Panel Discussion of Bohumil Hrabal’s Visit to Chicago in 1989, Czech Consulate, Reservation Only Event, May 25

SAVE THE DATE for a special literary evening celebrating one of the greatest Czech writers of the 20th century Bohumil Hrabal and his visit to Chicago in the spring of 1989.

The evening will reunite panelists specializing in Czech and Central European literature and culture with eye witnesses of Hrabal’s memorable visit to the U.S. in April of 1989. Never seen snapshots of Hrabal’s public appearances and from some private moments of the visit will be complemented by excerpts from the popular screen adaptations of his novels.

Free admission / Reservation only event (start booking now at 312 861 1037 or

May 25, 2010

In cooperation with the NWU Press and the Prague Committee of the Chicago Sister Cities International Program and with the kind support of Facets Cinémathèque.

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  1. Krystyna Cygielska says:

    I will attend the panel discussion on May 25 (Bohumil Hrabal)
    Please, reserve a place for me.
    Thank you.
    Krystyna Cygielska
    Polish Daily News (Dziennik Związkowy)

  2. serickso says:

    Dear Krystyna,

    Please contact the Czech Consulate in Chicago to make reservations. They can be reached at +1.312.861.1037 or by email at CEERES is not organizing the event.

    Thanks for reading the CEERES eBulletin!


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