Małgorzata Poks, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of American and Canadian Studies

Office Hours

Office hours:

Tuesdays 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 2017/2018

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

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

5 (MA program): MA seminar (30h)

5 (MA program):  specialization seminar

Last modified on Thursday, 12 Oct. 2017