Literary specialist, culture expert, specialist in American literature, culture and history, professor of the Maria Skłodowska-Curie University in Lublin, Head of the American Studies Department. He wrote a number of dissertations, including The Novel as Performance: The Fiction of Ronald Sukenick and Raymond Federman. He is also the author of several books, such as John Cage. Przypadek paradoksalny (John Cage. A Paradoxical Case) (Lublin, 1993) and Gra słów. Muzyka poezji Johna Cage’a (Word-Game. Music of John Cage’s Poetry) (Lublin, 1997). He will be a guest of Adam Poprawa during the discussion accompanying the vernissage of the exhibition Liberatura – inny wymiar literatury (Liberature – A Different Dimension of Literature) in the Wyspiański Pavilion – 2nd November (Tuesday), at 6.30 p.m.