Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Wrap party at UFV, April 7

It's hard to believe my residency is almost over at the University of the Fraser Valley, but I'll be saying goodbye next week by reading some of my new work and sharing the stage with a handful of the talented young writers I've been working with at the University. Please come and join us for this final reading in this year's UFV Writer in Residence Reading Series.


Elizabeth Bachinsky
Thursday April 7, 7pm
Indo Canadian Centre
Room F125
University of the Fraser Valley
Free to the Public

With Special Guests:

Jenny Ahuja
Sophie Isbister
Katie Stobbart
Joel Enns
Miriam Huxley
Jennifer Delamore
Gregory Eliason

after party at the Phoenix Pub.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Bachinsky * Bociurkiw * Grekul * Kostash * Ledohowski * Luciuk * Magocsi * Motyl * Salamon, April 29, University of Toronto

Come celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Chair of Ukrainian Studies at the University of Toronto and the 120th anniversary of Ukrainian settlement in Canada.

Friday, 29 April 2011, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Faculty Club (41 Willcocks Street)

University of Toronto

All lectures are free and open to the public.

9:30am Welcoming Remarks: Paul Robert Magosci

Session 1, 10:00am-12:00pm

Opening Remarks: Lubomyr Luciuk

Chair: Lisa Grekul

Speakers: Lindy Ledohowski, “Poet Pedagogues”

Myrna Kostash, “The Gulag, the Crypt, and the Gallows”

Daria Salamon, “Putting the Babas Back in the Book”

12noon-2:00pm Lunch Break

Session 2, 12:00pm-4:00pm

Chair: Lisa Grekul

Speakers: Marusya Bociurkiw, “They Call me Diaspora”

Elizabeth Bachinsky, “Membership

to The Ukrainian Co-op Denied?”

Alexander J. Motyl, “Concluding Reflections”

Linocut by Michelle Winegar

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

4th Annual Mission Readers and Writers Festival Saturday, March 12

I'm giving the keynote address at the Mission Readers and Writers Festival this Saturday. Looks like a lot of fun. Come out! Be great to see you. You can find out all the info here.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Reading in Gibsons, BC, April 22

If you're on the Sunshine Coast, I'll be reading at the Gibson's Live Poets Series on April 22, 7pm at Wheatberries. Looking forward to it.