Soccer Forever: Polish Contemporary Art and the National Game
Lecture by Przemyslaw Strozek, Polish Academy of Sciences
January 18, 2013 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM | FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus | GL 220
Przemyslaw Strozek completed an MA at the University of Warsaw (Polish Studies); MA at Theatre Academy in Warsaw (Theatre Studies) and PHD at the Institute of Art of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, a lecturer at Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw (Graphic Design Faculty), a lecturer at Collegium Civitas is Warsaw (Cultural Studies) and a 2012/2013 Fullbright Visiting Scholar at The University of Georgia (Modernist Studies). He is a member of the European Network for Avantgarde and Modernist Studies and focuses his research on avant-garde and popular culture. He has authored several studies on Avant-garde, Polish modern and contemporary art and the relationshipsbetween soccer and visual culture. In 2013 he will be one of the speakers at the Football 150 Conference in the National Museum of Football in Manchester (UK), which celebrates the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Football Association. More information on his home page: http://futurstro.blogspot.com
Sponsored by the American Institute of Polish Culture [http://www.ampolinstitute.org] and the Honorary Consulate of the Republic of Poland, Miami
Co-sponsored by the Miami-Florida European Union Center of Excellence and FIU Art + Art History.