OZN is going online until regular operations are resumed! Please keep a record of all the online talks, museum visits, discussions, and courses you attend online, so we can allocate OZN points for those.

  • Online lecture, museum visit, other “passive” activities – 1 OZN
  • Online discussion, reading group, research group, seminar – 2 OZN
  • Completed online course organized by an institution of higher learning – 10 OZN

What events count?

– ASC online events (coming soon!)
– All Warsaw University online academic events
– All events suggested on OZN FB page (there will be plenty of those)
– All events YOU suggest and get approved by OZN Co-ordinator

What is the basis for getting points?

When the crisis is over we will allocate OZN points (sign your cards) on the basis of the evidence you provide.

Please keep a record:
1. Enter each event in your card with date, title, name of website where it took place.
2. Keep a PRINTSCREEN record of all the online talks, museum visits, discussions, and courses you attend online.
3. Take notes at each event attended (they can be very brief and can be placed in one document recording your OZN effort)

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Changes in the mode of operation of the ASC Library, Students’ Office, and Financial Office related to the COVID-19 outbreak

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.

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ASC promo clip

May 29, 2020

The ASC offers a unique, interdisciplinary American Studies program and is is one of the biggest American Studies institutions in Europe. Check out what to expect as the student of the ASC!

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Important issues for the end of the spring semester

May 27, 2020

As there are new developments and rules for our academic life and activities, I believe I should relate them to you to keep you updated. The most important issues for now are: Language exams, Exam session, Registration, End-of-semester questionnaire, OSA Library operation.

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Latest information and advice for the UW community during the coronavirus pandemic

May 22, 2020

On 21st May, the UW rector issued a new order on rules for studying and working at UW. Online teaching and learning will continue, except classes which cannot be conducted remotely. It is possible to work from home, according to a duty system or flexible working hours. The health, safety and well-being of members of the UW community remain the university’s priority.

American Studies Colloquium Series

May 28, 2020 at 6pm, ONLINE; An Erotic Toolkit: Asexual and Aromantic Critiques of Heteronormativity

May 21, 2020

This talk will explore the feminist, queer, and anti-racist tradition of the erotic, drawing on Audre Lorde’s work in particular. Ela Przybylo will discuss how the erotic provides a distinct model for theorizing relating that creates space for the inclusion of asexuality and challenges compulsory sexuality.