American Literature and Culture Section
University of Wrocław, Institute of English Studies



doctoral candidates

mgr Robert Gadowski

mgr Robert Gadowski

E-mail: robert.gadowski@gmail.com

Robert Gadowski specializes in literature for children and young adults. His main areas of research include the idea of freedom, the concept of the human, posthumanism in young adult literature as well as the newest trends in literature for young reader. He has been a member of international organizations, such as The International Association for the Fantastic in the Arts and The Science Fiction Research Association, focused on interdisciplinary research in the field of speculative fiction. He was a fellow at The International Youth Library in Munich and presently has received a research grant at University of Florida in Gainesville. His current doctoral project touches upon the issue of the evolution of the idea of freedom in American young adult dystopian narratives.

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mgr Agnieszka Jarosz

mgr Agnieszka Jarosz

E-mail: jarosz.agnieszka@interia.pl

Agnieszka Jarosz is a doctoral student at the University of Wroclaw. In the year 2010 she wrote her master’s thesis: The Approaches to the History of the American Civil War in Margaret Mitchell’s Gone With the Wind and Its Film Adaptation by Victor Fleming. At the moment she is working on her doctoral thesis concerning the concepts of the good and the evil in American children’s literature. She is also a Spanish literature student at the University of Wroclaw.

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mgr Jakub Krogulec

mgr Jakub Krogulec

E-mail: jakub.krogulec5@gmail.com

Jakub Krogulec is a doctoral candidate at the Department of English Studies, University of Wroclaw. He submitted and defended his MA thesis The Spirit of the Beat Generation in the Science Fiction Literature of Robert Anson Heinlein in 2012. His Ph.D. dissertation will be devoted to the problem of the human paradigm in American and British science fiction literature in the second half of the 20th century.

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mgr Anna Pilińska

mgr Anna Pilińska

E-mail: anna.pilinska@gmail.com

Anna Pilińska obtained her Master’s Degree in 2010, with a thesis on Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita and its film adaptation by Stanley Kubrick. She is currently working on her Ph.D. thesis on the construction of gender and sexuality in American postmodern prose after 1950.

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