Urszula Chowaniec

10 March 2014

Urszula Chowaniec

Urszula Chowaniec, PhD is a specialist in Polish Literature and Language. She is currently holding the post of Polish Language and Culture teacher fellow at University College London School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES), where she leads the series of seminars and cultural platform of eMigrating Landscapes: the literary and artistic representation of emigration.

Urszula is also an Assistant Professor at Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Kraków University, Poland where she runs the project on Polish Women’s Writing and Notion of Displacement (funded by National Centre for Science), as a result of which she will publish a book on displacement and melancholy in contemporary Polish writing (Cambridge Scholar Publishing, May 2014).

She has numerous publications on women’s writing, literary theory and literary and cultural history (e.g. in Contemporary Polish Migrant Culture and Literature in Germany, Ireland, and the UK, edited by Rostek, Joanna and Dirk Uffelmann, Peter Land, Frankfurt am Main, Berlin 2011).