Appendix 9


country report – Slovakia


October 2002 – March 2003


1. New courses and new centres       




2. Conferences, conference participation


3rd annual meeting of Czech and Slovak Canadianists, Hradec Kralove, 27-28 March


-  Marian Gazdik (Comenius University, Bratislava), “Short Stories by Barry Calaghan”

-  Jaroslav Mazurek (Matej Bel University, Banska Bystrica), “Comparison of the

      Political Systems in Canada and Slovakia”

-  Marica Mazurekova (Matej Bel University, Banska Bystrica), “Tourism as a Means of

      Bringing Nations Together: A Comparison of Some Aspects of its Development in

      Slovakia and Canada”


3. Academic publications



4. Visiting lecturers



5. Grants


6. Young Canadianists


Comenius University, Bratislava

   - 2 MA theses in progress (Anglophone lit.), 2 PhDs (Caribbean Canadian literature,

        Alice Munro)


7. Cultural activities related to Canada



8. Translations and special issues of journals



9. Other


            Canadian Literature Evening organized in November by the Canadian Studies Centre

of Comenius University