prof. ucz. dr hab. Marzena Sokołowska-Paryż

Zakład Literatury Brytyjskiej

profesor uczelni

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  Dyżur: Sesja egzaminacyjna
21/06 - 12.00-13.30
28/06 - 14.00-15.30
5/07 - 13.00-14.30

Lato 21/22
czwartek 15.00-16.30
prof. ucz. dr hab. Marzena Sokołowska-Paryż

Przebieg kariery

Magister, Uniwersytet Warszawski, 1992

Doktor Nauk Humanistycznych, Uniwersytet Warszawski, 2000

Doktor Habilitowany Nauk Humanistycznych, Uniwersytet Warszawski, 2013

Profesor uczelni, 2022


  • pierwsza wojna światowa w literaturze i filmie
  • druga wojna światowa w literaturze i filmie
  • konflikty militarne po 1945 roku w literaturze i filmie
  • gwałty wojenne w świadectwie dokumentalnym, fikcyjnym, architektonicznym
  • miejsca pamięci w literaturze i filmie (memorial studies)
  • Trzecia Rzesza w literaturze i filmie
  • historie alternatywne
  • historia i pamięć w literaturze i filmie
  • przemoc i cierpienie w literaturze i filmie
  • zjawisko traumy w literaturze i filmie (trauma studies)
  • (de)konstruowanie tożsamości narodowej we współczesnej literaturze Wielkiej Brytanii i Wspólnoty Narodów
  • fotografia w literaturze

Wybrane publikacje


  • Löschnigg, M., Sokołowska-Paryż, M. (red.) (2018) The Enemy in Contemporary Film. Berlin and Boston: Walter De Gruyter.
  • Löschnigg, M., Sokołowska-Paryż, M. (red.) (2014) The Great War in Post-Memory Literature and Film. Berlin and Boston: Walter De Gruyter.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M. (2012). Reimagining the War Memorial, Reinterpreting the Great War: The Formats of British Commemorative Fiction. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M. (2002). The Myth of War in British and Polish Poetry, 1939-1945. Brussels: P.I.E./ Peter Lang.

Artykuły / rozdziały książek:

  • Sokołowska-Paryż. M. (2022) "Historically Estranged Generations: Memorials and the Relevance Effect in Nigel Farndale’s The Blasphemer and Tatiana de Rosnay’s Sarah’s Key”,  War and Remembrance: Recollecting and Representing War. Eds. Renée Dickason, Delphine Letort, Michel Prum and Stéphanie Belanger, Montreal & Kingston, London, Chicago: McGill-Queen’s University Press..448-463.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż. M. (2022) “The Cultural Ideology of the Great War-Haunted British Detective in Historical Crime Fiction” Clues: A Journal of Detection 40.1 (Theme Issue: Historical Crime Fiction, Guest Editor Rosemary Erickson Johnsen). 90-101.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M. (2022) "Un-doing the Vietnam War Legacy: Monumentalizing Second World War Veterans to Legitimize Contemporary US Military Interventions" Journal of War and Culture Studies ONLINE, 1-20. DOI: 10.1080/17526272.2021.2019373
  • Sokołowska-Paryż. M. (2021) "Wilfred Owen, War Poetry."  Handbook of British Literature and Culture of the First World War. Eds. Ralph Schneider and Jane Potter, Berlin and Boston: Walter De Gruyter. 381-396.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż. M, (2021) "The Exploitation of Trauma: (Mis-)Representations of Rape Victims in the War Film." Languages of Trauma: History, Memory and Media. Eds. Peter Leese, Julia B. Köhne, and Jason Crouthamel, Toronto, Buffalo, London: University of Toronto Press. 265-289.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M. (2019) "The Truth (?) of Wartime Rape: Memory, Form and Meaning in Helke Sander’s Liberators Take Liberties and Wojciech Tochman’s Today We're Going to Draw Death.” Violence Against Women 25.13: 1594–1612.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M. (2019) ‘“The difficult architecture of a new world’: Jane Urquhart, The Stone Carvers (2001).” The English Canadian Novel in the Twenty-First Century: Interpretations. Eds. Maria Löschnigg and Martin Löschnigg, Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag  Winter. 227-242.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M.  (2018) "A Different Perspective (?): Air Warfare in Derek Robinson’s Post-Memory Aviation Fiction.” Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses / Alicante Journal of English Studies 31. Special Issue: Reading the First World War 100 Years after. Eds. Sara Prieto and Nick Milne. 165-176.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M. (2018) “Introduction.” ANGLICA: An International Journal of English Studies. Special Issue The Great War 27.3: 5-11.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M., Löschnigg M. (2018) “Introduction.” The Enemy in Contemporary Film. Eds. Martin Löschnigg and Marzena Sokołowska-Paryż. Berlin and Boston: Walter de Gruyter. 1-15.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M., (2018) “History, (Non)Memory and the Ideological Uses of Genre: Alternate Scenarios and Dystopian Visions.” History, Memory and Nostalgia in Literature and Culture. Ed. Regina Rudaitytė. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 173-188.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M., (2018) "Literackie konstrukcje traumy kulturowej: ideologiczny wymiar 'kobiet w żałobie' w powieściach Roberta Edrica In Desolate Heaven oraz Jodie Shields The Crimson Portrait", Teksty Drugie 4: Wielka Wojna: 56-71.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M. (2016) “War Rape: Trauma and the Ethics of Representation.” Traumatic Memories of the Second World War and After. Eds. Peter Leese and Jason Crouthamel. New York: Palgrave Macmillam. 223-244.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M. (2016) “The Second World War in Recent Polish Counterfactuals and Alternative (Hi)stories.” The Long Aftermath: Historical and Cultural Legacies of Europe at War (1936-1945). Eds. Manuel Bragança and Peter Tame. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books. 316-330.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M. (2015) “The Great War in Popular Detective Fiction.” The Great War: From Memory to History. Eds. Jonathan F. Vance, Kellen Kurschinski, Matt Symes, Steve Marti, and Alicia Robinet. Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University Press. 79-98.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M. (2015) “Remembering German Canadians in Jane Urquhart’s The Stone Carvers and Paul Gross’s Passchendaele: ‘Alien Citizens’ versus ‘the Birth of a Nation.’” North America, Europe and the Cultural Memory of the First World War. Eds. Martin Löschnigg and Karin Kraus. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter. 121-132.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M. (2015) “Re-imagining the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme in Contemporary British Writing.” Re-Imagining the First World War: New Perspectives in Anglophone Literature and Culture. Eds. Anna Branach-Kallas and Nelly Strehlau. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 92-109.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M. (2015) “(Re)Remembering the Great War in Deathwatch.” Horrors of War: The Undead on the Battlefield. Eds. Cynthia Miller and A. Bowdon Van Riper. Lanham, Boulder, New York and London: Rowman and Littlefield. 118-135.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M., and Löschnigg, M. (2014)  “Introduction: Have you forgotten yet…” The Great War in Post-Memory Literature and Film. Eds. Martin Löschnigg and Marzena Sokołowska-Paryż. Berlin and Boston: Walter De Gruyter. 1-13.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M.  (2014) “The Great War and the Easter Rising in Tom Phelan’s The Canal Bridge: A Literary Response to the Politics of Commemoration in Ireland.” The Great War in Post-Memory Literature and Film. Eds. Martin Löschnigg and Marzena Sokołowska-Paryż. Berlin and Boston: Walter De Gruyter. 335-347.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M. (2013) “Reimagining the Great War in Grand-Historical Narratives: A Transnational Perspective on European History in the Twentieth Century.” Mnemosyne and Mars: Artistic and Cultural Representations of Twentieth-century Europe at War. Eds. Peter Tame, Dominique Jeannerod and Manuel Bragança. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 327-342.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M. (2012). "The Narration and Visualization of Rape and the Inadvertent Subversion of the Anti-War Message in Brian De Palma’s Redacted and Casualties of War", War, Literature and the Arts, 24.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M. (2012). "The Great War Revisited: The Laughter of the Fool and the Shame of the Coward in Paul Bailey’s Old Soldiers". Anglica, 21 (1), 17–30.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M. (2012). "The naked male body in the war film", Journal of War and Culture Studies, 5.1, 21–32.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M. (2012). "Images of the Past: History and Memory as Photography in Graham Swift’s Out of this World", Acta Philologica, 41, 29–37.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M. (2011). "Poet Laureates Remember the Last Veteran: Literature in the Functions of Monument and Memorial and the Rituals of National Commemoration", in: L. Gruszewska i D. Malcolm (eds.), Here/Now - Then/There: Traditions, Memory, Innovation in Modern British and Irish Poetry. Vol. 5 (pp. 180–195). Gdańsk: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Gdańskiego.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M. (2010). "The court-room drama convention and the Scapegoats of the Empire in Bruce Beresfords’s film Breaker Morant". in: G. Bystydzieńska i E. Harris (eds.), From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria. Readings in 18th and 19th century British literature and culture vol. 2 (pp. 429–440). Warszawa: Ośrodek Studiów Brytyjskich.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M. (2009). "The Aesthetic Function of the Document / The Documentary Value of Literature: Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood", Polish Journal for American Studies: Yearbook of the Polish Association for American Studies, 3, 141–153.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M. (2008). "Re-writing Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness: Inter-textual dimensions of David Malouf’s Fictive History in The Conversations at Curlow Creek", in: S. Nicieja i R. Wolny (eds.), Australia: Identity, Memory and Destiny (pp. 31–40). Opole: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Opolskiego.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M. (2005). "Document as Literature? Some Comments on the Generic Hybridity of Blake Morrison’s As If". Anglica, 14, 9–29.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M. (2004). "Psychologising Discourse in Blake Morrison’s The Ballad of the Yorkshire Ripper", Approaches to Literature, 3, 103–113.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M. (2004). "Diagnosing Discourse: Poetry and Cancer in Peter Reading’s C", Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik. A Quarterly of Language, Literature and Culture, LII (1), 1–17.
  • Sokołowska-Paryż, M, Cornis-Pope, M., Dąbrowski, M., Grabowicz, G., Penchev, B., Roberts, D., Slapsak, S., Snel G., Venclova T., Neubauer, J. (2004). "Nodes of Political Time: 1945", w: M. Cornis-Pope i J. Neubauer (red.), History of the Literary Cultures of East-Central Europe: Junctures and Disjunctures in the 19th and 20th Centuries. Volume I (pp. 143–176). Amsterdam / Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company.

Starsze publikacje znajdują się na pełnej liście PBN


  • "Faces of War" International Conference (London Centre for  Interdisciplinary Research, in collaboration with the University of Teramo (London, UK), ONLINE, 2022
  • ESSE (The European Society for the Study of English) Lyon 15th Conference, SEMINAR 28: “Spaces in Transit: Literary and Cultural Responses to Mnemonic Landscapes”  (Lyon, France), ONLINE, 2021.
  • UAB (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) Conference: Rewriting War and Peace in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries (Barcelona, Spain), ONLINE, 2021.
  • MSA: Memory Studies Association: Fifth Annual Conference Warsaw ‘Convergences’  (Warsaw, Poland), ONLINE, 2021.
  • War Memories: From the Civilians to the Military Conference - ACE (Rennes), 3L.AM (Le Mans), the Royal Military College of Canada  (Kingston, Ontario), ONLINE, 2021.
  • Transformations: English-Canadian Writing in the Twenty-First Century / Le roman de l’extrême-contemporain au Canada francophone (Graz, Austria), 2019.
  • The Biennial Conference of the Nordic Association for American Studies: Monuments (Bergen, Norway), 2019.
  • War Memories: Celebrations, Reconstructions, Representations and War Narratives in the English-Speaking World (18th to the 21st Century (the Canadian Institute for Military and Health Research/ L’institut canadien de recherche sur la sante des militaires et des veterans; Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario), 2018.
  • Memory Studies Association: Second Annual Conference (hosted by the University of Copenhagen, Denmark), 2017.
  • International Cultural Responses to Wartime Rape  (Maynooth University, Ireland), 2017.
  • Redefining Australia and New Zealand: Historical Heritage and Contemporary Perspectives in Language, Culture and Literature (University of Opole, Poland), 2017.
  • Canada and War / Le Canada et les guerres (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń), 2016.
  • War Memories: Commemoration, Re-Enactment, Writings of War in the English-Speaking World 18th – 21st Centuries (Paris Diderot University, France), 2016.
  • History, Memory and Nostalgia: Literary and Cultural Representations (Vilnius University, Department of English Philology, LAUTE: Lithuanian Association of University Teachers of English, Lithuania), 2016.
  • Ethics of Storytelling: Historical Imagination in Contemporary Literature, Media and Visual Arts (University of Turku, Finland), 2015.
  • Sideways in Time: Alternate History and Counterfactual Narratives Conference (University of Liverpool and University of Lancaster, Liverpool, UK), 2015.
  • “Les Gueles cassées” disfigurement and its legacies (University of Exeter, UK), 2015.
  • Re-Imagining the First World War: (Hi)stories, Myths and Propaganda in Anglophone Literature and Culture (Uniwersytet im. Mikołaja Kopernika, Toruń), 2014.
  • North America, Europe and the Cultural Memory of the First World War (Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz, Austria), 2014.
  • AfterShock: Post-Traumatic Cultures since the Great War (Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies, University of Copenhagen, Denmark), 2013.
  • Memories of Conflict, Conflict of Memories (Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies, University of London, UK), 2013.
  • War and Memory: Artistic and Cultural Representations of Individual, Collective and National Memories in Twentieth-Century Europe at War. (Instytut Filozofii i Socjologii PAN and The War and Memory Research Group, Queen’s University, Belfast, Warsaw), 2012.
  • The Great War: From Memory to History, (University of Western Ontario, Canada), 2011.
  • War, Literature and the Arts Conference (United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, USA), 2010.
  • War and the Body (Centre for European and International Studies Research, University of Portsmouth and the War and Media Network, London, UK), 2010.
  • Wojna i Pamięć w Literaturze, Sztuce, Języku (Gdańsk), 2009. 


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