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Andriy Lyubka: Writer and Translator

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
Ukrainian Studies Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures; REEEC
Location
1024 Lincoln Hall
Date
Oct 24, 2017   4:00 pm  
Speaker
Andriy Lyubka
Cost
Free and open to the public.
Contact
Roman Ivashkiv
E-Mail
roman904@illinois.edu
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The Ukrainian Studies Program at UIUC Presents

 

Andriy Lyubka, Writer and Translator
Uzhhorod, Ukraine

 

Born in 1987 in Riga, Latvia, Lyubka 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. Lyubka also published translations from Polish, Serbian and English into Ukrainian. He is a columnist for Radio Liberty, Den and Zbruch and a curator for the literary festivals Kyivski Lavry and Meridian Czernowitz. Lyubka has been writer-in-residence at cultural institutes in Poland, Latvia, Romania, Hungary, Sweden and Austria.


WHAT: Reading and –°onversation

WHERE: 1LH (Lincoln Hall) Room 1024

WHEN: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 4 pm

Sponsored by the Ukrainian Studies Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Supported by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and Russian, East European and Eurasian Center

For more information or with questions, please contact Dr. Roman Ivashkiv at roman904@illinois.edu

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