We cordially invite you to a workshop Slavic National Epic in the Interpretative Network of Romantic Nationalism II: Protagonists and practices coorganized by the Institute of Czech Literature of the CAS, Institute of Art History of the CAS and Bohemicum – Center for Czech Studies of the University of Regensburg on May 26th, 2023.
An online lecture by Katja Kobolt (Institute of Culture and Memory Studies, Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Ljubljana) “Postmigrant Aesthetics: Autofiction and the Resistance of Subjectivity” will take place on May 16, 2023 at 5:00 pm. The lecture will be in English.
What were the intertextual relationships between the African American poet Langston Hughes and the Czech poet Ivan Blatný? How did Blatný employ English in his poetry, how did Hughes use references to Czechoslovakia? How do poets and poems move across languages and power blocs and what were other literary relationships between the Czech lands and the African American cultural community?