MA SLL 1999
Career: Program assistant in the Slavic Department, KU Libraries. Duties include overseeing acquisition and processing library materials from Russia, Poland, former Yugoslavia, Czech Republic and other countries. Also work with librarians and student assistants at KU Libraries' International Area Studies. Participates in outreach activities to K-12 students and the Kansas community regarding cultural and language studies.
Languages: Polish, Russian, English, Latin
Countries lived: Poland, USA
Favorite place: Lawrence, KS
Favorite saying: Mierz sily na zamiary, nie zamiar podlug sil ("Reach out to the sky, follow your dreams!"), Adam Mickiewicz.
Favorite book: Lalka (“The Doll”) by Boleslaw Prus, a tribute to the nineteenth-century Warsaw and its society
Hobbies: singing Slavic folk tunes, international folk dancing, swing, lindy, reading, observing nature, mushroom hunting, cooking