Announcements and Notes

Polish American Historical Association Membership Drive

PAHA seeks new members. To keep Polish American discourse going, associations like PAHA are essential. To join, send your check and address to

PAHA, St. Mary's College
3535 Indian Trail
Orchard Lake, MI 48324

Or contact Dr. Karen Majewski at

Membership fees are as follows:

  • students and senior citizens, $12/yr;
  • regular, $20/yr;
  • institutional or family, $35/yr;
  • patron, $100;
  • lifetime member (individuals only), $500.

    PAHA's history goes back to 1942. The organization publishes a Newsletter and a bi-annual periodical, Polish American Studies.

    One-week scientific exploration scholarships for high school students of Polish background

    Kopernik Society of Broome County, NY, in conjunction with the Robertson Museum and Science Center in Binghamton, NY, offers students (ages 8-17) an opportunity to attend a week-long astronomy program at the Kopernik Space Education Center in July 2000. Students will work with research teams and live on Binghamton University campus. More information at, or call Kristen Kozlowski at 607-772-0060x208. Mailing address: Kopernik Space Education Center, 698 Underwood Road, Vestn, NY 13850.

    Summer Study at the Catholic University of Lublin

    A five-week, $2,709 Polish Programs at beginning, intermediate and advance levels. Includes Polish language study, cultural events, excursions to other cities, as well as round-trip airfare Chicago-Warsaw, accommodations and all meals in Poland, group travel in Poland, and five University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee undergraduate credits.

    The tour is led by Professor Michael Mikos who has already led 19 similar tours to Poland. Write to: Professor Michael Mikos, Department of Foreign languages and Linguistics, Slavic Languages Program, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, P.O. Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201. Email: Web address:

    Louis Allain Honored

    Louis Marie Pierre Allain, Professor of Slavic Literatures at the University of Lille (whose books have been reviewed in SR), has been named "American Biographical Institute World Laureate" in recognition of his outstanding professional achievements. ABI has been a publisher of biographical reference works since 1967.


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