Polish Language at Columbia: History and Functionality

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International Affairs Building, Room 1512
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2015-04-10 13:00:00
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2015-04-10 18:00:00

Please join us for a Symposium on Polish Language at Columbia: History and Functionality. You may see the complete program below:


Alan Timberlake, Director, East Central European Center, Columbia University

Urszula Gacek, Consul General of the Republic of Poland in New York

                                    History of the Polish Language at Columbia:

Chair: Małgorzata Mazurek, Associate Professor of Polish Studies, Department of History, Columbia University

Michael Mikoś, Professor and Chair, Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Polish Language and Literature at Columbia: Early History

Adam Kola, Assistant Professor, Institute of Slavonic Philology Nicholaus Copernicus University, Manfred Kridl, East-Central European Emigration, and Slavic Studies (not only) at Columbia                                                                 

Anna Frajlich, Senior Lecturer of Polish, Columbia University, The Archival Shadows of the Polish Institute at Columbia    

Functionality Panel discussion on professional achievements in different fields of research of those who studied Polish language at Columbia:

Chair: Alan Timberlake, Professor of Slavic Languages; Director, East Central European Center, Columbia University

Timothy Frye, Director, Harriman Institute, Marshall D. Shulman Professor of Post-Soviet Foreign Policy, Columbia University

William de Jong-Lambert, Associate Professor of History, Bronx Community College, CUNY       

Nancy Sinkoff, Chair and Associate Professor of Jewish Studies and History, Department of Jewish Studies Rutgers University

David Tompkins, Associate Professor of History, Director of European Studies, Carleton College

Ross Ufberg, Doctoral Candidate, translator from Polish, Columbia University

Dustin Wayne Janes, Polymer Scientist

Reception will follow.

This program has been made possible with funds from the Adam Mickiewicz Institute of Poland, Department of Slavic Languages, East Central European Center, Harriman Institute of Columbia University, and Polish Cultural Institute New York.

For further information regarding this event, please contact Filip Tucek by sending email to ft2439@columbia.edu or by calling 2128544618.
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Friday, April 10, 2015 - 13:00 to 18:00