The Thomas Kukucka Memorial Lecture: How Slovaks Abroad Helped their Catholic Brethren in the Homeland in the 20th Century

April 10, 2022 - 3:00pm
MARIÁN MARK STOLÁRIK, 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. Stolárik is a specialist in the history of immigration and ethnic groups in North America, with emphasis on the Slovak experience. He has published ten books and over 60 articles in the field, including Where is my Home? Slovak Immigration to North America, 1870-2010 (Berne: Peter Lang, 2012).
Founder of the Slovak Studies Association (1977), Stolárikhas also edited several periodicals related to the Slovaks. He founded and edited the Slovak Studies Newsletter (1977-1987); he edits the scholarly annual Slovakia (since 1982); and he also serves on the editorial boards of The Journal of American Ethnic History (Detroit) and Historickýčasopis (Bratislava).
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