Eugenia Sojka, Ph.D., D.Litt.
Associate Professor in the Institute of Literary Studies and Institute of Culture Studies
Canadian Studies, Indigenous drama, theatre and performance, Indigenous and minority literatures and cultures, decolonization and indigenization processes in literary and cultural discourses in Canada, Indigenous intellectual traditions
“Cultural Change in East-Central European and Eurasian Spaces. Post-1989 Revisions and Re-imaginings”. Red. Eugenia Sojka, Susan C. Pearce, Cham: Springer, 2021,– 274 s., ISBN 978-3-030-63196-3.
“Decolonizing Upper Silesia: Reclaiming and Validating the Hybridity of Silesian Culture in Contemporary Upper Silesian Literature” w: Cultural Change in East-Central European and Eurasian Spaces. Post 1989 Revisions and Re-imaginings. eds. Eugenia Sojka and Susan Pearce, Springer Nature Switzerland AG, 2021. 169-193.
“Mosaics of Change” (with Susan Pearce) in Cultural Change in East-Central European and Eurasian Spaces. Post 1989 Revisions and Re-imaginings. eds. Eugenia Sojka and Susan Pearce, Springer Nature Switzerland AG, 2021. 1-13.
Piszący z ziemi. Teatr indygenny Floyda Favela i inne eseje. Pod red. Anety Glowackiej i Eugenii Sojki. Katowice: Śląsk, 2021. – 295 s. – 978-83-8183-811-5
Floyd Favel: artysta – badacz – teoretyk. W: Piszący z ziemi. Teatr indygenny Floyda Favela i inne eseje. Katowice: Śląsk, 2021, s. 18-60. ISBN 978-83-8183-118-5
Theatre/Transfer/Transgression, Ed., special issue of Er(r)go. Theory Literature Culture, 39.2 (2019), pp. 1-254.
Alice Munro: Reminiscence, Interpretation, Adaptation, and Comparison. Ed. With Mirosława Buchholtz. , Frankfurt, Berlin: Peter Lang, 2015. pp. 1-222.
Visiting Professorship grant, Faculty Exchange Program offered by Wirth Institute for Austrian and Central European Studies, Department of English and Film Studies, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. Sept. 3rd – Sept. 28th 2016
Visiting Professorship Grant – University of the Fraser Valley, Canada, Feb. 1st – Feb 19th 2016
Faculty Enrichment Grant: International Council for Canadian Studies, 2011 and 2006.
Faculty Research Grant: International Council for Canadian Studies (Project: “Construction and performance of Polish diasporic identities in Canada. Examination of cultural and gender identities in literary and artistic discourses”), July-August 2002.
Academic outreach and engagement (3):
Main organizer and co-ordinator of the University of Silesia and University of the Fraser Valley, Canada, international conference: “Indigenous Canadian and Upper Silesian Expressions of Culture in Storytelling, Dr.ama, Theatre and Performance – Traditional and Contemporary Perspectives”, Sosnowiec, April 26-28, 2017.
Organization of the annual nationwide contest for high school students “Discover Canada” (since 2013) and annual Days of Canadian Culture at the University of Silesia (since 2001) – e.g. in May 8th-May 20th 2019 – A series of lectures and workshops by Indigenous academics and artists from Canada (Tracy Bear (U. of Alberta), Trevor Carolan (UFV), Michelle LaFlamme (UFV), Monique Mojica (playwright, theatre director, film and theatre actress ).
Guest lecture: “Indigenous theatrical sovereignty. Developing Aboriginal theatre methodologies and dramaturgies in Canada.” Department of English, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada, November 28th, 2017. Also available via Livestream: https://www2.unbc.ca/search/sojka