drMarta Frątczak-Dąbrowska

Assistant professor

Websites / Profiles


  • B.A. in English, Poznań 2009
  • M.A. in English, Poznań 2011
  • PhD in Postcolonial Literature (summa cum laude), Poznań 2015

Non-degree courses:

  • Postgraduate Programme in Specialised Translation, Poznań 2012

Research interests:

  • Postcolonial Literature
  • Caribbean Literature
  • Contemporary Literature in English
  • Postcolonial Studies

Research projects:

  • Principal Investigator of the project "All that glitters is gold: A contemporary vision of the (im)material legacy of (post)colonial wealth as seen through the example of Anglo-Caribbean fiction" funded by The National Science Centre (Narodowe Centrum Nauki) within SONATA framework UMO/2018/31/D/HS2/00031

Professional organizations:

  • Northeast Modern Languages Association (NeMLA)
  • EACLALS: European Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies

Teaching experience:

  • Pro-seminars (thematic seminars)
  • BA seminars
  • History of Commonwealth literature
  • History of British Literature
  • British and American Life and Institutions
  • EFL at university level (speaking & grammar)
  • TEFL (children & adults)

Papers read at international conferences:

  • "Literary [Non-]Fiction in Times of Crisis", 13-15 May 2021, on-line conference
  • „Ulisses w czasach brexitu. Literatura i kultura irlandzka wobec rzeczywistości społeczno-politycznej” – 27-28 November 2020, online.
  • 28th PASE Conference "Diversity is inclusive: Cultural, literary and linguistic mosaic" Poznań 27-28 June 2019
  • Interventions: New Perspectives on Politics, Freedom, and Democracy, The University of Leicester, 10 May 2019, Leicester
  • Strategie Komunikacyjne Projektów Politycznych i Społecznych: Studium Przypadków, SGGW i UAM, 15-16 June 2018, Poznań
  • European Peripheries in Postcolonial Literatures, Symposium, University of Liège, Centre for Teaching and Research in Postcolonial Studies, 24 May 2018, Belgium
  • 16th Triennial EACLALS Conference, Performing the Urban. Embodiments, Inventories, Rhythms, April 3-7, 2017, University of Oviedo, Spain
  • Imagining the Guyanas / Ecologies of Memory and Movement, 27-29 October 2016, 3-G Network, University of London, London, UK
  • Narratives of Displacement, International Research Foundation, 19-21 November 2015, Warsaw
  • 2nd International CLASH Conference, 5-6 December 2014, Poznań
  • 15th Triennial Conference of EACLALS, Uncommon wealths: Riches and Realties, Innsbruck, 14-19 April 2014
  • Transcultural identity constructions in a changing world, Dalarna University, Sweden, April 2-4, 2014
  • Rage, Rebellion, Revolution Conference, University of Social Sciences, Warsaw, 24 May 2013
  • 44th Annual Convention NeMLA Boston, 21-24 March 2013
  • 1st International CLASH Conference (Culture, Literature, Anthropology, Sociology, History) Poznań, 7-8 December 2012
  • Basic Categories of Fantastic Literature Revisited Łódź, 21-23 October 2012
  • 10th Medieval English Studies Symposium Poznań, 19-20 November 2011

Research stays:

  • University of Liège, March 2020

Conference organization:

  • Clash 2012 & 2014 & 2016, Poznań
  • Strategie Komunikacyjne Projektów Politycznych i Społecznych: Studium Przypadków, SGGW i UAM, 15-16 June 2018, Poznań
  • "Literary [Non-]Fiction in Times of Crisis", 13-15 May 2021, on-line conference


  • Award of the Head of the School of English of Adam Mickiewicz University for the best M.A. thesis in literary studies, 2011
  • NeMLA Travel Award, 2013