Małgorzata Poks, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of American and Canadian Studies

Office Hours

In June and July:

Tuesday 6.06, 10:00-11:30

Wednesday 14.06, 10:00-11:30

Wednesday 21.06, 1230-14:00

Thursday 30.06, 12:30-14:00

Wednesday 5.07, 10:00-11:30

Monday 10.07 9:00-10:30

In September:

Wednesdays 6.09, 13.09: 10:00-11:30

Tuesday 19.09, 11:30-13:00

Thursday 28.09: 10:00-11:30

Room: 3.54

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Titles and Degrees

2004 - PhD in Literary Studies

degree granted by Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin, Poland, on the basis on the dissertation: Thomas Merton and Latin America: A Consonance of Voices supervised by Joanna Durczak, associate professor  

1989 - MA in English

degree granted by the University of Wrocław, Poland, on the basis of the dissertation Theatricality of Thornton Wilder supervised by Ewa Aumer, PhD.

2000 - nominated teacher

degree granted by the Marshal of the Province of Silesia

2007 - graduate teacher

degree granted by the Minister of National Education

Research Interests

- the life, creative work and spirituality of Thomas Merton

- Thomas Merton's late poetry

- history, culture and literature of North America and Latin America in   comparative perspectives

- American literature of 19th and 20th centuries

- history and literature of racial and ethnic minorities;

- anarchist thought in America, with particular focus on Christian   anarchism

- ecology, ecojustice, Animal Studies

- Chicano and Border Studies

Courses Taught

winter semester 2015/2016

4ad: thematic module: literature and culture - lecture (15h)

4ad thematic module: literature and culture - classes (30h)

4 (M.A. program): MA seminar (30h)

5ad monographic lecture "Border Thnking and Border Writing" (30h)

Last modified on Friday, 15 Sep. 2017