dr hab., prof. UAMAgnieszka Rzepa

Agnieszka Rzepa
Profesor uczelni

Websites / Profiles


  • M.A. in English, Katowice, 1993
  • Ph.D. in English, Poznań, 1998
  • D.Litt. in American Literature, Poznań, 2010

Research interests

  • Contemporary US and Canadian novel
  • Feminist literary theory
  • magic realist prose
  • Native Canadian literatures
  • place, space, memory in literature
  • Life writing

Teaching experience

  • American life and institutions
  • American literature
  • American and British culture
  • Canadian literature and culture
  • TEFL at university level

Professional organizations

  • Polskie Stowarzyszenie Studiów Amerykanistycznych (Polish Association for American Studies)
  • Polskie Towarzystwo Badań Kanadyjskich (Polish Association for Canadian Studies: http://www.ptkb.org.pl:
    founding member; past Secretary; past vice-President and President; past Chair of the Board of Auditors
  • British Association for Canadian Studies


  • John F. Kennedy Institute, Freie Universität Berlin, 1997
  • Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, 1998-99
  • Institute of Canadian Studies, University of Ottawa, June 2004


  • Research project leader: "The aesthetics and politics of North American female memoir 1990-present) - multicultural perspectives" (project participants: dr hab. Dagmara Drewniak, dr Katarzyna Macedulska (Kuczma)); funded by the National Science Centre


  • Past Editor-in-Chief of TransCanadiana
  • Guest editor (with Dagmara Drewniak) of Studia Anglica Posnaniensia, vol. 50, no 2-3, 2015

Papers read at international conferences and congresses

  • 5th Annual Fulbright Conference on American Literature and Culture Toruń, 1994
  • International Conference "America in Central/Eastern Europe: Past and Present: Łódź,1994.
  • 6th Annual Fulbright Conference on American Literature and Culture, Toruń 1995
  • 4th PASE Conference, Poznań, 1995
  • 5th Annual Conference "Canons, Revisions, Supplements in American Literature and Culture", Poznań, 1995
  • The Sixth Maple Leaf and Eagle Conference on North American Studies, Helsinki, 1996
  • British Association for American Studies Annual Conference (Swansea, Wales, 6-9 April 2000)
  • "Individual and Community: Canada in the 20th Century" 2nd International Conference of Central European Canadianists (Bucharest, Romania, 26-28 October, 2001)
  • Inauguration conference of Eotvos Lorand University Canadian Studies Centre "Continentalism and Nationhood" (Budapest, Hungary; 18-19 February 2002)
  • International Conference "Canada in the European Mind" (Debrecen, Hungary; 24-27 October 2002)
  • "Place and Memory in Canada: Global Perspectives" (3rd Congress of Polish Association for Canadian Studies and 3rd International Conference of Central European Canadianists), Kraków 2004
  • "Imaginative Spaces: Canada in the European Mind, Europe in the Canadian Mind" (Fourth International CEACS Conference; Debrecen, Hungary 2006)
  • "Canadian Ghosts, Hopes, and Values/Rémanences, espérances et valeurs canadiennes" (4th Congress of Polish Canadianists; Puławy, Poland 2007)
  • "Canada Exposed" (ICCS-CIEC, University of Ottawa; Ottawa, Canada; 27-29 May 2008)
  • British Association for Canadian Studies, 34th Annual Conference "Being, Becoming and Belonging: Multiculturalism, Diversity and Social Inclusion in Modern Canada" (St Anne´s College, Oxford, UK, 2009)
  • 5th Congress of Polish Canadianists "Towards Critical Multiculturalism: Dialogues Between/ Among Canadian Diasporas" (Kraków, 2010)
  • Polish Association for American Studies Annual Conference “American Experience – the Experience of America” (Gdańsk, 2011)
  • British Association for Canadian Studies, 37th Annual Conference “Sustaining Canada: Past, Present and Future Environments” (Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, UK, 2012)
  • AFEC Conference “Changing Traditions in Canada" (Nice, France, 2012)
  • 6th Congress of Polish Canadianists (Poznań, Poland, 2013)
  • ACSI 17th Biennial Conference "Space and Boundaries" (Galway, Ireland, 2014)
  • Autobiography, Sodertorn University (Stockholm, Sweden, 2014)
  • 15th IABA Europe Conference, Centre for Atlantic Studies (Madeira Island, 2015)
  • 7th Congress of Polish Canadianists "Canada and War / Le Canada et les guerres" (Toruń, Poland, 2016)
  • 10th IABA World Conference "Excavating Lives" University of Cyprus, (Nicosia, 2016)
  • "Untold Stories of the Past 150 Years, Canada 150 Conference" (UCD Dublin, Ireland 2017)
  • 8th Triennial International Conference of Central European Association for Canadian Studies "Transnational Challenges to Canadian Culture, Society and the Environment" (Prague, the Czech Rupublic, 2018)
  • 28th PASE Conference "Diversity is inclusive: Cultural, literary and linguistic mosaic" Adam Mickiewicz University (Poznań, Poland 2019) plenary speaker
  • 8th Congress of Polish Canadianists "Canadian (Re)Visions: Futures, Changes, Revolutions / Les (Re)Visions canadiennes: Projections, Changements, Revolutions" University of Łódź (Łódź, Poland, 2019)

Organizer of international conferences and congresses

  • 7th Literature in English Symposium (Poznań, Poland; April 17th 2011)
  • 6th Congress of Polish Candianists (Poznań, Poland; April 05-07th 2013)
  • International Conference: "The aesthetics and politics of contemporary women's life-writing in Canada and the US: multicultural perspectives" (Poznań, Poland; March 15th 2015; supported by the research grant NCN 2012/05/B/HS2/04004)
  • 11th Literature in English Symposium (Poznań, Poland; May 15th-16th 2015)