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Where: University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
When: Saturday-Sunday, 26-27 February 2011
Topics: Writing in Esperanto, Esperanto literature and history.
Under the leadership of:
Duration: The seminar will begin on the morning of February 26, and end at noon on February 27. It will partly coincide with the 39th Conference on Literature and Culture since 1900, organized by the University (http://www.thelouisvilleconference.com/), for which visitors can register at a daily rate of $10. A special session “Esperanto Authors Read from Their Work” will be included in this conference.
Location: Meeting rooms of the University of Louisville
• Friday: 1:30 - Humanities 121 (Louisville Conference Session E-11)
• Saturday: 10:15 - Humanities 208 (Session G-8) | 1:00 - Ekstrom Library W210
• Sunday 9:00 - Humanities 300
Parking: In The Speed Art Museum garage, near Ekstrom Library and the Bingham Humanities Building, on the UofL main (Belknap) campus.
Languages: Seminar languages will be Esperanto and English.
Accommodation: For hotels, see the conference website. You may arrive on Friday, February 25th, and leave on Sunday, February 27th.
Registration: $35 ($15 for students); includes lunch on Saturday. You can pay at the Esperantic Studies Foundation’s website (Online Giving); scroll down and click on the Paypal button “Research Initiatives”). Please also announce your wish to attend by writing to the organizers:
PROGRAM (Note adjustments to schedule and additional details!)
Saturday, February 26th.
Louisville Conference, session G-8 Esperanto Writers Read from Their Work (Sponsored by the Esperantic Studies Foundation, organized by Bonnie Fonseca-Greber, Department of Modern and Classical Languages, University of Louisville). 10:15 – 11:45 AM
Location: Humanities Building, University of Louisville, Room 208
Chair: Duncan Charters, Principia College.
Readers: Tim Westover, Georgia Gwinnett College, School of Science and Technology; Ulrich Becker, publisher, New York City.
Lunch 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Location: Ekstrom Library, Room W210
The four sessions of the seminar (February 26-27) will be led by Tim Westover, Ulrich Becker, Duncan Charters, and Humphrey Tonkin. All four members of the team will participate in all four sessions, with each member of the team serving as leader of one session.
Among the topics to be covered: writing poetry in Esperanto, writing fiction in Esperanto, the history of Esperanto literature, literary criticism and analysis in Esperanto, and translation to and from Esperanto.
Dinner on own
Sunday, February 27th
Location: Bingham Humanities Building, Room 300