Institute of English Studies University of Warsaw

Department of Applied Linguistics

dr Maciej Reda

Title: Assistant Professor
Office: 220
Phone: +48 (22) 553 14 14
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  • M.A., University of Warsaw, 2006, 2009
  • Ph.D., University of Warsaw, 2014

Research interests:  

  • Translation in theory and practice
  • The works of G. K. Chesterton

Selected Publications:

  • Reda, Maciej. (2011). "The Literary Aspects of Gilbert Keith Chesterton's Autobiography", Acta Philologica 39 (2011): 98-104.
  • Reda, Maciej. (2009). "'Faith is... Common Sense Transfigured': Chesterton's Father Brown as a Figure of Common Sense", Anglica 17 (2009): 121-128.


  • 6-8 October 2010. "The Last Volumes of the Collection: Trajectories of Autobiographical Writing", Vilnius. International Conference organised by the University of Vilnius. Paper presented: "The Literary Aspects of G. K. Chesterton's Autobiography".
  •  27-29 April 2011. "Languages, Literatures and Cultures in Contact: English and American Studies in the Age of Global Communication", Cracow. International conference organised by the Jagiellonian University. Paper presented: "A Way out of Insanity or G. K. Chesterton's The Man Who Was Thursday: A Nightmare".
  • 12-14 May 2011. "In Comparison: Juxtapositions, Correspondences, and Differentiations in English Studies", Toruń. 20th Polish Association for the Study of English conference. Paper presented: "G. K. C. vs G. B. S.: The Controversy Between Chesterton and Shaw".
  • 29 October 2012. "Chesterton and the Challenge of Poland", Warsaw. International conference co-organised by the G. K. Chesterton Institute for Faith and Culture. Paper presented: "Chesterton's Response to Modernism".

Book translations

  • Chesterton, G. K. Nawrócenie i magia, Sandomierz: Wydawnictwo Diecezjalne i Drukarnia, 2015.
  • Chesterton, G. K. Czterech niewinnych złoczyńców, Sandomierz: Wydawnictwo Diecezjalne i Drukarnia, 2014.
  • Chesterton, G. K. Co jest złe w świecie, Sandomierz: Wydawnictwo Diecezjalne i Drukarnia, 2013.
  • Chesterton, G. K. Kościół katolicki i konwersja / Dokąd prowadzą wszystkie drogi, Sandomierz: Wydawnictwo Diecezjalne i Drukarnia, 2012.
  • Chesterton, G. K. Zabobon rozwodu / Osąd doktora Johnsona, Sandomierz: Wydawnictwo Diecezjalne i Drukarnia, 2012.
  • Chesterton, G. K. Eugenika i inne zło, Sandomierz: Wydawnictwo Diecezjalne i Drukarnia, 2011, 2012.
  • Chesterton, G. K. Autobiografia, Warszawa: Fronda; Ząbki: Apostolicum, 2010.
  • A Humanist Approach to Sustainable Development, ed. Zbigniew Łepko and Ryszard F. Sadowski, transl. Stefan Sikora, Anna Gutowska, Maciej Reda, Warszawa: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Kardynała Stefana Wyszyńskiego, 2010.