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Polish Week • Wycinanki and Mazurki Decorating Workshop

4003 FedEx Global Education Center

In Poland, Easter egg-making has developed into a true art form, with many methods, traditions, and rituals associated with it. Wycinanki (pronounced vee-chee-nan-kee) is the Polish word for paper-cut design. This workshop will provide the participants with everything they'll need to … Read more

Polish Week • “Yellow Ticket” Film Screening with Live Score

Hyde Hall 176 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

“The Yellow Ticket“ (original: Der Gelbe Schein, 1918) is a German UFA-production directed by Victor Janson and Eugen Illés about a young Polish-Jewish woman, who escapes her poor native village in Poland to study medicine in St Petersburg. Forced by … Read more

Polish Week • Celebrating Polish Studies at UNC

Florence and James Peacock Atrium, FedEx Global Education Center 301 Pittsboro St, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Come hang out and learn how to get involved with Polish studies at UNC! This event aims to bring together the wider Polish-learning community of UNC and encourage others to see the opportunities and resources that UNC has to offer … Read more

Polish Week • Poland, Europe, and the World

Nelson Mandela Auditorium, FedEx Global Education Center UNC-Chapel Hill

A special presentation by the Ambassador of Poland to the United States and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. Dessert reception to follow. Ambassador Piotr Wilczek received his Ph.D. (1992) and Habilitation (2001) from the University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland. As a prolific literary … Read more

Film Screening • I Never Cry (Poland, 2020)

1015 Global Education Center 301 Pittsboro St, Chapel Hill

Ola must travel to Ireland to bring her father’s body back to Poland after he died working at a construction site. But never mind her dad, Ola wants to know if he saved money for the car he had promised. … Read more