Our courses for 2015/2016

POLS 300
Intermediate Polish – 6 credits
Term 1-2 (Sep 08, 2015 to Apr 08, 2016)
Helena G. Kudzia

1 Tue Thu 15:30 17:00 Buchanan D304
2 Tue Thu 15:30 17:00 Buchanan D312

If you have previous knowledge of Polish and did not take POLS 200 at UBC please contact Helena at hkudzia@mail.ubc.ca – you still might be able to take the class in September!

More information at
http://cenes.ubc.ca/undergraduate/slavic-studies/polish-language-program/

 

POLS 424
Polish Literature and Film in Translation
Term 1 (Sep 08, 2015 to Dec 04, 2015)
Dr. Bozena Karwowska

Selected films and translated literature by Polish writers and filmmakers, with emphasis on the interaction between politics and literature.

1 Tue 17:00 20:00 Buchanan B313

 

CENS 303 101
CENS 303A 99C
(Distance Education)
Representations of the Holocaust – 3 credits
Term 1 (Sep 08, 2015 to Dec 04, 2015)
Dr. Bozena Karwowska

The Nazi Holocaust in film and literature from Central, Eastern, and Northern European Countries.

CENS 303 101:

1 Tue Thu 15:30 17:00 Buchanan B213

 

POLS courses & Polish Discussion Club

POLS 300 is scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays in 2015 / 2016 – please check SSC for more information.

Any further questions can be directed to the CENES department (Prof. Bozena Karwowska or Helena G. Kudzia).

Our current flyer:

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Our last Polish Discusion Club meeting was in April – we MOA 1met at the MOA and had a social at the Koerner Pub afterwards. We hope to resume all activities in September 2015.

MOA 2

 

Thank you for your participation and hard work all year!

Special thanks to Olivia Chorny and Adam A. Osuchowski for their help with the Club.

Have a great summer!

Helena

POLISH DISCUSSION CLUB – OUR NEXT MEETING

We are meeting again on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 3:30 pm – BUCH D room D307.

We will be screening Pharaoh by Jerzy Kawalerowicz – listed on: Martin Scorsese Presents – Masterpieces of Polish Cinema. The film will be in Polish with English subtitles.

Feel free to forward information to other students.
Hope to see you there!

PDCposter

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POLS 200 Term 1 – Presentation Highlights

POLS 200 students (Beginner’s Polish) prepared Polish – English presentations for Term 1 project.

 

They did an excellent job! Some highlights:

Marta, Emilia, Norman, Olivia – Historia Polski

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Polski English Example
Średniowieczny Medieval To jest średniowieczny zamek.
Chrzest Baptism Idę do mojej kuzynki chrzest.
Podział Partition Polska ma podziały.
Konstytucja Constitution Piszemy konstytucję.
Niepodległość Independance Chcemy niepodległości!
Druga Wojna Światowa  Second World War Druga Wojna Światowa była największą wojną w historii świata.
Okupacja Occupation (military) Okupacja Polski przez niemców trwała szejść lat.
Inwazja Invasion Inwazja Polski zaczęła się we wrześniu w 1939 roku.
Przetrwanie Survival Przetrwanie w czasie wojny było bardzo trudne dla większości Polaków
Zmechanizowana Wojna  Mechanized Warfare Zmechanizowana Wojna była nowoczesną strategią.
Opór/Walka  Resistance Polska posiadała silny opór podczas okupacji niemieckie.

Karolina , Adam, Paula, Kris – Famous Polish People

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Sylvia, Emilia, Arek, Eric – Cities of Poland

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Robert, Helen, Alex, Andrea

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UPDATED: POLISH DISCUSSION CLUB – OUR NEXT MEETING

Update:

We will be screening ‘Ida’ by Pawel Pawlikowski (info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ida_%28film%29)

 

The first meeting was a success and we already received questions about the next one!

We are meeting again on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 3:40 pm – BUCH D room D307.

We don’t have the title yet, but the film will be in Polish with English subtitles.

Feel free to forward information to other students.
Hope to see you there!

PDCposter

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UPDATED: First Meeting of the Polish Discussion Club

Updated information for our first meeting:

Room: IBLC 461
Date: Thursday, 15/01/2015
Time: 15:45-17:45

NOTE: The first film will be entirely in Polish without subtitles.
Subsequent meetings will be rotated between Polish-only and Polish-English films and discussions.
Dates, times and room for each meeting will be announced in advance. Please check PLP blog for details.

Hope to see you there!

PDCposter

Polish Films at VIFF – Sept. 25 to Oct. 10, 2014

Reposted from the Vancouver International Film Festival website:  http://www.viff.org

CLICK links for in depth information.
Hope to see you there!

Parasite (Huba)
http://www.viff.org/festival/films/f11016-parasite
Oct 03 09:30 pm Vancity Theatre
Oct 07 02:30 pmThe Cinematheque

 

Field of Dogs (Psie Pole)
http://www.viff.org/festival/films/f11142-field-of-dogs
Sep 27 08:45 pm Vancity Theatre
Sep 30 02:00 pmVancity Theatre

 

http://www.viff.org/festival/films/f11249-papusza
Sep 25 08:30 pm The Cinematheque
Sep 28 11:00 am International Village #8
Oct 02 10:45 am International Village #8

 

www.viff.org/festival/films/f12277-walking-under-water
Sep 27 04:45 pm Vancity Theatre
Sep 29 07:45 pm Vancity Theatre
Sep 30 10:00 am Vancity Theatre

 

Polskie Radio

Polskie Radio – http://www.polskieradio.pl/

Poland’s national publicly funded radio broadcasting.

Available channels:

Program 1 (Jedynka – One) – information, music
Program 2 (Dwójka – Two) – cultural, classical music
Program 3 (Trójka – Three) – alternative, jazz, rock
Program 4 (Czwórka – Four) – educational, youth