If you want to be a social media star or simply wish you knew how to write that film response for class, these are workshops for you!

FILM CRITICISM METHODOLOGY
Thursday, Jan 16
2:15 pm-6:15 pm, room 117

TV CRIITICISM METHODOLOGY
Friday, January 17
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, room 108

Both workshops led by
the one-of-a-kind Kaja Klimek.

Registration required!

Where?

Workshops take place at the American Studies Center, al. Niepodległości 22, Warsaw.

What?

Each 4-hour session is dedicated to methodologies and approaches to film and tv criticism, including mainstream and niche popular culture. Kaja Klimek, who is an educator, translator, and film and culture critic, will present key trends and perspectives in current film and tv criticism in various media, including traditional and new media. These workshops offer MA students a critical toolbox for film and tv analysis necessary for quality film and tv analyses.

If you are interested in film and tv criticism, these workshops are not to be missed!

Each workshop is 8 OZNs!

Sign up for each workshop by Jan 14 at warsztaty.osa@gmail.com

Who?

Kaja Klimek is an educator, translator, film and media critic. Graduate of journalism and cultural studies at the Jagiellonian University, she is pursuing a PhD on DJ culture in Poland. She has been teaching classes on film and popular culture at the University of Warsaw and University of Gdańsk, as well as at the Warsaw Documentary Film Academy run by the Millenium Docs Against Gravity film festival.

She is also a festival programer and curator working with the National Film Archive – Audiovisual Institute, and Nowy Teatr where she hosts the Series Discussion Club. In 2014-2016 she hosted the Weekend Film Magazine on TVP, and now is one of the hosts of TVN Fabuła’s Seriaale, the first program on a Polish network devoted entirely to TV series. She also runs her own YouTube channel dedicated to pop culture and film. She also works with Filmweb and Polish Radio Four. As a Q&A host, she has been working with a number of Polish and international film festivals, including American Film Festival in Wroclaw, Off Camera in Krakow, Warsaw Film Festival and Docs Against Gravity in Warsaw, as well as Short Film Festival in Uppsala. She is interested in graphic novels, popular culture, representation of women on screen and the phenomenon that is Nicolas Cage.

Year 2019/2020

Gender and Sexuality in American Studies; ASC’s BA and MA Student Conference

February 13, 2020

Gender and sexuality studies are crucial fields in American studies because they provide important insight into social relations, political struggles, and cultural norms. The aim of the conference is to create a platform for ASC’s MA and BA students to present their research projects, facilitate an exchange of inspiring ideas, and allow an opportunity to practice presentation skills.

News

Informacja w związku z otwarciem tury składania wniosków o stypendium socjalne na semestr letni roku akademickiego 2019/2020

February 12, 2020

Stypendium socjalne na semestr letni wypłacane będzie co najwyżej przez 4 miesiące (w zależności od daty złożenia wniosku), od marca do czerwca.

Year 2019/2020

February 20, 2020 at 4pm; Naciones Cautivas Europeas

February 10, 2020

The Free Europe Committee engaged in psychological and political warfare against Communism on both sides of the Iron Curtain. In her talk prof. Mazurkiewicz will explain what was really at stake for the exiles involved in US-sponsored programs in Latin America.

News

Erasmus+ agreements with the UK

February 6, 2020

Good news! Despite Brexit, the Erasmus+ agreements with the UK are still valid for the 2020/2021. B.A. students are welcome to apply for an Erasmus+ short-term studies at our partner institution in Sussex, England. More info: the IRO, UW and the ASC Mobility Coordinator.

News

The winning thesis got published

February 3, 2020

The American Studies Center is pleased to present the book “Between the Virgin of Guadalupe and la Malinche. Maternity of Mexicans in oral testimonies” published within the “Working Papers” series.