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Office Address

Foreign Languages Building
M/C 173
UIUC campus mail
Urbana, IL 61801

Office Phone

Research Interests

Modern Polish literature
Joseph Conrad - life and works
Witold Gombrowicz - life and works
Critical theory
Emigration, exile, travel writing
Polish-Jewish relations


PhD, University of Toronto
MA, BA, McGill University

Honors & Awards

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Research Output

Polish, Hybrid, and Otherwise: Exilic Discourse in Joseph Conrad and Witold Gombrowicz

Gasyna, G. Z., 2011, London: Continuum.

Research output: Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook

Joseph Conrad's Polish Soul: Realms of Memory and Self

Brodsky, G. W. S. & Gasyna, G. Z. (ed.), 2016, New York: Columbia University Press. 416 p. (Conrad: Eastern and Western Perspectives Project; vol. XXV)

Research output: Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook

Tandeta (Trash): Bruno Schulz and the micropolitics of everyday life

Gasyna, G. Z., Dec 1 2015, In : Slavic Review. 74, 4, p. 760-784 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • The Poetics of the Borderlands: Ryszard Kapuściński’s Poland

    Gasyna, G. Z., 2008, In : Polish Review. 53, 1, p. 53-72 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Rituals at the Limits of Literature: A New Reading of Witold Gombrowicz’s Cosmos

    Gasyna, G. Z., 2007, In : Sarmatian Review. 27, 3, p. 1323-1332 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


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