Serhiy Zhadan, Writer, Kharkiv, Ukraine

Please note: A reception precedes the event at 5:30 PM.

Serhiy Zhadan is the most popular poet of the post-independence generation in Ukraine. His work speaks to the disillusionment, difficulties and ironies that the collapse of the Soviet Union has brought. His readings fill large auditoriums and he publishes regularly. Originally, the enfant terrible of Ukrainian letters, now in his thirties he is considered the most important poet of the decade and even one of the leading voices of the last century.

This event will be held in the 6th floor Flom Auditorium.

Please note that seating for this event is available on a first come, first served basis-no reservations required. Please call on the day of the event to confirm. Please bring an identification card with a photograph (e.g. driver's license, work ID, or university ID) as part of the building's security procedures.