Communication of May 29, 2020

The UW Ksawerow building is no longer shut down, and the ASC faculty and staff can use their offices. Still all the ASC instruction continues remotely. The ASC administration will be working remotely until further notice.  It is possible to arrange an in-person appointment via email. Though the ASC Library’s reading rooms will be closed, the Library’s checkout counter will be open on Tuesdays 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm and Fridays 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Grzegorz Kosc
ASC Director

 

Communication of March 19, 2020

Under the Rector’s decision of March 16, 2020, the ASC building at Ksawerow has been shut down. Neither the faculty nor the students are allowed to enter and use any of its spaces.

Grzegorz Kosc
ASC Director

 

Communication of March 12, 2020

The ASC Library will be closed to readers from March 11 to April 14, 2020.
No penalties will be charged from March 12 to April 14.

In matters concerning students’ affairs, please first and foremost contact us via email:

Office for Students’ Affairs (students with last names A-Ł)
Aleksandra Gniadzik-Smolińska
a.gniadzik-smolinska@uw.edu.pl

Office for Students’ Affairs (students with last names M-Ż)
Agnieszka Żmijewska-Czajka
aczajka@uw.edu.pl

 

In matters concerning USOS please contact us via email: filip.boratyn@uw.edu.pl.

General administrative matters can be settled by emailing agnieszka.krzywosz@uw.edu.pl.

In financial matters please contact us via email:
n.s.gajda@uw.edu.pl     or    i.kurylek@uw.edu.pl

 

American Studies Colloquium Series

January 21, 2021 at 4:45pm, Online; Refugees and Racial Capitalism: What “Integration” in the US Labor Market Means?

January 20, 2021

This talk by Elizabeth Cullen Dunn focuses on the situation of refugees during the COVID-19 epidemic, by discussing the example of the American meatpacking industry, which relies heavily on refugees resettled by the US Department of State.

Year 2020/2021

January 25, 2021 at 5:00 p.m., Online; Weird Space Junkies: Speculations on the Psychedelic

January 20, 2021

In this lecture, Jędrzej Burszta proposes to examine the cultural history of psychedelic science fiction in the United States, focusing on the legacy of the 1960s New Wave movement.

American Studies Colloquium Series

January 28, 2021 at 4:45pm, Online; Cyberfeminism, an Orthodox Version in North America: Social Media as a Counterpublic Transformative Space of Religiosity

January 19, 2021

Our next guest, Jessica Roda from Georgetown University will give a talk on the usage of social media by ultra-Orthodox women, as a tool for the development of cyberfeminism(s) in the transformative counterpublic space reinforcing religious norms and authority.

Year 2020/2021

January 18, 2021 at 5:00 p.m., Online; The Ur-Savage: The Anthropological Horror of Green Inferno and Bone Tomahawk

January 18, 2021

This lecture aims to elaborate on the problem of presenting indigenous people as a threat in current horror cinema, and to analyze it through the lenses of growing racist and far-right ideologies in the USA.

News

Festival “Imagining the Future” – call for proposals

January 14, 2021

Students and the university staff of the University of Warsaw are invited to take part in Festival “Imagining the Future” at the Sorbonne University, which focuses on issues of coexistence of humans and the environment.