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    The Slovak American Society of Washington in cooperation with the Embassy of Slovakia presents a lecture by Prof. M. Mark Stolarik Where is My Home? A Slovak
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      The Slovak American Society of Washington

      in cooperation with the

      Embassy of Slovakia

      presents a lecture

      by

      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
      Washington, D.C.

      Admission: Free

      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 the
      copies.
      For questions or further information about this event, call
      703-851-6035.
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