Border Studies UG

Submitted by border studies ug on Wed, 04/15/2020 - 00:06
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Faculty of Languages
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Grzegorz Welizarowicz
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Grzegorz Welizarowicz
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Short description of research profile

The Border Studies Research Group at the University of Gdansk is an interdisciplinary group of scholars from fields of linguistics, literary studies and theory, history, performance arts, and sociology who share a common interest in the subject of border studies not only in the field's usual connotation signifying a focus on regional, socio- and geo-political issues but also in the broadest of senses which encompasses but is not limited to literary theory, history and emigration studies, spectrality and liminality, intercultural and transnational studies, performance studies, and more. Because the Border Studies Group was initiated by scholars working in the American Studies one of the Group’s central loci is the Mexican-American borderlands. The Border Studies Research Group organizes an annual international conference “The Border Seminar” which serves as a platform for interdisciplinary debates as well as for artistic practice and pedagogy. 


Representative publications

Mazurkiewicz, Anna, ed. East Central European Migrations During the Cold War. A Handbook De Gruyter Oldenbourg. 2019. plus other publications by professor Anna Mazurkiewicz:  
Welizarowicz, Grzegorz. "American Indian epistemology in Deborah A. Miranda's Bad Indians: a tribal memoir." Beyond Philology. 2018, no. 15/4, s. 117-155.
Welizarowicz, Grzegorz. "Feel like a Gringo: transnational consciousness in Los Angeles punk rock songs." Polish Journal for American Studies. 2018, Vol. 12, s. 55-73.  
Welizarowicz, Grzegorz. " Junípero Serra's canonization or eurocentric heteronomy." Studia Anglica Posnaniensia. 2018, Vol. 53, iss. s1, s. 267-294.
Welizarowicz, Grzegorz. "At the interplace: Giant, Tino Villanueva and America's promise of diversity." Beyond Philology. 2017, no. 14/2, s. 141 157.