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Literary Festival 2011 - Crossing Borders: Migration in Women's Writing in Poland

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Speaker(s): Ursula Chowaniec, Izabela Filipiak, Grazyna Plebanek

Recorded on 19 February 2011 in Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building.

Three female Polish authors discuss migration in women's writing in Poland. Urszula Chowaniec is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Cultural Studies Andrzej Frycz-Modrzewski Cracow Academy in Poland. Izabela Filipiak is an author of several books of fiction and nonfiction who debuted after the fall of the iron curtain in Poland. Grazyna Plebanek – writer, author of best-selling novels Illegal Liaisons (WAB 2010) and Girls from Portofino (WAB 2005) as well as Box of Stilettos (2002, WAB 2006) and A Girl Called Przystupa. This LSE Literary Festival discussion was supported by The Polish Cultural Institute - part of the Polish diplomatic mission in the UK, tasked with the aim of promoting and fostering an understanding of Polish culture throughout the country.

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