The UW Polish Studies Endowment Committee invites you to an online lecture From Ours to Alien: The Journey of Polish OBCY” by Katarzyna Dziwirek. Prof. Dziwirek is the Chair of the UW Dept of Slavic Languages and Literatures; her research focuses on semantics & syntax and especially in expressions of emotion and perception. The presentation traces the history of the Polish word obcy (alien) that originally meant common, mutual, collective and it links it with the emergence of the Polish nobles as a class and their ethos.
More: detailed info about the lecture at the UW PSEC site
This lecture is on Zoom; you need to register here, and a link will be send to you
September 9, 2020 - 7:00 pm