coordinated and supervised work on the Polish web-based language
teaching project. She graduated from Warsaw University ( Poland
) with a dual Masters degree in Philosophy and Polish Philology.
In Poland, Ewa Małachowska-Pasek worked for the Polish Academy
of Sciences ( Institute of Polish Language ) and is co-author
of four volumes of the Dictionary of 17th and 18th Century
Polish Language. Currently she teaches 1st and 3rd year Polish
at the University of Michigan.
assisted in transforming existing original materials developed
by her and Ewa Małachowska-Pasek into a web-based format for
this project. She completed her Ph.D. in Slavic Languages
and Literatures at the University of Michigan in 2004, and
is currently a lecturer in the Department of Germanic &
Slavic Studies and the Center for European Studies at the
University of Florida . Ewa Wampuszyc teaches beginning and
intermediate Polish, as well as courses on 19 th and 20 th
Polish literature and culture.
designed the images used in the Flash Cards & Games section
of this project. He graduated from the Department of Art and
Design, University of Michigan in 2002 with a B.A. He is a native
of former Yugoslavia .
Holly Furgason was
the Assistant Editor in the Department of Slavic Languages and
Literatures at the University of Michigan from 2002 through 2003.
Her technical knowledge and great patience have been invaluable.
maintains the Slavic and Germanic Department websites, and participates
in the creation and publication of both departments' newsletters.
She has a BFA in Electronic Imaging and dabbles with water and
oil painting. If you find problems or errors, she is happy to
fix them! She also oversees Michigan Slavic Publications, our "in-house
graduated from the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
at the University of Michigan in 2003 with a PhD in Slavic Languages
and Literatures. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor in the
Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures at the University
of Virginia . She teaches beginning Polish, as well as classes
on Russian literature, arts, history and culture. Her translations
from Polish of Andrzej Stasiuk, Stefan Chwin, Ewa Lipska and
others have appeared in various journals, and her translation
of Stasiuk's Tales of Galicia is published by Twisted
Spoon Press ( Prague , 2003).
is a Lecturer of Polish language and culture in the Department
of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Michigan
, where he completed his PhD in 1998. Currently, he teaches 2
nd and 4 th year Polish, as well as mini-courses on Polish contemporary