Retrieval of the name: who was behind the pen name Don-Aminado?
Come discuss the works of this forgotten great poet and satirist, and central figure in the 1920s Russian emigration to Paris.
Speaker: Valentine Taranov
Co-sponsored by the Richmond Public Library.
This café is in Russian. Translation not provided.
Will Tesler has a PhD in underwater acoustics and has worked with the Pacific Biological Station in Nanaimo, B.C. He has been organizing the Russian language café at the Richmond Public Library since 2006. The cafés are extremely well attended and Tesler says he is pleased that they provide an opportunity for Russian speakers to engage in intellectual discussions on a broad variety of topics.
About the Philosophers' Café
Philosophers’ Café is a series of informal public discussions in libraries, cafés and restaurants throughout Metro Vancouver. The cafés, which are open to everyone, have brought dialogue and discussion to thousands of people who are interested in exploring issues from the absurd to the sublime. To learn more about the Philosophers’ Café, please visit their website.