Clara Nina Zgola

Clara Nina Zgola

Visiting Scholar 2018-2019
Clara nina zgola

Research Fields: Literary studies, comparative literature, geopoetics & geocriticism, life writing studies, cultural urban studies, anthropology & cultural history, aesthetic, critical & affect theory, public & women's art, neo-avant-garde, new materialism, gender & postcolonial studies, 20th- and 21st-century French & Francophone, Polish & Central European literature, art, and culture.

 

Education: Ph.D. Literary (French) & Cultural Studies, EHESS (School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences), University of Warsaw (double degree within Paris Sciences Lettres), summa cum laude

 

Publications: Articles in academic peer-reviewed journals, essays and chapters in books, introductions, reviews (forty publications, some of them currently in press), co-edition of the volumes Foucault’s philosophy genealogy and heritage (Eperons 2015), and Les cultures en marge(s) (PUR 2018), co-edition of journal special issues Contexts. Cultural Anthropology, Ethnography, Art 1-2/2020 "Archives and Artistic Practices", and Fabula « Les écritures des archives » (les colloques en ligne), forthcoming, monograph Écrivains de la ville. Les identités urbaines des romanciers parisiens de l’après-guerre jusqu’aujourd’hui (fall 2019). Selected works: "The Plant History of the City as Seen by an Inhabitant", Second Texts 2018 (2), pp. 255-71, "Women Artists and their Networks", in Women in Art and Literature Networks. Spinning Webs, ed. by M. Camus, V. Dupont, Cambridge Scholar Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne 2018, pp. 103-114, « Le roman contemporain affecté par l’imaginaire de la révolte urbaine: la mise en récit des expériences insurrectionnelles chez Claude Arnaud et François Cusset », PhiN. Philologie im Netz 2017 (13), p. 76-95, « La membrane sensible ou l’écriture de la peau dans l’œuvre autofictionnelle de Nina Bouraoui », dans : Les enjeux de la chair dans l’autofiction, éd. I. Grell, EME éditions, L’Harmattan, Louvain-la-Neuve 2017, p. 130-146, "Contemporary French Autofiction as Affective Genre", in The Culture of Affects - Affects in Culture. Humanities after the Affective Turn, ed. R. Nycz, A. Łebkowska, A. Dauksza, Warsaw 2015, pp. 442-464, "On Urban Autobiographic Space and Literary Practices of Paris in Patrick Modiano’s Works", Bialystok Literary Studies 6/2015, pp. 41-61, "Tyrmand paryski", w: Ceglane ciało, gorący oddech. Warszawa Leopolda Tyrmanda, red. A. Karpowicz, P. Kubkowski, I. Piotrowski, Lampa i iskra boża, Warszawa 2015, s. 369-385.

 

Languages: French, English, Polish, Spanish, some Latin, Italian, Mandarin, German, Yiddish

 

Current Book Project: "Tense Present: Scientific and Artistic Forms of Dwelling with the Uncanny or Unpredictable in Contemporary Culture"

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