Associate Professor Leszek Drong

Assistant Professor

Department of Rhetoric in Culture and the Media

head of the Department of Rhetoric in Culture and the Media

director of the Centre for the Study of Minor Cultures

Office Hours

Mon 12:30-2:00 pm

Wed 12:30-1:15 pm

Room: 4.68

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Titles and Degrees

M.A. in English literature - 1995

PhD in literary studies - 1999

D. Litt. - 2008

Research Interests


Irish culture and literature

cultural memory studies

autobiography as a cultural phenomenon

Courses Taught

MA seminar (Irish film and literature)

Communication studies

Introduction to literarary studies

academic writing

Information for possible Ph.D. candidates

Research interests:

- Irish studies, including Northern Irish studies (especially XX century and XXI century)

- cultural memory in political and historical contexts

- rhetoric in cultural and literary discourses; representation in discourse; performative dimensions of cultural discourses

- contemporary historical novels; historiography vs. literature; contemporary varieties of realism

- autobiography, the autobiographical novel;

- campus fiction

- American pragmatism and neopragmatism

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