The ASC’s Gender/Sexuality Research Group is proud to share the second season of their very own podcast! “Oswoić gender,” hosted by Dr. Anna Kurowicka and Dr. Marta Usiekniewicz, aims to present research in gender and sexuality studies done at the University of Warsaw.

The first season of this Polish-language podcast features conversations with ASC facult and is available at the Gender/Sexuality Research Group’s website.

In the second season the authors talked to researchers working at various UW faculties: Agnieszka Kościańska, Rafał Majka, Iwona Kurz, Zu Jusińska, Marta Rawłuszko, Paweł Frelik, Jay Szpilka, as well as Michał Sobczak and Łukasz Mikołajewski.

Each new episode will be released on Wednesday (starting February 22) and available on platforms including Spotify, Anchor fm, Apple Podcasts, Pocket Casts, Google Podcasts, and YouTube.

Subscribe to the podcast in your favourite podcast app not to miss any of the episodes.

News

Three NCN Sonata grants for ASC scholars

May 26, 2024

Three ASC scholars – Dr. Jędrzej Burszta, Dr. Ludmiła Janion and Dr. Joanna Mąkowska were awarded scientific grants in the Sonata 19 competition organized by the National Science Center (NCN)

Year 2023/2024

May 24: “Girl You Ate (Literally)”. MEATing with Chelsea G. Summers

May 24, 2024

We are pleased to invite you to a “MEATing” with the author of “A Certain Hunger,” Chelsea G. Summers, at the ASC! Hosted by students participating in the Food Matters course, the MEATing will be an opportunity to discuss a work of entertaining if gory fiction described by a NYT reviewer as “One of the most uniquely fun and campily gory books in my recent memory.” If you enjoy aproblematic protagonist, a satire on foodie culture, and detailed accounts of procuring andcooking human meat, then this is a session for you!

American Studies Colloquium Series

May 23: The Role of Different Media in Transgender Life Narratives: The Case of Kate Bornstein

May 23, 2024

We are pleased to invite you to the final lecture of the American Studies Colloquium Series in the 2023/2024 Spring semester! We are joined by Eveline Kilian, who will talk about Kate Bornstein – an American transgender activist, performer and writer.

Year 2023/2024

May 20-21: Steven Conn at The University of Warsaw

May 20, 2024

The American Studies Center and the Faculty of History are pleased to invite you to two lectures by Prof. Steven Conn! Prof. Conn will deliver a lecture titled Urban History and the Question of Scale at the Department of History and a lecture titled Demystifying Rural America at the American Studies Center.

Year 2023/2024

May 20: Becoming Something Else: Death and Disease in Video Games

May 20, 2024

Weird Fictions Research Group invites you to a talk on “Becoming Something Else: Death and Disease in Video Games” by CD Projekt Red’s Magdalena Zych (Senior Writer, Story Coordinator) and Karolina Niewęgłowska (Associate Director of Player Experience and Safety.)