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dr hab. Ewa Kalinowska

  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: Literary Communication Studies
  • Room: 3.611
  • e-mail: e.kalinowska@uw.edu.pl
  • Duty hours: Tuesdays – 13.15–14.15
    at another time in stationary or remote mode – by prior appointment by e-mail or in person

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  • 1980 – MA degree in Romance Philology, University of Warsaw, Institute of Romance Studies
  • 2009 – PhD in the Humanities, in Linguistics, University of Łódź, Faculty of Philology
  • 2018 – Habilitacja, postdoctoral degree in Literary Studies, Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Warsaw

Research interests:

  • French-language African literature,
  • French-language literaturein the Indian Ocean islands,
  • The writing of the Malagasy writer Jean-Luc Raharimanana,
  • The concept of commitment in French-language African artistic production – in literature and music,
  • Early French literature and its links with modern-day writing.

Professional experience:

  • 10.1996-30.09.2020, University of Warsaw – University College of French Language Teacher Education at the Centrefor Foreign Language Teacher Training and European Education: senior lecturer
  • Since 1.10.2020, University of Warsaw – Institute of Applied Linguistics.

Publications list:


  • Arteveldehogeschool, Ghent (Belgium) – 2016, 2010,
  • Université d’Orléans, Orlean (France) – 2013,
  • HELMo – Haute École Libre Mosane, Liège (Belgium) – 2012,
  • Universidad Castilla-La Mancha, Cuenca (Spain) – 2011, 2009, 2008,
  • Institut Universitaire de Formation des Maîtres, Créteil (Belgium) – 2011.

Participation in conferences and academic sessions and conferences (with presented papers – selection):

  • 2022, internationalconference INSPIRATIONS – Perspectives de langue(s) dans les littératures d’expression française, Białystok University – Vilnius University, Vilnius (Lithuania)
  • 2022, internationalconference Autres quotidiens dans les littératures et cultures francophones du Maghreb et du Moyen-Orient, Adam Mickiewicz University – University of Silesia, Poznań (Poland)
  • 2022, internationalconference Perspectives sur les autobiographies féminines d’Afrique et de la Diaspora, Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar (Senegal)
  • 2021, XVthCongress FIPF (Fédération internationale des professeurs de français) – International Federation of Teachers of French, Nabeul (Tunisia)
  • 2021,VIth Congress of Polish Africanists, Polish Africanist Society, State Ethnographic Museum, Warsaw (Poland)
  • 2020, internationalconference Inspirations La littérature et la carte géographique, Białystok University – Vilnius University, Białystok (Poland)
  • 2020, internationalconference Les mémoires de l’esclavage dans la littérature, les arts et les musées, Université d’Abomey-Calavi – Le Mans Université, Ouidah (Benin);
  • 2019, conference „Forgotten, absent, unnecessary, unwanted – female (un)presence over the centuries”, University of Warsaw, Warsaw (Poland)
  • 2019, IIId European Congress FIPF (Fédération internationale des professeurs de français) – International Federation of Teachers of French, Athens (Greece).

Membership in academic organisations:

  • Polskie Towarzystwo Afrykanistyczne [Polish Africanist Society],
  • PROF-EUROPE Stowarzyszenie Nauczycieli Języka Francuskiego w Polsce [French Language Teachers Association in Poland],
  • Polskie Towarzystwo Neofilologiczne [The Polish Association of Modern Languages],
  • Akademickie Towarzystwo Romanistów Polskich „Plejada” [Academic Association of Polish Romanists “Pleiade”].

Personal Interests:

  • Literature – without geographical, cultural, or genre limitations;
  • Sub-Saharan Africa – culture, art, history;
  • Paris – history; art; real, literary and virtual sightseeing;
  • French wines and others – historical, cultural and social aspects.