Slovak Republic: A Decade of Independence - Mark Stolarik
- For those who can't make it to Washington,
we will make a special Slovak-World buy of
Mark's new book.
Cost will be $11.00, postpaid.
I will gather orders till Monday, September
27, and place the order on Tuesday.
If you want a copy, let me know via email
It's All Relative
From: Helen Fedor [mailto:hfed@...]
Sent: Thursday, September 23, 2004 12:08 PM
Subject: [Slovak-World] Open invitation
The Slovak American Society of Washington
in cooperation with
the Embassy of Slovakia
presents a lecture
Prof. M. Mark Stolarik
"Where is My Home? A Slovak Odyssey in the 20th Century"
Saturday, October 9, 2004, 3:00pm
The Embassy of Slovakia
3523 International Court, NW
M. Mark Stolarik, Ph.D. (Minnesota, 1974), is Professor of History and
holder of the Chair in Slovak History and Culture at the University of
Ottawa. From 1979 to 1991 he was President and CEO of the Balch
Institute for Ethnic Studies in Philadelphia, and Director of its press.
Stolarik is a specialist in the history of immigration and ethnic
groups in North America, with emphasis on the Slovak experience. He has
published eight books and over 60 articles in the field, including
Growing Up on the South Side: Three Generations of Slovaks in
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1880-1976 (1985) and Immigration and
Urbanization: The Slovak Experience, 1870-1918 (1989). He recently
edited The Slovak Republic: A Decade of Independence, 1993-2002 (2004).
Prof. Stolarik was also a consultant and contributor to the Harvard
Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups (1980) and to The Encyclopedia of
Canada's Peoples (1999).
Currently, Prof. Stolarik is researching and writing the book Where is
My Home? A Slovak Odyssey in the 20th Century. His lecture will present
the first chapter of this book, which focuses on Slovak immigration to
North America. A question and answer period will follow the talk.
In addition, the book The Slovak Republic: A Decade of Independence,
1993-2002 will be available for purchase and Prof. Stolarik will sign
For questions or further information about this event, call