Ph.D. Marcin Sarnek

Senior Lecturer

Department of Rhetoric in Culture and the Media

Deputy Director of the Institute of English Cultures and Literatures

Head of Interactive Narrative Studies Center

Office Hours

June and July 2019:

- 13.06. 9.00-10.30

- 17.06. 10.30-12.00

- 25.06. 12.00-13.30

- 27.06. 0945-1300 (post-exam office hours)

- 02.07.  12.00-13.30

- 09.07.  12.00-13.30

Room: 4.59

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Personal Website:

Titles and Degrees

2006 - Ph. D. in English, University of Silesia. Thesis title: Sensitive to the secret: the presence of cryptography and secrecy in contemporary American culture. Advisor: Prof. Ewa Borkowska.
1999 - M. A. in English, University of Silesia. M. A. paper title: "On the trail of the Theory. Conspiracy Theories - Conspiracy Universe"

Research Interests

contemporary and historical discourses of technology

  • intellectual property and copyrights in cultural contexts
  • privacy and "privacy rights" in cultural contexts
  • history and polity of the USA
  • Jazz history
  • cybercultural studies
  • game studies
  • conspiracy theories and the American polity


Courses Taught

semester 1, 2018 / 2018

  • M.A. seminar, 5th year
  • American Society and its Institutions, 4th year, AD
  • History and Foreign Policy of the USA after 1945, 5th year, AD,
  • Multimedia, 5th year, KMT
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