Slovak Studies Program, University of Pittsburgh
invites you to the annual Thomas Kukucka Memorial Lecture
S L O V A K F O L K T A L E S FOR AMERICAN READERS
Sunday, April 6, 2 PM (Daylight Saving Time!)
room 1P 56 (first floor)
Posvar Hall (formerly Forbes Quad, next to Hillman Library)
David Cooper will talk about Slovak tales collected in the early 1800s,
and about the challenging task of bringing them to the American audience.
He served in the Peace Corps in Slovakia as an English teacher from
1992-94. He taught Slovak language and culture at Penn State University
in 1994-95. Currently he is a Ph.D. candidate in Slavic literatures at
Columbia University. His translation, Traditional Slovak Folktales, was
published by M.E. Sharpe in 2001.
You are invited to an informal reception after the presentation.