The Department of American Literature and Culture, the Department of American Studies and the Canadian Studies Department, which together constitute the American Studies Program within the English Department of Maria Curie-Sklodowska...
Department of American Literature and Culture Jerzy Durczak (chair) Ewa Antoszek Pawel Frelik Izabella Kimak Julia Nikiel Małgorzata Rutkowska Department of American Studies Jerzy Kutnik (chair) Anna...
[learn_more caption="AMERICA THROUGH EUROPEAN EYES "] The purpose of the course is to examine how European travelers and writers – from Columbus to the present – looked at America as the Europe’s “other,” creating myths about the New World. At first, America stood for a new opportunity, a Promised Land, then it was perceived as a great experiment in democracy but as America aged, European observers more often mixed admiration of some aspects of American life and society with criticism of others. [/learn_more] [learn_more caption="AMERICAN ART"] The lecture is an introduction to American art. Illustrated with slides, it chronologically presents the development of American painting from the colonial period to the present, discussing the most important artists, trends, schools and achievements. [/learn_more]
“ExRe(y). Spaces of Expression and Repression in Post-Millennial North-American Literature and Visual Culture”
7-8 April 2016
Department of American Literature and Culture
Department of American Studies
Canadian Studies Department
Maria Curie-Sklodowska University
Pl. Marii Curie-Sklodowskiej 4