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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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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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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.

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Prof. Paweł Frelik to conduct NCN-funded research project

May 20, 2020

We are proud to announce that Prof. Paweł Frelik’s research project, entitled “Digital Weather: Speculative Video Games and Climate,” will be funded by the National Science Center as part of the OPUS 18 scheme.

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News from the Rector

May 18, 2020

Most important issues covered by Rector Choińska-Mika during her meeting with students on 14 May 2020.

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Welcome Point UW

May 15, 2020

Welcome Point UW zaprasza Was na spotkanie informacyjne online poświęcone tematowi legalizacji pobytu w Polsce, które zostanie poprowadzone przez Stowarzyszenie Interwencji Prawnej.

Year 2019/2020

June 4, 2020 at 4pm, ONLINE; U.S. Foreign Policy in Eastern and Central Europe

May 18, 2020

Richard Payne-Holmes, an External Political Unit Chief at the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw, during his presentation will speak about the U.S. Foreign Policy in Eastern and Central Europe.

Year 2019/2020

June 5, 2020, ONLINE WORKSHOPS; The Day of the Hybrids

May 15, 2020

Weird Fictions Research Group is inviting students and early career researchers interested in all types of weird fictions to participate in online workshops and lecture on hybrids and monsters! Together we will work on the ‘monstrous,’ unfinished texts and discuss the anxieties concerning them.

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The Online Exam Session

May 11, 2020

We are slowly but surely approaching the closing of the spring semester classes and getting ready for the exam session. We already know that we should carry out all our exams online, according to the Rector’s order no. 84 of 4 May 2020. It means, we need to start preparations to organize the session efficiently and successfully. It means, we need to start preparations to organize the session efficiently and successfully.

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. 

Year 2019/2020

May 14, 2020 at 4pm, ONLINE; The Role of Congressional Oversight in Foreign Affairs

May 14, 2020

Esther Bell, an Economic Officer at the U.S. Embassy Warsaw, during her presentation will speak about The Role of Congressional Oversight in Foreign Affairs.

American Studies Colloquium Series

May 12, 2020 at 4pm, ONLINE; Global Brooklyn

May 12, 2020

In his lecture, Mateusz Halawa will talk about transnational aesthetic regime of urban consumption. Global Brooklyn is not only the title of his soon-to-be-published book, but also a metaphor used to essentialize the unprecedented circulation of visual styles, flavors, practices and values – all carefully designed and masterfully instagrammed – that have been sweeping the world and shaping food cultures.

American Studies Colloquium Series

May 7, 2020 at 4pm, ONLINE; Archiving Pain: On Crip Queer Evidence

May 7, 2020

In her research Alyson Patsavas focuses on disability studies, feminist and queer theory and the cultural politics of pain. In this lecture, she will outline dominant pain epistemologies and juxtapose medical record on pain with its personal accounts, in order to theorize what constitutes crip and queer evidence of pain.

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Rektor UW zapowiada zmiany w funkcjonowaniu uczelni

April 30, 2020

Prof. Marcin Pałys, rektor UW, w krótkim nagraniu zapowiada majowe zmiany w funkcjonowaniu uniwersytetu. Rektor wydał też dwa nowe zarządzenia: o wprowadzeniu ograniczonej możliwości pracy badawczej na terenie uczelni od 4 maja oraz przedłużające zawieszenie zajęć na uczelni do 24 maja.

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A message from the ASC Counselor for Students’ Affairs

April 27, 2020

It seems that we are not going to meet in person any time soon. On 24 April 2020, at the press conference of the Ministry of Science it was announced that university activities are going to be restricted until 24 May 2020. Read about some very important issues raised by Rector lately.

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First online MA Exams

April 27, 2020

Last Friday, 24 April 2020, first online diploma exams took place at the ASC. Three students performed their MA defenses over the internet and all passed successfully. Congratulations to the Brave! It was a new experience for all of us. We are certain more exams will follow soon.

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