SASW Speakers’ Series: I Am a Brave Bridge – Thursday, September 9, 2021

The Slovak American Society of Washington, D.C. presents: “I Am a Brave Bridge: An American Girl’s Hilarious and Heartbreaking Year in the Fledgling Republic of Slovakia” with Sarah Hinlicky Wilson Thursday, September 9, 7:30pm EDT  To register for this event on the Zoom platform, please visit: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMkce6oqTIvHtaVEsYM3YYiqIh4nk-QDkQu You can find the book at https://thornbushpress.com/product/i-am-a-brave-bridge/ If you have any questions […]

Book Review: The Emperor and the Peasant

Many books and articles have been written about the Great War and the collapse of the Hapsburg Empire, the end of the old monarchies and alliances in Europe, but this book is different. This book is written in an “upstairs-downstairs” style, according to the author, by telling the story of the events surrounding the Great […]

“Beginning Slovak Genealogy” Recording Available Now on YouTube

A recording of our recent presentation, “Beginning Slovak Genealogy,” with Lisa Alzo is now available for viewing on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/2-BLxdDtI5s This video will be available for public viewing until March 15, 2022. DCSlovaks Videos, the YouTube channel of the Slovak American Society, features more videos from our past speaker events.  Please subscribe to our […]

Stephen Matula Award Nominations for 2021

Dear Members, In September 2019, the SASW Board approved the creation of a service award in honor of our late member, Stephen Matula, to recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the Society. The criteria of this award could include board membership, committee assignments, leadership in SASW activities, and support of the SASW scholarship […]

“The New Party Challenge in Slovakia” Recording Available Now on YouTube

A recording of our recent Speakers’ Series presentation, “The New Party Challenge in Slovakia: Understanding and Dealing with Constant Political Change” with Kevin Deegan-Krause and Tim Haughton is now available for viewing on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/QsaDHLFHzuc Their recent book can be purchased at: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/the-new-party-challenge-9780198812920?cc=usu0026lang=enu0026&lang=en& Use the discount code ASFLYQ6 to receive a 30 percent discount. DCSlovaks Videos, the YouTube channel of the […]

“The Emperor and the Peasant” Recording Available Now on YouTube

A recording of our recent Speakers’ Series presentation, “The Emperor and the Peasant” with Kenneth Janda is now available for viewing on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/mniw9merCqQ DCSlovaks Videos, the YouTube channel of the Slovak American Society, features more videos from our past speaker events.  Please subscribe to our channel to be notified about our latest videos. Sincerely, The […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: The New Party Challenge in Slovakia: Understanding and Dealing with Constant Political Change – Saturday, May 15, 2021

The Slovak American Society of Washington, D.C. and The Friends of Slovakia present: “The New Party Challenge in Slovakia: Understanding and Dealing with Constant Political Change” Kevin Deegan-Krause Associate Professor of Political Science Wayne State University & Tim Haughton Associate Professor of Political Science University of Birmingham, United Kingdom Saturday, May 15, 1:00 pm EST To […]

Slovak Language Conversation Classes on Zoom

Are you ready to talk po slovensky? The Slovak American Society is currently holding twice monthly Slovak conversation classes on the Zoom video-conferencing platform  We currently have two conversation groups – basic and advanced. The basis conversation group is for those who are new to speaking Slovak. The advanced group is for those who have […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: The Emperor and the Peasant – Saturday, April 17, 2021

The Slovak American Society of Washington, D.C. presents: “The Emperor and the Peasant: Two Men at the Start of the Great War and the End of the Habsburg Empire” A book talk by Kenneth Janda, Profession Emeritus, Northwestern University Saturday, April 17, 2:00 pm EST To register for this event on the Zoom platform, please […]