helping American students interested in study
abroad in Poland or Polish Studies in the US
Polish Academic Information Center's
University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403;
tel. (541) 346-3111)
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Polish Studies at University of Oregon
The University of Oregon is a comprehensive public research university and a member of the
prestigious Association of American Universities. The University's 280-acre main campus is
located in the southern Willamette Valley city of Eugene, close to some of the world's most
spectacular beaches, mountains, lakes and forests. The University has an annual enrollment of
about 17,000, nearly 10 percent of whom are international students from more than 80 foreign
Russian and East European Studies Center @
The Russian and East European Studies Center (REESC) is devoted to the study of the peoples
living in the eastern third of Europe, through the steppes of Central Asia, and across Siberia to the
Russian and East European Studies Certificate @
The center offers undergraduate and graduate Russian and East European studies certificates,
attached to the diploma of students who satisfy the requirements. Among the requirements is that
of three years of college study (or equivalent) in languages of the region, two of those years being
devoted to a single language. Two years of Russian are offered regularly, occasionally one year of
Polish language study is also offered.
The University of Oregon Department of Russian offers and Polish languages and Slavic cultures
- 483/583, 484/584, 485/585 First
- Offered alternate years.
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Elementary Polish grammar,
conversation, reading, and composition.
- REES 410/510 Second Year Polish @
- Offered alternate years.
COURSE DESCRIPTION: The second year Polish
course is intended for students who have already successfully completed the first year Polish
course. This class is proficiency-oriented and combines further study of the Polish language with
emphasis on maximum communicative ability by developing all basic skills: speaking, reading,
writing and listening comprehension. At the end of the course students should be prepared to hold
conversation on general topics, write simple letters, read general texts and newspapers. In
addition to the textbook, tapes and visual material will be used.
- DANC 179 Balkans & East Europe @
- COURSE DESCRIPTION: The Balkans and East
Europe class is a folk dance class at a beginning level. We will learn dances from the Balkans
(former rep. of Yugoslavia, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Greece & maybe Turkey) as well as dances
from Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, and Poland.
COURSE INSTRUCTOR: Elizabeth Wartluft-Murphy
- REES 420/520 Slavic Civilization @
- COURSE DESCRIPTION: The course offers a
comprehensive survey augmented by focused case studies--relating to the cultures, institutions,
social structures, and economies of the Russian and East European world, past and present.
COURSE INSTRUCTOR: The course draws together fifteen
REESC faculty and
associates, representing six departments. It is coordinated by Prof. James Rice
- Buczkowski, Mieczyslaw (Mischa)
Slavic Librarian @
- M.A. Theology, Lateran University, Rome
M.A. Sociology, Lateran University, Rome
M.A. International Affairs, California State University, Sacramento
M.L.S., Simmons College
POLAND RELATED ACTIVITIES:
- Silverman, Carol Associate Professor of
- Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1979
Phone: (541) 346-5114 / Fax: (541) 346-0668 / E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org and
MAJOR INTERESTS: Roma (Gypsy), Moslem, Jewish and Slavic
ethnic minority and immigrant culture, folklore, folk music and folk song; questions of ethnicity,
adaptation, gender, and taboos.
- Faculty Program
Advisor for Study Abroad in Poland
- Weinstein, Marc
Assistant Professor of Management @
- Ph.D., Massachusetts
Institute of Technology, 1996
Phone: (541) 346-3292
/ E-Mail: email@example.com
MAJOR INTERESTS: R ole of international and national
institutions in the economic transition in Central Europe. Negotiations and Conflict Resolution;
Reward Systems; Strategic Human Resource Management.
- From Co-Governance to Ungovernability: The Reconfiguration of Polish Industrial Relations, 1980 -
1993, in K. Wever and L. Turner, eds., "The Comparative Political Economy of
Industrial Relations." Madison: IRRA Press, 1995.
- Unionists Against Unions: Towards Hierarchical Management in Post-Communist Poland, with D. Ost, in "Eastern European Politics and Society," forthcoming.
- Competing Approaches to Compensation in Post-Socialist Poland: Understanding the Origins of Divergent Human Resource Strategies, in D. Denison, ed., "Organizational Change in Transition Economies," forthcoming.
Through the Office of International Education and Exchange students can participate in Overseas
Studies at the Central Institute of Planning and Statistics in Warsaw and at the Warsaw School
of Economics @
Last Revised 10/27/05