Julia Nikiel, M.A.

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Degrees

M.A. – 2009Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin – Spontaneous (postmodernist) fission – Avant-Pop, Slipstream and Bizarro (English Studies)

Diploma in Literary Translation – 2009 – UNESCO Chair for Translation Studies and Intercultural Communication, Jagiellonian University, Cracow

M.A. – 2010 – Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin – Elemental Imagery in Rikki Ducornet’s Tetralogy of Elements (American Studies)

 

Fellowships

2012 – Canada Grant, JFK Institute, Free University, Berlin

 

Major publications

Time-space and the global network of virtually controlled ambiguity in William Gibson’s Bigend Trilogy.” Historia-Kultura-Globalizacja 19 (2016): 157-166.

Drowning in Rikki Ducornet’s The Fountains of Neptune.” Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research 2:2 (2015): 19-33.

Elemental.” The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters. Red. Jeffrey A. Weinstock. Farnham, UK: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. 2014. 205-208.

Globalność fabularyzowana. Literatura współczesna w świetle rzeczywistości późnego kapitalizmu.” Historia-Kultura-Globalizacja 13 (2013): 69-80.

The Centrifugal Age: Literary Movements of Avant Pop, Slipstream and Bizarro.” Esthetic Experiments. Interdisciplinary Challenges In American Studies. Ed: Edyta Just, Marek M. Wojtaszek. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013. 89-104.

„Bizarro. ‘Porąbany’ gatunek literackiego outsidera.” Inne bębny. Różnica i niezgoda w literaturze i kulturze amerykańskiej. Lublin: Wydawnictwo UMCS. 2013.93-109.

 

Interests

space and place in contemporary American and Canadian fiction, theories of globalization, natural and elemental imagery, speculative and experimental fiction, popular culture, 20th century art, surrealism, snowboarding

 

Membership in scholarly societies

Polish Association for American Studies

International Association for American Studies

 

E-mail:  julia.maria.nikiel@gmail.com

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