dr Małgorzata Anna Budzowska

MA Classics, MA Culture Studies, PhD

malgorzata.budzowska@op.pl

gabinet 4.65 (tel. 42 665 53 68)

dyżur: czwartek, godz. 18:30 – 19:30

 

Education

PGDip (2013)  PGDip in Management

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

 

2009-2015: Assistant Professor, Classics Faculty, Sub-faculty of Greek Literature and                  Mediterranean Culture, Laboratory of Reception of Greek Literature, University of Lodz

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 four Master theses

2010 – 2015: Teaching tutor/Methodology adviser for college teachers
of classical languages and ancient culture

Fellowships and Awards

 

National Centre of Science (2013-2016), 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 (2013-2016), 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

 

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

 

August-September 2015: University of Verona, Sapientia 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, 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, Phaedra. 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. A. Stelmaszczyk, P. Prus, UMK, Toruń 2012. [in Polish]

 

Małgorzata Budzowska, Mimesis of desire by R. Girard in the drama of Eugene O’Neill „Mourning becomes Electra, in Beyond monogamy, ed. J. Potkański, R. Pruszczyński, Elipsa, Warszawa 2012. [in Polish]

Małgorzata Budzowska, ‘Child in Euripides’ tragedies’, Teksty Drugie 6 (132) 2011, pp. 187-200. [in Polish]

Małgorzata Budzowska, Is the shame “lazy god”? – The Ambiguity of Phaedra’s shame, in The Gaze, The Spectacle, The Shame, ed. J. Potkański, R. Pruszczyński, Elipsa, Warszawa 2011. [in Polish]

Małgorzata Budzowska, Phaedra. 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, ed. J. Czerwińska et al., Łódź 2009. [in Polish]

Małgorzata Budzowska,Ethical Aspects of Vengeance in the tragedies of Euripides’, Collectanea Philologica IX, Łódź 2006. [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, Łódź 2004. [in Polish]

 

Małgorzata Budzowska,Medea in the pre-euripidean tradition’, Collectanea Philologica VIII, Łódź 2004. [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.

International Conferences papers

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.

 

Affiliations

Polish Philological Association

Classical Association

Society for Classical Studies (former American Philological Association)

Polish Association for Theatre Research

Classical Reception Studies Network