5 08, 2019

Michal Rozbicki, Ph.D.: 1946-2019


by Jeanette Grider on 08/02/2019 Jeanette Grider Saint Louis University Michal Rozbicki, Ph.D., a leading figure in the cultural history of early America and member of the Saint Louis University faculty for 27 years, died suddenly Wednesday, July 31. Prior to joining SLU, Dr. Rozbicki had a highly distinguished career in his home country of Poland, publishing widely in Early American and European history and serving as the director of American Studies Center at Warsaw University, where he was responsible [...]

Michal Rozbicki, Ph.D.: 1946-20192019-09-25T18:05:30-06:00
16 09, 2018

October 8 -11, 2018 Building Bridges: Polish-Jewish Perspectives


Building Bridges: Polish-Jewish Perspectives Visiting Professor Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett Saint Louis, Missouri October 8 – 11, 2018 We are pleased to announce a series of upcoming lectures coming to St Louis this Fall. Our guest will be Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, Chief Curator of the Core Exhibition at POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews and the Association of the Jewish Historical Institute of Poland. The program will include the following lectures open to the public: Tuesday Oct. 9, 2018 4:00 PM [...]

October 8 -11, 2018 Building Bridges: Polish-Jewish Perspectives2019-01-27T17:14:43-06:00
7 11, 2017

Oct. 24, 2017 – Caring for Art – Irek Szeląg Featured in St Louis Homes and Lifestyles


Caring for Art Irek Szelag combines a chemistry master's with a lifelong love of art to restore historic oil paintings. By Tyler Bierman Photography by Colin Miller/Strauss Peyton Today Irek Szelag is a thriving local artist and the name in art conservation in St. Louis. He's owned his own business since 1990 and has worked with private owners and museums to make their prized pieces shine; all while somehow finding time to paint hundreds of his own masterpieces. It all [...]

Oct. 24, 2017 – Caring for Art – Irek Szeląg Featured in St Louis Homes and Lifestyles2019-01-27T17:14:59-06:00
9 08, 2013

Alicja Derkowska – Spreading Democracy in Eastern Europe


  Alicja Derkowska planned to spend her life teaching at Poland’s Lodz University — until her country fell under martial law. She joined the Solidarity movement, was fired and arrested, defied the State regarding a national teaching award, produced underground publications, ran a grocery store and joined the National Education Board, one of the first illegal Solidarity groups in Poland. Derkowska became a change-maker in the rigid Polish educational system, founding the Education Society for Malopolska (MTO). MTO’s School Plus Network stresses parent involvement, community, technology and public achievement and has spread throughout [...]

Alicja Derkowska – Spreading Democracy in Eastern Europe2019-05-16T22:17:00-06:00
15 08, 2011

Elzbieta “Bisia” Krasicka Reavis


    Elzbieta 'Bisia' Krasicka Reavis High school teacher, WWII resistance spy, Polish countess APRIL 23, 2009 12:00 AM Bisia Reavis was born a countess. She grew up in a medieval castle in Poland, joined the resistance as a spy to fight Nazis in World War II when she was 18, married an American officer 11 days after they met, and eventually followed him to his hometown of St. Louis in a ship that nearly sank. She taught two generations [...]

Elzbieta “Bisia” Krasicka Reavis2019-05-16T22:16:37-06:00

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