How to Survive at ASC?
Useful Tips, Skills, and Know-How for Academia
A Three-Part Online Seminar for BA Freshers

Part. 1.
Thursday, Oct 8 at 4:45 pm by Filip Boratyn
Navigating ASC’s administration and online spaces with special focus on USOS and ASC website.

Part 2.
Thursday, Oct 29 at 4:45 pm by Anna Kurowicka
Studying at university vs studying at school; academic etiquette and communication with lecturers; online and irl class participation; uses and abuses of phones in class; inclusive vs discriminatory language;

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Part 3.
Thursday, Nov 5 at 4:45 pm by Ludmiła Janion
Tips on how to prepare for and benefit from different types of classes: lectures, seminars and workshops, tips for active participation in class; the purpose of the reading list; practical tips for studying for exams; the uses and abuses of Wikipedia; reading, listening, and note taking.

2 OZN for each seminar

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.