The members of the European Union of National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) in Toronto are pleased to announce their 2016 European Book Club Series “In Other Words.” The European Book Club has moved its meeting location to Type Books, an independent bookstore located on Queen Street West.
February 24: Goethe-Institut: Who is Martha? by Marjana Gaponenko
In this rollicking novel, 96-year-old ornithologist Luka Levadski foregoes treatment for lung cancer and moves from Ukraine to Vienna to make a grand exit in a luxury suite at the Hotel Imperial. He reflects on his past while indulging in Viennese cakes and savoring music in a gilded concert hall. Marjana Gaponenko was born in 1981 in Odessa, Ukraine. She fell in love with the German language as a young girl, and began writing in German when she was sixteen.
Homage to Manoel De Oliveira – Media Commons Film Theatre (U of T), Feb. 23, 7pm
This event is an homage to the Portuguese film director and screenwriter Manoel de Oliveira – the oldest film director in activity before his death at the age of 106. Scenes from Manoel de Oliveira’s films will be presented and discussed in a panel moderated by Hudson Moura with Miguel Rocha (York alumni, MFA in Film Production) and Aida Jordão (course director for York U’s Portuguese and Luso-Brazilian Studies).
The Portland of Portugal
Porto was once one of the country’s richest towns, known
for its artisanry. These days, it’s reemerging as a food and
design hub, proving that austerity isn’t the death of creativity.
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