On Tuesday, November 17 at 11.00 an online meeting with Vice-Rector for Students and Quality of Teaching, Prof. Sławomir Żółtek will be held.

During the meeting Vice-Rector will answer most frequently asked questions on academic year organization in time of pandemic. The meeting will be conducted in Polish. After its finish we will list the most frequently asked questions and answers in English.

Join the event on Facebook: https://fb.me/e/3cEWFKe91

Polish version:

Już 17 listopada o godz. 11:00 zapraszamy na wirtualne spotkanie z Prorektorem ds. studentów i jakości kształcenia prof. Sławomirem Żółtkiem. Transmisja będzie dostępna na profilu Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego na Facebooku.

Podczas spotkania prorektor ds. studentów i jakości kształcenia UW odpowie na Wasze pytania i wątpliwości dotyczące studiowania czy organizacji kształcenia na UW w czasie pandemii.

Transmisja spotkania będzie dostępna 17.11.2020 r. od godziny 11:00 na profilu Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego:



Democracy or Authoritarianism? After the US Elections

November 22, 2020

The ASC’s Professor and the former Polish Ambassador to the USA, Ryszard Schnepf will moderate an online debate hosted by the Jagiellonian University and Polish Ambassadors’ Conference. The keynote speaker at this debate will be Donald Tusk.

Year 2020/2021

November 23, 2020 at 5:00pm, Online; Ecological Intimacies in the Anthropocene: Horror, Ethics, and the Shadow of Nonhuman Difference

November 21, 2020

In this talk, Brittany Roberts will argue that the horror genre offers a powerful means of confronting the traumas of the Anthropocene and, concurrently, imagining more ethical ecological futures and rethinking what it means to be human on an environmentally devastated planet.

American Studies Colloquium Series

November 26, 2020 at 4:45pm, Online; Like a Thief in the Night: Pandemic and the Culture of Healing

November 21, 2020

The pandemic is a virus, but it is more than this: it is a dramatic symptom of the malaise of the way of life, a sharp curve which we cannot fail to negotiate. Starting from the 17th century time of the plague, we shall be asking questions how to survive the crisis, how to live on, and how to think the change without which our future is bleak.

Picture: Protestors marching at the Stonewall Riots in New York City in 1969. Diana Davies; New York Public Library, history.com

Year 2020/2021

Friday, November 20, 2020 at 6pm, Online; Q&A with Activist and LGBT Pioneer Mark Segal

November 20, 2020

A live Q&A session in English on ZOOM with Mark Segal – a participant at the Stonewall rebellion, a founding member of Gay Liberation Front and founder of Gay Youth, organized by The U.S. Embassy, InterAlia journal and the ASC.


Emotions management in epidemic and post-epidemic world – online workshops

November 19, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak is a particularly demanding and stressful time for us all. During the workshops you will learn about emotion regulation strategies and find out how to experience positive emotions more often in the context of Polish culture.