A Poetic Portrait of a Generation in a Time of Challenges and Change

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
6:00 pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 IAB, 420 West 118th St.)
Please join the Ukrainian Studies Program at the Harriman Institute for a presentation by Natalka Bilotserkivets, poet, Kyiv.
Natalka Bilotserkivets is a renowned Ukrainian poet and literary critic, a long-term editor of the Ukrainska kultura monthly (1988-2010) and standing juror of the Smoloskyp literary awards for young Ukrainian writers. She has penned seven original books and translated into Ukrainian the poetry of Czeslaw Milosz, Cesar Vallejo and Dzvinia Orlowsky. As an award-winning writer, she took part in a number of international poetry festivals and was distinguished with writers’ fellowships in Austria, Italy, France, Canada, Scotland, Switzerland, and Greece. Her poetry has been translated into a dozen of languages and anthologized, in particular, in English in New European Poets, ed. by Wayne Miller & Kevin Prufer (Saint Paul, 2008), A Hundred Years of Youth: An Anthology of 20th Century Ukrainian Poetry, ed. by Olha Luchuk & Michael Naydan (Lviv, 2000), Leading Contemporary Poets: An International Anthology, ed. by Dasha Nisula (Western Michigan University Press, 1997), and From Three Worlds. New Writing from Ukraine, ed. by Ed Hogan et al. (Boston, 1996); and more. She lives permanently in Kyiv, with her husband and two children.
This event is free and open to the public. It will be held in Ukrainian. No translation will be provided.
For more information please contact Dr. Mark Andryczyk at 212-854-4697 or at ma2634@columbia.edu