Canadian stuDies country report


October 2003 – April 2004



1. New courses and new centres

-„Canadian Life, History and Institutions“ (Comenius University Canadian Studies Centre )

- New contacts established with indiviual canadianists at the universisties in Nitra,  Zilina, Banska Bystrica

2. Conference participation

Marian Gazdik (Comenius University); The Crakow Conference, „Bleak Vision  of the World in Short Fictiin of Barry Callaghan“


Maria Huttova (Comenius University), The Crakow Conference, „History, Myth and the Self in M. Ondaatje’s Novels“


Katarina Labudova, Zilina University, Houses, Clothes and Pregnant woemn in M. Atwood’s Fiction


3. Academic publications


4. Visiting lecturers


5. Grants

FRP Grant Katarina Labudova, ZilinaUniversity

6. Young Canadianists

Marcela Makuchova, PhDr. in Canadian Literature 



7. Cultural activities related to Canada


8. Translations and special issues of journals



9. Other

 4th Czecho-Slovak Canadian Studies seminar, March 2004, Bratislava