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Queries on history

SK map CL Pribis 1612 Orava Castle

 

  • Sunday, March 22, 1700 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh. Click here for the flyer, click here for directions.
  • The Thomas Kukucka Memorial Lecture
  • Robert Dvorchak, "Birds of Passage: Achieving the American Dream."

 

  • Slovak Documentary Film Fest
  • Organized by Western Pennsylvania Slovak Cultural Association, with support from the Slovak Studies Program.
    • Saturday, February 7, click on Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh, for map and directons.
      • 5:00 p.m. Reception and introduction by Martin Votruba.
      • 6:00 p.m. The Final Mission (58').
      • 7:15 p.m. November + 20 (26').
    • Sunday, February 8, click on Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh, for map and directons.
      • 4:00 p.m. Nicky's Family (96').
    • Saturday, February 14, click on Mt. Lebanon Public Library for map and directons.
      • 2:00 p.m. In the Shadow of Time (45'); Introduction by Martin Votruba.
    • Sunday, February 15, click on St. Gregory Church, Upper St. Clair, for map and directons.
      • 3:00 p.m. Bratislava's 1988 Good Friday: Candle Manifestation (26'); Q&A with Rev. Michalek.
  • Click here for flyer with program details.

 

  • Spring 2015 courses:
    • Slovak, Czech, and Central European Cinema - SLOVAK 0890 (3 cr.) — Tu, 2:30-5:25, 116 Victoria
      • HS - Historical change (A&S); 6 - History (CGS)
      • W - Writing intensive course (A&S); DS:H - Humanities requirement (CGS)
      • REG - International / Foreign culture - regional (A&S); 7 - International perspective (CGS)
      • EX - 2nd Course in Literature, the Arts, or Creative Expression (A&S); 5 - Literature (CGS)
    • Elementary Slovak 2 - SLOVAK 0020 (4 cr.) — M & W, 6:00-7:40, 312 CL
    • Intermediate Slovak 4 - SLOVAK 0040 (3 cr.) — Tu & Th, 6:00-7:15, 1432 CL
    • Advanced Slovak 2 - SLOVAK 0410 (3 cr.) — Tu & Th, 12:30-1:45, 1432 CL

       

  • Fall 2015 courses:
    • The Year Communism Crumbled - SLAV 1865 (3 cr.) — W, 2:30-5:00
      • REG - International / Foreign culture - regional (A&S); 7 - International perspective (CGS)
    • Slovak Transatlantic Cultures - SLOVAK / ENGLIT 0380 (3 cr.) — Tu & Th, 2:30-3:45
      • HS - Historical change (A&S); 6 - History (CGS)
      • W - Writing intensive course (A&S); DS:H - Humanities requirement (CGS)
      • REG - International / Foreign culture - regional (A&S); 7 - International perspective (CGS)
      • LIT - Literature (A&S); 5 - Literature (CGS)
    • Elementary Slovak 1 - SLOVAK 0010 (3 cr.) — M & W, 6:00-7:15
    • Intermediate Slovak 3 - SLOVAK 0030 (3 cr.) — Tu & Th, 6:00-7:15
    • Advanced Slovak 1 - SLOVAK 0400 (3 cr.) — TBA, contact Dr. Votruba
 

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Alyssa Waryanka and Erika Fleegle,

SSP students while studying in Slovakia, Summer 2014

 

 
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