Loyola University Chicago

Polish Studies

Calendar of Events

Spring 2021

Feb. 8 6:00 - 7:00 pm Loyola Polish Student Alliance Grand Board Meeting (GBM) Online
--  12:10 -
1:00 pm
Professor John Merchant host speakers in his Polish American Literature classes. Click on the hyperlinked texts to be redirected to the lecture on Panopto.
Online 
March 4 1:00 pm Live conversation with Polish film director Ms. Agnieszka Holland with Zbigniew Banaś, Małgorzata Pośpiech and Bożena Nowicka McLees Online
Jan. 31

11:59 pm

    Online
April 6 6:00 - 7:00 pm Loyola Polish Student Alliance GBM
  • Learn more about events and general information on the 2021-2022 board 
Online
April 13 6:00 - 7:00 pm Loyola Polish Student Alliance GBM
  • Learn about board positions in-depth and how to apply for them!
Online
April 15 11:59 pm Undergraduate Student FORUM, research papers on East-Central Europe DUE Online
April 19 All-day Alek Chmielowski Scholarship Application 2021-2022 DUE Online
April 19 All-day Dr. Regina Bowgierd Scholarship Application 2021-2022 DUE Online
April 19 All-day Kujawinski Scholarship Application 2021-2022 DUE Online
April 19 All-day Siberian Society Scholarship Application 2021-2022 DUE Online
April 20 6:00 - 7:00 pm Loyola Polish Student Alliance GBM
  • Meet the new 2021-2022 board!
Online
May 17 All-day Announcement of LUC Polish Studies Scholarship Awards for 2021-2022 Online


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Fall 2020

Aug. 26 3:00 - 6:00 pm Virtual Organization Fair - Learn more about LUC Polish Student Alliance!
  • Meet the 2020-2021 board and learn about all the LUC PSA does and will do throughout this academic year!
Online
Sept. 10 5:30 - 6:30 pm Loyola Polish Student Alliance Grand Board Meeting (GBM)
  • Join us to learn about what's happening this semester.
Online
Oct. 27 5:00 pm- 6:00pm Polish Films and Discussion on "Corpus Christi"
  • Film discussion with Professor Zbigniew Banaś, LUC Polish Studies Instructor of Polish and European Cinema 
Online
Nov. 5 5:00 pm- 6:30 pm On Polish: "How Can a Language and Culture Shape My Future?”  Zoom Webinar/Meeting 
  • Join this event to learn how the Polish language can help students personally, socially, and professionally throughout life.
Online
Nov. 7-22 Evenings 32nd Polish Film Festival in America, Chicago Online
Dec. 2 All-day Polish Studies scholarships applications open for AY 2021-2022 Online
Dec. 3 5:30 - 6:30 pm Loyola Polish Student Alliance GBM
  • This is the last meeting of the semester. Join us to learn about all we have accomplished as an organization!
Online
Dec. 8 12:00 pm-1:30 pm Polish Studies Scholarships: AY2022 Zoom Advising with Professor Bożena Nowicka McLees, Director of Polish Studies.Available Scholarships: Online

Spring 2020

TBA TBA Polish Student Alliance Grand Board Meeting (GBM) TBA
TBA 9:00 pm - 1:00pm Loyola Polish Student Alliance Pączki Sale Damen Student Center
Feb. 27 4:00 - 7:00pm Meet Dorota Masłowska, Internationally best-selling Polish author Crown Center (Room 141)
Feb. 28 All-day Alek Chmielowski Scholarship Application 2020-2021 DUE Online / Crown Center (Room 217)
Feb. 28 All-day Dr. Fran Kujawinski Scholarship Application 2020-2021 DUE Online / Crown Center, Room 217
Feb. 28 All-day Siberian Society Scholarship Application 2020-2021 DUE Online / Crown Center (Room 217) 
Feb. 29 All-day  Dr. Regina Bowgierd Scholarship Application 2020-2021 DUE Online / Crown Center (Room 217)
April 10  All-day  Submitting abstract of a paper for the STUDENT FORUM Submit to Dr. Marek Suszko (msuszko@luc.edu
April 25  9:30 am-3 pm  Plocieniak Polish Language Fluency Scholarship - written exam & oral interviews  Online 
Week of April 27  All Week  All Scholarship Applicants Interviews  Online 
TBA  10 am - 6 pm  Tribute to Olga Tokarczuk, screening and discussion of film Żurek  Damen Student Center
April 16  5:00 - 8:30 pm  STUDENT FORUM Research Papers DUE Online 
April 23  All-day  STUDENT FORUM Awards announced  Online 


Fall 2019

Sept. 19 4:00 - 5:00 pm  Loyola Polish Student Alliance Grand Board Meeting (GBM) Mundelein Center for the Arts (Room 204)
Sept. 23 4:00 pm Medieval Studies Program Lecture by Professor Smolucha IES (Rooms 123-124)
Sept. 25 1:40 pm Polish Studies Program Lecture by Professor Smolucha Cuneo Hall (Room 203)
Sept. 26 4:00 pm Hank Center for Catholic Heritage Lecture by Professor Smolucha Cuneo Hall (Room 116)
Nov. 9-24 Evenings Polish Film Festival in America, Chicago, IL AMC Village, Copernicus Center, Gallery Theatre
Nov. 12 6:00 pm Cold War (2018) Screening and Discussion led by Dr. Hutchens and Dr. Merchant Damen Student Center Cinema
Nov. 15 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Roman Pucinski and Polish Politics in America Conference  Piper Hall
Nov. 16 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Roman Pucinski and Polish-American Politics Leadership Workshop for Students Regis Hall
Nov. 22 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Andrzejki Fortune Telling, Disco Polo, Polish Dinner  Crown Center (Room 208)

Credit: http://polskiemuzy.pl

Spring 2019

Jan. 24 5:00 - 6:00 pm  Polish Student Alliance Grand Board Meeting (GBM) Cuneo Hall (Room 218)
Feb. 21 9:00 am -1:00 pm Polish Student Alliance Pączki Sale Damen Student Center
March 18 All-day Alek Chmielowski Scholarship Application 2019-2020 DUE Online
March 18 All-day Siberian Society Scholarship Application 2019-2020 DUE Online 
March 24 9:45 am - 11:45 am Plocieniak Polish Language Fluency Scholarship Exam Cuneo Hall (Room 211)
April 8 All-day Kujawinski Scholarship Application 2019-2020 DUE Online
April 16 5:00 - 8:30 pm 11th Student Forum on East-Central Europe Crown Center (Room 114)
May 4 11:30 am - 2:00 pm Constitution Day Parade  Balboa and Columbus Dr., Chicago, IL

 

 

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Fall 2018

Sept. 7-9 All Weekend Polish American Historical Association Conference McCormick Lounge
Sept. 8 11:00 am Film Screening: The Fourth Partition Damen Student Center Cinema
Sept. 8 8:00 pm A Concert for Centennial of Poland's Independence Skowronski Hall
Sept. 12 4:30 pm Polish Student Alliance Meeting Mundelein (Room 204)
Oct. 4 5:30 - 6:30 pm Polish Student Alliance Meeting Cuneo Hall (Room 217)
Oct. 12-19 All Day   Poland
Oct. 30 4:00 - 5:30 pm Dziady Reading and Polish Dinner McCormick Lounge
Nov. 3-18 Evenings Polish Film Festival in America AMC Rosemont, IL

 

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Spring 2018

Feb. 8 3:00 - 4:30 pm Russia Relations: Rivalry and Future Prospects Lecture McCormick Lounge
Feb. 15 4:00 - 5:00 pm Polish Student Alliance Meeting Cuneo Hall (Room 109)
Mar. 1 8:00 - 10:30 pm 2nd Chopin IN the City-2018 Festival  Mundelein Center for the Arts, Skowronski Hall
Mar. 24 All-day Society of Polish American Pre-Health Professionals Conference 2018

McCormick

Lounge

Mar. 24 9:00 am - 11:00 am Plocieniak Polish Language Fluency Scholarship Competition Cuneo Hall (Room 112)
April 16 11:30 am - 1:30 pm Guest Lecture on Current Situations in Poland McCormick Lounge
April 19 5:00 - 8:00 pm Tenth Annual Student Forum on East Central Europe Crown Center (Room 114)
April 28 1:00 - 4:00 pm ‌PALA Annual Meeting McCormick Lounge
April 29 10:30 - 11:30 am / 11:30 am - 2:00 pm PWA and WLA Mass Brunch Madonna della Strada; Information Commons (IC) - 4th floor
May 5 11:30 am Polish May 3, 1791, Constitution Day Parade Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL

 

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Fall 2017

Sept. 20 12:35 - 1:25 pm Meet Writer and Editor Yuriy Serebryansky Information Commons (IC) (Room 112)
Sept. 24 6:00 - 8:00 pm Concert In the Spirit of Wanda Landowska... Back to Baroque Music Piper Hall
Sept. 26 5:00 - 6:00 pm Polish Student Alliance Meeting Mundelein Center for the Arts (Room 204)
Oct. 13-20 All Day 12th JFRC Torun 2017 Poland
Oct. 25 6:30 pm Celebrating the 150th birthday of Maria Sklodowska Curie Information Commons (IC) (4th Floor)
Nov. 4-19 Evenings Polish Film Festival in America Gallery Theatre and Muvico Rosemont
Nov. 10 12:35 - 2:30 pm Anthony Bukoski Reading Information Commons (IC) (Room 112)
Nov. 11 11:00 am - 1:00 pm  Anthony Bukoski Reading Chopin Theatre
Nov. 14 6:00 - 7:00 pm Loyola Polish Student Alliance Grand Board Meeting (GBM) Mundelein Center for the Arts (Room 204)
Dec. 2 6:00 - 9:00 pm Celebrating 10 years of the Polish Studies Program Piper Hall

 

Credit: https://www.polskatradycja.pl/ 

Spring 2017

Jan 29 8:00 am - 2:00 pm PSA Aon Step Up for Kids Aon Center Building
Feb 24 8:00 pm PSA Carnival Celebration TBA
March 1  6:00 pm Chopin's Music in Classical, Jazz, and Other Interpretations Piper Hall
March 3 All-day FORUM - Undergraduate Research Forum Submission Deadline Online
April 1 9:00 am Plocieniak Scholarship Test TBA
April 11 5:00 - 8:00 pm  FORUM - The Undergraduate Research Paper Presentations Crown Center (Room 210)
May 6 11:30 am Polish Constitution Day Parade Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL

 

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Fall 2016

Oct. 31 4:00 - 6:00 pm Dziady Reading‌ and Polish Dinner McCormick Lounge
Nov. 5 - 20 Evenings Polish Film Festival of America in Chicago Gallery Theatre and Muvico Rosemont
Nov. 10 11:30 am - 12:45 pm Dr. Malgorzata Pospiech Lecture on Siberian Exiles Cuneo Hall (Room 117)
Nov. 11 10:25 am - 11:15 am Dr. Malgorzata Pospiech Presenting Her Book Miesteczko Mundelein Center for the Arts (Room 607)
Nov. 11 11:30 am - 12:20 pm Dr. Malgorzata Pospiech Presenting Her Book Miesteczko Cuneo Hall (Room 202)
Nov.18 7:00 - 11:00 pm LUC PSA Andrzejki Night Vertigo Sky Lounge
Nov. 30 5:00 - 6:00 pm Loyola Polish Student Alliance Grand Board Meeting (GBM) Cuneo 109
Dec. 3 3:00 - 6:00 pm Polish School Teachers, Students, and Parents Conference PNA Headquarters
Dec. 4 12:00 - 5:00 pm Polish School Teachers, Students, and Parents Conference PNA Headquarters
Dec. 6 2:30 - 4:00 pm Mikolajki Polish Presents Potluck Crown Center Lobby


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Spring 2016

April 11-12 All Day Polish-Jewish Curriculum Workshop and Events University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
April 9 10:00 am - 12:00 am Plocieniak Scholarship Polish Language Exam TBA
April 8 7:30 pm Film: Karski & the Lords of Humanity Copernicus Center, Chicago IL
March 13 All-day Forum Paper Submission Due Online

Credit: Maria Ciechańska 

Fall 2015

Nov. 18 3:00 pm ‌Lecture by Bartosz Rydlinski, Ph.D. Cuneo Hall (Room 116)
Nov. 13 - 14 All-day The Chicago Catholic Immigrants Conference: The Poles McCormick Lounge, Lake Shore Campus (LSC)
Nov. 11 6:30 - 8:30 pm The Fourth Partition Film screening and meeting with filmmakers Damen Student Center Cinema
Nov. 2 All-day Register for Polish Courses Online
Oct. 29 2:30 - 4:30 pm Dramatic reading by students of Dziady Part II
followed by Polish dinner
McCormick Lounge
Oct. 15 4:00 - 6:00 pm Dumbach Hall (Room 227)
Sept. 9 5:30 pm For Polish Student Alliance Meetings please check here.  Cuneo Hall (Room 109)

 

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Spring 2015

April 16 TBA Meeting with the director of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum TBA
April 15 4:00 pm Ida Film screening and discussion with Zbigniew Banas Damen Student Center Cinema
 April 8 4:30 pm Undergraduate Student FORUM #7  TBA
 April 4 All-day  Deadline for Chmielowski and Kujawinski Scholarships Online 
March 19 1:00 - 2:30 pm Śmierć Rotmistrza Pileckiego / The Death of Captain Pilecki with guest actor Marek Probosz Damen Student Center Cinema
February 24 - March 15 --  Operatic Performance of "Passenger" Lyric Opera, Chicago, IL
 February 8 11:00 am

Screening of "Passenger"

Gene Siskel Film Center

 

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Fall 2014

Nov. 21 9:00 pm - 1:00 am Andrzejki Night  Sky Deck in Willis Tower, Chicago, IL
Oct. 29 4:00 - 6:00 pm Dziady Student Reading Part II  Piper Hall
Sept. 20-21 --  Coming to See Aunt Sophie by Arthur Feinsod Chopin Theatre, Chicago, IL
Sept. 19-20  All-day Jan Karski Conference  
Sept. 18-21 --  Jan Karski Days in Chicago  

 

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Summer 2014

 June 4 4:30 pm Poetry and Freedom - Mexican and Polish Poetry Reading Mundelein Center for the Arts, Palm Court

 

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Spring 2014 

April 15 6:00 pm The Grasinski Girls - Mary Erdmans Pala_TT_Polish_Book_Club Polish Museum of America, Chicago, IL
 April 5 5:00 - 8:00 pm Polish Mass Celebration of Canonization of Pope John Paul II  Madonna Della Strada Chapel
 March 31 --   Due: Course Development Application  
 March 27 1:00 - 2:15 pm Women in Propaganda of the Polish People's RepublicPolish_Propaganda_2014  Piper Hall (1st Floor)
 March 18 6:00 pm Story of a Secret State - Jan KarskiTT_Polish_Book_Club_Spring_Schedule  Crown Center (Room 102)
Feb. 23 11:00 am - 4:00 pm  Polish American Librarians Association 4th Annual Meeting Crown Center Auditorium
Jan. 28 1:00 - 2:15 pm Teresa Mikosz-Hintzke Visit - Six Years 'Til Spring, A Polish Family Odyssey Mundelein Center for the Arts (Room 504)

 
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Conferences/Lectures