Participants

Jagoda Wierzejska is a historian of literature and culture of the 20th and 21st century, an adiunct professor in the Department of Literature of the 20th and 21st century at the University of Warsaw (Poland). She defended her PhD thesis at the Faculty of Polish Studies at the University of Warsaw, in 2011. For her thesis she won the Prize of the Archives of Polish Emigration for the best dissertation on the emigration topic. A member of the editorial board of the scientific journal “Przegląd Humanistyczny” [“The Humanistic Review”]. The author of the book Retoryczna interpretacja autobiograficzna. Na przykładzie pisarstwa Andrzeja Bobkowskiego, Zygmunta Haupta i Leo Lipskiego [Rhetorical interpretation of the autobiography. The cases of writing of Andrzej Bobkowski, Zygmunt Haupt and Leo Lipski] (2012). The co-author of the international project Galician Polyphony. Places and Voices (2014-2015). The research follow of the Center for Urban History of East-Central Europe, Lviv, Ukraine (2016), and the University of Vienna (2017). The laureate of the scholarship competition for the most prominent young scholars in Poland (2018-2021). Currently she is running her own project The idea of multinational and transnational Galicia in the interwar Polish discourse (with a special consideration of the discourse about civil experience of the Polish-Ukrainian war and the space of the Eastern Carpathians) (Poland-Ukraine, 2018).

5th Annual International
Polish Jewish Studies Workshop

“Centering the Periphery: Polish Jewish Cultural Production Beyond the Capital”

Rutgers University
the State University of New Jersey

March 5-6, 2018
Rutgers University Inn
178 Ryders Lane
New Brunswick, NJ  08901