Category Archives: Speakers

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 […]

“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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: Zelení Nahlas – Environmentalism in Slovakia in the Revolution and After – Saturday, March 6, 2021

The Slovak American Society of Washington, D.C. presents: Zelení Nahlas: Environmentalism in Slovakia in the Revolution and After by Edward Snajdr, John Jay College, CUNY Saturday, March 6, 2:00 pm EST To register for this event on the GoToMeeting platform, please visit: https://bit.ly/2NIBzd6. If you have any questions about the event, please contact info@dcslovaks.org. While […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: Beginning Slovak Genealogy Research – Tuesday, February 23, 2021

The Slovak American Society of Washington, D.C. presents: Beginning Slovak Genealogy Research by Lisa A. Alzo, M.F.A. Tuesday, February 23, 7:00 pm EST To register for this event on the Zoom platform, please visit: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYtcemrpzstGNz3kH7qA2DlNiZTRFQp2hpW. If you have any questions about the event, please contact info@dcslovaks.org. Curious about your Slovak roots but don’t know where […]