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Claiming the Shipyard, the Cowboy Hat and the Anchor for Women: Polish Feminism’s Dialogue & Struggle with National Symbolism

Agnieszka Graff University of Warsaw Monday, April 8th – 4:00 pm UIC Institute for the Humanities Lower Level – Stevenson Hall Polish nationalism is strongly gendered – a fact that

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RTA Encourages Riders to Say “Thank You” to Transit Employees

Join the RTA for Transit Employee Appreciation Day CHICAGO – Today the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) is asking riders to celebrate and appreciate the hard-working transit employees at Chicago Transit

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Michigan Movie Premiere: JPII and Reagan’s Divine Plan to win Cold War debuts March 15-16

“The Divine Plan: Reagan, John Paul II and the Dramatic End of the Cold War’’ will have its Michigan debut March 15-16 at the Orchard Lake Shrine Chapel where the

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AccuWeather’s US tornado forecast shows 4 states face the highest risk this year

AccuWeather predicts there will be 1,075 tornadoes in 2019, which is nine percent more than the 987 tornadoes in 2018. However, the figure is six percent fewer than the U.S.

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Stała Baza Wojskowa USA w Polsce / U.S. Permanent Military Base in Poland

Powstanie stałej bazy wojskowej miałoby duże geopolityczne znaczenie nie tylko dla samej Polski i relacji polsko-amerykańskich, ale dla całej Europy Środkowo-Wschodniej. Do obozu zwolenników stałej bazy wojskowej USA w Polsce,

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Chicago Auto Show Concludes Successful 10-Day Run  

2019 Best of Show Winners Announced  CHICAGO (Feb. 20, 2019) – The 111th edition of the Chicago Auto Show officially closed to the public on Monday, Feb. 18, concluding a

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Environmental Activist Erin Brockovich To Speak At Northeastern Illinois University

CHICAGO — Environmental activist Erin Brockovich will participate in a talk titled “An Evening With Erin Brockovich” as Northeastern Illinois University presents the fifth installment of the Daniel L. Goodwin

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Historical Essay Competition

The Polonia Institute, a non-for-profit organization, has just announced a historical essay competition for young adults ages 18-30 on the topic of worldwide significance of the 1939 German-Soviet invasion of

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The 3rd Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival

Every three years The Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival hosts local and visiting theaters from the US and all over the world. The actors of these theaters use no ordinary

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THIS WEEK: Marek Bienczyk at UIC, Thurs. Oct 11th at 4pm, Daley Library

On Thursday, October 11th, at UIC, we will have a rare opportunity to meet and talk to Marek Bieńczyk, one of the most accomplished Polish writers. Bieńczyk is the recipient

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Annual Polish Heritage Month Courthouse Tour

In honor of Polish Heritage Month, the Circuit Court of Cook County will host a tour of the Richard J. Daley Center Courthouse on Thursday, October 25, 2018, beginning at

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Gloria Gibson inaugurated as President of NEIU

Before a crowd of more than 600 people, Gloria J. Gibson declared an unwavering commitment to the future of Northeastern Illinois University during an Inauguration Ceremony that took place on

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Back to Polish School in Chicago. Our reader’s letter

It’s back to school season in Chicago. But it’s not just American school starting. Many of us are returning to Polish school. I’ve always seen a huge difference between Polish

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Inauguration of NEIU President Gloria J. Gibson 

Northeastern Illinois University will officially celebrate the arrival of Gloria J. Gibson as the institution’s seventh president with an Inauguration Ceremony on the Main Campus on Sept. 13, 2018. The

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John Marshall Law School to merge into UIC

Chicago’s first public law school will welcome its first class in fall 2019 URBANA, Ill. – Chicago’s largest university will be home to the city’s first public law school under

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Lecture: “A Theory of Cartel Formation – Policy Implications”

The University community is invited to attend a lecture titled “A Theory of Cartel Formation – Policy Implications” by Dr. Jacek Prokop, Vice Rector for International Relations and Head of

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Gutierrez Asks DOJ Civil Rights Division to Investigate Anti-Puerto Rican Incident in Cook County Park

“I understand this incident on a gut level because almost exactly the same thing happened to me…” Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) wrote to the Acting

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Dr. Radwańska-Williams lecture: Poetry as intercultural response

The University community is invited to attend a lecture titled “Recollected in Tranquility: Poetry as Intercultural Response” by Dr. Joanna Radwańska-Williams. Free and open to the public, the lecture will

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Fresh and Versatile – New Polish Cookbook Takes Culinary World by Storm (Book Review )

Inspired by her Polish heritage, Renatka Behan writes an elegant cookbook that brings traditional Polish cuisine into the modern kitchen. “Love of good food and pride in my Polish heritage