Days of Canadian Culture at the University of Silesia, May 13-15, 2013

Information on lectures, May 13-14, 2013

MICHELLE LAFLAMME (University of Fraser Valley)

Half Blood, Mixed Blood, Half Breed – A Look at Racial Hybridity in Canadian Literature and Drama (13th May, 10:00-11:15).
Living, Writing and Staging Racial Hybridity (14th May, 11:30-12:15)
MONIQUE MOJICA (Toronto, playwright, artistic director of Chocolate Woman Collective, stage and film actress and social activist)

Indigenous Body/Indigenous Performance: a life in the Theatre (13th May, 13:15-14:10).
Scoring the Body Through Guna Aesthetic Principles: Indigenous Dramatic Arts in Theory, Process and Practice (14th May, 09:45-11:15)
AGA MAKSIMOWSKA (Toronto, writer)

Meeting the writer via Skype and online conversation with the writer (13th May, 11:30-12:00).
MARIA BELEN MARTIN LUCAS (Universidade de Vigo)

Postcolonial and Transnational: The Politics of Genre and in Canadian Speculative Fiction (14th May, 15:00-16:00)

Information on workshops on May 15, 2013 (Wednesday)

Signing up for academic workshops

The workshops will take place on May 15, 2013. They will be taught by Prof. Michelle LaFlamme, University of Fraser Valley, and Monique Mojica, playwright, stage and film actress, artistic director of Chocolate Woman Collective.

Michelle LaFlamme: 9:45-13:00

Land, Love and Ceremony: A look at Canadian Indigenous Plays (Rez Sisters (T. Highway), Ernestine Shushwap gets her Trout (T. Highway), Baby Blues (Drew Hayden Taylor).
Monique Mojica: 13:15 -16:45

Stories From the Body/Stories from the Land.
Students interested to participate in the workshops are requested to contact Kinga Kowalska via e-mail: kinga_kowalska@nullonet.eu by May 7th. Unfortunately, the number of workshop participants is limited (25 for each workshop). Diplomas of Completion will be awarded to workshop participants.
Texts for prof. LaFlamme?s workshop are deposited for students in the Library Reading Room.

 Download a detailed programme of the presentations (PDF)