UW Courses Accessible to the Public in Winter

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:

  • First-year Polish with Prof. Katarzyna Dziwirek; the course focuses on oral communications in basic everyday situations.
  • The Other Europe: Post World War II East-European Fiction by Prof. Piotr Florczyk; 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.
  • East European Film by Prof. Gordana Crnković; This course focuses on East European directors who moved to the “West”, and mostly on Miloš Forman, Agnieszka Holland, Dušan Makavejev, Roman Polanski, and István Szabó. 
  • Studies in Slavic Literatures by Prof. Piotr Florczyk; this seminar is for practicing poets and critics

More: Registration for the current quarter through the Access Program opens on January 5; the registration window ends on January 19, 2023.