Discussion with the American poet David Shapiro

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The American poet David Shapiro is the author of the poem “The Funeral of Jan Palach” which inspired John Hejduk’s monument. The text of the poem is part of the installation. David Shapiro was a friend of John Hejduk and was also acquainted with Václav Havel.

For more information about David Shapiro, see the poet’s profile at Poetry Foundation website.

See the event for the opening ceremony of the monument on Saturday at 15:00.

Event detail

Event start
16.1.2016 14:00
Venue
Faculty of Arts, Jan Palach Square 2, Prague 1 (room no. 203)
Organizing Institution
Faculty of Arts
Event type
Debate