Books



“Kobieta historia literatura”
(Woman-Literature-History)
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“The More I know, The Less I Understand. Young Researchers Essays on Witnessing Auschwitz”
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“Geograficzne Przestrzenie Utekstowione”
(Textualizing Geographical Space)
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Articles



„Kultura chłopska w optyce prasy społeczno kulturalnej lat 1944-48. „Warszawa” i dyskusje nad modelem kultury powojennej Polski”


(“Peasants’ Culture Through the Lens of Socio-Cultural Journals 1944-1948. „Warszawa” and Discussions on the Cultural Model of Postwar Poland”)

Teksty drugie
(In Polish)








Polish, Russian, Slavic, Holocaust & Women’s Studies
in Literature and Film

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Textbook for beginner/intermediate Polish classes and interactive computer exercises (www.cenes.ubc.ca)

(with Gaby Pailer) – Gender Discourses in the Age of Nationalism. This course is devoted to cultural and social discourses of women, their roles and identities, and the formation of gender-specific national and intercultural models in literary works. Texts are selected from works written in German, Russian, Polish and other Slavic languages between roughly 1850 and 1930. The course has been offered since 2005-06

Polish Literature and Film in Translation. This course deals with 20th century Polish literature and film during the breakdown period of Western civilization as a result of Nazism, the two World Wars and the attempt to build a communist utopia by force. The main themes (Nazi occupation, cultural processes under communism, the rise of Solidarity and the formation of a civic society) are discussed in conjunction with the idea of the witness and questions pertaining to changes in the political and cultural scene of Eastern Europe. The course has been offered since 2008-9.

CENS 303: Representations of the Holocaust, section A devoted to Auschwitz Extermination Camp

Preparatory work for the educational cooperation with the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum (Poland)



bulletCourses Taught


CENS 303D 900 – (Lecture)

Representations of the Holocaust (in English)

The Nazi Holocaust in film and literature from Central, Eastern, and Northern European Countries.


CENS 303A 101 – (Lecture)

Representations of the Holocaust (in English)

The Nazi Holocaust in film and literature from Central, Eastern, and Northern European Countries.


CENS 303A 201 – (Lecture)

Representations of the Holocaust (in English)

The Nazi Holocaust in film and literature from Central, Eastern, and Northern European Countries.


POLS 424 001 – (Lecture)

Polish Literature and Film in Translation

Selected films and translated literature by Polish writers and filmmakers, with emphasis on the interaction between politics and literature.


SLAV 307B 002 – (Lecture)

Literature and Film in Eastern Europe

Films and translated literature by Slavic writers with emphasis on the interaction between politics and literature.



Witnessing Auschwitz

• May 7 – May 27, 2019