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Postdoc: Joanna Moszczyńska

Joanna M. Moszczyńska, PhD (born 1986 in Olsztyn, Poland) joined CITAS at the University of Regensburg as a postdoctoral researcher in October 2020. From January 2016 to December 2018 she was a doctoral student at the DFG-funded (German Research Foundation) International Research Training Group Between Spaces at the Institute for Latin American Studies at Freie Universität Berlin.

Currently, Joanna is acting manager of CITAS, covering for Paul Vickers while he is on parental leave.

In 2020 she defended her doctoral thesis on representations of the Holocaust in Jewish-Brazilian literature after 1985. She developed an interest in memory cultures and Jewish literatures in Latin America during her interdisciplinary master’s degree at the Institute for Latin American Studies at FU Berlin (2012-2015).

She has been developing her focus on Brazil her Master (Magister) degree at the Institute of Iberian and Ibero-American Studies at the University of Warsaw (2005-2010).

She has been a member of the editorial board of the peer-reviewed journal CROLAR, Critical Reviews on Latin American Research since 2018. She co-edited the book Giros espacio-temporales: Repensando los entrelazamientos globales desde América Latina (Berlin, Tranvia), which was published in 2019.

Contact: joanna.moszczynska@ur.de
Tel: +49 941 943 5966
Room: SG.216


Joanna Moszczynska will present her current research project online, on 27 January at 12:15. More information.


CV

Since October 2020 Postdoc at the Center for International and Transnational Area Studies (CITAS), University of Regensburg
Jan 2016 - May 2020

Doctoral researcher in the field of Latin American Literatures and Cultures at the Institute for Latin American Studies at Freie Universität Berlin.

Dissertation: Memória da Destruição na literatura judaica-brasileira depois de 1985: Por uma literatura pós-Holocausto emergente. 
Supervision: Prof. Dr. Susanne Klengel und Jun.-Prof. Mariana Maia Simoni.

Between January 2016 and December 2018: Member of the DFG-funded International Research Training Group Between Spaces at the Institute for Latin American Studies at Freie Universität Berlin

Research stays in Brazil (São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro), Mexico (Mexiko City) and Columbia (Leticia, AM).

Oct 2012 – Dec 2015

M.A. in Interdisciplinary Latin American Studies at Institute for Latin American Studies at Freie Universität Berlin. Specialization: Brazil in the global context.

Master thesis: Memória do Holocausto e identidade judaica na autoficção judaico-brasileira: Diário da queda de Michel Laub e Antiterapias de Jacques Fux”.

Semester abroad at Universidade de São Paulo.

Oct 2005 - June 2010

M.A. (Magister) in Luso-Brazilian Studies at the Iberian and Ibero-American Studies at the University of Warsaw.

Master thesis: “Identidade e conditio humana nos contos de Milton Hatoum A cidade ilhada”.

Year abroad at Universidade Nova de Lisboa.


Publications

Moszczynska, Joanna M. "As porosidades do campo literário nacional: a emergência da literatura pós-Holocausto no Brasil / The porosities of the national literary field: the emergence of post-Holocaust literature in Brazil.” Revista Odisséia 5(Especial). 2020: 85-105. DOI: https://doi.org/10.21680/1983-2435.2020v5nEspecialID23097

Luis Aguirre, Diana Marisol Hernández Suárez, Carolin Loysa, Brenda Margarita Macías Sánchez und Joanna Moszczynska (Hrsg.) Giros espacio-temporales: Repensando los entrelazamientos globales desde América Latina (Berlin: Tranvía, 2019).

“Nas águas do mesmo rio de Giselda Leirner: entrelaçamentos transnacionais femininos na escrita do Holocausto”,  in Giros espaciotemporales: Repensando los entrelazamientos globales desde América Latina, Luis Aguirre et al., Hrsg. (Berlin: Tranvía, 2019), s. 189-208.

“Clarice Lispector e a latente escritura do desastre”, Arquivo Maaravi: 11(21), 2017. s. 85-105.

Forthcoming:

“O Holocausto na ficção brasileira recente: corpore(al)idade da memória em dois romances, Antiterapias de Jacques Fux e Por que sou gorda, mamãe? de Cíntia Moscovich”, in Espaços limiares do Holocausto: a memória no mundo lusófono, Orlando Grossegesse et al., Hrsg. (Peter Lang, 2020).

“The acts of writing oneself into Jewishness in recent Jewish Brazilian literature on the example of Jacques Fux’s Antiterapias (2012): autofiction and identity after the Holocaust”, Journal of Jewish Identities, 2021.

“Jewish Brazilian post-Holocaust fiction: The body as a source of polymorphous memory discourse in Cíntia Moscovich’s Por que sou gorda, mamãe? (2006)”, Latin American Jewish Studies, Dezember 2020.
 


Research

  • Memory Cultures in Latin American
  • Holocaust in Latin American Literatures
  • 20th/21st-century Brazilian Literature
  • Postcolonial Theory and Criticism
  • Autofiction and Autobiography
  • Literary Reportage and Travel Writing


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