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Literary Ventures

Posted on Tue, Oct 3 2017 5:08 pm by Jan Knudtson

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Czech and Slovak Cultural Center of Minnesota

Czech and Slovak Literary Ventures 2017-2018

Join us for literary presentations and small-group informal discussions of Czech and Slovak books in English translation. 

Everyone is welcome.

 

Book discussions will be held from 10:00 a.m.-noon at the C.S.P.S Hall, 383 Michigan St., St. Paul, 55102,

unless otherwise noted. 

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 Saturday, October 21

That Alluring Land: Slovak Stories by Božena Slančiková Timrava – Book discussion

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 Saturday, November 18

Povídky: Short Stories by Czech Women edited by Nancy Hawker – Book discussion

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 Saturday, December 16

Homecoming and The Voices: Prague 1968 by Joseph Wechsberg – Book discussion

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 Saturday, January 20

Performing Captivity, Performing Escape: Cabarets and Plays from the Terezin/Theresienstadt Ghetto edited and with an introduction by Lisa Peschel – Play reading by all attendees

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 Saturday, February 17

Dreams of a Great Small Nation by Kevin J. McNamara – Book discussion

Author Event: Saturday, April 7th, 2018, Amherst H. Wilder Foundation, 451 Lexington Parkway North, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104

[Tentative] Book Signing, Sunday, April 8th, 2018, TBD

 

 

 Saturday, March 17

Popism: The Warhol Sixties by Andy Warhol and Pat Hackett – Book discussion

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Saturday, April 21

The Emperor and the Peasant by Kenneth Janda – Book discussion

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 Saturday, May 19

HHhH: Himmler’s Brain is Called Heydrich by Laurent Binet – Book discussion

 Literary Ventures Annual Talk, 1:00 p.m., second floor, C.S.P.S. Hall, with refreshments:

John Palka, author of My Slovakia, My Family: One Family’s Role in the Birth of a Nation will discuss “The Czech and Slovak Marriage: What the Partners Brought to the Union”

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Questions?  Contact gwen@cs-center.org

Literary Ventures is supported by Czech & Slovak Sokol Minnesota, the Office of the Honorary Consul for the Czech Republic, and the Office of the Honorary Consul for Slovakia.