Dr Monika Glosowitz from the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Silesia in Katowice has won this year’s Poznań Literary Award – Stanisław Barańczak Scholarship for the monograph entitled „Maszynerie afektywne. Literackie strategie emancypacji w najnowszej polskiej poezji kobiet” (Affective machineries. Strategies of emancipation in the new Polish female poetry), published by Wydawnictwo Instytutu Badań Literackich at the Polish Academy of Sciences, 2019. The award – Stanisław Barańczak Scholarship is granted to authors under 35 years of age.
Dr Monika Glosowitz – literature researcher, literary critic, works at the Institute of Literary Studies at the University of Silesia in Katowice. She has published her texts in „Central Europe”, „Czas Kultury”, „Śląskie Studia Polonistyczne” and „Tygodnik Powszechny”. She has also translated texts by Michel Foucault, Rosi Braidotti, Sara Ahmed and Luce Irigaray. She defended her doctorate in humanities in the field of literary studies and gender studies at the University of Silesia and University of Oviedo.
Dr Monika Glosowitz from the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Silesia | photo from the archive of Dr Monika Glosowitz