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dr Ewa Antoszek

dr Ewa Antoszek
Assistant Professor
Telephone number
81 5372654
E-mail address
Konsultacje / Office hours

Semestr zimowy/ winter semester:

Mondays 4.30-5.30 pm, by appointment

Tuesdays 11.30 -12.30, room 531

and by appointment (email)

Kontakt / Contact:

Personal information

Department of British and American Studies


Academic activity


Diploma in American Studies
- 2002 - American Studies, Smith College, Northampton, USA

- 2002 - Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin - Black Experience of Feminity, Motherhood, and Political Activism in the Autobiographical Writings of the 1960s

- 2010 - Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin - Out of the Margins: Identity Formation in Contemporary Chicana Writings


2022/23 Miniatura 6 "Wrogościnność i solidarność społeczna: artystyczny aktywizm na granicy meksykańsko-amerykańskiej jako przykład walki z wykluczającymi praktykami” ("Hostipitality and Conviviality: The U.S.-Mexico Border Artivism Challenging Exclusionary Practices")

to read more:,4622,kiedy-goscinnosc-przeradza-sie-we-wrogosc,127246.chtm

July 2022 NAWA PROM - search query: University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, USA

March 2013 search query Agnes Scott College

2012 - Salzburg Global Seminar - SSASA Symposium Resistance and Readiness: Immigration, Nativism and the Challenge of Ethnic and Religious Diversity in the US and Europe Today.

2009 - kwerenda biblioteczna -  the John F. Kennedy Institute, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin

2007 - Stypendium  - the John F. Kennedy Institute, Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany

2005 - HCA Spring Academy 2005 in American History, Culture and Politics, Heidelberg, Germany

2005 - EAAS Transatlantic Grant for postgraduate students, UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA

2003 - “Democracy and Diversity. Graduate Summer Institute” Transregional Center for Democratic Studies, Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Science, New School University, New York, NY, USA

Selected publications

"Hostipitality and Solidarity in Ivannia Vilalobos Vindas' Casa en tierra ajena" in Cosmopolitan Strangers in US Latinx Literature and Culture: Building Bridges, Not Walls. Esther Álvarez-López and Andrea Fernández-García, eds. Routledge, 2023. pp. 134-149.

“U.S.–Mexico Border Re-Visions: Border Artivism in Time and Space” Roczniki Humanistyczne Vol 70 No 11 (2022) “Time and/in Text.” 7-20.

“Challenging the Border Doxa: Selected Examples of Border Artivism.” Res Rhetorica  9 (2) 2022:121-37.

“Revisiting La Frontera: Consuelo Jiménez Underwood and Ana Teresa Fernández” in Latinidad at the Crossroads: Insights into Latinx Identity in the Twenty-First Century. Amanda Ellen Gerke and Luisa María González Rodríguez, eds. Brill Rodopi, 2021. pp. 135-151.

“Immigration and the Expanding U.S. Southern Border: Casa en tierra ajena (2016).” European Journal of American Studies. 16-1. Spring 2021.

La Frontera Re-visited: Consuelo Jiménez Underwood’s Borderlines Series” in El Mundo Zurdo 7: Selected Works from the 2018 Meeting of the Society for the Study of Gloria Anzaldua. eds. Sara A Ramirez, Larissa M Mercado-Lopez, Sonia Saldivar-Hull. San Francisco: Aunt Lute Books, 2019.

“When Personal Becomes Political: M. Jenea Sanchez Documenting Migration from Mexico.” Polish Journal for American Studies, Vol. 13 (Spring 2019). 91-100.

“Borderlands Tales: Representations of the U.S.-Mexico Border in The Bridge (2013-2014).” Res Rhetorica Vol 5, No 2 (2018).

“The U.S.-Mexico Border as a Palimpsest in Ana Teresa Fernández’s Art. Polish Journal for American Studies,” Vol. 12 (Spring 2018). 197-210.

Crossing the Borders of Tradition: Alma López’s Our Lady (1999) and Our Lady of Controversy II (2008). Lublin Studies in Modern Languages and Literature 41(2), 2017, pp. 98-111.

“Contested Spaces/Striated Spaces: Representations of the Border in Reyna Grande’s The Distance Between Us: A Memoir.” Roczniki Humanistyczne nr LXIV/2016 zeszyt 11: Anglica. pp. 135-146.

“Various Expressions of Wild Zones: Chicana Identity in Selected Productions by Mexican-American Female Rap and Hip Hop Artists.” In American Wild Zones: Space, Experience, Consciousness. Edited by Jerzy Kamionowski and Jacek Partyka. Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien: Peter Lang, 2016. pp. 105-116.

Review of Cities, Borders, and Spaces in Intercultural American Literature and Film and Occupying Space in American Literature and Culture: Static Heroes, Social Movements and Empowerment by Ana Ma Manzanas and Jesús Benito. European Journal of American Studies, 2016-1.

Cinematic Representations of Homegirls: Echo Park vs. Hollywood in Allison Anders’s Mi Vida Loca. In Polish Journal for American Studies. Vol. 9 (2015). 133-150.

A Review of  Viviana Díaz Balsera and Rachel A. May, eds. La Florida: Five Hundred Years of Hispanic Presence. In European Journal of American Studies. 2015-2.

“La Línea vs. La Fontera – Representations of the Border in Grande’s Across a Hundred Mountains.” In A View from Elsewhere: Proceedings of the International Conference, June 20–23, 2014, Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic. Edited by Marcel Arbeit and Roman Trušník. Olomouc: Palacký University Olomouc, 2014. 195–214.

"Transnational Identity Formation in Cisneros's Caramelo, or Puro Cuento." Crossing the Borders of Imagination, Bibioteca Benjamin Franklin, UAH Madrid, 2014.

 "Constructing Nomadic Identities - the Role(s) of the Border in Escandon's Esperanza's Box of Saints" w Americascapes: Americans in/and Their Diverse Sceneries, Wydawnictwo KUL, 2013.

 "Inne bębny: różnica i niezgoda w literaturze i kulturze amerykańskiej" red., Wydawnictwo UMCS, 2013. 

 Out of the Margins: Identity Formation in Contemporary Chicana Writings. Peter Lang, 2012.

"Re-constructing the Matrix - Negotiating Chicana Lesbian identity in Terri de la Pena's Novels." In Other Words: Dialogizing Postcoloniality, Race and Ethnicity. red. Ewa B. Łuczak, Justyna Wierzchowska, Joanna Ziarkowska. Peter Lang, 2012.

"Marianismo and Malinchismo: the Role of Sexuality in the Production of Disfigured Images of Chicanas in Face of an Angelby Denise Chavez." (Mis)reading America. American Dreams, Fictions and Illusions. red. Jerzy Durczak and Paweł Frelik. Universitas, 2011.

 “Journeying in: Self-definition Travels in Selected Works by Viramontes and Cisneros.” Selected Papers in British and American Literature and Culture. Conference Proceedings. red. Piotr Skurowski and Miroslaw Aleksander Miernik. Instytut Anglistyki UW, 2009 str. 37-53.

 Review of Marc Priewe’s Writing Transit: Refiguring National Imaginaries in Chicana/o Narratives in AAA Band 333 (2008), heft 1 str. 159- 63.

 “John Fowles’s The Magus as a Postmodernist Novel.” The Craft of Interpretation: The English Canon, red. Anna Kedra-Kardela and Leszek S. Kolek, Chelm 2007.

 “Being a Chicana - Moving Forward While Looking Back.” Conformity and Resistance in America, red. Jacek Gutorow and Tomasz Lebiecki. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007.

 “The City as a Place of Dialogue, Negotiation and Struggle in Terri de la Pena and Mona Ruiz.” Lubelskie Materialy Neofilologiczne Nr 29, 2006.

“Redefining Chicana Womanhood, Family and Community in Terri de la Pena’s L.A. Novels.” Messages, Sages, and Ages. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on British and American Studies. Editura Universitatii Suceava, 2006.


representations of space in literature, ethnic literature, Mexican-American border and its representations in literary and cultural productions, women's studies, translation and interpretation

Membership in Associations

Board member - the Treasurer of the Polish Association for American Studies

member of:
Salzburg Seminar American Studies Association

Scientific Activity

Board member of the Polish Association for American Studies (PAAS), 2021-2023.