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Ukrainian Poetry Reading

On Monday May 30th, the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies hosted a Ukrainian Poetry Reading via Zoom with five award-winning Ukrainian poets reading selected works – Borys Khersonsky, Lyudmyla Khersonska, Oksana Lutsyshyna, Maryana Savka, and Lyuba Yakimchuk. Additionally, Ostap Kin, who is an accomplished translator of Ukrainian poetry into English, shared his experience of translation as a practice of intercultural exchange. Their poems were read in Ukrainian, and with English translations of their texts presented by students from the Department of English.