Hope Junkies: Poetry by Ivan Landzev

Renee Granville-Grossman Residential Commons East Lounge

May 3, 2023 at 7:30pm
Renee Granville Grossman East Resident Dean Residence
6031 S Ellis Ave
Chicago, IL 60637 
(enter building at the corner of 61st and Greenwood)

May 10, 2023 at 5:30pm

Foster Hall Room 103
1130 E 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637

Hope Junkies: Poetry by Ivan Landzev

Join poet Ivan Landzhev for selected readings of his recent work. Ivan is a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at UChicago from Sofia, Bulgaria. He has degrees in Philosophy (BA), Cultural Studies (MA) and his PhD is in Russian Classical Literature (XIX c), focused on the later works of Leo Tolstoy. His book “Poetics of Self-overcoming: Narrative Strategies in the Later Leo Tolstoy” was published in his native Bulgaria in 2017. Ivan is also one of Bulgaria’s leading contemporary poets and essayists. Author of three collections so far, his poems have been translated into several languages and have earned him numerous honors and awards. Before coming to UChicago, Ivan was a writer-in-residence at LCB (Literarisches Colloquium) Berlin.


Sponsored by the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and CEERES.