Category Archives: Speakers

SASW Speakers Series: Threads Across Time: Rusyn/Slovak Spinning, Weaving, and Bobbin Lacemaking, September 17, 2022

The Slovak American Society of Washington, D.C. presents: “Threads Across Time: Rusyn/Slovak Spinning, Weaving, and Bobbin Lacemaking” by Mary Gido Saturday, September 17, 2:00 pm ET To register for this event on Zoom, please visit: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMucOmsrz4sHd0tC0SpaVz_et8zOABPxMjG After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  If you have any questions about the event, […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: Argonauts of the Eastern Bloc: Environmentalism in Slovakia after the Velvet Revolution – Saturday, April 9, 2022

The Slovak American Society of Washington, D.C. presents: “Argonauts of the Eastern Bloc: Environmentalism in Slovakia after the Velvet Revolution“ A talk with Edward Snajdr, John Jay College, CUNY. Saturday, April 9th at 2:00pm EDT  This talk will take place in person and online. IN PERSON: To reserve one of the limited number of seats […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: Košice’s Influential Communist-Era Subversives – Saturday, March 5, 2022

The Slovak American Society of Washington, D.C. presents: “Košice’s Influential Communist-Era Subversives“ A talk with Marty Manor Mullins, Ph.D. Saturday, March 5th at 2:00pm EDT    To register for this event on the Zoom platform, please visit: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0vc-GoqzMjE9HC4IbEpObb0BKNdC-UTndd If you have any questions about the event, please contact info@dcslovaks.org. During the communist era, Košice and eastern Slovakia had a unique mix […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: When Your Goal is to Go to Mars – Tuesday, February 1, 2022

The Slovak American Society of Washington, D.C. presents: “When Your Goal is to Go to Mars” A talk with Dr. Michaela Musilová Tuesday, February 1st at 7:00pm EDT    To register for this event on the Zoom platform, please visit: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcod-mqpz0jE9CoiHZfMIawmB1gzHMJp0pg If you have any questions about the event, please contact info@dcslovaks.org. The Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation […]

“I Am a Brave Bridge” Recording Available Now on YouTube

A recording of our recent Speakers’ Series presentation, “I Am a Brave Bridge: An American Girl’s Hilarious and Heartbreaking Year in the Fledgling Republic of Slovakia” with Sarah Hinlicky Wilson is now available for viewing on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/O3oFWzON7dM Her book can be purchased at: https://thornbushpress.com/product/i-am-a-brave-bridge/ DCSlovaks Videos, the YouTube channel of the Slovak […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: Seven Slovak Women – Saturday, October 23, 2021

The Slovak American Society of Washington, D.C. presents: “Seven Slovak Women: Portraits of Courage, Humanism, and Enlightenment” with Josette Baer Saturday, October 23rd at 1:00pm EDT    To register for this event on the Zoom platform, please visit: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEscOugrT8pE9AvM7JlDvTJEei3hzyuSW2a  You can find the book at  https://cup.columbia.edu/book/seven–slovak-women/9783838207087 If you have any questions about the event, please contact info@dcslovaks.org. In her talk […]

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 […]

“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 […]