Useful Tips, Skills, and Know-How for Academia
A Two-Part Online Seminar for BA Freshers


Part I

Tuesday, October 26 at 5:30 pm

After a short welcome talk given by dr Małgorzata Gajda-Łaszewska (Counselor for Students’ Affairs), dr Marta Usiekniewicz (BA Freshers Counselor) will give you a quick crash course on navigating ASC’s administration and online spaces, and dr Anna Kurowicka will introduce you to the realities of studying at a university, discuss academic etiquette and communication with lecturers, as well as online and irl class participation rules. She will also speak about phone use in class and discuss inclusive and discriminatory language.

Part II

Thursday, October 28 at 5:30 p.m.

During the second part of our Freshers’ Guide, dr Ludmiła Janion is going to share tips on how to prepare for and benefit from different types of classes: lectures, seminars and workshops. She will also speak about the advantages of active participation in classes and the purpose of the reading list. You will leave the meeting with practical tips for studying for exams, efficient reading strategies, listening and note taking skills. Finally, you will find out the difference between using and abusing Wikipedia, and when (if ever) it may be good for you.

2 OZN for each seminar

Year 2023/2024

April 26-27: Status Quo/Status Queer

February 27, 2024

The aim of the conference is to create an opportunity for MA and BA students at the American Studies Center and Institute of Applied Social Sciences to present their research projects and facilitate an exchange of inspiring ideas.

Year 2023/2024

29 Lutego: W stolicy światowej polityki. Warsztat pracy polskiego dyplomaty w Waszyngtonie

February 27, 2024

Pracownia Badań nad Przywództwem zaprasza na spotkanie z dr Justyną Bartkiewicz-Godlewską. Na spotkaniu dowiemy się jak zewnętrzni interesariusze starają się wpłynąć na kształt amerykańskiej polityki.

Year 2023/2024

February 28: The (Im)perfect Body: Body Horror in the Magnus Archives

February 27, 2024

Duing this talk we will listen to few episodes of The Magnus Archives and then discuss how Body Horror operates through sound and narrative.

Year 2023/2024

26 Lutego: Postfeminizm, Bimbo Feminizm i Film ,,Barbie”. O Feministycznych Praktykach w Erze Neoliberalizmu Kulturowego

February 22, 2024

Drogie Osoby Studenckie! Zapraszamy na kolejne wydarzenie Sekcji Studenckiej Pracowni Gender/Sexuality! Na najbliższym spotkaniu przyjrzymy się różnym rodzajom praktyk feministycznych we współczesnej erze neoliberlizmu kulturowego.


University of Warsaw is currently offering trial access to the DeGruyter Database

February 19, 2024

University of Warsaw is currently offering trial access to the DeGruyter Database, with access to original sources, text collections, reference works, and bibliographies.