Kamila Scheithauer’s M.A. thesis “Coming Back to the Roots: Struggle Against the Colonial Educational Legacy and the Process of Rediscovering Aboriginal Knowledge in Contemporary Canada,” written under  the supervision of  dr Eugenia Sojka, was awarded the main prize in the  Nancy Burke Best Canadian  M.A. Thesis Award in Poland. Fragments of the thesis will be published in the academic journal  TransCanadiana. Congratulations!

Department of American and Canadian Studies invites everybody to a lecture and reading by dr Ewa Stachniak from Toronto, Canada.  The lecture entitled "History and fiction. A writer's journey"  will be delivered on May 21st  2015 (Thursday)  at 11:40  in lecture hall 1.46.



Department of American and Canadian Studies and Canadian Studies Centre invites all interested students and faculty to participate in the Days of Canadian Culture 2015 (May 06-07, 2015). The themes of the 2015 Days of Canadian Culture are: “Indigenous identity as expressed in personal narratives and video-filmmaking “ and “English Canadian theatre and television – expanding identity programming.” Our keynote speakers are Shirley Hardman, University of the Fraser Valley, representing Stó:lō Nation from the West Coast of Canada and dr. Lindsay Thistle, Trent University. The Ambassador of Canada to Poland, Ms Alexandra Bugailiskis, will honour us with her presence and opening speech on May 6th 2015 at 10 am. The schedule of lectures, theatrical performance and film screenings is available in the attachment.

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Wydział Filologiczny Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
ul. Gen. S. Grota-Roweckiego 5
41-205 Sosnowiec