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Serhiy Zhadan at UT-Austin (Austin, TX)
April 20, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmFree
Wed, April 20, 2016 | BUR 214, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Book and Poetry Reading
Ukrainian poet, novelist, essayist and translator
Wednesday, April 20, 3:00 PM
Burdine Hall, 214
Free and open to the public
Serhiy Zhadan will be reading excerpts from Voroshilovgrad, which is available this April in English, and a selection of poems. BBC Ukraine named Voroshilovgrad BBC Book of the Year in 2010 and BBC Book of the Decade in 2014.
Mr. Zhadan is a pro-Ukrainian activist and public intellectual who has become a voice of Ukraine’s “Euro-Maidan” movement. He has been vocal about finding solutions that make Ukraine a safe space for Russian and Ukrainian speakers.