MAŁGORZATA ANNA BUDZOWSKA

MA Classics, MA Culture Studies, PhD

e-mail : malgorzata.budzowska@uni.lodz.pl

 

Education

 

PGDip (2013)  PGDip in Management of Research Projects

                        Title: The specifics of research projects in Humanities in the context of the 7th                           Framework Programme of EU

                        Supervisor: prof. Anna Krajewska, Faculty of Economy and Social Science,                              University of Lodz, Poland

MA (2012)      MA in Culture Studies (Theatre and Drama Theory)

                        Title: Postmodern identity of a myth in the production of “Phaedra” by Maja                            Kleczewska.

                        Supervisor: prof. Bogdan Banasiak, Institute of Contemporary Culture,                                     University of Lodz, Poland

PhD (2009)      PhD in Literary Studies, Magna cum laude

                        Title: Phaedra – about the Ethics of Emotions in the tragedies of Euripides,

                        Seneca and Racine

                        Supervisor: prof. Jadwiga Czerwińska, Classics Faculty, University of Lodz,                             Poland

MA (2002)      MA in Classics, Magna cum laude

                        Title: Child in the Euripidean tragedy

                        Supervisor: prof. Jadwiga Czerwińska, Classics Faculty, University of Lodz,                             Poland

Additional training

2013: APMG-International PRINCE 2® Certificate in Project Management, AltKom Akademia,        Lodz

2011: PGDip in Literature and Psychoanalysis, The Institute of Literary Research of the           Polish   Academy of Sciences, Warsaw

Teaching and academic contributions

 

2009-2019: Assistant Professor, Classics Faculty, Sub-faculty of Hellenic Studies and Religious Studies, Laboratory of Reception of Greek Literature, University of Lodz

2017-2018: Reader in Medical Latin, Faculty of Medicine, Warsaw Medical University

2004-2014: Reader in Medical Latin, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Pharmacy, Military Medicine Faculty, Medical University of Lodz

2002-2009: Research Assistant, Classics Faculty, Sub-faculty of Greek Literature and                  Mediterranean Culture, Laboratory of Reception of Greek Literature, University of Lodz

Supervising, mentoring activities

2010 – 2015: Supervisor of four Master theses and eight Bachelor theses, reviewer of eight Master theses and one Bachelor thesis

2010 – 2019: Teaching tutor/Methodology adviser for college teachers of classical languages and ancient culture

2007 – 2019: Tutor of students’ apprenticeship

Courses taught

Classical Reception in Contemporary Polish Theatre

Classical Reception in Cinema

Classical Reception in Contemporary Drama

Classical Reception in Middle Ages and Renaissance

Ancient Theatre

Ancient Art

Theory of Myth

Interpretation of Literary Work

Satire Drama in Literature and Staging

Medical Latin Course

Ancient Greek Course

Latin Course

Membership and activities in professional associations

The Polish Association for Theatre Research

The Polish Philological Association

The American Comparative Literature Association

Cultural Literacy Europe

Imagines Project

Jocasta. Classical Reception Greece

Classical Reception Studies Network

research grants

 

National Centre of Science (2013-2017), SONATA Research grant (190 650 PLN/45 393 €) (Principal Investigator). Reception of Myths from Mediterranean Culture in Polish Theatre of Twenty First Century

National Centre of Science (2013-2017), OPUS Research grant (497 175 PLN/118 375 €) (Main Contributor). Ancient drama and theatre in the works of scholiasts.

Foundation for Polish Science (2015), Skills-eNgage outreach grant (45 000 PLN/10 714 €). Cultural Heritage of Mediterranean Antiquity.

Foundation for Polish Science (2014-2015), Skills-Praxis internship grant (14 353 €). Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama, University of Oxford

Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education (2012-2013), Early career research grant (10 000 PLN/2380 €) Deconstruction of Classics. Myth and postmodern condition of human being in theatre

National Programme for Development of Humanities (2012), Translation and publication grant (32 778 PLN/7804 €). Translation into English and publication in Peter Lang Publisher the monograph: Małgorzata Budzowska, “Phaedra. Ethics of Emotions in the tragedies of Euripides, Seneca and Racine”

Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education (2011-2012), Early career research grant (8000 PLN/1900 €) Ethics of Aristotle and contemporary psychological theories

Hardt Foundation for the Study of Classical Antiquity (2011), Research stay grant (1400 CHF/1284 €) in Vandœuvres – Geneva. Description of conflicts of personality in the philosophy of Aristotle and Seneca

 

Fellowships and Awards

 

Dean of Philology Faculty at University of Lodz award for the outstanding teaching and organizational achievements (2018)

First Award for the best PhD thesis in Culture Studies in Poland (2009), Awarded by the National Centre of Culture in Warsaw

Magna cum laude honours for the PhD thesis (2009), Awarded by Philology Faculty Council, University of Lodz

Magna cum laude Medal for Excellence in Master Studies (2002), Awarded by the Senate of the University of Lodz

Erasmus Scholarship for PhD students (2006). Research grant. University of Milan

 

International study visits

 

March 2017: University of Oxford

May 2016: University of Oxford, University College London

February 2016: Trinity College Dublin

August-September 2015: University of Verona, Sapienza University of Rome

August 2015: Trinity College Dublin

July 2014: Hardt Foundation for the Study of Classical Antiquity, Geneva

June-July 2014: University of Oxford

August 2013: University of Verona

July 2013: Theatre Festival in Avignon

April 2013: University of Dortmund

July 2012: Theatre Festival in Avignon

August 2012: Theatre Festival in Edinburgh

July-August 2011: Hardt Foundation for the Study of Classical Antiquity, Geneva

September 2010: Hardt Foundation for the Study of Classical Antiquity, Geneva

 

 

 

Peer-reviewed publications

  • Małgorzata Budzowska, Stage Metamorphoses of Myth. Polish Theatre of XXI Century from Cultural Perspective, University of Lodz Press, Łódź 2018, pp. 385 [in Polish].
  • Katarzyna Chiżyńska, Jadwiga Czerwińska, Małgorzata Budzowska, Ancient Theatre and Drama in the Light of Scholiasts’ Works, Łódź 2018, pp. 448 [in Polish] [in print].
  • Małgorzata Budzowska, ‘Death in Theatre. Between Word and Image’, in Małgorzata Budzowska, Burc Idem Dincel, Jadwiga Czerwińska, Katarzyna Chiżyńska (eds.), Metamorphoses of Ancient Myths, Peter Lang, Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Warszawa, Wien 2017, p. 207-233.
  • Małgorzata Budzowska, Burc Idem Dincel, ‘Introduction. The Work of Myth within the Work on Myth’, in Małgorzata Budzowska, Burc Idem Dincel, Jadwiga Czerwińska, Katarzyna Chiżyńska (eds.), Metamorphoses of Ancient Myths, Peter Lang, Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Warszawa, Wien 2017, p. 13-24.
  • Małgorzata Budzowska, Burc Idem Dincel, Jadwiga Czerwińska, Katarzyna Chiżyńska (eds.), Metamorphoses of Ancient Myths, Peter Lang, Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Warszawa, Wien 2017, pp. 263.
  • Małgorzata Budzowska, ‘Interpres nec imitator in artum. Intertextual mimesis in Horace’s Ars poetica and in scholia, in Katarzyna Chiżyńska, Jadwiga Czerwińska, Małgorzata Budzowska (eds.), Metatexts and Paratexts of Theatre and Drama. From Antiquity to Present Days, University of Lodz Press, Łódź 2017, 39-50 [in Polish].
  • Katarzyna Chiżyńska, Jadwiga Czerwińska, Małgorzata Budzowska (eds.), Metatexts and Paratexts of Theatre and Drama. From Antiquity to Present Days, University of Lodz Press, Łódź 2017, pp. 236 [in Polish].
  • Małgorzata Budzowska, Jadwiga Czerwińska, ‘The Political Involvement of Myth in Its Stage Adaptations’, Collectanea Philologica XVIII/2016, p. 63-75.
  • Małgorzata Budzowska, ‘The Political Theatre of Dying in the Antigone Production by Marcin Liber’, Forum Modernes Theater 47 (2016), p. 150-164.
  • Małgorzata Budzowska, Jadwiga Czerwińska, Myth of Iphigenia – between page and stage, in Formal values of ancient Greek drama and theatre, ed. By Grażyna Golik-Szarawarska, Katowice 2015, p. 169-197 [in Polish].
  • Małgorzata Budzowska, Jadwiga Czerwińska, Intersemiotic translation of the ancient myth in the production of Phaedra by Maja Kleczewska in The Power of Intellect. Umberto Eco – reception and reminiscences in Poland, ed. Artur Gałkowski, University of Lodz Press, Łódź 2015, p. 323-348.
  • Małgorzata Budzowska, Ancient Myth in Postmodern Theatre, in Ancient Myths in the Making of Culture, Małgorzata Budzowska, Jadwiga Czerwińska (eds.), Warsaw Studies in Classical Literature and Culture, vol. 3, Peter Lang, Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Warszawa, Wien 2014, p. 211-221.
  • Małgorzata Budzowska, Jadwiga Czerwińska (eds.), Ancient Myths in the Making of Culture, Warsaw Studies in Classical Literature and Culture, vol. 3, Peter Lang, Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Warszawa, Wien 2014, pp. 361.
  • Małgorzata Budzowska, ‘Postmodern Performances of Ancient Greek Tragedy (Aeschylus’ Oresteia and Euripides’ Electra)’, Athens Journal of Humanities and Arts, vol. 1, no. 3, July 2014, pp. 225-237.
  • Małgorzata Budzowska, Ethics of Emotions in the tragedies of Euripides, Seneca and Racine, transl. A. Grzelak-Krzymianowska, Cross-Roads Series, ed. R. Nycz, T. Walas, vol. 1, Peter Lang, Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Warszawa, Wien 2012, pp. 206.
  • Małgorzata Budzowska, Lucifer’s Effect – emotions as a source of madness, in Understanding madness, ed. Stelmaszczyk, P. Prus, UMK, Toruń 2012, p. 51-63 . [in Polish]
  • Małgorzata Budzowska, Mimesis of desire by R. Girard in the drama of Eugene O’Neill „Mourning becomes Electra, in Beyond monogamy, J. Potkański, R. Pruszczyński, Elipsa, Warszawa 2012, p. 227-236. [in Polish]
  • Małgorzata Budzowska, ‘Child in Euripides’ tragedies’, Teksty Drugie 6 (132) 2011, p. 187-200. [in Polish]
  • Małgorzata Budzowska, Is the shame “lazy god”? – The Ambiguity of Phaedra’s shame, in The Gaze, The Spectacle, The Shame, J. Potkański, R. Pruszczyński, Elipsa, Warszawa 2011, p. 125-138. [in Polish]
  • Małgorzata Budzowska, Ethics of Emotions in the tragedies of Euripides, Seneca and Racine, Narodowe Centrum Kultury, Warszawa 2010, pp. 319. [in Polish]
  • Małgorzata Budzowska, Time in Emotions in Seneca’s philosophy, in Categories and Functions of Time in Ancient Thinking, Czerwińska et al. (eds.), University of Lodz Press, Łódź 2009. [in Polish]
  • Małgorzata Budzowska,Ethical Aspects of Vengeance in the tragedies of Euripides’, Collectanea Philologica IX/2006, p.149-154 [in Polish]
  • Małgorzata Budzowska,Child as a war victim in the tragedies of Euripides and Seneca in the light of the Astyanax’ scene’, Collectanea Philologica VIII/2004, p. 101-110. [in Polish]
  • Małgorzata Budzowska,Medea in the pre-euripidean tradition’, Collectanea Philologica VIII/2004, p. 73-82. [in Polish]
  • Małgorzata Budzowska,Aristotle’s “akrasia” and its reflection in the tragedies of Euripides’, Nowy Filomata 4/2003, Kraków. [in Polish]

 

Organisation of International conferences

2nd International Interdisciplinary Conference “Reception of Ancient Myths in Ancient, Modern and Postmodern Culture”. 12-13 November 2015. University of Lodz (Poland). Head of the Programme Committee.

International Interdisciplinary Conference “Legacy of Antiquity in Visual and Performing Arts”. 21-22 May 2015. University of Lodz (Poland). Head of the Steering Committee.

Postgraduate Conference “Antiquity 2. Reactivation. Ancient motives in audio-visual arts and in multimedia”. 19-20 March 2015. University of Lodz (Poland). Head of the Steering Committee.

1st International Interdisciplinary Conference “Reception of Ancient Myths in Ancient, Modern and Postmodern Culture”. 28-29 November 2013. University of Lodz (Poland). Head of the Programme Committee.

Organisation of Cultural Activities

Festival of Science, Art and Technology in Łódź (edition of 2015) for general public:

Activities organised and supervised: shadow theatre performance (Myth of Icarus), ancient games, and ancient kitchen.

Night with Ancient Literature in Museum of Lodz City (Poznanski Palace, 2016) for general public:

Activities organised and supervised: students’ theatre performances (Antigone by Sophocles, Clouds by Aristophanes, and fragments of Satire Drama).

International Festival of Latin and Greek at University of Lodz (2017) for general public:

Activities organised and supervised: students’ theatre performance of Satire Drama

Greek Tragedy on British Stage in House of Literature in Łódź (2018) panel discussion and performative reading for general public:

Activities co-organised: panel discussion.

International Conferences papers

  • Euripides-Innovator II: Transitions. Ośrodek Praktyk Teatralnych Gardzienice. May 2018 (Gardzienice, Poland). Paper: Gender re-contextualizations of Euripidean characters on contemporary stage.
  • Systemic Crisis in European Theatre. Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, LMU Munich, April 2018 (London, UK). Paper: “The artist needs food and an opponent. Food I have, I am glad that there is war.” Critical shift in the theatre of Jan Klata.
  • 8e Rencontres APGRD/HAR (Archive of Perfromances of Greek and Roman Drama, University of Oxford/Histoire des Arts et des Représentations, Université Paris Nanterre): Staging power in the „Agamemnon”. Pouvoir et représentation dans “Agamemnon”, April 2018 (Paris, France). Paper: The political in contemporary staging of „Agamemnon”.
  • American Comparative Literature Association Conference. University of Utrecht, June 2017 (Utrecht, Netherlands). Paper: Dancing Greek Tragedy in Indonesian Style.
  • Interweaving Cultures: Theory and Practice. University of Malta, March 2017 (Valetta, Malta). Paper: Transtextual Hybridization of A Myth in Performance.
  • Imagines V: The Fear and The Fury: Ancient Violence in Modern Imagination. September-October 2016, University of Turin (Torino, Italy). Paper: External and Internal Violence within the Myth of Iphigenia. Staging Myth Today.
  • “In the Midst of Life we are in Death” Death, Burial and the Afterlife in the Arts and Humanities. University College Dublin, June 2016 (Dublin, Ireland). Paper: Death in Theatre.
  • Classical Reception and the Human. Universiy of Patras, June 2016 (Patras, Greece). Paper: Between dangerous mind and weak brain. Neurobiological definition of humanity in contemporary staging of ancient Greek tragedy.
  • International Congress of Greek Philosophy. University of Lisbon, April 2016 (Lisbon, Portugal). Paper: Acratic Behavior in Aristotle’s Philosophy and its Influence on Decision-Making Process
  • Deleuze and Art. Multiplicities/Thresholds/Potentialities. Trinity College Dublin, April 2016 (Dublin, Ireland). Paper: Intensive Multiplicity of Beauty in the Theatre of Michał Zadara: Anti-Oedipus.
  • Metatexts and Paratexts of Theatre and Drama (from Antiquity to Present Days). University of Lodz, March 2016 (Łódź, Poland). Paper: Interpres nec imitator in artum – kwestia poetyckiej mimesis w „Ars Poetica” Horacego i w scholiach [Interpres nec imitator in artum – poetic mimesis in Ars Poetica by Horace and in scholia].
  • Reception of Ancient Myths in Ancient, Modern and Postmodern Culture. University of Lodz, November 2015 (Łódź, Poland). Paper: Textual Bases of Contemporary Productions of Ancient Greek Tragedies.
  • Bodies on Stage: Acting Confronted by Technology. University of Québec, University of Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3, June 2015 (Paris, France). Paper: The Psychodynamics of Mediated Spectatorship.
  • Semiotica 2015. Sign-Thought-Word-Work. University of Lodz, May 2015 (Łódź, Poland). Paper: From Page to Stage (?). Intersemiotic Translation of Ancient Myth.
  • Legacy of Antiquity in Visual and Performing Arts. University of Lodz, May 2015 (Łódź, Poland). Paper: Ancient Chorus in Contemporary Theatre.
  • Crossing Borders. Theatre and Cultural Encounters. University of Helsinki, May 2015 (Helsinki, Tvärminne, Finland). Paper: From Index to Incident – Intercultural Transfuges in the Contemporary Staging of Ancient Myth.
  • London Ancient Science Conference. University of London, February 2015 (London, UK). Paper: Mapping Emotions by Aristotle.
  • Myth in Crisis. The Crisis of Myths. University Complutensa of Madrid, October 2014 (Madrid, Spain). Paper (with prof. J. Czerwińska): Political involvement of myths in its stage adaptations.
  • Myth Criticism in the Ancient World. University of New Hampshire, October 2014 (Portsmouth, USA). Paper (with prof. J. Czerwińska): Myth Criticism by Euripides. The Case of Medea.
  • Classical Association Conference. University of Nottingham, April 2014 (Nottingham, UK). Paper: Postmodern aesthetics in the theatre productions of ancient dramas.
  • Occupy Antigone. Tradition, Transition and Transformation in Performance. Ghent University and The Research Centre for Visual Poetics Antwerp, March 2014 (Ghent, Belgium). Paper: Glocally political theatre of dying in the ‘Antigone’ production by Marcin Liber.
  • Reception of Ancient Myths in Ancient, Modern and Postmodern Culture. University of Lodz, November 2013 (Łódź, Poland). Paper: Ancient myth in postmodern theatre.
  • Pastness/Belatedness in the Theory and Practice of Greek and Roman Drama. Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama, University of Oxford; Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, June 2013 (Oxford/London, UK). Paper: Postmodern constructions of ancient myths in drama and theatre.
  • 4th Annual International Conference on Visual and Performing Arts, ATINER, Athens, June 2013 (Athens, Greece). Paper: Postmodern performances of ancient Greek tragedy (Aeschylus’ Oresteia and Euripides’ Electra).
  • Hierarchy/ies in the Theory and Practise of Greek and Roman Drama. Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama, University of Oxford; Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London, June 2012 (Oxford/London, UK). Paper: Contemporary performances of ancient dramas in Polish theatres.