Updated Itinerary

Friday, May 4, 2012 
Arrive 5:20 p.m. American Airlines flight #6385 from London 
Saturday, May 5 - Sunday, May 6, 2012
Bialystok and Mazury Lake District.  Return to Warsaw on Sunday evening. Staying in Hotel Felix, Warsaw, 
phone +48 22 210 7000
Monday, May 7, 2012
Tuesday, May 8, 2012  
10:15-11:45   Warsaw School of Social Sciences and Humanities (hereafter SWPS)  Presentation for Agnieszka Gadomska's first year students about the multiple functions of blogs in reporting about one's travel experiences. 

1:45-3:15    SWPS  Presentation for Agnieszka Gadomska's graduate students in the course “Methods and techniques in Teaching English as a Foreign Language."  Classroom presentation about the use of blogs for teaching writing and critical reading.      Meet afterwards with Agnieszka to consult.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012
8:30-10:00    SWPS  Lecture for Lucyna Alexandrowicz-Pedich  Cross-Cultural Communication II Year Room N 311 (about 50-60 students). 9.15 – 10.00   Lecture “Diversity of American Jewish Communities: Assimilated, Reform, Conservative, and Orthodox Jews"

12.00 - 1.30   Meeting with English faculty.

1:45-3:15   SWPS  Agnieszka Gadomska   II Year  Room N 121 A (about 50 students): Lecture/presentation on teaching through the use of blogs (equipment available).  Meeting afterwards with Agnieszka.

Thursday, May 10, 2012
 10:15-11:45   and   12:00-1:45   SWPS  Workshop for Agnieszka Gadomska I Year academic writing students.  Travel writing used as a vehicle to improve writing skills.

1:45-3:15  SWPS   Observation of Agnieszka Gadomska's MA student presentations

Friday, May 11, 2012    Train to Torun, with Lucyna.  Touring and meeting with Anna Bieniaszewska, 
Torun Archives.
Friday, May 11 - Sunday, May 13, 2012     Pluck.  Staying at Hotel Starzyński +48 24 366 0200.  
 Return to Warsaw on Sunday morning. 
Sunday, May 13, 2012    
1:45 - 3:15  SWPS   Deliver Open Lecture to the College on the topic  “Spirituality and Self-Help in
America: 12-Step Programs for Treating Addiction"

Monday, May 14, 2012    All day conference at the Jewish Historical Institute

Tuesday, May 15, 2012
8:30-10:00   SWPS   Deliver lecture to Piotr Skurowski’s “Introduction to Cultural Studies” – from 9.15-10.00 lecture “Love in the Presence of Death (Dying, Funerals, and Mourning in the Jewish Tradition Today)”

7:00 p.m.  I went to a real, live opera!  It was "Pasazerka" (the Passenger) in German and Polish, with Agnieszka and Lucyna translating

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
8.30-10.00   SWPS  Deliver lecture to Piotr Skurowski’s America History course  9.15-10.00 “History of Jewish immigration to the United States” 

12:00   SWPS   I'm learning about Agnieszka's e-learning project 

A field trip to Wilanow and Constantin with Agnieszka, Lucyna, and David Weinberg
Thursday, May 17, 2012
11:00 - 12:00    SWPS   Deliver lecture to community college from Lomza on “Diversity of American 
Jewish Communities: Assimilated, Reform, Conservative, and Orthodox Jews"

Friday, May 18 - Saturday, May 19, 2012
Going to Lodz to see Krysz, John and Kaja!   
Sunday, May 20, 2012
Depart Warsaw at 12:05 p.m. on American Airlines flight #6377.  Arrive in London/Heathrow at 1:50 p.m. 
Depart at 4:05 p.m., American Airlines flight #6180, arrive in Los Angeles at 7:05 p.m., arrive shell shocked the same day.

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