Professor Jolanta Szymkowska-Bartyzel

She is a graduate of film studies at the Jagiellonian University. In the Institute of American Studies and Polish Diaspora she prepared a doctoral thesis devoted to American myths and cultural motifs in television commercials. She participated in numerous conferences home and abroad and is an author of articles discussing the influence of American popular culture in Poland. She was teaching at universities in Vaxjo (2009), Prague (2012), Coimbra (2013) and Bologna (2016). She is a co-organizer of projects promoting American culture in Poland: the exhibition American Dream at the National Museum in Krakow (2009) , photographic exhibitions of scientific expeditions to the US -2010, 2012, 2015

Functions:

Erasmus PLUS Coordinator

Academic interests:

•    Americanization and Anti-American Sentiment
•    American popular Culture
•    Intercultural dialogue

Research projects & grants:

 „Poland in transatlantic relations - tools, perspectives and importance in shaping Polish transatlantic debate – research grant of National Science Center, SYMFONIA,  UMO-2011/03/D/HS5/01116. Researcher.

„Negotiating Cultural Differences in Digital Communication Era  – research grant of National Science Center,  HARMONIA,  UMO-2012/04/M/HS6/00517. Researcher.

Contact:

e-mail: jolanta.szymkowska-bartyzel@uj.edu.pl

Publications

» Books

2015, Nasza Ameryka Wyobrażona. Polskie spotkania z amerykańską kulturą popularną po roku 1918, Księgarnia Akademicka, Krakow 2015, pp. 423.
2006, Amerykański mit - polski konsument, czyli reklamowe oblicza Ameryki, Krakow: Jagiellonian University Press, pp. 182.

» Chapters

2016, Kanadyjska wojna na znaki – culture jamming jako element budowania kanadyjskiej tożsamości,” in: Pani Anna w Kanadzie. Księga pamiątkowa dedykowana Prof. dr hab. Annie Reczyńskiej, Magdalena Paluszkiewicz-Misiaczek, Marcin Gabryś (eds.), Księgarnia Akademicka, 2016, pp.325-340.

2014, Divided by the Moving Image: Racism, Separatism and Political Correctness in: M.Grabowski, K.Kozak, G.Toth (eds.): The United States as a Divided Nation. Peter Lang Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften.pp.151-166.

2014, Cosmopolitanism Online and Offline: Social Media and Polish Students in Europe. Garry Robson, Malgorzata Zachara (eds):Digital Diversities: Social Media and Intercultural Experience (Post – Intercultural Communication and Education).Cambridge Scholars Publishing. pp. 182-198.

2014, Cowboys Go to Washington - Cowboy Culture in Presidential Politics, [in:] 2012 U.S. Presidential Election: Challenges and Expectations, Paweł Laidler, Maciej Turek (eds.), Krakow: Jagiellonian University Press, pp. 327-342.2013, Iconizing Radical Change: How Gary Cooper Led Poland to Freedom, [in:]  Configuring America. Iconic Figures, Visuality, and the American Identity, (eds.) Klaus Rieser, Michael Fuchs, Michael Philips, Bristol, Chicago: Intellect, pp. 149-166.

2012, Przeklinana i pożądana  – rzecz o amerykanizacji, [in:]Amerykomania. Księga jubileuszowa Profesora dra hab. Andrzeja Mani, vol. 2,  (eds.) Włodzimierz Bernacki, Adam Walaszek, Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego, pp. 865-878.    
         
2011, The Polish Face of Anti-Americanism, [in:]Quo Vadis America? Conceptualizing change in American Democracy, (eds.) Tomasz Basiuk, Bohdan Szklarski, Frankfurt am Main: Peter, pp. 137-147

2009, William Thomas Stead and his 1901 Vision of the Americanized World, [in:]The United States and the World: From Imitation to Challenge,  (eds.) Andrzej Mania Łukasz Wordliczek, Kraków: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego, pp. 251-262.

2006, Oblicza reklamowej perswazji, [in:]Religia. Prawo. Reklama. Dylematy współczesnej kultury, (eds.) Ryszard Paradowski Warszawa: Ośrodek Studiów Amerykańskich, pp. 205-213.

2006, America from Polish Perspective – Several Basic Myths, [in:]United States and Europe. Conflict versus Collaboration, (eds.) Andrzej Mania, Paweł Laidler, Katarzyna Spiechlanin, Łukasz Wordliczek, Kraków: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego, pp. 9-17.

2006, Polityczna poprawność w kinie amerykańskim - kompromis czy kompromitacja, [in:]Amerykańska demokracja w XXI wieku, (eds.) Andrzej Mania, Paweł Laidler, Kraków: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego, pp. 275-282.

» Articles


2015, Counterculture and Hyper-Capitalism: Commodifying the Rebel. The Case of Harley-Davidson, “Op. cit. Revista de Estudos Anglo-Americanos/A Journal of Anglo-American Studies”, 2nd Series, No. 4: 205, https://sites.google.com/site/opcitapeaa/2015---2nd-series-no4

2014, From  American Wild West to Bojszowy: Jozef Kłyk’s  Westerns as Social Rituals. Review of International American Studies, Vol.7/1, pp. 51-71.

2015, Miedzy Śląskiem a Teksasem – śląskie westerny Józefa Kłyka jako przykład pamięci protetycznej. "Studia Migracyjne- Przegląd Polonijny," Vol 1/2015, pp.161-178.

2014,  The Voice of the System, "Short Film Studies" , Vol.5/, Intellect. Ltd. UK, pp.57-60

2014, Harley-Davidson on Polish Roads: the Mythical Aspects of Automotive Fascination, „Ad Americam", vol. 15, pp. 129-140.

2003, How Do We Perceive It – Examining Polish Perception of Canada, „Ad Americam", vol. 4, pp. 11-17.

2002, Nie mów, że chcesz go złowić, czyli reklama zakamuflowana, „Kultura popularna", nr 1, pp. 193-198.

» Editions

2014, Ad Americam, vol. 15, s. 210, (co-author: Marcin Fatalski).

» Conference papers

2016-     22-15 April, Times, Roles and Places of American Public Diplomacy, European Association of American Studies, Constanta, Romania

2015 – 20 March, Back to the Game? Poland in Transatlantic Relations after 1989, Jagiellonian University, Krakow

2014  - 28-29 March: Deconstructing The Kennedy Mystique: JFK as a cultural phenomenon American Studies Center, Warsaw University. Warsaw

2013, 2-3 October, Negotiating Cultural Difference in the Digital Era, Institute of American Studies and Polish Diaspora, Jagiellonian University, Krakow.

2013, 3-6 August, 6th World Congress of the International American Studies Association, Oceans Apart: In Search of New Wor(l)ds, Szczecin.

2013, 21-23 June,  10th Forum for Advanced Studies on the United States,   American Success: Its Many Faces Past and Present, University of Bialystok , Bialystok.

2012, 26-27 October, 2012 Presidential Elections in the United States: Challenges and Expectations, Institute of American Studies and Polish Diaspora, Jagiellonian University, Krakow.

2012, 11-12 May, The 60s: Legacies, American Studies Center, Warsaw University, Warsaw.

2009, 29-30 May, The United States and the World: From Imitation to Challenge, Institute of American Studies and Polish Diaspora, Jagiellonian University, Krakow.

2008, 18-19 April, Amerykański mit w kulturze polskiej. Konstrukcja. Rekonstrukcja. Dekonstrukcja, Institute of American Studies and Polish Diaspora, Jagiellonian University, Krakow.

2007, 20-23 September, 6th World Congress of International American Studies Association: Trans/American, Trans/Oceanic, Trans/lation, International American Studies Association (IASA): Faculty of Letters, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.

2005, 9-11 December, Amerykańska demokracja w XXI wieku, Institute of American Studies and Polish Diaspora, Jagiellonian University, Krakow.

2005, 25-26 February, Religia. Prawo. Reklama. Dylematy współczesnej kultury, American Studies Center, Warsaw University, Warsaw.

2004, 20-21 November, United States and Europe. Conflict vs. Collaboration, Institute of American Studies and Polish Diaspora, Jagiellonian University, Krakow,.

2002, 5 October, Identity and Multiculturalism in Canada, Lithuanian Association for Canadian Studies, Vilnius University, Wilno

» Miscellanea

2009, American Dream Exhibition Lexicon, Krakow: National Museum.