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Position: Post Doctoral Researcher/Research Associate
University of Warsaw
Institute of History
Krakowskie Przedmiescie 26/28 00-927 Warsaw
Teaches (T) and/or researches (R) in:
2. History of the Jewish People: R
14: Modern: R
16: Local (e.g. the Jews of Canterbury, the Jews of Kovno, etc): R
6. Literature (other than Biblical and Rabbinic): R
45: Recent: R
49: Literary criticism: R
9. Contemporary Studies: R
68: Jewish identity and assimilation: R
69: Anti-Semitism: R
74: Gender studies (including Women in Judaism, Feminism): R
Polish-Jewish Literature of the nineteenth century and early twentieth century: Research
Womens movements in the late 19th century and early 20th century in the Polish lands: Research
In 2013 I received a doctorate degree in Polish literature at the Faculty of Polish Studies, University of Warsaw (dissertation: Izraelita (1866-1915) Cultural and Literary Importance of the Weekly, published as a book in 2014). I also hold MA in English Studies (University of Warsaw).
Between 2015 and 2018 I was a team leader of the project Polish-Jewish Literature between 1861 and 1918 funded by the National Science Centre in Poland and conducted at the Jagiellonian University Faculty of Polish Studies. The project resulted in two books: Kołodziejska-Smagała, Zuzanna & Maria Antosik-Piela, Literatura polsko-żydowska 1861-1918. Studia i szkice [Polish-Jewish Literature 1861-1918. Studies and Sketches]. Krakow: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego, 2018; 4. Kołodziejska-Smagała, Zuzanna & Maria Antosik-Piela (eds), Literatura polsko-żydowska 1861-1918. Antologia [Polish-Jewish Literature 1861-1918. Anthology]. Krakow: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego, 2017.
Currently I am running the project on Polish-Jewish Female Discourses on Body and Sexuality Between 1890 and 1918 funded by the National Science Centre in Poland and conducted in the University of Warsaw Institute of History in collaboration with François Guesnet and the UCL Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies.
My interests are mainly focused on nineteenth-century Polish-Jewish literature and press. I am also interested in non-obvious relations and cultural contacts between Jewish and non-Jewish female social actors in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.