drUrszula Kizelbach

Urszula Kizelbach
Adiunkt (Assistant Professor)

Websites / Profiles


  • B.A. in English, UAM 2004
  • M.A. in English, UAM 2006
  • M.A. in Russian, UAM 2008
  • Ph.D. in English, UAM 2011

Postgraduate studies

  • School of Translation, Interpreting and Languages, UAM 2015

Research interests

  • Elizabethan drama
  • Theory of drama
  • Shakespeare on screen
  • Literary pragmatics
  • Stylistics and Pragma-Stylistics
  • Translation

Teaching experience

  • History of English literature
  • Literary theory
  • Russian as a foreign language
  • ESL (English as a second language)
  • Translation

Professional organisations

  • ESRA (European Shakespeare Research Association)
  • PALA  (Poetics and Linguistics Association)
  • SAA (Shakespeare Association of America)

Papers read at international conferences and congresses

  • PASE Conference, April 2007, Szczyrk, Poland
  • Drama Through the Ages and Medieval Literature International Conference, "Images of the City", October 2007, Łódź, Poland
  • Shakespeare and Europe: Nation(s) and Boundaries International Conference, November 2007, Iasi, Romania
  • 6th Medieval English Studies Symposium, Poznań November 2007
  • 3rd Scaena Conference: "Shakespeare and his contemporaries", Cambridge, UK, July 2008
  • Text and Context: Bringing Early Modern Literature and Linguistics Together, November 2008, Queen's University, Belfast, UK
  • 10th ESSE Conference, August 2010, Universita degli Studi di Torino, Italy
  • The 3rd International Shakespeare Conference in Ukraine, September 2011, Shevchenko Institute of Literature of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Zaporizhzhia
  • Drama Through the Ages and Medieval Literature International Conference, "Eroticism and its Discontents", October 2011, Łódź, Poland
  • British Shakespeare Association 10th Anniversary Conference, 24-26 February 2012, University of Lancaster, UK
  • New Developments in Linguistic Pragmatics 2012, 26-28 May 2012, University of Łódź, Poland
  • Communication Across Cultures: “Face and Interaction”, 26-27 April 2013, University of Silesia, Sosnowiec, Poland
  • European Shakespeare Research Association Congress: “Shakespeare and Myth”, 26-29 June, 2013, Institut de Recherche sur la Renaissance, l'âge Classique et les Lumières (IRCL), Montpellier, France
  • Poetics and Linguistics Association (PALA) 2013: “Mobile Stylistics”, 31 July - 4 August 2013, Universität Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
  • An International Interdisciplinary Conference "Adaptation unbounded: New  directions, new agendas", 31 October - 1 November 2013, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Iasi, Romania
  • Poetics and Linguistics Association (PALA) 2014: "Everybody's got style! Testing the boundaries of contemporary stylistics", 16-20 July 2014, The University of Maribor, Slovenia
  • THE FOURTH SHAKESPEARE CONFERENCE: "Shakespeare - Adaptation, Reception, Translation", 14-15 November 2014, Romanian Culture Institute / King's College London, London, UK
  • European Shakespeare Research Association Congress: "Shakespeare's Europe, Europe's Shakespeare(s)", 29 June - 2 July 2015, University of Worcester, UK
  • Poetics and Linguistics Association (PALA) 2016: "In/Authentic Styles: Language, Discourse and Contexts", 27-30 July 2016, University of Cagliari, Italy
  • British Shakespeare Association Conference, 8-11 September 2016, University of Hull, UK
  • Midterm SLIN Symposium ("A great feast of languages: Shakespeare's language and the language(s) of Shakespeare's time"), 27-28 October 2016, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
  • ESRA 2017: "Shakespeare and European Theatrical Cultures: AnAtomizing Text and Stage", 27-30 July 2017, Gdańsk, Poland (conference co-organizer)
  • Poetics and Linguistics Association (PALA) "Styles and Methods", 25-28 July 2018, University of Birmingham, UK
  • 37th International Shakespeare Conference "Shakespeare and War", 22-27 July 2018, The Shakespeare Institute / University of Birmingham, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK
  • 14th ESSE Conference, 29 Aug - 2 Sept 2018, Masaryk University, Brno, The Czech Republic
  • 28th PASE Conference "Diversity is inclusive", 27-28 June 2019, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań
  • ESRA Conference "Shakespeare and European Geographies: Centralities and Elsewheres", 9-12 July 2019, Roma Tre University, Rome, Italy
  • PLM 2019, 16-⁠18 September 2019, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań
  • Seminario Permanente di Studi Shakespeariani, “Shakespeare’s History Plays: Language and Performance” (plenary lecture), 25th February 2021, Sapienza Università di Roma, Rome, Italy
  • PALA (40th Anniversary Conference) „Style and Senses”, 6-11 July, 2022, Aix-Marseille Université, Aix-en-Provence, France
  • ESRA Conference, 6-9 July 2023, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest, Hungary
  • PALA Conference “Green Stylistics”, 16-12 July 2023, Università di Bologna, Bologna/Bertinoro, Italy
  • PLM 2023, 13-15 September 2023, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań
  • Seminario Permanente di Studi Shakespeariani, “Conversing about Books” (host at a book launch), 16th May 2023, Sapienza Università di Roma, Rome, Italy

Teaching Grants

  • Swiss-European Mobility Programme - Staff Mobility for Teaching Assignments: The University of Zurich, Switzerland (2017)
  • Erasmus staff mobility: The University of Maribor, Slovenia (2014)
  • Akademicki Poznań (2011)


  • Studia Anglica Posnaniensia, Associate Editor