The Program in Jewish Studies and the Department of English at Johns Hopkins University are pleased to present an afternoon of poetry and conversation with the Polish poet and musician Grzegorz Kwiatkowski, whose poetry (along with the music he performs with his band, Trupa Trupa) address issues of historical memory and forgetting, especially around fascism and the murder of Polish Jews during the Nazi period. In addition to offering a reading of his poems, Kwiatkowski will be joined by two U.S.-based respondents, Zackary Sholem Berger and Karen Underhill, who will engage him in conversation about the state of poetry and the arts in contemporary Poland as well as the political and social role of poetry and popular music more generally.
W najbliższy czwartek Grzegorz Kwiatkowski będzie gościem panelu “Holocaust Memory in Poland: Preserving the Past, Planning for the Future”. Spotkanie będzie częścią obchodów Genocide Awareness Month. W spotkaniu wezmą również udział Adara Goldberg, Joanna Sliwa, Jakub Nowakowski, Dara Bramson, Menachem Kaiser, Katarzyna Markusz i Rachel Rothstein.
W poniedziałek, 26 kwietnia Grzegorz Kwiatkowski będzie gościem The University of Texas at Dallas i pracowni LabSynthE profesor Xtine Burrough.
Szczegółowe informacje dotyczące zapisów znajdują się na stronie www.labs.utdallas.edu/labsynthe/upcoming/
Uniwersytet Cambridge i The Ted Hughes Society zapraszają na „Ted Hughes’s Crow at 50: a seminar devoted to the extraordinary power and enduring life of Crow. The seminar will feature a distinguished panel of speakers: Dame Marina Warner, Alice Oswald, Mark Cocker and Grzegorz Kwiatkowski.” Spotkanie odbędzie się 17 marca. Szczegółowe informacje dotyczące wydarzenia znajdują się na stronie www.thetedhughessociety.org
„This week’s first pick is not local, but streaming worldwide from New York City and Gdańsk, Poland.
The Jewish Theological Seminary’s Dr. David Kraemer will speak to poet Grzegorz Kwiatkowski, a rock musician who speaks out against Holocaust denial, genocide and the rise of right-wing nationalism in Poland. Kwiatkowski’s lyrics rage against populism and hatred, leading the indie rock band Trupa Trupa’s deep, off-kilter melodies and soaring instrumentation.
Uniwersytet w Chicago zaprasza na “Poetry Reading and Conversation with Grzegorz Kwiatkowski”. Spotkanie odbędzie się w sobotę, 6 lutego.
Mark Payne of Comparative Literature, Classics, and the Committee on Social Thought will read poetry (in translation) by Grzegorz Kwiatkowski, the reading to be followed by an open conversation on music, poetry, literature, and politics.
Grzegorz Kwiatkowski is a Polish poet and musician, and member of the band Trupa Trupa. Kwiatkowski has published seven books of poetry, and his poems have been published in many literary magazines: Modern Poetry in Translation, New Poetry in Translation, Rain Taxi, and others. His music has been reviewed and broadcasted by some of the world’s biggest outlets—including Rolling Stone, Pitchfork, The Chicago Tribune, Newsweek, NPR, BBC, and others. Trupa Trupa made its first international appearance in 2015 with the album Headache. They have been recording and performing new music ever since.
Grzegorz Kwiatkowski będzie gościem festiwalu Rhytm for Refugees. Transmisja jutro około godziny 21.00.
„Grzegorz Kwiatkowski – poet and musician living in Gdansk; songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist in the intriguing Trupa Trupa band. He has published seven books of poetry, his poems have been translated into English and German, and appeared in many influential literary magazines.
Uniwersytet Kalifornijski w Berkeley zaprasza na “Music and Poetry against Hatred: A Conversation with Grzegorz Kwiatkowski”. Spotkanie poprowadzi profesor John Connelly i odbędzie się ono już w najbliższy piątek o godzinie 12.00 czasu kalifornijskiego i o godzinie 21.00 czasu polskiego.