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Annual Copernicus Lecture. Hint: My Books Aren't Really about Sex and Drugs

Dorota Masłowska, author
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
5:00-6:30 PM
1010 Weiser Hall Map
Dorota Masłowska is a novelist and playwright. She published her first novel, "Wojna polsko-ruska pod flagą biało-czerwoną" (Snow White and Russian Red) at 19. It won critical acclaim, was awarded the Paszport Polityki Prize, and was translated into over 20 languages. Her second novel, "Paw Królowej" (The Queen’s Peacock, 2005), won the most prestigious Polish literary prize, the Nike award. Masłowska’s first drama, "A Couple of Poor, Polish-speaking Romanians" (2006), was staged in Australia, the United States, Great Britain, Germany, and Poland, and her subsequent play, "No Matter How Hard We Try" (2008), garnered a Polish Ministry of Culture Prize. Masłowska’s most recent novel, "Inni ludzie" (Other People, 2018), will soon appear in German, French, and Russian. Her works in English have been translated by Benjamin Paloff, associate professor at U-M.

If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend this event, please reach out to copernicus@umich.edu at least 2 weeks in advance of this event. Please be aware that advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the university to arrange.
Building: Weiser Hall
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Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: European, International, Literature, Poland, Writing
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Copernicus Center for Polish Studies, International Institute, Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia