Sonia Caputa, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of American and Canadian Studies

Office Hours

Room: 3.54

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Titles and Degrees

2013 - Ph.D. "Contemporary American Writers of Polish Descent. A Study of the Fiction of Anthony Bukoski and Stuart Dybek." Supervisor: prof. dr hab. Zbigniew Białas.

2004 - M.A. "Immigrant Assimilation Processes as Reflected in Fiction of Jewish-American, Irish-American, and Polish-American writers." Supervisor: prof. UŚ dr hab. Teresa Pyzik.

2002 - B.A. "Teaching Culture Through Language: British National Stereotypes in EFL Course Books in Poland (1946 - 2000)." Supervisor: dr Paweł Jędrzejko

Research Interests

- American ethnic literature,
- multiculturalism,
- identity,
- stereotypes in literature,
- American writers of Polish descent,
- assimilation processes in the United States,
- the culture of the American Polonia

Courses Taught

  • 1o+1t+1ind American literature (survey course)
  • 1j American literature (survey course)
  • 2jb American culture 
  • 3 undergraduate thesis seminar
Last modified on Tuesday, 1 Aug. 2017