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Zdzisław Głębocki, Ph. D.

email: glebocki@uwb.edu.pl

Academic degrees:

2007 – Ph. D. in literary studies, University of Białystok

1979 – M.A. in English Philology, Wrocław University

Research interests:

  • American culture;
  • Polonia issues;
  • virtuality and cyberculture;

Selected publications:

Books:

  • Enter the New Negro: Cultural Dimensions of the Harlem Renaissance.  Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu w Białymstoku: Białystok 2011.

Articles and chapters:

    • „Longing for the Old Country: Polish-Americans and Nostalgia in the Digital Age”,  in: Dwelling in Days Foregone: Nostalgia in American Literature and Culture, Newcastle Upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2016.
    • “The Harlem Renaissance Visual Arts Project” in: Visuality and Vision in American Literature, Białystok: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu w Białymstoku, 2014, 269-279.
    • „Digital Homeland: Polonia on the World Wide Web”, in: Pogranicze. Studia Społeczne. Tom XX, Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu w Białymstoku, Białystok, 2012,  259-269.
    • “WebQuests Revisted”, in:  Learning a Language in Virtual Worlds. A Review of Innovation and ICT in Language Teaching Methodology, Warsaw Academy of Computer Science, Management and Administration, Warszawa, 2012, 100-106.
    • “Cyber Nomads – New Sense of Travel into the Virtual (Reality)”, in: The Language of Sense, Common-Sense and Nonsense, Wydawnictwo WSEH, Bielsko-Biała, 2012, Philological Series, 157-167.
    • “Polonia and Other Fables: Allan Sekula in Search of Identity/Polishness”, in:  Inspirations: English, French and Polish Cultures, Wydawnictwo UwB, Białystok, 2011. 395-405.
    • “Bruce Chatwin’s The Songlines – Cultural Perspectives”, in: Metamorphoses of Travel Writing: Across Theories, Genres, Centuries and Literary Traditions, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010, 175-184.

Katedra Neofilologii, Uniwersytet w Białymstoku
(English Philology, University of Białystok)

Zdzisław Głębocki is a lecturer at the English Philology Department, University of Białystok. His interests extend into the areas of implementing Information and Communication Technologies in education as well as issues associated with cultural studies and American culture in particular with a special focus on the cultural dimensions of the Harlem Renaissance. His recent research concentrates on the anthropological and cultural aspects of virtuality, and on the presence of Polonia (the Polish Diaspora) and other diasporas in cyberspace.