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The Polish Studies Center at Indiana University aims to maintain, shape, and enhance I.U.’s long-standing tradition of quality scholarship on Polish literature, art, music, history, society, politics, and related humanities and social science areas. The Center provides intellectual leadership and guidance at a national and institutional level in the domain of Polish Studies, and supports Polish related research around the world.

News, Events, Announcements

  • The Polish Studies Center is proud to welcome Prof. Jane Curry (Santa Clara University Dept. of Political Science and IU Alumna) to Bloomington. Prof. Curry will deliver a public lecture, titled "Why Poland's Democratization Was First, and What Went Wrong"; on October 23rd, 2014 at the Social Science Research Commons (Woodburn Hall, room 200).
  • In Sept.-Oct. 2014, the Indiana University Cinema will screen four Polish films as part of the "Martin Scorsese Presents: Masterpieces of Polish Cinema" film series. The Cinema is one of only 31 theatres in North America chosen to host the series, which features 21 digitally remastered Polish films.
  • Bill Johnston , Prof. of Comparative Literature, awarded 2014 Transatlantyk Prize for his contribution to the popularization of Polish literature abroad. Prof. Johnston discusses his work with the Instytut Książki in this video .
  • Director Padraic Kenney is featured in Kultura LiberalnaRead his pieces (in Polish).