The Civic Imaginary: What if the great Polish playwright didn’t write plays?

Posted on July 16, 2021

Saturday July 17 th at 12:00pm

Abstract: When the people of Warsaw returned to their city after WWII, they found a “fistful of ashes.” In the words of Polish poet, Jerzy Ficowski: They returned, not finding, there was no “where” to come back to. Come see the poet stage it—here—in the poem “Pospólstwo” (People in Common), from his 1955 collection, “Po Polsku” (The Polish way).

A Citizen TALES Commons Online Lecture Danielle Freedman

- With a formal training in Ancient Greek and Latin, my interests have latterly shifted to languages currently still spoken –Modern Greek, Polish, German. In my translation work, I am working at disappearing English as my intermediary when moving between Polish and Greek, Greek and Polish.

Introduced and Moderated by Vassiliki Rapti and Peter Bottéas

REGISTER AT: Date Time: Jul 17, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom meeting