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Upcoming events

  • March 23, 2017 @ 4 pm: Russia's Information Warfare in a World of Post-Truths - guest lecture by Katarzyna Pisarska (Founder and Director of the European Academy of Diplomacy in Warsaw, Poland and the Visegrad School of Political Studies); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317

  • March 28, 2017 @ 12:30: a meeting with the US Ambassador Paul W. Jones in Room 317, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317

  • March 29, 2017 @ 7 pm: roundtable discussion on Clifford Angell Bates Jr's new book The Centrality of the Regime for Political Science. Invited guests include Stanisław Filipowicz (University of Warsaw), Steven Hayward (UC Berkeley), Michał Kuź (Lazarski University), Peter L.P. Simpson (Graduate Center of CUNY), Artur Szutta (Gdansk University), Tomasz Żyro (War Studies University, Warsaw). ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317

  • April 6, 2017 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Trump's America - guest lecture by Ryszard Schnepf (former Polish Ambassador to the US); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317

  • April 20, 2017 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Fighting Better Than Well? Stimulants in the US Military - guest lecture by Łukasz Kamieński (Jagiellonian University); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317

  • April 24, 2017: visit of students and faculty of the American Studies department of the University of Groningen in the Netherlands

  • May 4, 2017 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - From Slaves to the Bottle to Speakeasies and Champagne Baths: Alcohol and American Literature, 1865-1933 - guest lecture by Anna Pochmara-Ryżko (University of Warsaw); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317;

  • May 25, 2017 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Speaking of Us: Modern Poetry's Anxious 'We' - Bonnie Costello (Boston University); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317;

  • June 1, 2017 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Partners of Last Resort: U.S.-Russian Relations since the End of the Cold War - guest lecture by Michael Kimmage (Catholic University of America); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317


Past events

    2017
  • March 16, 2017 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series -Transgenerational Writing on the Second World War - guest lecture by Bettina Hofmann (University of Wuppertal); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317

  • March 9, 2017 @ 6 p. m. Black History Month in ASC- a concert: Remembering African American Music - Małgorzata Ziółek-Sowińska - piano, vocal; Karolina Gadomska, vocal; Dominik Gręda - guitar. The performance includes the music of Thomas "Fats" Waller, Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Bill Withers, Sister Sledge, Donna Summer, and Michael Jackson; room 317;

  • March 9, 2017 @ 5 p. m. Black History Month in ASC- The Soul Music Aesthetics in the Music of Aretha Franklin - a lecture by dr. Małgorzata Ziółek-Sowińska ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317;

  • March 6, 2017 @ 10:45: Women's Career Paths and Challenges in the US Military Forces - a guest lecture by Captain Elizabeth L. Evans, a Eurasia Foreign Area Officer (FAO) affiliated with the US Embassy in Warsaw hosted by Professor David Jones; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317

  • March 2, 2017 @ 5 p. m. Black History Month in ASC- Jazz and the Blues in the Poetry of Langston Hughes and Sterling A. Brown - a lecture by dr. Małgorzata Ziółek-Sowińska ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317;

  • On Feb. 3, 2017 ASC students (MA-level) met with the representatives of public relations agency Hill+Knowlton Strategies to discuss the agency's program of paid internships and their recruiting procedures.

  • January 12, 2017 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Cultural Palimpsests on the Ethnic Shore: Re-functionalizing Seaside Forts - guest lecture by Cathy Covell Waegner (University of Siegen); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • 2016
  • December 8, 2016 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Les Lieux de Mémoire and Postmemory: After/Images of Polish Towns in Canadian Literature - guest lecture by Dagmara Drewniak (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • November 17, 2016 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Beyond the 'Development' Paradigm: State Socialism, Transnationalism and the Second Wave Feminism in the US - guest lecture by Magdalena Grabowska (Polish Academy of Sciences); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • November 3, 2016 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - The Face in Early Cinema and the Discourse of the Universal - guest lecture by Mary Ann Doane (UC Berkeley); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • October 27-29, 2016: Polish Association for American Studies Annual Conference - Transnational American Studies: Histories, Methodologies, Perspectives; American Studies Center, University of Warsaw; [ more ]
  • October 20, 2016 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Glorious Outlaws: On the Desirability of Debt in Life and Literature - guest lecture by Izabela Morska (University of Gdańsk); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • October 13, 2016 @ 4 pm: Debata z okazji Dnia Solidarności z Uchodźcami; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317;

  • June 18-19, 2016: Discover UW - University of Warsaw 200 anniversary celebration; Academia at Night (June 18) and Family Picnic (June 19); Kampus Ochota; [ more ]

  • June 7, 2016 @ 16 pm: "Local Color in Art": Nationalism and Impressionism in the United States, Australia, and France - a lecture by Dr. Emily C. Burns (Auburn University), co-organized by the Terra Foundation for American Art; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317

  • June 6, 2016 @ 6 pm: Queer Feminist Film - The Punk Singer (2013), Sini Anderson - a documentary about Kathleen Hanna; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • June 6, 2016 @ 4:00 pm: The Rise of Right-wing Populism in Europe and the United States: A Comparative Perspective a public lecture from Dr. Thomas Greven of the JFK Institute for North American Studies, Free University of Berlin; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 314

  • June 3, 2016 @ 12:30 pm: U.S. Elections 2016 - a meeting and discussion with Mr. Chris Steineger (former Kansas State Senator) co-organized by the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw, within the "Election 2016 @ASC" series; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317

  • June 2, 2016 @ 2:15 pm: The U.S. Perspectives on American-Polish Relations - a meeting and Q&A session with Ms. Claire Bea (U.S. Foreign Service Officer from the American Embassy in Warsaw), as a part of American-Polish Relations course (instructor: Piotr Szyja); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317

  • June 2, 2016 @ 12:10 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - A Queer Method? Samuel Delany’s Empiricism and the Uses of the Literary - guest lecture by Heather Love (University of Pennsylvania); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; The Office of the University of Warsaw Students’ Union, ul. Krakowskie Przedmieście 24, room 200; [ more ]

  • May 19, 2016 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - The Mass Cultural Genre System - guest lecture by John Rieder (University of Hawai); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • May 12, 2016 @ 4 pm: Spotkanie z Katarzyną Surmiak-Domańską, autorką książki Ku Klux Klan. Tu mieszka miłość; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • May 9, 2016 @ 6 pm: Queer Feminist Film - Public Speaking (2010), Martin Scorsese - a documentary about Fran Lebovitz; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • May 5, 2016 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - "A Secret Worth Knowing": Gender and Madness in the Shadow of the Asylum - guest lecture by Michael Rembis (SUNY Buffalo); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • April 28, 2016 @ 4 pm: American Studies Center 40th Anniversary Lecture - John Paul II and His Impact on the Polarization of the Catholic Church: Poland as a Case Study - a lecture by Professor Stanisław Obirek; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317

  • April 26, 2016 @ 4 pm: Superman - Twilight of the American God - a lecture by Michał Chudoliński (comic book and film critic, editor of "Gotham in the rain"); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317

  • April 21, 2016 @ 4 pm: American Studies Center 40th Anniversary Lecture - Viral Communications: Jonathan Demme in Dialogue with Pedro Almodóvar - a lecture by Dr. hab. Tomasz Basiuk; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317

  • April 19, 2016 @ 4 pm: LGBTQ Issues and 2016 Presidential Election - a debate with Pamela Wells & Paul Bryan Robinson ("Replika" LGBTQ magazine), within the "Election 2016 @ASC" series; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • April 14, 2016 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Neobaroque in 20th and 21st-Century American Fiction - guest lecture by Zofia Kolbuszewska (John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • April 12, 2016 @ 4 pm: Mr. Obama goes to Havana: the Future of US relations with Cuba - a lecture by Omar López Montenegro (Human Rights Director at the Cuban American National Foundation); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317

  • April 11, 2016 @ 6 pm: Queer Feminist Film - Regarding Susan Sontag (2014), Nancy D. Kates - a documentary about Susan Sontag; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • April 7, 2016 @ 4 pm: American Studies Center 40th Anniversary Lecture - Getting paid to read difficult books. Democracy, market liberalism and the crisis of the humanities - a lecture by Dr. hab. Agnieszka Graff; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317

  • April 4, 2016 @ 2:30 pm: Meeting with members of the US House of Representatives (Dana Rohrabacher, Juan Vargas, Brian Higgins, David Cicilline); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317

  • March 31, 2016 @ 4 pm: American Studies Center 40th Anniversary Lecture - Rebalancing “Near the Unbalanced Aquarium”: Revisiting the Archival Sources of Robert Giroux’s Version of Lowell’s Memoir for a New Copy-Text - a lecture by Dr. hab. Grzegorz Kość; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317

  • March 17, 2016 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Trans-Atlantic American Studies and the Question of the Archive - guest lecture by Cristina Iuli (University of Eastern Piedmont); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • March 10, 2016 @ 4 pm: American Studies Center 40th Anniversary Lecture - Return of Fallen Empires? What are the Aspirations of the Russian Federation, China, the United States, and the European Union? - a lecture by Professor David A. Jones; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317

  • March 7, 2016 @ 6 pm: Queer Feminist Film - Angela Davis: Portrait of a Revolutionary (1972), Yolande DuLuart - a documentary about Angela Davis; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • March 3, 2016 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Theories of Forgetting: An Historiographic Metafictional Reading - guest lecture by Lance Olsen (University of Utah); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • February 25, 2016 @ 4 pm: Modernicana - Highway to the future - glittery appeal of the American mid-century modern style - guest lecture by Maciej Świderski; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • January 27, 2016 @ 9:30 am: The Story of Jazz, from New Orleans to Warsaw - guest lecture by Michael "Patches" Stewart; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 319; [ more ]

  • January 26, 2016 @ 2:15 pm: US 2016 Elections: What Decides Who Wins - guest lecture by John Law; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • January 22, 2016: 10:45 am: Ralph Talmont (Curator Team Leader for TEDex Warsaw): TED Talks, public speaking and the art of finding what you are not looking for - followed by Q&A session; The meeting is organized as a part of "Communicating Effectively at the American Workplace" class (dr M. Durska); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • January 21, 2016 @ 4 pm: Arkham Asylum - the Neurotic Mythology of Our Times - guest lecture by Michał Chudoliński (comic book and film critic, editor of Gotham w deszczu); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; The lecture will be in Polish and is dedicated to adults only; [ more ]

  • January 19, 2016 @ 2:15 pm: Election 2016 @ ASC: Foreign Policy Debates And the U.S. Presidential Campaign - guest lecture by Dr. Molly O'Neal (Johns Hopkins University, Fulbright Visiting Lecturer and Researcher at Collegium Civitas); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • January 12, 2016 @ 2:15 pm: The State Department - how does it work - guest lecture by Ms. Angela Palazzolo; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 319; [ more ]

  • 2015
  • December 17, 2015 @ 4 pm; Tęczowy raport o stanie państwa 2015 - doroczna debata o sytuacji osób LGBTI w USA; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • Cancelled! January 14, 2016 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Neobaroque in 20th and 21st-Century American Fiction - guest lecture by Zofia Kolbuszewska (John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • December 14, 2015: A Contester in Suburbia. Anna Tatarska on Todd Solondz - a special guest lecture, as a part of American Independent Cinema elective course (instructor: Magdalena Maksimiuk); OSA, Al. Niepodległości 22, sala 317

  • December 10, 2015 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Emily Dickinson, the Luminists and the Sign of the Absolute - guest lecture by Paulina Ambroży (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • December 10, 2015 @ 2:15 pm: HARLEY-DAVIDSON - SYMBOL I LEGENDA. 110 LAT HISTORII W USA I W POLSCE - guest lecture by Tomasz Szczerbicki; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317

  • December 7, 2015 @ 6 pm: Queer Feminist Film - Waiting for the Moon (1987), Jill Godmilow - the story of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • December 3, 2015 @ 4 pm: Modernicana - Failures in the park. New York City's public housing projects and urban renewal - guest lecture by Maciej Świderski; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • December 2-4, 2015: Shibboleth 1967/1968 - International Conference; [ more ]

  • November 20, 2015 @ 12:00-14:30: Niekonfrontacyjna asymetria w relacjach polsko-amerykańskich - seminarium poświęcone dyskusji nad książką; Aula dawnej Biblioteki Uniwersyteckiej, ul. Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28; [ more ]

  • November 19, 2015 @ 4:00 pm: THE SPIRIT OF CAPITALISM AND THE CARIBBEAN SLAVE TRADE - guest lecture by prof. Kenneth Stikkers (Southern Illinois University Carbondale); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • November 12, 2015 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Reassessing the “Age of Lowell” - guest lecture by Thomas Austenfeld (University of Fribourg); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • November 9, 2015: Queer Feminist Film - Paris Was a Woman (1996), Greta Schiller and Andrea Weiss - a documentary about lesbian modernist Paris; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • November 5, 2015 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Varieties of Tax Reform in American History - guest lecture by Robin Einhorn (UC Berkeley); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • October 22, 2015 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Feminist Love Studies? Current Contingencies and Visions - guest lecture by Justyna Szachowicz-Sempruch (University of Warsaw); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317;
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  • October 15, 2015 @ 6 pm: A day of solidarity with the refugees. An open meeting and discussion concerning the situation of refugees in Poland and abroad; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • October 8, 2015 @ 4 pm: “Tompkins Square Everywhere!” Punk as a Post-Capitalist Transnational Movement guest lecture by Marta Maciniak (Independent Scholar); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • October 8, 2015 @ 2:15 pm: “Henry Kissinger and the art of self-restrain in politics” - guest lecture by prof. Piotr Kimla (Institute of Political Science and International Relations of the Jagiellonian University); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ więcej ]

  • June 13, 2015 @ 11:45 am: Meeting of the American Studies Network - conference schedule; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22

  • June 3, 2015 @ 2:15 pm: Pollywood. Jak stworzyliśmy Hollywood - guest lecture by prof. Andrzej Krakowski (City University of New York); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • June 1, 2015 @ 6 pm: Queer Feminist Film - The L Word vs. Lip Service, F to 7th, Orange is the New Black - film screening (after-party will be announced at the meeting!); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • May 25 (Monday), 2015 @ 4 pm : American Studies Colloquium Series - The Lower East Side Memories: The Jewish Place in America - guest lecture by Hasia Diner (New York University); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • May 14, 2015 @ 4 pm: Spotkanie autorskie i debata z Joanną Masiubańską, autorką książki "Kubańskie kłamstewko" opowiadającej o kubańskich imigrantach w USA; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • May 11, 2015 @ 4 pm: Transcendentalists and Cultural Nationalists: from Thoreau and Church to the Painters and Writers of the Stieglitz Circle - an open talk by Prof. Heinz Ickstadt of John-F.-Kennedy-Institut; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317

  • May 7, 2015 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Zolotaya fuga: Vladimir Nabokov’s ‘Bachmann’ as Musicalized Fiction - guest lecture by Krzysztof Majer (University of Łódź); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • May 4, 2015 @ 6 pm: Queer Feminist Film - Jenny Livigstone, Paris Is Burning (1990, 71 min.), Daniel Peddle, The Aggressives (2005, 75 min.) - film screening; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • April 13, 2015 @ 6 pm: Queer Feminist Film - Silas Howard & Harry Dodge: By Hook or by Crook (2001); Sadie Benning, shorts - film screening; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • April 9, 2015 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - What is Good for us in the Bad American Criminal Policy - guest lecture by Monika Płatek (University of Warsaw); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • March 26, 2015 @ 4 pm: Przełom w stosunkach amerykańsko-kubańskich? Przyczyny i konsekwencje - debata; Budynek Dawnej Biblioteki UW, Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28; [ więcej ]

  • March 19, 2015 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - From Iwo Jima to Iraq: Approaching Combat Death through Genre in the American War Narrative - guest lecture by Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet (University of Lausanne); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • March 12, 2015 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - American Urban Utopias - guest lecture by Aneta Dybska (University of Warsaw); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • February 2, 2015 @ 6 pm, Queer Feminist Film - Carole Roussopoulos, SCUM (1976), Mary Harron, I Shot Andy Warhol (1996) - films about Valerie Solanas, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • January 15, 2015 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - What Does Poetry Have to do with Ecology? An Introduction to Ecopoetics - guest lecture by Julia Fiedorczuk (University of Warsaw); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • 2014
  • December 18, 2014 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - American and English Exceptionalism in the Development of American Slavery - guest lecture by William Pettigrew (University of Kent); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • December 4, 2014 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Navigating the Post-9/11 Metropolis: Reclaiming and Remapping Urban Space in Contemporary US-American Novels - guest lecture by Karolina Golimowska (Humboldt University / NYU); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • November 27, 2014 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - The Pitch of Poetry: Moral Perfectionism, Occupy Wall Street, and the Poetics of Holocaust Representation - guest lecture by Charles Bernstein (University of Pennsylvania); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • November 26, 2014 @ 7 pm: TRACIE MORRIS, performance, The Center of Contemporary Art Laboratory Building; [ more ]

  • November 13, 2014 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Post-9/11 Television Discourses: Gender, Violence, and the War on Terror in American TV Series - guest lecture by Aleksandra Różalska (University of Łodź); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • November 3, 2014 @ 6 pm: Queer Feminist Film - The films of Barbara Hammer: Dyketactics (1974, 4 min.), Multiple Orgasm (1976, 6 min.), Double Strength (1978, 20 min.), Still Point (1989, 9 min.), Sanctus (1990, 20 min.), Generations (2010, 30 min.); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22; [ more ]

  • October 30, 2014 @ 4 pm: Tęczowy raport o stanie państwa - zmiany prawne, zmiany w języku, współczesne wyzwania i ikony ruchu LGBT w USA - panel dyskusyjny o sytuacji osób LGBT w USA; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • October 16, 2014 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Beyond the Plantation: Writing at the Edge of the Swamp - guest lecture by Barbara Ladd (Emory University / Charles University); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317;
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  • October 9, 2014 @ 7 pm: I have a dream - Martin Luther King in Polish; Dom Spotkań z Historią, ul. Karowa 20; entrance free; [ more ]

  • September 22-23, 2014, Festival of Science, a series of two events entitled: Skandal w amerykańskiej polityce i kulturze (po polsku) [ more ]

  • June 12, 2014 @ 4 pm: Batman - Dark Knight of Moral Anxiety. Popcultural mythology of USA - guest lecture by Michał Chudoliński, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317, [ more ]

  • June 9, 2014 @ 4 pm: Perceptions of USA in Poland since 1956 - An interim report from a research project, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317, [ more ]

  • June 5, 2014 @ 4-6 pm: Screening of the documentary film Sappho's Fire (2011) directed by Alexia Kosmider and Deb Monuteaux, followed by a discussion with Alexia Kosmider, moderated by Prof. Dr. Dominika Ferens, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317, [ more ]

  • May 22, 2014 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Amiri Baraka as Historian: The Tales of the Out and Gone - guest lecture by Özge Özbek Akiman (Hacettepe University), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317; [ more ]

  • May 16-17, 2014: Students and Doctoral Students International Interdisciplinary Conference - Thinking Food: The Functions of Food in the US American Culture and Society, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, [ more ]

  • May 8, 2014 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Beyond the Species Boundary: Keywords for Human-Animal Studies - guest lecture by Justyna Włodarczyk (University of Warsaw), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317;
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  • April 30, 2014 @ 12:30-2:00 pm: On American Catholicism - guest lecture by Samuel Marotta; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 314; [ more ]

  • April 23, 2014 @ 6:30 pm: Kategoria gender w nauce i w działaniach antydyskryminacyjnych - seminarium; sala 211 w budynku Starego BUW, Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28; [ more ]

  • April 16, 2014, 12:30-2:00 pm: This Could Only Happen in America - an Outline of the History and Teaching of the Hare Krishna Movement - guest lecture by Jakub Staszelis (Krsna kirtan das); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 314; [ more ]

  • April 10, 2014 @ 5:30 pm: The Man Behind the Alluring Image. All the Faces of JFK in Selected Movies and TV Series - extended; (The talk is a part of the official closing of the JFK Memorabilia Exhibition); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • March 28-29, 2014: Deconstructing The Kennedy mystique: JFK as a cultural phenomenon - International Conference @ ASC; [ more ]

  • March 28, 2014 @ 11 am: Polish Americans and the Labor Movement in Steel and Meat Packing, 1880 to 1960 - seminar by Prof. Dominic Pacyga ( Columbia College Chicago); ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22; [ more ]

  • March 27, 2014 @ 4 pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Class, Ethnicity, and the American City in the 19th Century: Chicago as an Example - guest lecture by Dominic Pacyga (Columbia College Chicago), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317; [ more ]

  • March 19, 2014 @ 12:30-2:00 pm: On American Buddhism - guest lecture by Agata Sobiecka; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 314; [ more ]

  • March 18, 2014 @ 12:30-2:00 pm: William James and others : philosophy of memory - guest lecture by Prof. Hanna Buczyńska-Garewicz; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 311; [ more ]

  • March 13, 2014 @ 4 pm: New American Cinema in Berlin: reviews, impressions, trends of 64. Berlinale; The meeting will be led by Magda Maksimiuk (Ph.D. Candidate at GSSR Polish Academy of Sciences), film journalist and editor; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22; [ more ]

  • March 6, 2014 @ 4pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Against Narrative and Design: How to Stop Being Puritan and Do Things with Contemporary Culture - guest lecture by Paweł Frelik (Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • January 24 @ 11:00am: Faculty and graduate seminar led by prof. Sabine Broeck (University of Bremen) on "Property and Anti-Blackness: Revisiting Anti-Slavery Literature". Those interested in attending the seminar should please write to tbasiuk@uw.edu.pl to receive the readings; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317

  • January 23 @ 4:00pm: Guest lecture by prof. Sabine Broeck (University of Bremen): "Property and Anti-Blackness: Revisiting Anti-Slavery Literature"; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ more ]

  • January 16, 2014 @ 2:15pm: Amerykańskie tajne więzienia CIA w Polsce? - Spotkanie z Senatorem RP Józefem Piniorem, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317; [ więcej ]

  • January 13, 2014 @ 4:30pm: National Museum in Warsaw, The Embassy of the United States and American Studies Center, University of Warsaw invite you to attend a video-conference titled "The National Mall: The Organization of Washington's Public Space and its Functions"; Speaker: Professor Kirk Savage, Professor History of Art & Architecture, University of Pittsburgh, Location: National Museum in Warsaw, Al. Jerozolimskie 3; [ more ]

  • 2013
  • December 17, 2013 @ 10:45-12:15: The ASC is pleased to announce that Dr. Tomasz Sikora (Uniwersytet Pedagogiczny, Kraków) will visit the Center to speak about his 2003 book Virtually Wild. Wilderness, Technology, and the Ecology of Mediation as part of the Transatlantic Symposium seminar on Sustainability in Education, Culture and Politics. Questioning the Validity of National Narratives and Policies, taught by Dr. Tomasz Basiuk. All those interested are welcome.; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 311

  • December 16, 2013 @ 4:30pm: National Museum in Warsaw, The Embassy of the United States and American Studies Center, University of Warsaw invite you to attend a video-conference titled: HOLOCAUST MUSEUMS IN EUROPE AND IN THE UNITED STATES; Speaker: Professor James E. Young University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Location: National Museum in Warsaw, Al. Jerozolimskie 3; [ more ]

  • December 9, 2013 @ 4:30pm: National Museum in Warsaw, The Embassy of the United States and American Studies Center, University of Warsaw invite you to attend a video-conference titled: MUSEUMS OF ETHNIC SPECIFICITY AND NATIONAL NARRATIVE IN THE UNITED STATES; Speaker: Professor Steven Conn, Director, Public History Project, Ohio State University; Location: National Museum in Warsaw, Al. Jerozolimskie 3; [ more ]

  • December 5, 2013 @ 4pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - The Novel about History: Past, Memory, and Experience - guest lecture by Marta Koval (University of Gdańsk), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • December 2, 2013 @ 4:30pm: National Museum in Warsaw, The Embassy of the United States and American Studies Center, University of Warsaw invite you to attend a video-conference titled: Serving the Congress and the People: Library of Congress (mission, role, research, overview of the Library of Congress); Location: National Museum in Warsaw, Al. Jerozolimskie 3; [ more ]

  • November 18, 2013 @ 4:30pm: The Organization, function and mission of the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum; Prelegent: Clifford Chanin, Director of Education and Public Programs at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum under construction; wideokonferencja organizowana przez Ośrodek Studiów Amerykańskich UW, Muzeum Historii Żydów Polskich i Ambasadę Stanów Zjednoczonych; Miejsce: Muzeum Historii Zydów Polskich, ul. Anielewicza 6, sala projekcyjna I; [ więcej ]

  • November 14, 2013 @ 4pm: Czy Biały Dom może być tęczowy? - panel dyskusyjny o sytuacji osób LGBT w USA; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317; [ więcej ] [ artykuły z serii LGBT w USA (Replika) ]

  • November 7, 2013 @ 4pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Portraits of Henry James - guest lecture by Mirosława Buchholtz (Nicolaus Copernicus University), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • October 17, 2013 @ 4pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Body and Word: Handwriting in U.S. Feminist Poetry - guest lecture by Elisabeth Frost (Fordham University), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • September 23-26, 2013, Festival of Science, a series of 4 events entitled USA w latach 60. XX wieku; (w języku polskim); [ more ]

  • June 6, 2013 @ 4pm: Tendencje współczesnego kina, czyli relacja z 66 Festiwalu Filmowego w Cannes - Wykład poprowadzi studentka I roku - Agnieszka Mastalerz; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317; [ more ]

  • June 5, 2013 @ 4pm: American Religion Seminar (ASC) is proud to invite you to a guest lecture by Rabbi Dr. Gil Nativ, Beit Warszawa Synagogue: Jews in the U.S. -Will the future American Jew be Reconservadox?; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 310;

  • May 21, 2013 @ 6pm: Spotkanie wokół książki Karoliny Krasuskiej: Płeć i naród: Trans/lokacje. Maria Komornicka/Piotr Odmieniec Włast, Else Lasker-Schüler, Mina Loy, Nowy Świat 72, sala 144, [ more ]

  • May 16, 2013 @ 4pm: Open talk by Prof. Isabel Marcus (University at Buffalo Law School): Feminist jurisprudence and the expansion of women's rights in the USA, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317; [ more ]

  • May 9, 2013 @ 4pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - The Technologies of Second-Wave Feminism - guest lecture by Donna Drucker (Darmstadt University of Technology), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • April 26, 2013 @ 11am: Guest Seminar How Posthuman Have We Become: A Conversation with John Krafft; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 313; [ more ]

  • April 25, 2013 @ 4pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Technophobia and Technophilia in American Postmodernism - guest lecture by Zuzanna Ładyga (University of Warsaw), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317,
    [ more ]

  • April 10,18, 2013 @ 4pm: Controversial Issues in Contemporary American Life conducted by Gedeon W. Werner; April 10 - RACISM, April 18 - GUN CONTROL; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 314, [ more ]

  • April 11, 2013 @ 4pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - The Anti-Urban Tradition in American Life; or, Why Americans Don’t Like Their Cities - guest lecture by Steven Conn (Ohio State University), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • March 21, 2013 @ 4pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Missing Bodies: Poetics and Disability - guest lecture by Michael Davidson (UC San Diego), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • March 7, 2013 @ 4pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Plagiarism Unbound: Borrowing Desire in The Great Gatsby - guest lecture by Tom Cousineau (Washington College), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • January 16, 2013 @ 12:30: Polish - American Relations in 2013 - Priorities and Opportunities - guest lecture by Mr. Stephen Mull, U.S. Ambassador in Poland, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317, [ more ]

  • 2012
  • December 13, 2012 @ 4pm: The Delusion of Terrorism - guest lecture by John Mueller, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • December 2-9, 2012: Prof. Marco Pustianaz from the University of Eastern Piedmont in Vercelli spent a week at the ASC on an Erasmus visit between December 2 and December 9, 2012. He taught classes on the poetics of theater, on film, and on queer theory.

  • December 6, 2012 @ 4pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Whitman as Poet of His Time - guest lecture by Agnieszka Salska (University of Łódź), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • November 29, 2012 @ 5pm-7pm: American WWII Home Front Propaganda - A presentation by Kevin Uhler, Junior Fulbright Fellow at the ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • November 20, 2012 @ 5:30pm-7pm: Czy w Polsce powstanie ruch Sojuszników LGBT? - debata, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ więcej ]

  • November 8, 2012 @ 4pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - 1970s Jewish American Lesbians and the Yiddish Writers they Love: A Queer Guide to Dating - guest lecture by Zohar Weiman-Kelman (UC Berkeley), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • November 7, 2012 @ 5am: ASC Students and Kevin Uhler (Junior Fulbright Fellow at the ASC) at the election breakfast sponsored by the US Embassy [ photo ]. The event began at 5 A.M. and lasted through the morning. Attendees watched the results come in live; Embassy officials gave brief remarks. The US Embassy invited five ASC students to attend the event. Watch coverage of ASC students Election Night here.

  • October 25, 2012 @ 4pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Tocqueville’s Legacy: Towards an American Cultural History of Recognition - guest lecture by Winfried Fluck (Free University Berlin), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • October 24, 2012 @ 2:15pm: Presidential Debates 2012: close analysis of stategies and tactics - lecture and workshop by Mr. Frankie Sturm, Deputy Cultural Attache at the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • October 11, 2012 @ 4pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Sextrapolation in New Wave Science Fiction - guest lecture by Rob Latham (UC Riverside), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • October 11, 2012 @ 9am: Election System in the USA and the Role of The Electoral College - guest lecture by Professor Joshua A. Tucker, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • September 25-27, 2012: Festival of Science, a series of 3 events entitled “Presidential Elections 2012”, in Polish; ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • August 24 - September 21, 2012: American Month at Klubokawiarnia Grawitacja; The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce a series of events devoted to American culture, entitled “American Dream” at Klubokawiarnia Grawitacja (Powiśle, Warsaw, ul. Browarna 6). The project is to bring American culture closer to Warsaw’s inhabitants; [ more ]

  • May 25-26, 2012: Ogólnopolska interdyscyplinarna konferencja "Nienormatywne praktyki rodzinne", organizowana przez Doktoranckie Koło Naukowe Gender i Queer przy ISNS UW pod opieką prof. Małgorzaty Fuszary, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, [ more ]

  • May 24 @ 5pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Weegee’s Modernism - guest lecture by Jason E. Hill (Terra Foundation/Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • May 17 @ 6pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - The Ghosts of Departed Intimacies: Approaching Mike Farmers’s Photographs - guest lecture by Colin Johnson (Indiana University Bloomington), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • May 11-12, 2012: The American Studies Center of the University of Warsaw will host a conference taking a retrospective look at the 1960s: The 1960s: Legacies, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22 [ more ]

  • April 16, 2012 @ 6pm: American Studies Colloquium Series - Art News Parties: A Chapter from a Memoir of New York in the 1970s - guest lecture by Douglas Crimp (University of Rochester), Old Library (Collegium Novum), Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28, Room 106; Co-organized with Art History Institute, University of Warsaw, [ more ]

  • March 29, 2012: American Studies Colloquium Series - Hollywood’s War with Poland, 1939-1945 - guest lecture by M. B. B. Biskupski (Central Connecticut State University), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • March 15, 2012: American Studies Colloquium Series - Robert Frost’s Poetic Form and the Vicissitudes of the Executive Body - guest lecture by Grzegorz Kość (University of Łódź/University of Warsaw), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • March 1, 2012: American Studies Colloquium Series - Going Public: The U.S. President’s State of the Union and Other Examples - guest lecture by Betty H. Winfield (University of Missouri), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • February 22, 2012: Miss Representation - a screening and debate, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • February 16, 2012: American Studies Colloquium Series - Ecological Humanites: A New Utopia? - guest lecture by Ewa Domańska (Adam Mickiewicz University/Stanford University), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • 2011
  • December 15, 2011: American Studies Colloquium Series - Contemporary Liberal Catholicism in the USA - guest lecture by Stanisław Obirek (University of Łódź), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • December 1, 2011: American Studies Colloquium Series - The Ethical Substance of the Otherwise - guest lecture by Elisabeth Povinelli (Columbia University), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • November 17, 2011: American Studies Colloquium Series - Supremacy of Law or Supremacy of Politics? The Position of the U.S. Supreme Court in the 21st Century American Reality - guest lecture by Paweł Laidler (Jagiellonian University), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • October 6, 2011: American Studies Colloquium Series - Knowing Suicide Terrorism: Epistemic Violence and Occidentalism in Terrorism Studies before and after 9/11 - guest lecture by Claudia Brunner (University of Klagenfurt), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • October 3, 2011: Inauguration of the Academic Year in the ASC [ more ]

  • September 20-22, 2011: The Festival Club Basic USA as part of the 15’th Science Festival [ download program ]
    • Everything you wanted to know about Hollywood, Professor Urszula Jarecka
    • Beyond Harvard: studying in the U.S. Everything you wanted to know about U.S. higher education, Michał Goszczyński, with the participation of the Warsaw University faculty and the representative of the Fulbright Commission in Warsaw, Aleksandra Augustyniak [ download presentation ]
    • Everything you wanted to know about the U.S. President, Professor Bohdan Szklarski

  • June 3-4, 2011: Ogólnopolska Konferencja Naukowa: Strategie queer. Kulturowa i społeczna sytuacja osób nieheteroseksualnych i transpłciowych w perspektywie interdyscyplinarnej pod patronatem Komisji Rektorskiej ds. Przeciwdziałania Dyskryminacji UW, [ więcej ]

  • June 2, 2011, 5:00 p.m.: American Studies Colloquium Series - “Civic Safety and Information Security: New Limitations of Democracy?” - guest lecture by Cezary Olbromski (Catholic University of Lublin), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • May 25, 2011, 11:00 a.m.: An Academy Award Documentary "INSIDE JOB" (2010) about the financial crisis 2007-2010 - screening and discussion with Mr. Roman Rewald, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • May 19, 2011, 5:00 p.m.: American Studies Colloquium Series - “Multiculturalism and the Work of Desire: Transversal Readings in Canadian Film and Literature” - guest lecture by Tomasz Sikora (Pedagogical University of Cracow), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • May 19, 2011, 10:45 a.m.: The Obama Foreign Policy: A Work in Progress - guest lecture by John Karaagac, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • May 12, 2011, 5:00 p.m.: American Studies Colloquium Series - “Imaginaries of American Modernism” - guest lecture by Heinz Ickstadt (Free University of Berlin), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • April 14, 2011, 5:00 p.m.: American Studies Colloquium Series - “Are you occupied territory?” Black GIs in Fiction of the American Occupation of Germany after World War II - guest lecture by Werner Sollors (Harvard University), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • April 13, 2011, 4:00 p.m.: Transatlantic Relations Today - guest lecture by U.S. Ambassador to Poland Lee Feinstein, Kozminski University Main Auditorium, [ more ]

  • March 31, 2011, 5:00 p.m.: American Studies Colloquium Series - The English Levellers and Thomas Jefferson - guest lecture by Nina Gładziuk (Collegium Civitas), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • March 15, 2011, 12:30: Discussion on Developments and Dilemmas in Reproductive Rights in the United States - guest lecture by Prof. Isabel Marcus, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 319, [ more ]

  • March 10, 2011: American Studies Colloquium Series - Human Terrain: War Becomes Academic - Film Screening and Discussion with James Der Derian (Brown University), Kino.Lab @ 7pm, CSW Zamek Ujazdowski, ul. Jazdów 2, [ more ]

  • March 3, 2011, 5:00 p.m.: American Studies Colloquium Series - The American South: The Tail That Wags the Dog in American Politics - guest lecture by Alan L Draper (St. Lawrence University), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • March 3, 2011, 9:00 a.m.: Elections 2010-2012 - guest lecture by Alan L Draper, (St. Lawrence University), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317

  • February 22, 2011, 10:45 a.m.: Intellectuals and Contemporary Politics - guest lecture by Dr. Richard Wolin, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • February 17, 2011, 5:00 p.m.: American Studies Colloquium Series - ’How natives think’: The Legacy of Ethnography in Criticism and Minority Literature - guest lecture by Dominika Ferens (University of Wrocław), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, [ more ]

  • January 20, 2011, 5:00 p.m.: American Studies Colloquium Series - Visual Citizenship - guest lecture by Elżbieta Oleksy (University of Łódź), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, More

  • January 4, 2011, 5:00 p.m.: American Studies Colloquium Series - Re-imagining White Masculinity in the Context of Slavery - guest lecture by Carsten Junker (University of Bremen), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, More

  • 2010
  • December 16, 2010, 5:00 p.m.: American Studies Colloquium Series - Mythbusting on the Lyric and Emily Dickinson - guest lecture by Prof. Cristanne Miller (SUNY Buffalo), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, More

  • December 2, 2010, 5:00 p.m.: American Studies Colloquium Series - The Quality of Hurt: European Exile and "The man who cried I am" - guest lecture by dr Ewa Łuczak (University of Warsaw), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, More

  • November 18, 2010, 5:00 p.m.: American Studies Colloquium Series - Stranger than Paradise: Nature and Culture in Malibu, California - guest lecture by Christof Mauch (LMU Munich), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 319, More

  • November 17, 2010, 12:30 p.m.: The Community of Democracies and New Democracies - guest lecture by Morton Halperin, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317, Invitation

  • November 4, 2010, 5:00 p.m.: American Studies Colloquium Series - The National University of the USA: A Dream Never Fulfilled - guest lecture by Radosław Rybkowski (Jagiellonian University), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, More

  • October 19, 2010, 2:15 p.m.: The American Revolution: Did the Founders Betray Their Own Ideals? - guest lecture by prof. Michał Jan Rozbicki, Saint Louis University, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317, Invitation

  • October 14, 2010, 5:00 p.m.: The Study of American History in China: retrospect and prospect - talk by Professor Yu Han, Xiamen University, China; Visiting Scholar at the ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 313, Invitation

  • October 1, 2010, 11:15 a.m.: Is the United States Media Really Free? - talk by Professor Stuart Loory, Distinguished Fulbright Chair to the University of Warsaw (East European Studies), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317, Invitation

  • September 20-22, 2010: XIV Festiwal Nauki, Warszawa, AMERYKA W XXI WIEKU: KULTURA I SPOŁECZEŃSTWO, Invitation

  • June 23, 2010: Dr. Bill Schneider, renowned expert on U.S. politics, professor at George Mason University, Virginia, and Distingished Senior Fellow and Resident Scholar at the American think tank Third Way, met with ASC faculty on June 23, 2010, to discuss the current political situation in the U.S. and in Poland.

  • June 1, 2010, 10:45 a.m.: Civil Rights Movement in the US as an example of non violent civil resistance - guest lecture by Kurt Schock of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317, room 317, Invitation

  • May 26, 2010, 6:00 p.m.: Fitting Memorials: American Jews and the Memory of the Holocaust, 1945-1962 - guest lecture by Hasia Diner of New York University, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317, Invitation

  • May 17, 2010, 2:15 p.m.: 'Fools Rush in Where Angels Fear to Tread': An Interpretation of the Movie The Third Man as a Political Allegory - guest lecture by Prof. Derek Hackett of Fordham University, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Invitation

  • May 17, 2010, 12:30 p.m.: The “Photo-Text”: Contemporary Women Poets And Visual Artists - guest lecture by Prof. Elisabeth Frost of Fordham University, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Invitation

  • May 15 and 17, 2010: “Performin' Signifyin': The Whitman Sisters Get In Your (Black) Face” - guest lectures by Jeff Friedman, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Invitation

  • May 13, 2010, 3:30 p.m.: America in the World: Polish and American Perspectives - a discussion with the students of National War College, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317, Invitation

  • April 28, 2010, 2:15: America’s Influence in Turkey - guest lecture by Kamil Aydin, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Invitation

  • April 27, 2010, 12:30: Orientalism and Post-Colonialism - guest lecture by Kamil Aydin, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Invitation

  • April 24, 2010, 4:15 p.m.: The Challenges of Reporting on Islam and Muslims in a Global World: What is the Way Forward? - guest lecture by Sheila Lalwani, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Invitation

  • April 21, 2010, 2:15 p.m.: Głos Ameryki, Wolna Europa - narzędzia amerykańskiej polityki zagranicznej - guest lecture by Maciej Wierzyński, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317, Invitation

  • April 20, 2010, 9:00 a.m.: Science and Morality in Contemporary America - guest lecture by Dr. Werner Krieglstein, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Invitation

  • March 10, 2010: Open seminar with Professor Rita Felski of the University of Virginia at 10:00 a.m. and guest lecture “Suspicious Minds” at 2:00 p.m. ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Invitation

  • February 24, 2010, 4:00 pm: Obama: His First Year Leadership - guest lecture by Mark J. Rozell, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317, Invitation

  • 2009
  • December 14, 2009, 2:15 pm: Southern Confessionals: Racial Reconciliation in the 1960s - guest lecture by Dr. Barclay Key (Western Illinois University), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 319, Invitation

  • November 23, 2009, 12:30: Beyond the Vernacular: Landscape and the African American Cultural Tradition - guest lecture by Dr. habil. Catrin Gersdorf, John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies, Berlin, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 314, Invitation

  • November 19, 2009, 10:00am: Road Map for Graduate Education in the USA - lecture by Dr. Donald C. Martin, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Invitation

  • October 27, 2009, 10.45-12.15: Theater and Trauma: how New Yorkers used theater in response to the September 11th attacks - guest lecture by Anne Nelson, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317, Invitation

  • October 21, 2009, 9:30am: Gay Marriage/Registered Partnership and Citizenship - open forum with John R. Leo (University of Rhode Island), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Invitation

  • October 20, 2009, 12:30pm: The War of Ideas: Rhetoric, Extremism, and Security by Professor Cezary M. Ornatowski - guest lecture, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317. Invitation

  • October 16, 2009, 5pm:The Spectacle of the ‘Self’: White Masculinity in Photography - guest lecture by Elahe Haschemi Yekani, Humboldt University Berlin, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, Room 317, Invitation

  • September 25, 2009, 17:00: "Hip-hop generation" kontra "pokolenie hip-hopu". Znaczenie kultury hip-hop dla polskiego i amerykańskiego społeczeństwa. - E. Grzeszczyk, S. Kuźma-Markowska, S. Góźdź, R. Miszczak, M. Pisuk - ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22

  • May 20, 2009, 14:30: Music as a Transatlantic Tradition - open seminar by Prof. J. Peter Burkholder of Indiana University at Bloomington, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 314, Invitation

  • May 7, 2009, 14:15: Martin Luther King's "Dream Speech" - Its Sources and Legacy - lecture by Eric J. Sundquist, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317, Invitation

  • April 18, 2009, 14:00: The End of Coming Out - lecture by Prof. Suzanna Danuta Walters, (Gender Studies, Indiana University), ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 310, Invitation

  • April 17, 2009, 15:00-19:30: Post-Race? Post-Gender? The Politics of Identity in Contemporary United States, - Interdisciplinary Symposium, ASC, Al. Niepodległości 22, room 317, Invitation

  • January 13, 2009, 18:00: Uwikłani w tożsamość. Butler w Polsce, dyskusja panelowa wokół polskiego wydania książki Judith Butler "Uwikłani w płeć" (Gender Trouble) w tłumaczeniu Karoliny Krasuskiej, wydanej w serii Krytyki Politycznej, Ośrodek Studiow Amerykańskich, sala 317, Zaproszenie

  • 2008
  • December 18, 2008, 14:00: Hunger Back on the Global Agenda? Brazil leads the way, Lecture by Magdalena Kropiwnicka - Food and Hunger Policy Advisor - ActionAid International, American Studies Center, Room 317

  • December 9, 2008, 10:45 a.m.: Constructing Self - Inventing the Other: Race in 20th Century American Fiction lecture by Professor Heinz Ickstadt, Professor Emeritus, JFK Institute, Free University, Berlin, American Studies Center, Room 317, Invitation

  • November 27, 2008, 14:15: American Elections: The Role of Local Elites and Campaign Chairs, Panel discussion with Mr. Victor Ashe, U.S. Ambassador in Poland, American Studies Center, Room 317, Invitation

  • November 19, 2008, 3:45 p.m.:Phil Ranstrom, author of documentary art films on Chicago's Maxwell Street will present his work, American Studies Center, Room 317, Invitation

  • November 4, 2008, ASC at the Election Night in Warsaw - photo gallery

  • October 22-24, 2008: The Past in the Present: The American Uses of History, Polish Association for American Studies, 2008 Annual Conference, American Studies Center, University of Warsaw, Conference information

  • October 21, 2008, 12:30 p.m.: Transatlantic Race Man: W.E.B. Du Bois, Lecture by Carsten Junker (Humboldt Universitaet Berlin), American Studies Center, Room 314.

  • September 23, 2008, 5 p.m.: Anger, guilt, denial - the logic of "racial problem" in the U.S. in the context of upcoming presidential elections. - Lecture by dr Agnieszka Graff in American Studies Center as a part of Science Festival organized by PAN. http://www.festiwalnauki.edu.pl/node/141

  • May 19-21, 2008: Beyond Imagined Uniqueness: Nationalisms in Comparative Perspective, An International Conference organized by American Studies Center, Conference Website

  • April 8, 2008: The Black Aesthetic and the Critique of Self-Expression in the 1960s: From Charles' Olson's 'Projective Verse' to LeRoi Jones's 'How You Sound?' - Lecture by Jennifer Ashton from University of Illinois at Chicago, Invitation

  • April 7, 2008: The Trouble with Diversity - Lecture by Walter Benn Michaels from University of Illinois at Chicago, Invitation

  • March 26, 2008: Stany Zjednoczone w świecie w perspektywie dwóch dekad - Konferencja organizowana przez Fundację Wspomagania Wsi oraz Koło Naukowe i Samorząd Studencki Ośrodka Studiów Amerykańskich (OSA), Program konferencji
  • March 14, 2008: The Vagaries of Subjectivity: Queer Perspectives on Subject Formation and the Critique of Identity - Queer Studies Workshop at the American Studies Center, University of Warsaw, Conference programme

  • March 11, 2008: The Historical Context of "Tally's Corner" - Lecture by Celia Bense, Universite Paris 8

  • 2007
  • December 8-9, 2007: Quo Vadis America?, International conference, organizers: School of American Studies - Collegium Civitas and American Studies Center - Warsaw University, Conference Programme

  • December 7, 2007: NATO in the 21st Century - Expectations and challenges and Maintaining national identity within a growing NATO - Lectures by Lawrence R. Chamer

  • December 6, 2007: From Hip-Hop to Hardcore: Race, Representation and the New Culture of Masculinity - Presentation by Dr. Miles White - Invitation

  • November 26, 2007: Current Issues in U.S. - Polish Relations lecture by Mr. Edward J. Kulakowski, U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Officer

  • November 17, 2007: Gościnny wykład pułkownika Williama D. Beercase z U.S. Air Force Academy
  • November 16-22, 2007: Gościnne wykłady prof. Patricka B. Millera z Northeastern Illinois University, program wykładów

  • September 25, 2007: HIP-HOP I ELEKTROFUNK W STANACH I NIE TYLKO, Ewa Grzeszczyk, Sebastian Góźdź, SPOTKANIE W RAMACH XI FESTIWALU NAUKI

  • September 24, 2007: RASOWE STEREOTYPY W STANACH ZJEDNOCZONYCH, Agnieszka Graff, SPOTKANIE W RAMACH XI FESTIWALU NAUKI

  • June 2, 2007 Workshop on Researching and Teaching American History. Programme

  • May 17, 2007: Modernism, Sexuality, and Performing the Female Body: Marianne Moore and Else Lasker-Schüler. Lecture by Cristianne Miller, Edward H. Butler, Professor of Literature, Chair, Department of English, University at Buffalo

  • May 11, 2007: Place Makes a Difference: Region and Locale in American Culture. Lecture by Dr. William C. Pratt, Visiting Fulbright Professor

  • May 10, 2007: From Baldwin's Paris to Benjamin's: The Architectonics of Race/Sex in "Giovanni's Room". Lecture by Magdalena J. Zaborowska, Associate Professor at the Program in American Culture and Center for Afroamerican and African Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

  • March 24, 2007: Culture's Recent Consequences. Lecture by Prof. Geert Hofstede

  • March 15, 2007: Participant Observation and Improvisation: A View From the Band Stand. Lecture by Prof. Robert Faulkner

  • 2006
  • Dec. 4, 2006: Current U.S. Foreign Policy Towards Iraq and Iran, and the War on Terror. Lecture by David T. Morris, Political Officer, U.S. Embassy, Warsaw

  • Nov. 2, 2006: American Studies: A Thirty Year Perspective. Warsaw University American Studies Center Anniversary Conference 1976-2006. Conference programme

  • Oct. 18, 2006: African American Writers and the Antislavery Struggle. Lecture by Richard Yarborough, UCLA

  • Oct. 17, 2006: American Model - Polish Reality. Conference information

  • Oct. 5, 2006: The Role of Sentimentality as Category and its Political and Social Values in the 19th Century Fiction. Lecture by Prof. Marianne Noble

  • Aug. 29–30, 2006: Seeking Queer Alliances: Resisting Dominant Discourses and Institutions. Conference information

  • April 26, 2006: Z Mariel do Miami — 25 lat po exodusie. Zaproszenie oraz program konferencji

  • March 18, 2006: American Poetry in Poland: Teaching, Translation, Reception. Programme

  • 2005
  • March 7–8, 2005: Comparative Perspectives on Race, Nationalism and the Politics of Memory. Poland and the United States. Joint Conference conference poster

  • Feb. 25–26, 2005: Religia. Prawo. Reklama. Dylematy kultury wspólczesnej  (Religion. Law. Advertising. Dilemmas of Contemporary Culture). Conference

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