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Upcoming Events

Spring 2017

January:

  • Thursday January 26, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Global and International Studies Building 1100. The Wall Speaks: Voices of the Unheard A presentation and conversation with a Polish-American artist Wojtek Sawa. Sawa’s multi-media art installation addresses historical narratives and the exclusion of ethnic, religious and racial groups. Reception to follow. Event Flyer

February:

  • Tuesday February 7, 6-8:00 p.m. IMU Dogwood Room. The Return (2014), a documentary film by Adam Zucker exploring the unique reality of young Poles discovering their Jewish identity in contemporary Poland. Screening followed by a conversation with the director. Reception to follow. Event Flyer

  • February 28, 5:00 p.m. Global and International Studies Building 4067. Poetry and Pierogi. Reading of Polish poetry in translation organized by the students from the Polish Cultural Association. “Pierogi” to be served.

March:

  • Wednesday March 8. A lecture by Graphic Artist and Visiting Professor Wojciech Tylbor-Kubrakiewicz Event Flyer
  • Wednesday March 22. Global and International Studies Building 3134. “On Anti-Genderism in Europe: A Conversation with IU Faculty and Agnieszka Graff.” Maria Bucur (Professor of Eastern European History and Gender Studies), Diana O’Brien (Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science), Claudia Breger (Professor of Germanic Studies, Adjunct Professor of Gender Studies and Communication and Culture), and Joanna Niżyńska (Associate Professor in the Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures and Director of the Polish Studies Center) will take part in a conversation with Agnieskza Graff on Anti-Genderism in Europe. Agnieszka Graff is a renowned feminist scholar, a human rights activist, and an Associate Professor of Gender Studies at the American Studies Center, University of Warsaw. Lunch will be served and the discussion is open to students and faculty members.
  • Thursday March 23. IMU State Room 4:30 p.m. 5th Annual Timothy Wiles Memorial Lecture“Ebola from Brussels: The Right-Wing War on ‘Gender Ideology" in Poland and Beyond” Lecture by Agnieszka Graff, Associate Professor of Gender Studies at the American Studies Center at the University of Warsaw. Event Flyer

    Below please find a video of Agnieszka Graff's lecture

    “Ebola from Brussels: The Right-Wing War on ‘Gender Ideology" in Poland and Beyond”

April:

  • Thursday April 6, 7:00 p.m. Global and International Studies Building 4067. Polish Folk Song Workshop. Workshop by Michael Young, Earlham College.
  • April 28-29.  “Unforseen Constellations: Reading Postcolonial Poland with South America” An International symposium with participants from Poland, UK, Hungary, Brazil, Canada, and US. Sponsored by Polish Studies Center and New Frontiers New Currents Conference Grant.