Keynote Speaker

Dr hab. Wojciech Nowicki is an Associate Professor in the English Department of Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland, and Director of the Humanities Institute in State School of Higher Education, Zamość, Poland. He has published books and articles on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British fiction, Anglo-Polish relations, campus fiction and utopia. He has been involved in the international SPIN project (Study Platform on Interlocking Nationalisms), which traces the cultural and historical origins of European nationalisms in the Romantic period and in the long ineteenth century (1770-1914).