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- On October 6, the Slavic Dept.
- held its annual Award Ceremony.
- Congratulations to all of the
- recipients!
- View photos.


- Prof. Maxim Tarnawsky
- delivered a lecture on Ivan
- Nechui-Levytskyi at the Dept of
- Literary Theory of Lviv University
- on Wednesday October 22, 2014.
- More info.


- Polish Students Association
- at UofT has been helping to raise
- funds in support of the Polish
- language courses. Last spring
- they organized the third
- fundraising event and on October
- 15, 2014 presented the cheque
- to Professor Donna Orwin, the
- Chair of the department. The
- cheque will be deposited to the
- Endowed Fund created by the
- Council for the Support of Polish
- Studies at UofT Thank you PSA
- for your ongoing support!
- View photo.


- Prof. Maxim Tarnawsky and
- Uliana Pasicznyk spoke about
- their translation projects, the
- journal "Ukrainian Literature: A
- Journal of Translations" and the
- Hrushevsky Translation Project,
- respectively, at the Faculty of
- Translation Studies of Lviv
- University in the Hall of Mirrors
- on Friday, Oct 10, 2014.
- More info.


- On Oct. 6, the Slavic Dept.
- presented a lecture by
- Professor Andrzej Nowak:
- "Western 'Appeasement' and its
- Eastern European Victims:
- from World War One to World
- War Three."


- Ukrainian Literature: A Journal
- of Translations
has published its
- newest issue. Volume 4 is
- available on the journal's website:
- www.UkrainianLiterature.org
- The journal is edited by
- Prof. Maxim Tarnawsky. This
- issue contains the first half of his
- translation of Valerian
- Pidmohylny's classic novel
- The City.


- On Sept. 23, the Slavic Dept.
- presented a richly illustrated
- lecture by Dr. Zbigniew Latala
- (Cracow University of
- Technology), entitled
- Shakespeare in Polish Posters.


- Prof. Dragana Obradovic has
- written a photo-essay on
- Kazakhstan for the online journal
- the "Balkanist."
- Available here.


- Congratulations to
- Chloe Papadopoulos for winning
- the Joseph Armand Bombardier
- Canada Graduate Scholarship!


- Prof. Maxim Tarnawsky has an
- essay published on line:
- “Nechui’s Aesthetic Code:
- Repetition, Pacing, and Non
- Purposeful Narration,”Kyiv-Mohyla
- Humanities Journal 1 (2014):
- 219–240. An on-line journal:
- available here.


- Prof. Kate Holland's book,
- The Novel in the Age of
- Disintegration: Dostoevsky and
- Genre in the 1870s, was
- nominated for the ASEEES
- Vucinich Prize and the AATSEEL
- Literary/Cultural Studies book
- prize. A recent review of the
- book by Robin Feuer Miller can
- be found in the July issue of
- Russian Review.


- Prof. Leonid Livak has been
- named a Resident Research
- Fellow of the Institut d'études
- avancées in Paris, where he will
- work, in the academic year
- 2014-15, on his research
- project "Cultural and Linguistic
- Displacement in the Creative
- Activity of Modern European
- Writers."


- Prof. Christina Kramer's NEA
- award was posted to the NEA
- Writers' Corner.
- View site.


- The Spring 2013
- Departmental Newsletter
- has been released.
- Read newsletter.


- Toronto Slavic Quarterly



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