Urszula Chowaniec

Urszula Chowaniec

Associate professor at Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University, researcher at University College London at the School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies in London. Specialist in the theory of literature and culture; lecturer in literature, the history of literature, the culture of Polish language and rhetoric and the history of cinema. She is the author of a monograph Melancholic Migrating Bodies in Contemporary Polish Women’s Writing on modern women's literature in Poland from the perspective of body and melancholy issues, released by Cambridge Scholar Publishing in 2015. This book is a result of grant research funded by the National Science Centre (2011–2013). Her publications include a monograph concerning the interwar prose of Irena Krzywicka: W poszukiwaniu kobiety. O wczesnych powieściach Ireny Krzywickiej [In Search of a Woman: On Early Novels by Irena Krzywicka] (2007) and a number of books issued under her edition, with her articles and preface: Women’s Voices and Feminism in Polish Cultural Memory (2012),Mapping Experience in Polish and Russian Women’s Writing (2010), Masquerade and Femininity: Essays on Russian and Polish Women Writers (2008). Due to her passion for explaining and discussing the things that surround us, she loves teaching and engaging in polemics with students and encouraging them to write. She runs a podcast SNACK Sztokholmskie Niepokorne Arcy-Celne Konwersacje [Stockholm Defiant and Superbly Aimed Conversations] with writer Katarzyna Tubylewicz.

Wydarzenia z udziałem gościa

Sunday, 24 October