W niedzielę, 26 lutego, odbyło się siódme spotkanie z cyklu seminariów groznawczych organizowanych w Krakowie przez nieformalną grupę badaczy gier z Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego – lvl.up. Seminarium organizowane i prowadzone było wspólnie przez mgr Joannę Kucharską z Instytutu Sztuk Audiowizualnych Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego oraz mgr Magdalenę Bednorz, reprezentującą Instytut Kultur i Literatur Anglojęzycznych. Z ramienia naszego Instytutu w wydarzeniu uczestniczył również Jacek Wandzel, student studiów drugiego stopnia specjalności Sprint-Write.

Student research group "DevProper" was established with an aim to broaden participants' knowledge of issues connected with interactive entertainment, game studies, as well as to develop their game design skills.

The research group focuses on the following areas:

  • analysis and research into theoretical aspects of interactive entertainment,
  • practical exercises connected with designing interactive entertainment,
  • creating and developing prototypes of both traditional and computer games,
  • developing skills connected with creating narratives and writing for interactive entertainment,
  • preparation and delivery of presentations concerning practical and theoretical aspects of interactive entertainment,
  • analysis and critique of interactive entertainment products.

The research group is open to all students of Silesian University. Weekly meetings take place on Fridays (13:00), in room 1.44 of the Philology Department in Sosnowiec, Grota-Roweckiego 5.

Research Group „Theatrum” invites all students and faculty to a lecture and workshop by Professor Magdalena Kazubowski-Houston, York University, Toronto, Canada. The lecture will be delivered on Monday, 13th March 2017,  at 1:15 pm, at the Department of Philology, Plac Sejmu Śląskiego,  lecture hall 205.

Lecture title: An Elephant in the Room: Tracking an Awkward Anthropology

5-hour workshop on performative ethnography will take place on Tuesday, 14th March 2017,  between 9:45 am and 2:45 pm, at the Department of Philology,  Plac Sejmu Śląskiego,  room 101.

Students interested in the workshop participation are requested to contact dr. hab. Eugenia Sojka (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ).  The number of places is limited so please sign up for the workshop by 9th March 2017. The workshop participants will receive Diplomas of Participation.

Workshop title: Performance ethnography

The following students have been chosen to participate in the student exchange between the University of Silesia and the University of the Fraser Valley. The selection has been done on the basis of the applicants’ study interests and academic standing.

Magdalena Kubica,  4th year KMT
Adrianna Zok,  2nd year  Translation Program with Japanese
Dominika Tabor, 3rd year KMT

CONGRATULATIONS to all  selected students!!!

We also thank the students whose applications were not successful for their interest in this academic exchange. We encourage all University of Silesia students of English to apply next year!

Selection Committee:
dr hab. Eugenia Sojka
dr Marta Mamet-Michalkiewicz
dr Sabina Sweta Sen-Podstawska

Dear Students,

beginning with this semester wyou can find announcements concerning class cancellations on the "Information for Students" page, as well as on the home page of the Institute. The announcements will also give information about makeup classes schedules and their forms. The traditional board announcements will continue to be posted for the time being. We hope that this policy will allow you to organise your time better and that it will facilitate the lecturers-stutends communication.

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