The Copernicus Program in Polish Studies supports lectures, conferences, film screenings, and other programs. Noteworthy events have included a semester-long Polish Music Festival in 1995, a conference on the Polish Round Table Negotiations in 1999, the Solidarity Conference in 2000, Aleksander Kwaśniewski's residency in 2006 and again in 2009, a lecture and exhibition featuring Stasys in 2008, and a film retrospective of Agnieszka Holland's work. Information about upcoming Polish studies events is posted on the CREES Events Calendar

Select audio and video recordings are available on our multimedia page. Recent videos can be seen on the Copernicus Program playlist on YouTube:

Annual Copernicus Lectures

Since 1980, income from the Nicolaus Copernicus Endowment has supported the Annual Copernicus Lecture. These presentations at the University of Michigan have featured the rich variety of Polish intellectual and cultural life.

Other Major Polish Studies Events