TUGG: Prof. Tarnawsky on Can Lit depicting Ukrainians in Canada

February 13, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
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The Toronto Ukrainian Genealogy Group (TUGG) invites you to come hear Professor Maxim Tarnawsky speakon Canadian Literature depicting Ukrainians in Canada.

Dr. Tarnawsky teaches a course at the University of Toronto Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures called“Literature of the Ukrainian Canadian Experience.”

The purposeof this presentation is to acquaint you with a range of books describing the Canadian Ukrainian experience and to demonstrate the variety of different viewpoints and issues that Canadian authors associate with Ukrainians in this country.

· How were the first Ukrainians in Canada depicted in fiction?
· How Ukrainian are Ukrainians in Canada?
· What are the problems of being Ukrainian in Canada?
· Is being Ukrainian in Canada a bounty or a burden?
· Do Ukrainians write about themselves differently than non-Ukrainians write about them?

These and other questions willbe answered in an informal, relaxed setting.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018, from 7:30-9:30 pm

St. Vladimir Institute
620 Spadina Avenue

Contact: (905) 841-6707