Canadian Studies Centre invites everybody for another edition of the Day of Canadian Culture at the University of Silesia on May 12th, 2011.
A detailed program of the event can be found in the attached pdf file. This is also a reminder for students interested in the participation in the academic workshops. You can sign up for them by May 10th at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org (see attachment). The day will end with a screening of Snow Walker, a film based on the story “Walk Well My Brother” by Farley Mowat.
|9:45 – 9:55||GREETINGS AND OPENING REMARKS
|9:55 – 10:35||PROF. MARLENE ATLEO (University of Manitoba)
|10:35 – 10:55||ROSWITHA MAJCHRZAK, M.A. (Berlin, independent scholar, photographer)
|10:55 – 11:15||RAFAŁ MADEJA, M.A. (University of Silesia)
|11:15 – 11:35||COFFEE BREAK|
|11:35 – 12:45||DR KINGA ARAYA (Canadian multimedia artist, independent scholar)
|12:45 – 13:10||KATARZYNA MICHALCZYK, M.A. (University of Silesia)
|13:10 – 14:00||COFFEE BREAK /
ACTIVITIES FOR STUDENTS – QUIZ ON CANADA [13:25 – 13:45]
|14:00 – 15:15||PARALLEL WORKSHOPS:
PROF. MARLENE ATLEO
Indigenous storywork: Braiding together Myth, History, and Present for Survivance.
RAFAŁ MADEJA, M.A.
Kwakiutl String Figure Storytelling
|ALINA GRYGIERCZYK, M.A. (University of Silesia)
Distance and Dialogue: Travels in Search of the “Real” Eastern Europe in Myrna Kostash’s Creative Non-Fiction
PATRYCJA GODLEWSKA, B.A. (University of Silesia)
Multi-Cultural Collage in a Jazz Frame. George Elliott Clarke’s Jazz Operas
DOROTA SOKOŁOWSKA, B.A. (University of Silesia)
Stereotypes of National Identity. Constructing National Identity through Self and Other. Differences between Canada and the US
|15:15 – 16:15||LATE LUNCH BREAK|
|16:15 – 17:30||WORKSHOP:
DR KINGA ARAYA Post-Exilic Walks: Polish-Canadian Flânerie in Sosnowiec
|16:15 – 17:45||FILM SCREENING:
THE SNOW WALKER (2003)
Director: Charles Martin Smith
Writers: Charles Martin Smith, Farley Mowat (based on the story “Walk Well My Brother” by Farley Mowat (90 min)