dr hab. Dominika Ferens, prof. UWr

dr hab. Dominika Ferens, prof. UWr
Stanowisko profesor
Zakład Zakład Literatury i Kultury Amerykańskiej
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Konsultacje http://www.ifa.uni.wroc.pl/dla-studenta/office-hours/?lang=pl
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Biografia:

Dominika Ferens prowadzi na Uniwersytecie Wrocławskim zajęcia z literatury amerykańskiej i pisania prac naukowych. Stopień doktora uzyskała na Uniwersytecie Kalifornijskim w Los Angeles w 1999 r. a stopeń doktora habilitowanego na Uniwersytecie Wrocławskim w 2010 r. Prowadziła zajęcia na uniwersytetach w Niemczech, Rosji i USA. Jej zainteresowania badawcze dotyczą literatury amerykańskich mniejszości etnicznych, pogranicza etnografii i literatury, teorii rasy, płci i seksualności, literatury podróżniczej, oraz literatury popularnej.  W latach 2011-2014 pełniła funkcję prezesem Polskiego Towarzystwa Studiów Amerykanistycznych. Od 2006 r. jest współredaktorką elektronicznego czasopisma naukowego InterAlia.


Publikacje:
Monografie autorskie: 

Ways of Knowing Small Places: Intersections of American Literature and Ethnography since the 1960s. Wrocław: Wrocław University Press, 2010.

Edith and Winnifred Eaton: Chinatown Missions and Japanese Romances. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2002.
A Queer Mixture: Gender perspectives on Minority Sexual Identities. Co-editor, with Tomasz Basiuk and Tomasz Sikora. Katowice: Wydawnictwo Śląsk, 2002.

Książki redagowane:

Out Here: Local and International Perspectives in Queer Studies. Co-editor, with Tomasz Basiuk and Tomasz Sikora. Amersham: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2006/2009.

Parametry pożądania: Kultura odmieńców wobec homofobii. Co-editor, with Tomasz Basiuk and Tomasz Sikora. Kraków: Universitas, 2006.

Traveling Subjects: American Journeys in Space and Time. Co-editor, with Justyna Kociatkiewicz and Elżbieta Klimek-Dominiak. Kraków: Rabid, 2004.

A Queer Mixture: Gender perspectives on Minority Sexual Identities. Co-editor, withTomasz Basiuk and Tomasz Sikora. Katowice: Wydawnictwo Śląsk, 2002.


Artykuły:   

"Can the Home Be Interesting? Homeliness and Affects in Contemporary Asian American Fiction." Contemporary Literary Studies nr 13 (2016) [Kiev National Linguistics University, Ukraine]: 694-704.

 “Belated Interest: Reading the Fiction of Sigrid Nunez through Silvan Tomkins’s Affect Theory.” PASE Papers in Literature and Culture. Eds. Ewa Kębłowska-Ławniczak and Wojciech Drąg. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2016. 113-122.

 “'Where the Wild Things Are': Excursions into Mixed-Race Literature through Affect Theory.” Wild Zones:Space, Experience, Consciousness. Eds. Jacek Partyka and Jerzy Kamionowski. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2015. 93-104.

“Between Taste and Interest: Reading Asian American Literature in the age of Food Literacy.” Eating America: Crisis, Sustenance, Sustainability. Eds. Justyna Kociatkiewicz, Laura Suchostawska, and Dominika Ferens. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2015. 277-296.

“Big fish: On the relative popularity of Zane Grey and Ernest Hemingway.” Unpopular Culture. Eds. Sascha Pöhlman and Martin Lüthe. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2015.“Wiedza tkwi w miejscach.” Demokracja i edukacja: Dylemat, diagnozy, doświadczenia. Eds. Katarzyna Gawlicz et al. Wrocław: Wydawnictwo Dolnośląskiej Szkoły Wyższej, 2014. 325-327.

“Literature, ethnography, and self-representation in a globalizing world.” Interstudia 15, Special Issue: Cultural Representations in the Era of Globalization (2014):73-85.

 “Zane Grey.”Amerykański western literacki w XX wieku. Między historią, fantazją a ideologią. Agata Preis-Smith and Marek Paryż, eds. Warszawa: Czuły Barbarzyńca, 2013. 36-57.

 “A Pole with a Stake in Asian American Studies.” Global Identities: Local Voices. Amerasia Journal at 40 Years, Chinese Language Edition, Vol. 1 (June 2013): 312-330.   

“’You can’t generalize, professor, though I know NYU is a good school’: Abstract vs. Legitimate Knowledges in Russell Leong’s ‘Eclipse.’” Amerasia Journal. Special Edition Word & Image: Russell Leong [UCLA] 37.1 (2011): 61-76.

“Singular Ways of Knowing: Fiction by American Women Anthropologists.” Consortium: A Journal of Crossdisciplinary Inquiry [University of Colorado, USA] (2011):137-162.

“Diachronic vs. Synchronic Accounts of Cultural Difference  in Paule Marshall’s The Chosen Place, the Timeless People.” The American Uses of History: Essays on Public Memory. Eds. Tomasz Basiuk, Sylwia Kuźniar Markowska, and Krystyna Mazur. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2011. 133-146.

“Queer Ways of Knowing Islands: O.A. Bushnell, Molokai.LINQ [James Cook University, Australia] 37 (November 2010): 128-140.

“Telling a Small Place: Gloria Naylor’s Negotiations with Ethnography in Mama Day. Anglica Wratislaviensia 47 (2009): 17-26.

“Negotiating the Legacy of Ethnography: Autoethnographic Strategies in Lois-Ann Yamanaka’s Heads by Harry and Achy Obejas’s Days of Awe.” Ideology and Rhetoric: Constructing America. Ed. Bożenna Chylińska. Amersham: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009. 121-133.

“The Deserving Heathen: Missionary Ethnography of China and its American Converts.” Transpacific Interactions: The United States and China, 1880-1950. Eds. Vanessa Künnemann and Ruth Mayer. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. 185-204.

“Multiculturalism and the Legacy of Ethnography.” PASE Papers 2008: Studies in Culture and Literature. Vol. 2. Eds. Ewa Kębłowska-Ławniczak and Anna Cichoń. Wrocław: Oficyna Wydawnicza ATUT, 2009. 53-66.

“A Pole with a Stake in Asian American Studies.” Amerasia  Journal 34.2 (Fall 2008): 1-13.
“A Confidence Man in the Orient: Karl May and the German Colonial Enterprise.” Werkwinkel 3.1 (Spring 2008): 13-33.

“Gossip From Behind a Closed Door: Revisiting Girls’ Boarding School Culture.” Out Here: Local and International Perspectives in Queer Studies.  Eds. Dominika Ferens, Tomasz Basiuk, and Tomasz Sikora. Amersham: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2006.

“Winnifred Eaton/Onoto Watanna: Establishing Ethnographic Authority.” Form and Transformation in Asian American Literature. Eds. Zhou Xiaojing and Samina Najmi. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2005. 30-47.

“Zwiedzanie cudzych kolonii. Wiedza i władza w afrykańskich powieściach Karola Maya.” [Power and Knowledge in the African Novels of Karl May] Er(r)go: Teoria, Literatura, Kultura 8.2 (2004). 73-90.

“Edith Eaton/Sui Sin Far: The Politics of Chinatown Reporting.”Postcolonial Subjects: Canadian and Australian Perspectives. Ed. Mirosława Buchholtz. Toruń: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Mikołaja Kopernika, 2004.

“Winnifred Eaton’s ’Japanese’ Novels as a Field Experiment.” Middlebrow Moderns: Popular American Women Writers of the 1920s. Eds. Lisa Botshon and Meredith Goldsmith. Boston:  Northeastern University Press, 2003.

“Heteronormatywna funkcja angielskiej szkoły żeńskiej.” [The Heteronormative Function of British Girls’ Boarding Schools].  W poszukiwaniu małej dziewczynki. Eds. Izabela Kowalczyk and Edyta Zierkiewicz. Poznań: Konsola 2003. 135-143.

“Tarzan, ‘de sterkste winkt.’” Zorro & Co.: Populaire personages en de koloniale verbeelding. Eds. Nadia Lie and Theo D'haen. Nijmegen: Vantilt, 2002. 85-99.

“Staking Claims: Henryk Sienkiewicz and the Chinese in California.” Anglica Wratislaviensia 31 (2002).                

“Ja Tarzan, ty Jane. O fascynacji eugeniką.” [Me Tarzan, You Jane: On the Romance of Eugenics] Edukacyjne Konteksty  kultury popularnej. Eds. Witold Jakubowski and  Edyta  Zierkiewicz. Kraków: Impuls, 2002: 59-72.

“Personal Reflections of a Half-Chinese Victorian Reporter in Jamaica.”: 14-24.

“Native Americans, Chinese and White Progressivists in the Land of Sunshine.” ATQ Special Issue: Cohabiting America: Native Americans and Euroamericans in the Nineteenth Century 15.4 (December 2001): 305-316.

“Two Faces of the Oriental(ist): Missionary and Travel Writing on China and Japan.” British and American Studies Vol. 3: The Local Colors of the Stars and Stripes. Toruń: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Mikołaja Kopernika, 2001: 127-139.

"Wayward Conquistador or Transcultural Hybrid? Commentarie on Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca's  The Account." Anglica Wratislaviensia 36 (2001): 21-34.

“Białe turystki na Dalekim Wschodzie: płeć i rasa w dziewiętnastowiecznej etnografii.” [White Women Tourists in the Far East: Gender and Race in Nineteenth-century Ethnography]. Gender w humanistyce. Ed. Małgorzata Radkiewicz. Kraków: Rabid, 2001: 288-297.

“Oriental Plots: Decoupling Race and Culture in Early Asian American Literature.” Papers in Literature and Culture: Proceedings of the 8th International PASE Conference. Wrocław, 2000. 43-49.

“Tangled Kites: Sui Sin Far’s Negotiations with Race and Readership.” Amerasia Journal 25.2 (Summer 1999): 116-144.

“Political Aspects of Chinese American Literature: Changing Aims.” Literature and Society: Publications of the Fifth Annual Fulbright Conference. Poznań, Poland (1994): 5-9.

“Didacticism in Chinese American Literature: David Henry Hwang’s M. Butterfly,Anglica Wratislaviensia 27 (1994): 5-11.

“Contemporary Chinese American Writers Versus the Perpetuators of Myths and Stereotypes.” Anglica Wratislaviensia 25 (1993): 50-59.