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Jan. 2023

Preserving the Czech language around the world: Texas Czech Legacy Project. Lida Cope discussed her efforts to document a dying dialect of Czech Moravians who started arriving in Texas in the second half of the 19th century, about Svatava Pírková Jakobson, who gathered a unique archive of folklore from immigrants in New York City's "Czech village," Texas, and elsewhere, and the challenges in promoting and preserving Czech language, culture, and identity in the English-speaking world. || Jan. 22 (Zoom), hosted by the Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences, New York Chapter. 

A man with a banner Czechs and Moravians of Texas
town sign reads Praha and a Czech tombstone