Wykładowca: dr Marlena Marciniak



Proponowane tematy:
  • "What do we know about William Shakespeare, the Bard of Avon?"
  • "Short history of the English Gentleman" 


Position: Assistant Professor

Office: Collegium Maius, room 111

Office hours: Friday: 14.30-15.15, Saturday: 11.15-12.00.

Phone number: 775415 911

E-mail: marciniakm@uni.opole.pl

 

Education 

Opole University, Institute of English, MA in English Studies (literature), 2005.

Opole University, Faculty of Philology, Doctoral Studies, 2006-2011.

Opole University, Faculty of Philology, PhD in Literature, 2011.

 

Teaching experience

·        Research-and-teaching assistant at  Institute of Neophilology, The School of Higher Vocational Education in Nysa (2005-11) 

·        Participation in Staff Training Mobility Programme in the framework of the Erasmus Lifelong Learning Programme (August-September 2007) London, UK

·        Teacher at Institute of East Slavic Studies, Opole University (2007-2008)

·        Research-and-teaching assistant at Institute of English Studies, Opole University (2008-2011)

·        Assistant Professor at Institute of English Studies, Opole University, (2011- present)


Research interests

·        Nineteenth-century British literature

·        Victorian culture 

·        Gender studies

·        Masculinity studies

 

Selected publications

·          Woman in the bush: The Australian model of femininity as exemplified by Henry Lawson’s “The Drover’s Wife.” ZESZYTY WSZECHNICY ŚWIĘTOKRZYSKIEJ, Kielce 2006 nr 1/23

·          Captains of Industry of Captains of Idleness? The Study of the First Commercial and Industrial Class in Victorian England. COMMUNITY AND NEARNESS: READINGS IN ENGLISH AND AMERICAN LITERATURE AND CULTURE, Opole 2007

·        Feminine Masculinity: The English Gentleman as a Typical Example of the Victorian Model of Masculinity.PASE PAPERS 2007: STUDIES IN CULTURE AND LITERATURE, Katowice 2007, Vol. 2.

·          The Importance of Being a Good Father: The Victorian Concept of Fatherhood in "The Mayor of Casterbridge” by Thomas Hardy. PASE PAPERS 2008: STUDIES IN CULTURE AND LITERATURE, Wrocław 2009 Vol. 2.

·          Truthfulness, Integrity and Goodness – the Essence of Manly Character as Conceptualised by Samuel Smiles in “Self-Help”  and “Character.” FROM QUEEN ANNE TO QUEEN VICTORIA: READINGS IN 18TH AND 19TH CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE, Warszawa 2009.

·          The Angel’s Husband: Changing Attitudes Towards Married Life in George Eliot’s “Middlemarch.” FROM QUEEN ANNE TO QUEEN VICTORIA: READINGS IN 18TH AND 19TH CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE AND CULTURE, Warszawa 2010, Vol. 2.

 

Forthcoming articles:

·        New Man – Nicholas Nickleby  as an Example of the Changing Notions of Victorian Masculinity. REFLECTIONS ON/OF DICKENS. Olsztyn, 2013.

·        Compassionate Enemies, Noble Competitors – the Victorian Concept of Gentlemanly Rivalry as Depicted in “Nicholas Nickleby”, “Evan Harrington” and Can You Forgive Her? STUDIA ANGLICA RESOVIENSIA. Rzeszów, 2013. Vol. 10.

 

Presentations at international conferences

·        PASE Conference, 2007, Silesian University, Ustroń, Poland.  Feminine Masculinity: The English Gentleman as a Typical Example of the Victorian Model of Masculinity.

·        Conference: From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria. Readings in 18th and 19th Century British Literature and Culture, 2007. Warsaw University, Warsaw, Poland. Truthfulness, Integrity and Goodness – the Essence of Manly Character as Conceptualised by Samuel Smiles in “Self-Help” and “Character”.

·        PASE Conference, 2008. University of Wrocław, Wrocław, Poland. The Importance of Being a Good Father: The Victorian Concept of Fatherhood in “The Mayor of Casterbridge” by Thomas Hardy.

·        Conference: From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria. Readings in 18th and 19th Century British Literature and Culture, 2009. Warsaw University, Warsaw, Poland. The Angel’s Husband: Changing Attitudes Towards Married Life in George Eliot’s “Middlemarch”.

·        Conference: Reflections on/of Dickens, 2013. University of Warmia and Mazury. Olsztyn. Poland. New Man – Nicholas Nickleby  as an Example of the Changing Notions of Victorian Masculinity.



Joanna Mentel
Pełnomocnik Rektora d/s Promocji
Uniwersytet Opolski Pl. Kopernika 11, pok. 106 (Collegium Maius)
mentel@uni.opole.pl
tel. 77/ 541 59 96


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