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Ewa Bachminska

Senior Lecturer of Polish Language

Klarman Hall, Room K135
eb583@cornell.edu

Educational Background

  • MS in Animal Science (Animal Welfare), Minors in Wildlife Conservation & Animal Behavior – Cornell University, expected
  • MA in Spanish – Saint Louis University
  • MA in Music (Vocal Jazz) – Webster University of St. Louis
  • MA in Applied Linguistics (German & English) – Mickiewicz University of Poznan, Poland

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Overview

Ewa Bachminska holds a BA and an MA in Applied Linguistics from Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland; an MA in Music (Vocal Jazz) from Webster University, and an MA in Spanish from St. Louis University. At Cornell, she is also working on her MS in Animal Science (with emphasis on Animal Welfare) and minoring in Wildlife Conservation and Animal Behavior. She enjoys volunteering work with stray animals in India.

COURSES TAUGHT

Polish

  • Elementary Polish I & II (POLSH 1131 & 1132)
  • Intermediate Polish I & II (POLSH 1133 & 1134)
  • Advanced Polish I & II (POLSH 2103 & 2104)
  • Polish Through Film & Literature (POLSH 3100)

Film

  • Animals in Global Cinema: Human & Nonhuman (ROMS 1120)
  • Eastern European Cinema (PMA 3400)
  • East European Film (POLSH 1301)

Spanish

  • Elementary Spanish (SPAN 1220)
  • Continuing Spanish (SPAN 1230)

Research Focus

  • Second-language acquisition
  • Animal welfare & wildlife conservation through film
  • East European film
  • European bison and Bialowieza Forest

Keywords

second language acquisition, film, animal welfare, wildlife conservation

Departments/Programs

  • Romance Studies

Affiliations

  • Polish Language Program