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  • Date(s): Friday, 12/5 7:30 PM to Saturday, 12/6 9:00 PM
Polish Writers in the World: Mrożek and Herbert, in memoriam
Presented by: The Chopin Theatre and The Hejna Family Chair in Polish Language and Literature, University of Illinois at Chicago. 

On Friday, Dec. 5th, after the welcome reception, Dr. Michał Paweł Markowski (UIC, Hejna Family Chair in Polish Language and Literature) will present an introductory lecture on Mrożek, the play "Vatzlav" will be presented (8:30pm), and an after party will follow, with special guests and actors present.
On Saturday, Dec. 6th, join us for a series of talks and panels on Herbert (1-4pm), and, after 5pm, a return to Mrożek with a round-table discussion and performances of 2 plays: "Strip Tease"(6:30pm) and "Out at Sea" (7:30pm).  

Friday's and Saturday's events are free and open to the public.  Refer to the attachment for a full list of events and guests.