Dr. Malgorzata Rutkowska

Dr. Małgorzata Rutkowska

 

Degrees

M.A. – 1996 – Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin – Treatment of Key Romantic Concepts in the Nineteenth Century American Nonfiction of Wilderness Exploration

Ph.D. – 2005 – Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin – In Search of America. The Image of the United States in Travel Writing of the 1980’s and 1990’s

 

Fellowships

1999 – Department of Culture and Communication, Karlstad University

2000 – John F. Kennedy Institute, Berlin

2001- Fulbright Summer Institute, New School University, New York

 

Major publications

American Encounters: Contemporary Travelers in Search of Values.” Traveling Subjects: American Journeys in Space and Time, red. D. Ferens, J. Kociatkiewicz, E. Klimek-Dominiak, Wydawnictwo Rabid, Kraków, 2004, 87-99.

“Amerykanski Zachod w oczach wspolczesnych podroznikow: Daytona Duncana i Iana Fraziera peregrynacje literackie po Wielkich Rowninach.” Wielkie tematy literatury amerykanskiej. T.2 Granica, pogranicze, Zachód. red. T. Pyzik. Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego, Katowice, 2004, 142-158.

“Travelers and Their Faithful Companions: Dogs in Contemporary American Travel Books.” Animal Magic: Essays on Animas in the American Imagination, ed. J. Nyman and C. Smith, University of Joensuu Studies in Literature and Culture 11, Joensuu 2004, 124-136.

In Search of America. The Image of the United States in Travel Writing of the 1980’s and 1990’s. Wydawnictwo UMCS, 2006.

“Powrot do przeszlosci. Obraz maleego miasteczka we wspolczesnej amerykanskiej literaturze podrozniczej.” Wielkie tematy literatury amerykanskiej. T.3 Miasta, miasteczka, metropolie. red. T. Pyzik. Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego, Katowice, 2006, 17-29.

“‘The Imprint of the Desert’: Space, Time and Self in Wilfred Thesiger Arabian Sands and Robyn Davidson’s Tracks.” Metamorphoses of Travel Writing: Across Theories, Genres, Centuries and Literary Traditions, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010, 166-174.

 

Interests

American and British travel writing, 19th century American literature

 

Membership in scholarly societies

Polish Association for American Studies

 

E-mail: ma.rutkowska@gmail.com

 

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