Olga Tokarczuk, The Nobel Prize in Literature 2018

Olga Tokarczuk, Nobel Prize in Literature 2018

Books by Olga Tokarczuk

UBC Library:
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Vancouver Public Library:
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Vancouver International Film Festival – Poland, October 2019

Dolce fine giornata by Jacek Borcuch
https://www.viff.org/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=f32691-dolce-fine-giornata&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

Mr. Jones by Agnieszka Holland
https://www.viff.org/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=f32802-mr-jones&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

The Painted Bird by Václav Marhoul
https://www.viff.org/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=f35297-the-painted-bird&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

Sole by Carlo Sironi
https://www.viff.org/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=f36063-sole&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=

The Song of Names by François Girard
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GoGlobal Information Session for Students in CENES – 7 October 2019

Monday, October 7th, at 5:00pm in Buchanan Tower 997

Join us for an information session for students interested in studying abroad in Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies.

Also in Warsaw, Poland!
students.ubc.ca/career/interna

Witnessing Auschwitz Seminar
https://students.ubc.ca/career/international-experiences/global-seminars/poland-witnessing-auschwitz

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Upcoming lectures with Dr Eunice Blavascunas (October 10 and October 11, 2019)

Mark your calendars!

Dr Eunice Blavascunas
Peasants and Cosmopolitics in Poland’s Białowieża Forest: Historical and Ethnographic considerations

Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 4:15 pm
Simon K.Y. Lee Global Lounge and Resource Centre (GLRC)
(Polish Discussion Club | Global Lounge | CENES)

Until Poland joined the EU in 2004 the country had a larger number of small family farms, a legacy of a much longer historical development that this lecture will explore. But what does this legacy of small farms mean for how “Europe’s last primeval forest” would develop in the post communist period? This lecture explores two competing versions of the peasantry and how they interact with cosmopolitan ecotourist development and nature conservation practices as farming has becoming obsolete in the hamlets of the ancient woodland.

Dr Eunice Blavascunas
The Forester as a Figure: Between Communism and Nationalism in Europe’s “Last Primeval Forest”

Friday, October 11, 2019 at 12:00 pm
FSC 1221 | 2424 Main Mall, Forest Sciences Centre
(Faculty of Forestry)

The Białowieża Forest in north eastern Poland is frequently touted as” Europe’s last primeval forest.” The forest complex is split between a strictly preserved national park and a larger timber producing forest. In an ethnograhic and historical analysis this lecture explores the figure of the forester, a figure that is entangled in both nationalist and communist pasts. As a figure, the forester is more than a civil servant working neutrally for the common good or the state. In a part of the world which experienced violent twentieth century histories, forest aesthetics and historical truths appear to emerge when regional inhabitants conjure the forester.

Please note that the first lecture is organized by Polish Discussion Club and Polish language students (Global Lounge and the CENES department). The second lecture is a guest lecture at the Department of Forestry.

If you have any questions, please contact: Helena G. Kudzia at hkudzia@mail.ubc.ca

Ziegler Lecture Series | Dr.Jacek Lachendro

“Auschwitz. From Liberation to State Museum”

26 September 2019 5:00 pm
Venue: Buchanan Penthouse

Dr. Jacek Lachendro
Deputy Head, Auschwitz Birkenau Museum Research Centre

On January 27, 1945 the Red Army took over Auschwitz and liberated a few thousand remaining sick and exhausted prisoners. This lecture addresses the following: medical treatment for liberated prisoners in Soviet field hospitals and the Red Cross hospital, burials of the remains of the last victims of Auschwitz, committee documentation of German atrocities in Auschwitz, the soviet camps for German POWs, the 1945/46 transfer of the territories of Auschwitz to Polish administration, and the establishment of the Museum in 1947.

Polish Language Lab – Practice Polish language!

Join us at the Polish Language Lab!
M
eet UBC students and practice
Polish language.

Open to current UBC students who are or were enrolled in Polish language classes.

Tuesdays, 5:00 to 6:00 pm
C
ENES Lounge, Buchanan Tower 910

Dates and updates: twitter: polishatubc | cenes.ubc.ca/events


Contact:
Helena G. Kudzia | hkudzia@mail.ubc.ca | twitter: polishatubc

 

Please note that some meetings will be replaced by lectures, film screenings or might be canceled.

Polish Film Club: Gods by Łukasz Palkowski – Feb 26, 5 pm

UBC Polish Film Club & Polish Student Club presents:

GODS (BOGOWIE)
A FILM BY ŁUKASZ PALKOWSKI

FEBRUARY 26, 2019, 5:00 PM
BUCHANAN TOWER, ROOM 997
TWITTER @POLISHATUBC

FILM & DISCUSSION IN ENGLISH! EVERYONE WELCOME!