Prof. Jerzy Kutnik

Prof. Jerzy Kutnik

Degrees

M.A. – 1977 – Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin – Imagination against Death: The Fiction of Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Ph.D. – 1985 – Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan – The Novel as Performance: The Fiction of Ronald Sukenick and Raymond Federman

post-doctoral degree – 1997 – Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin – Word(s)play. The Music of John Cage’s Poetry

 

Guest lectures

University of Colorado, Boulder

Simon’s Rock of Nard College, Great Barrington, MA

Beijing Foreign Studies University, Beijing

Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic

University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

University of Aachen

 

Fellowships

1985-86 ACLS Fellowship – Center for Twentieth-Century Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

1991-92 Senior Fulbright Fellowship, Stanford University, San Diego State University

2000 – Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, New York City, New York Historical Society

 

Major publications

The Novel as Performance: The Fiction of Ronald Sukenick and Raymond Federman Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1986.

John Cage. Przypadek paradoksalny (John Cage. Chance and Paradox) Lublin: Folium, 1993.

Re-Visioning Democracy. Central Europe and America. Critical Perspectives Eds. Jerzy Kutnik and Cezar M. Ornatowski. Lublin: Maria Curie-Sklodowska University Press, 1995.

Gra slow. Muzyka poezji Johna Cage’a (Word(s)play. The Music of John Cage’s Poetry), Lublin: Maria Curie-Sklodowska University Press, 1997

 

Scholarly interests

modern and postmodern American literature, American art, American popular culture, history of American civilization, American post-WWII society

 

Membership in scholarly societies

Polish Association for American Studies (1996-2002 Board Member, 2008-2011 President)

European Association for American Studies (1996-2002 Board Member)

 

E-mail: kutnikjr@hektor.umcs.lublin.pl

 

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