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Title:
Monika Zgustova & Anna Hajkova in NYU
When:
11.02.2012 - 11.09.2012 
Category:
Book Reading

Description

Two Czech scholars at NYU in November - reading and talks
   

SVU New York
     
 

Dear All,
I am in process of establishing a virtual Czech House NYU (see more info attached) to organize and promote Czech-related events taking place at NYU. Below are first two that may interest you. They both happen to be by women and about women. :-) I hope you will be able to attend.

Best wishes,
Suzanna Halsey
Czech House NYU
and SVU-NY

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2 at 6pm
NYU, 19 University Place, Great room

MONIKA ZGUSTOVA introduces her latest book GOYA's GLASS
published by Feminist Press CUNY in 2012
Reading and conversation with the author

Sponsored by NYU Russian and Slavic Studies in cooperation withThe Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences NY and Feminist Press CUNY

Goya's Glass presents three extraordinary women: the Duchess of Alba, known as Goya's muse, in times of Inquisition, the Czech writer Božena Němcová, member of the national Enlightenment movement in Austro-Hungary,
and the Russian writer Nina Berberova who escapes persecution during the Russian Revolution.

Monika Zgustova was born in Prague and lives in Barcelona, Spain. She has published seven books, including novels, short stories, a play, and a biography. Her novel Silent Woman was a runner-up for the National Award for the Novel, given by the Spanish Ministry of Culture. Zgustova; has also received the Giutat de Barcelona and the Mercè Rodoreda awards in Spain, and the Gratias Agit Prize given by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Prague. She has translated more than fifty books of Russian and Czech fiction and poetry, including the works of Milan Kundera and Vaclav Havel, into both Spanish and Catalan.
www.monikazgustova.com

 

SVU New York
4:24 PM 
   
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We are sorry to announce that due to hurricane Sandy and power outage at NYU, the event GOYA’S GLASS with MONIKA ZGUSTOVÁ, scheduled for this Friday, has been CANCELLED!
We hope to find another venue or reschedule before NOV 19.


Suzanna Halsey
Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences


MONIKA ZGUSTOVA introduces her latest book GOYA's GLASS
published by Feminist Press CUNY in 2012

Reading followed by conversation with the author moderated by Katerina Liskova, PhD. Professor of Gender Studies at Masaryk University, Czech Republic, and Visiting Scholar at Columbia University

Organized by Czech House NYU, sponsored by NYU Russian and Slavic Studies in cooperation with The Czech Center, The Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences NY and Feminist Press CUNY

Light refreshment.

Goya's Glass presents three extraordinary women: the Duchess of Alba, known as Goya's muse, in times of Inquisition, the Czech writer Božena Němcová, member of the national Enlightenment movement in Austro-Hungary, and the Russian writer Nina Berberova who escapes persecution during the Russian Revolution.

Monika Zgustova was born in Prague and lives in Barcelona, Spain. She has published seven books, including novels, short stories, a play, and a biography. Her novel Silent Woman was a runner-up for the National Award for the Novel, given by the Spanish Ministry of Culture. Zgustova; has also received the Giutat de Barcelona and the Mercè Rodoreda awards in Spain, and the Gratias Agit Prize given by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Prague. She has translated more than fifty books of Russian and Czech fiction and poetry, including the works of Milan Kundera and Vaclav Havel, into both Spanish and Catalan.
www.monikazgustova.com


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9 at 4:30pm
at the NYU Center for European and Mediterranean Studies
285 Mercer Street, 7th floor (between Waverly and Washington Place)

ANNA HAJKOVA, PhD candidate, History Department, University of Toronto
(winner of the 2013 Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship)
will lecture on
“SEXUAL BARTER IN TIMES OF GENOCIDE: Negotiating Sexual Economy of the Theresienstadt Ghetto”

Organized by Center for European and Mediterranean Studies and the Network of East-West Women
as part of the Gender and Transformation: Women in Europe Workshop
http://gendertransformationeurope.wordpress.com/2012/10/19/on-sexual-barter-in-terezin/


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Adjunct Czech Language Instructor
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