'CKCU, Mighty 93.1'Launched in 1975 as the first campus radio in Canada, CKCU-FM 93.1 is not only an integral part of Carleton University, but it is also ‘Ottawa’s Community Radio Station’ that is broadcasting seven days a week around the clock. Transmitting its programs to an audience within a 100 km radius, that is the National Capital Region and beyond, it is also streaming live on the internet.

Radio CKCU-FM93.1/Literary News


In 2010, on the occasion of its 35th anniversary, ‘CKCU, The Mighty 93.1’ as the station is frequently being called, launched the internet-based broadcasting service CKCU Literary News which is currently producing four programs:

  • CKCU LitNews-1 Literatures in Europe Today, produced and hosted by Hans G. Ruprecht;
  • CKCU LitNews-2 Les Actualités littéraires dans le monde francophone, produced and hosted by Hans G. Ruprecht;
  • Paroles d’Afrique, une émission animée par Antoine Houlou-Garcia à Paris, pour CKCU/Literary News.
  • CKCU LitNews-3 | Das literarische Echo. Deutschsprachige Literatur im Gespräch, produced and co-hosted by Hans G. Ruprecht & Helmut Zobl.
  • CKCU LitNews-4 Noticias literarias de Latinoamérica / Latin American literatures, produced with Alberto Quero

These programs can be heard alternately, Wednesdays, 9:30-10:00 a.m. EST(Canada), locally on FM 93.1, and worldwide streaming.


CKCU-Literary News STREAM

Shortly after they have been aired, episodes of CKCU LitNews-1, 2 and 3 are being posted on Playlist (audio fil) ,and for free downloading as Podcast  (baladodiffusion) (mp3 files in English, French, and in German). Older audio files of CKCU LitNews-3 are also being saved for easy downloading in the archive of Das literarische Echo at www3.carleton.ca/litecho/archiv.html

Additional information under PROGRAMS, and ABOUT.

CKCU LitNews on LinkedIn  t (@ckculitnews) Fb Hans G. Ruprecht

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