drMichał Kapis

Michał Kapis

Websites / Profiles


  • B.A. in English and South African Studies, Poznań, 2015
  • M.A. in Polish-English-French written translation, Poznań, 2017
  • Ph.D. in Canadian literature, Poznań, 2023

Research interests

  • Canadian literature
  • South African literature
  • Indigenous literatures
  • Orality studies

Teaching experience

  • TEFL to youth and adult learners at all levels of proficiency
  • FCE, CAE, Matura exam preparation
  • Business English
  • Specialised vocabulary (Law and Economy)

Papers read at international conferences

  • 39th American Indian Workshop, paper title: "Circular concept of time in Tomson Highway's Kiss of the Fur Queen and Lee Maracle's Ravensong," Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
  • 1st HELAAS Young Scholar Symposium, paper title: "Orality in contemporary Canadian prose - merging the oral and the written," American College of Greece, Athens, Greece
  • 40th American Indian Workshop, paper title: "Oralised literature: towards a sovereign writing style," Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland
  • 8th PACS Congress, paper title: "Bridging the great divide - orality in contemporary Indigenous Canadian prose," University of Łódź, Łódź, Poland
  • 9th Congress of Polish Canadianists "Eye/I on Canada: Inclusion and Exclusion," University of Białystok, Białystok, 2022

Other talks and presentations

  • Canada Day, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, 2019
  • Poznański Festiwal Nauki i Sztuki, WA UAM, 2019


  • Honourable Mention in the Nancy Burke contest for the Best M.A. Thesis in Canadian Studies written at a Polish University, 2017