UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)

Dr Urszula Chowaniec

Dr Urszula Chowaniec

Honorary Research Fellow



Joined UCL
19th Sep 2011


Dr Chowaniec is a specialist in Polish literature and language. She holds the post of Polish Language Senior Teaching Fellow at University College London School of Slavonic and East European Studies. She teaches Polish language with elements of translation and introduction to Polish culture.

She currently leads the project on the Impacts of Gender, with the series of seminar and conference. https://www.ucl.ac.uk/ssees/research/research-centres-and-seminar-series/impacts-gender-seminar-series

She is also a visiting Associate Professor (doctor habilitowana) at Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Kraków University, where is teaches rhetoric, contemporary literature and popular culture. Her latest monograph is on women’s writing and notion of melancholy and displacement Melancholic Migrating Bodies in Contemporary Polish Women’s Writing (2015).

She has co-edited and contributed to Women’s Voices: Feminism and Gender in Polish Cultural Memory (2012), Mapping Experience on Polish and Russian Women’s Writing (, 2010), Masquerade and Femininity. Essays on Polish and Russian Women Writers (2008).