6th Student Research Festival

Saturday, 14 Apr. 2018


We would like to cordially invite all to visit and participate in the Sixth Student Research Festival on April 19. All the details are in the attached schedule. Further information can be found on Facebook: https://pl-pl.facebook.com/studentresearchfestival/


The Finals of “Discover Canada 2018” will take place in the Municipal Culture Centre in Żory in April 12th – 13th 2018.

On the first day of the contest the finalists will be taking an oral exam and will deliver a multimedia presentation on the topic “The role of museums and galleries in the representation of Canada.” The best presentation will be repeated before the audience during the Award Ceremony next day. Dr Ewa Urbaniak-Rybicka from the Polish Association for Canadian Studies will give a lecture entitled ‘Gods, Victims and Essential Others: Animals in Canadian Literature.’



Spring Charity Fair!

Monday, 9 Apr. 2018

Make sure that on the 11 April (Wednesday) and 12 April(Thursday) you will find time to visit us at the Spring Charity Fair. Good books and delicious treats will be waiting for you!  As usual we collect money to support foundations which help animals. More information available at the fair.


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The Institute of English Cultures and Literatures invites everyone to a public lecture by Professor Jeremy Tambling, entitled William Shakespeare: Bastards, Fools, and Madcaps. The lecture will be held on 11 April (Wednesday), 13.15, room 0.51

Professor Jeremy Tambling lectured at the University of Hong Kong and the University of Manchester. He has published numerous monographs on literature, culture and literary theory: Narrative and Ideology; Opera and the Culture of Fascism; Lost in the American City: Dickens, James and Kafka; Allegory and the Work of Melancholy: The Late Medieval and Shakespeare. His most recent publication is Histories of the Devil: From Marlowe to Mann and the Manichees.


We are happy to announce that on April 10 a renowned British writer Sarah Lefanu will give a lecture titled "Empathy and Empty Spaces: Adventures in Life-Writing". Everybody is welcome! The Lecture will be held at 1045 in SRW (Faculty Council Hall).

Students interested in creative writing are invited to participate in a creative writing workshop with Sarah LeFanu. See the attached poster for more information.

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Wydział Filologiczny Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
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