Short Story Contest

Tuesday, 8 Dec. 2015

We would like to invite all students to participate in a short story contest organized by the Writing Centre at the Institute of English Cultures and Literatures at the Faculty of Philology of the University of Silesia. This year’s first edition of the short story contest centers around the notion of retelling. For more information, visit or download the invitation here.


The Gender Studies Centre would like to cordially invite you to take part in a discussion panel about the critical discourses of masculinities. The confirmed participants are:

dr Urszula Kluczyńska (UM Poznań): a sociologist and teacher, researcher of masculinities. Her recent work includes a book "Metamorfozy tożsamości mężczyzn w kulturze współczesnej", she is also a co-editor of “Men and masculinities in the European dimension” (a special issue of Studia Humanistyczne AGH, 2015) and“Wymiary męskości” (a special issue of Interalia, 2015);

dr Bartek Lis (Muzeum Współczesne, Wrocław): a sociologist and curator of social projects. His research interests include the sociology of mascilinity, sexuality, and the body and the sociology of culture. He recently published a book "Gejorskie (nie)męskości. Normy płciowe a strategie tożsamościowe gejów" (2015);

Prof. Tomasz Sikora (UP Kraków, *Interalia*): a queer theoretician, doing hus research in North-American literature and culture. His recent work include a book "Bodies Out of Rule: Transversal Readings in Canadian Literature and Film" (2014).

The discussion will take place on December 11 at 3pm, room 1.46

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