Ph.D. Tomasz Kalaga

Assistant Professor

Department of Literary and Cultural Theory

Office Hours

Office hours: Thursdays, 11:30-13:00, room 3.51

Room: 3.51

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Titles and Degrees

2004 - PhD in Literary Studies; degree granted by the University of Silesia in Katowice. Doctoral thesis title: Reading and Misreading: Meaning, Interpretation and Validity in Literary Hermeneutics.

1999 - Master of Arts in English Literature; degree granted by the University of Silesia in Katowice. MA thesis title: The Writer of Reality: The Implications of the Paradigm Change in Science in Light of Quantum Physics.

1997 - Bachelor of Arts in English Philology; a degree granted by the University of Silesia in Katowice



Research Interests

Critical perspectives on contemporary English literature

Interpretation and meaning in literary theory

Literary and philosophical hermeneutics

The presence and role of poetry in the philosophy of Martin Heidegger

Semiotic theories and criticism

Philosophy of science

Courses Taught

Courses taught in the academic year 2016/2017


Cultural Theory: Studies on Interpretation

Introduction to Literary Theory

Culture and Literature: Science-fiction


BA Seminar

Last modified on Thursday, 5 Oct. 2017