Ph.D. Aleksandra Musiał

Assistant Professor

Department of Rhetoric in Culture and the Media

A member of H/Story

Office Hours

Mondays and Fridays

Room: 4.1

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Titles and Degrees

2018 - Ph.D. in Humanities, University of Silesia; thesis title: "'An American Tragedy': Strategies of Representing Victimhood in American Narratives of the War in Vietnam"

2013 - M.A. in English, University of Silesia; thesis title: "Between a Cowboy and a Heart of Darkness: Larry Burrows' 'One Ride With Yankee Papa 13' in the Contexts of Vietnam Combat Photography" (2nd place in the Polish Association of American Studies 2013 M.A. Thesis Awards)

2011 - B.A. Hons in Ancient World Studies, University College London

Research Interests

  • U.S. culture and history
  • the American war in Vietnam
  • contemporary culture, pop culture
  • history, myth, ideology
  • TV series as a text of culture

Courses Taught

Winter 2019/2020:

- Reading Comprehension (1kaoj)

- Writing with Reading Comprehension (2sw1, 2sw2)

- B.A. Seminar (3sw)

- Editing of Academic Texts (4kmt1, 4kmt2)

- History and Culture of the USA (International Polish Studies, 2 & 3 lic.)

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