The winning thesis got published

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. The author – Justyna Tomczak-Boczko is the winner of the National Competition for the Best Master’s Thesis on Latin America established by the Center for Latin American Studies in 1990 and continued by the American Studies Center since 2017. The publication of the thesis is the main award in the competition.


Se publicó la tesina ganadora

El Centro de Estudios Americanos tiene el placer de presentar el libro “Entre la Virgen de Guadalupe y la Malinche. La maternidad de las Mexicanas en testimonios orales” publicado en el marco de la serie “Documentos de Trabajo”. Su autora – Justyna Tomczak-Boczko es la ganadora del Concurso Nacional de la Mejor Tesis de Maestría sobre América Latina establecido por el Centro de Estudios Latinoamericanos en 1990 y continuado por el Centro de Estudios Americanos desde 2017. La publicación de la tesina es el premio principal del concurso.


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

March 30, 2020

The ASC Library will be closed to readers from March 12 to April 14, 2020. No penalties will be charged from March 12 to April 14.


2020 Emerging Scholar Award

March 29, 2020

It is our pleasure to inform the ASC community that Filip Boratyn, our doctoral student and – at the same time – USOS office assistant, is a recipient of the 2020 David G. Hartwell Emerging Scholar Award presented by the International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts.


We would like to invite you to take part in the Multicultural Volunteering Online!

March 28, 2020

This is a great possibility to learn a new language, improve Polish (or another language that you know and would like to practise), learn about different cultures and meet students, with whom friendship may last beyond the not-leaving-home-times 🙂


US National Emergency Library

March 26, 2020

During this unprecedented time in history, access to printed books is becoming difficult or impossible. COVID-19 is forcing students, educators, and everyday readers to rely on digital books more than ever before.

Flying Couch (2016)

American Studies Colloquium Series

April 02, 2020 at 4pm, ONLINE ED; Networks of Holocaust Memory in Third Generation Graphic Narratives

March 25, 2020

During the online streamed lecture, Dana Mihăilescu will present the Amy Kurzweil’s debut graphic memoir, Flying Couch (2016), in order to consider how the Holocaust narrative at the core of this graphic narrative is negotiated by the three generations of Kurweil’s family. Hence, she will highlight an ethical, future-oriented use of mediating forms of Holocaust memories for third generation artists.