The Canadian Studies Centre cordially invites all students and staff to participate in this year's edition of the Days of Canadian Culture. This year's edition will feature a series of lectures and workshops in Canada's indigenous cultures.

Tracy Bear (Cree), University of Alberta
Michelle LaFlamme (
Métis, Creek), University of the Fraser Valley
Monique Mojica (
Kuna and Rappahannock), playwright, theathre director, actress and artistic director of the  Chocolate Woman Collective, Toronto.


The detailed programme is in the document attacheed to this message

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Już 16 maja fantastyczna okazja do wysłuchania wystąpień studentów, którzy podzielą się z nami swoimi zainteresowaniami naukowymi i wynikami prowadzonych badań. Serdecznie zapraszamy!

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Tuesday, 30 Apr. 2019 Written by Published in News for Students

Uprzejmie informujemy, że w czwartek 2 maja sekretariat będzie nieczynny.

We are delighted to announce Dr. Trevor Carolan' s visit at the University of Silesia, Institute of English Cultures and Literatures, Department of American and Canadian Studies on April 15th 2019. Prof. Carolan who is an Associate Professor at the University of the Fraser Valley, will give a lecture titled "Cascadia Bioregional Literature on the Pacific Coast: Our Debt to the Beatsand" (at 1315, Room 1.49) and conduct a workshop on Cascadia Bioregional Literature (1515-1815, Room 1.49).

Dear International students,

please note that the schedule of classes has been modified (February 24, 2019). You can always check the current schedule here. Also, please note that the schedule us subject to change in the first weeks of the semester.

H.E. Ms. Leslie Scanlon, Ambassador of Canada to Poland, and Mr. Jeremy Wallace, Counselor, Political and Public Affairs, will visit the University of Silesia on February 26th 2019.

The distinguished guests will meet with the University of Silesia authorities, including the University President (Rector), Prof. dr hab. Andrzej Kowalczyk, vice-Rectors Dr hab. Prof US Tomasz Pietrzykowski and prof. dr hab. Ryszard Koziołek, Dean of the Faculty of Philology Prof. zw. dr hab. Krzysztof Jarosz and  Vice-Deans Prof. zw. dr hab. Adam Dziadek and Dr. hab. Jolanta Latkowska.

The University of Silesia Canadianists and the organizers of the “Discover Canada 2019” contest, both at the university and high school level, will also have a chance to meet the representatives of the Canadian government.  The Ambassador will give two interactive lectures, followed by a question and answer sessions, one to the University of Silesia students, and the other to the semi-finalists of the nationwide contest. Mr. Wallace will have an additional meeting with students of the American and Canadian Studies for Intercultural Communications and Diplomacy program.

The Canadian Studies Centre extends an invitation to the University of Silesia students, and especially those representing the Faculty of Philology, to the lecture, meeting and the question and answer session with H.E. Ms. Ambassador on February 26th, 9:50am to 11:10 am.

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