42866679_480909025751838_8931107801648857088_nOn occasion of the hundredth anniversary of the birth of Czechoslovakia and Czech independence you are invited to join us in the celebration at Baylor University and McLennan Community College on October 9-12. 

A unique chance to come to see the Czech Ambassador and listen his KEYNOTE ADDRESS!

WHEN? On Thursday, October 11 at 3 p.m. a reception will be held in honor of Hynek Kmoníček, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic to the United States.

There is going to be a lecture presented by the Ambassador to remember and celebrate 100 years of Czech independence.

For more information go to see the Baylor website.

The Magic and Tragic Eights

Generational Reflections on 100 Years of Czech History

I am very excited to invite you to my lecture about the significance of number eight in our history.

WHEN? Friday, Oct. 12 at 8.30 AM

WHERE? The Michaelis Academic Center (MAC) 111 at McLennan Community College

BREAKFAST IS PROVIDED! (I am even going to bake one of our traditional familial dessert)



NOTE: If you can’t come to MCC, you can come to Czech Heritage Museum in Temple on October 8th at 7 p.m where I am going to have the lecture as well.


The Czechoslovak Experience in Film

Dr. Michael Long, Professor and Interim Chair of Modern Languages and Cultures, will be joined by Czech journalist Ivana Doležalová to introduce and discuss Oratorio for Prague (1968) and The Power of the Powerless (2009)

WHEN? on Tuesday, October 9 at 6 p.m.

WHERE? AT BAYLOR in Bennett Auditorium.

Remembering the 50th Anniversary of Prague Spring

Steven Pounders and Cooper Sivara of the Department of Theatre Arts will present Václav Havel’s Audience: A Play presented in a translation by Vera Blackwell. Following the play, Ivana Doležalová will participate in an engaging discussion of Havel’s work.

WHEN? On Wednesday, October 10 at 6 p.m.

WHERE? AT BAYLOR in Bennett Auditorium,