The winter quarter at the University of Washington brings again courses that can draw people interested in Polish language and culture. As usual, seniors 60+ can register to listen to these courses for a token fee (in range of $10) through the UW Access Program. Notable courses include:
- Second-year Polish with instructor Krystyna Untersteiner; the course is design to reinforce the basic grasp of language enlarge vocabulary and command of grammatical patterns beyond the sentence level.
- Ways of Feeling: Expressions of Emotions Languages and Cultures by Prof. Katarzyna Dziwirek; the course examines the meaning and form of emotion words in different languages, facial expressions, cultural attitudes to emotion and emotional behavior, and gender-specific emotional expression.
- The Other Europe: Post World War II East-European Fiction by Prof. Gordana Crnković; the course covers works by Polish, Czech, Yugoslav, post-Yugoslav, Hungarian, and Baltic writers created during and after the communist era, both in Eastern European countries and in exile.
More: Registration for the current quarter through the Access Program opened on January 6, 2021; the registration window ends on January 20, 2021.