Slavic Studies “Studi Slavistici” and of the book series issued by the journal. Last year she was awarded the title of “Honorary Professor” of the UVU in Münich, and has recently been honoured with a “Professorship Honoris Causa” at the National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy in Kyiv. 

This event is free and open to the public.

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