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dr hab. Jolanta Szymkowska-Bartyzel, prof. UJ

dr hab. Jolanta Szymkowska-Bartyzel, prof. UJ

 

She is a graduate of film studies at the Jagiellonian University. In the Institute of American Studies and Polish Diaspora she prepared a doctoral thesis devoted to American myths and cultural motifs in television commercials. She participated in numerous conferences home and abroad and is an author of articles discussing the influence of American popular culture in Poland. She was teaching at universities in Vaxjo (2009), Prague (2012), Coimbra (2013) and Bologna (2016). She is a co-organizer of projects promoting American culture in Poland: the exhibition American Dream at the National Museum in Krakow (2009) , photographic exhibitions of scientific expeditions to the US -2010, 2012, 2015

Functions:

  • Erasmus PLUS Coordinator

Academic interests:

  • Americanization and Anti-American Sentiment
  • American popular Culture
  • Intercultural dialogue

Research projects & grants:

  •  „Poland in transatlantic relations - tools, perspectives and importance in shaping Polish transatlantic debate – research grant of National Science Center, SYMFONIA,  UMO-2011/03/D/HS5/01116. Researcher.
  • „Negotiating Cultural Differences in Digital Communication Era  – research grant of National Science Center,  HARMONIA,  UMO-2012/04/M/HS6/00517. Researcher.

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Publications

Books

2015, Nasza Ameryka Wyobrażona. Polskie spotkania z amerykańską kulturą popularną po roku 1918, Księgarnia Akademicka, Krakow 2015, pp. 423.

2006, Amerykański mit - polski konsument, czyli reklamowe oblicza Ameryki, Krakow: Jagiellonian University Press, pp. 182.

 

Chapters

2017, From domination to contestation: the changing faces of American popular culture in Poland after 1989, [in:] Miracle Fair: Poland in Transatlantic Relations after 1989, M. Zachara (ed.), Cambridge Scholars Publishing, pp. 222-247.

2016, Kanadyjska wojna na znaki – "culture jamming" jako element budowania kanadyjskiej tożsamości, [in:] Pani Anna w Kanadzie. Księga pamiątkowa dedykowana Prof. dr hab. Annie Reczyńskiej, Magdalena Paluszkiewicz-Misiaczek, Marcin Gabryś (eds.), Księgarnia Akademicka, 2016, pp.325-340.

2014, Divided by the Moving Image: Racism, Separatism and Political Correctness [in]: M.Grabowski, K.Kozak, G.Toth (eds.): The United States as a Divided Nation. Peter Lang Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften.pp.151-166.

2014, Cosmopolitanism Online and Offline: Social Media and Polish Students in Europe. Garry Robson, Malgorzata Zachara (eds): Digital Diversities: Social Media and Intercultural Experience (Post – Intercultural Communication and Education). Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 182-198.

2014, Cowboys Go to Washington - Cowboy Culture in Presidential Politics, [in:] 2012 U.S. Presidential Election: Challenges and Expectations,  Paweł Laidler, Maciej Turek (eds.), Krakow: Jagiellonian University Press, pp. 327-342.

2013, Iconizing Radical Change: How Gary Cooper Led Poland to Freedom, [in:]  Configuring America. Iconic Figures, Visuality, and the American Identity, (eds.) Klaus Rieser, Michael Fuchs, Michael Philips, Bristol, Chicago: Intellect, pp. 149-166.

2012, Przeklinana i pożądana  – rzecz o amerykanizacji, [in:] Amerykomania. Księga jubileuszowa Profesora dra hab. Andrzeja Mani, vol. 2,  (eds.) Włodzimierz Bernacki, Adam Walaszek, Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego, pp. 865-878.    
         
2011, The Polish Face of Anti-Americanism, [in:] Quo Vadis America? Conceptualizing change in American Democracy, (eds.) Tomasz Basiuk, Bohdan Szklarski, Frankfurt am Main: Peter, pp. 137-147

2009, William Thomas Stead and his 1901 Vision of the Americanized World, [in:] The United States and the World: From Imitation to Challenge, (eds.) Andrzej Mania Łukasz Wordliczek, Kraków: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego, pp. 251-262.

2006, Oblicza reklamowej perswazji, [in:] Religia. Prawo. Reklama. Dylematy współczesnej kultury, (eds.) Ryszard Paradowski Warszawa: Ośrodek Studiów Amerykańskich, pp. 205-213.

2006, America from Polish Perspective – Several Basic Myths, [in:] United States and Europe. Conflict versus Collaboration, (eds.) Andrzej Mania, Paweł Laidler, Katarzyna Spiechlanin, Łukasz Wordliczek, Kraków: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego, pp. 9-17.

2006, Polityczna poprawność w kinie amerykańskim - kompromis czy kompromitacja, [in:] Amerykańska demokracja w XXI wieku, (eds.) Andrzej Mania, Paweł Laidler, Kraków: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego, pp. 275-282.

Articles

2018, Successful Against All Odds? – Margaret Fuller: The Self-Made Woman in the Nineteenth Century,“Ad Americam.  Journal of Americam Studies”, Vol. 19, ss.143-154

2017, A Good Man Among Bad Americans: The Image of John Fitzgerald Kennedy in Przekrój (1960-1964), “Ad Americam.  Journal of Americam Studies”, Vol. 18, pp.65-73.

2015, Counterculture and Hyper-Capitalism: Commodifying the Rebel. The Case of Harley-Davidson, “Op. cit. Revista de Estudos Anglo-Americanos/A Journal of Anglo-American Studies”, 2nd Series, No. 4: 205, https://sites.google.com/site/opcitapeaa/2015---2nd-series-no4

2014, From  American Wild West to Bojszowy: Jozef Kłyk’s  Westerns as Social Rituals. "Review of International American Studies", Vol.7/1, pp. 51-71.

2015, Między Śląskiem a Teksasem – śląskie westerny Józefa Kłyka jako przykład pamięci protetycznej. "Studia Migracyjne- Przegląd Polonijny," Vol 1/2015, pp.161-178.

2014, The Voice of the System, "Short Film Studies" , Vol.5/, Intellect. Ltd. UK, pp.57-60

2014, Harley-Davidson on Polish Roads: the Mythical Aspects of Automotive Fascination, „Ad Americam", vol. 15, pp. 129-140.

2003, How Do We Perceive It – Examining Polish Perception of Canada, „Ad Americam", vol. 4, pp. 11-17.

2002, Nie mów, że chcesz go złowić, czyli reklama zakamuflowana, „Kultura popularna", nr 1, pp. 193-198.

Editions:

2014, Ad Americam, vol. 15, p. 210, (co-author: Marcin Fatalski). 

Miscellanea

2009, American Dream Exhibition Lexicon, Kraków: Muzeum Narodowe.

Conference papers

2018, 20-21 November , “Self-made woman w XIX-wiecznej Ameryce – przypadek Margaret Fuller” paper presented during international conference „Wolność, równość…dla wszystkich? Kobiety w walce o awans społeczny 1700-1918”, Wydziała Historyczny, Uniwersytet Wrocławski, Wrocław.

2018, 26-27 April,  “Rebels on the stage. Polish theater and social resistance in 1968 and 2018”, paper presented during international conference "Transnational Legacies of 1968. Between Memory, Politics and Culture”, Department of North American Studies, Uniwersytet Karola, Praga, Czechy. 

2018, 20 April, “Pop culture sells – how pop culture texts develop and promote tourism”, paper presented during international symposium  Experiential Tourism, Insitute for Tourism, Travel and Culture, University of Malta, Msida, Malta.

2017, 30 November-1 December, „Men vs. Women – Civic Androgyny in Margaret Fuller’s Writings”, paper presented during international conference Against Conventions. Uncommon Social roles of Men and Women from Early ModernTimes to 1945 History Department, University of Wrocław, Wrocław.

2016, 22-15 April,“Towards the Co- Creation of Cultural Diplomacy. The Case of American Dream Exhibition Poland 2009”, paper presented during international congress of European Association of American Studies, Contstanca, Romania.

2015, 20 March,“Changing faces of American popular culture in Poland after 1989,” paper presented during international conference  Back to the Game? Poland in Transatlantic Relations after 1989, Institute of American Studies and Polish Diaspora, Jagiellonian University, Krakow.

2014, 28-29 March “Good Guy Among Bad Americans” - the Image of JFK Presidency in Przekrój -1960-1964”,paper presented during international conference Deconstructing the Kennedy Mystique: JFK as a Cultural Phenomenon, Center for American Studies, Warsaw University, Warsaw.

2013, 2-3 October, ”Developing Cosmopolitanism:Erasmus, Social Media and Polish Students in Europe,” paper presented during international symposium Negotiating Cultural Differences in the Digital Communication Era, Institute of American Studies and Polish Diaspora, Jagiellonian University, Krakow.

2013, 3-6 August 2013, “From the American Wild West to Bojszowy – Józef Klyk’s Westerns as Social Rituals,”paper presented during 6th World Congress of International American Studies Association  Oceans Apart: In Search of New Wor(l)ds, University of Szczecin, Szczecin.

2013, 21-23 June ,“Successful Against all Odds: Margaret Fuller as 19th Century Self-Made Woman,”paper presented during 10th Professor Andrzej Bartnicki Forum For the Advanced Studies of the United States, American Success: Its Many Faces Past and Present, University of Bialystok, Bialystok.

2012, 26-27 October,“Cowboys go to Washington: Cowboy Culture in Presidential Politics,”paper presented during international conference , 2012 Presidential Elections in the United States: Challenges and Expectations, Institute of American Studies and Polish Diaspora, Jagiellonian University, Krakow.

2012, 11-12 May,“Counterculture and hyper-capitalism: Commodifying the Rebel – the case of Harley-Davidson”paper presented during international conference The 60s: Legacies, Center for American Studies, Warsaw University, Warsaw.  

2009, 29-30 May, “William T. Stead and his Vision of Americanized World,” paper presented during international conference The United States and the World: From Imitation to Challenge, Institute of American Studies and Polish Diaspora, Jagiellonian University, Krakow.  

2007, 8-9 December, „Polish Faces of Anti-Americanism,”paper presented during international conference Quo Vadis America?, School of American Studies - Collegium Civitas and Center for American Studies, Warsaw Uniwersity, Warsaw.

2008, 18-19 April, „Harley –Davidson on Polish Roads. The Mythical Dimansion of Automotive Fascinations,” paper presented during national conference  American Myth in Polish Culture. Construction, Reconstruction, Deconstruction, Institute of American Studies and Polish Diaspora, Jagiellonian University, Krakow.

2007, 20-23 September, “America from Polish Perspective. Several Basic Myths,”paper presented during 3rd World Congress of International American Studies Association, Trans/American, Trans/Oceanic, Trans/lation, Faculty of Letters, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.