Institute of English Studies University of Warsaw

Lucyna Krawczyk-Żywko

dr Lucyna Krawczyk-ŻywkoTitle: Assistant Professor
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Degrees:

  • M.A., University of Warsaw, 2004
  • Ph.D., University of Warsaw, 2010

Research interests:

  • Neo-Victorianism
  • adaptations
  • current perception of the Victorian era
  • Victorian England

Popularisation of academic work:

  • „(Nie)rzeczywistość odtworzona - z wizytą u Holmesa i Rozpruwacza" – Meeting at the 21st Science Fair, September 2017
  • „Nie tylko Sherlock Holmes" – a talk about Victorian detectives, real and fictional, in Polskie Radio RDC, October 2016
  • „Nie tylko Sherlock Holmes: w kręgu wiktoriańskich detektywów" – Meeting at the 20th Science Fair, September 2016
  • „Nasz człowiek w Londynie? Polskie wątki w teoriach na temat Kuby Rozpruwacza" – Meeting at the 19th Science Fair, September 2015
  • “Detektywa szkiełko i oko: instrumentarium Sherlocka Holmesa” – Youth Club at the 18th Science Fair, September 2014
  • “Something old, something new, something borrowed ... and a clue: Sherlock Holmes(es) for our times” – guest lecture at the British Culture Day, NKKJA UW, May 2014
  • “Od królowej Anny do królowej Wiktorii. Odczyty w XVIII i XIX-wiecznej literaturze i kulturze brytyjskiej" a talk about the 2013 From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria  conference in “Studenteria”, Radio Kampus, September 2013

 Selected conferences:

PAPER

  • Captivating Criminality – Bath/Corsham, June 2015 and 2017
  • Crime Fiction here and there – Gdańsk, September 2014 and 2016
  • From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria. Readings in 18th and 19th century British literature and culture – Warszawabiennially since 2007
  • Neo-Victorian Cultures: The Victorians Today – Liverpool, July 2013
  • Postać w kulturze wizualnej – Olsztyn, May 2017
  • Seriale w kontekście kulturowym: Wi(e)dzieć więcej – Olsztyn, May 2016
  • Scotland in Europe, Europe in Scotland – Kazimierz Dolny, October 2012

ORGANISATION

  • Crime and Detection in 18th and 19th Century Britain (WLM 6) – Warszawa, May 2017
  • From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria. Readings in 18th and 19th century British literature and culture – Warszawabiennially
  • Światy równoległe [Parallel Worlds] – Warszawa, October 2016

 Selected publications:

  • Krawczyk-Żywko L. [Ed.] (2017). Victorian Detectives in Contemporary Culture: Beyond Sherlock Holmes. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Krawczyk-Żywko L. (2017). "Time Travelling with Jack the Ripper on Page and Screen" in: Anglica. An International Journal of English Studies, nr 26/1, Warszawa (pp. 201-220).
  • Krawczyk-Żywko L. (2016). "Looking Backward, Going Forward? “The Abominable Bride” and Fan F(r)iction" in: Acta Philologica 49, Warszawa (pp. 331-339).
  • Krawczyk-Żywko L. (2016). "The Ubiquitous Absence of Jack: Ripper Street and the (Neo-)Victorian Obsession" in: Anglica. An International Journal of English Studies 25/1, Warszawa (pp. 171-180).
  • Krawczyk-Żywko L. (2016). "A Study in Four Colours: The Case of the Chameleon Detective" in: Victoriographies – A Journal of Nineteenth-Century Writing, 1790-1914, Volume 6, Issue 1, Edinburgh (pp. 25-41).
  • Krawczyk-Żywko L. [Ed.] (2015). Exploring History. British Culture and Society 1700 to the Present. Essays in Honour of Professor Emma Harris. Peter Lang GmbH.
  • Krawczyk-Żywko L. (2015). "'My Watson to your Homes': Rewriting the Sidekick" in: Anglica. An International Journal of English Studies 24/1, Warszawa (pp. 133-146).
  • Krawczyk-Żywko L. (2014). "The Strange Case of Mr. Hyde: a Victorian villain and a Victorian detective revisited" in: Anglica. An International Journal of English Studies 23/1, Warszawa (pp. 95-104).
  • Krawczyk-Żywko L. (2014). "The Case of Neo-Victorian Demotions: Colonel Sebastian Moran on Screen" in: Acta Philologica 45, Warszawa (pp. 43-49).
  • Krawczyk-Żywko, L. (2014). "The Landlady and the Woman: 21st-Century Retellings of Major Minor Holmesian Female Characters" in: Grażyna Bystydzieńska and Emma Harris [Eds.], From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria. Readings in 18th and 19th century British literature and culture. Vol. 4. Warszawa: Uniwersytet Warszawski – Ośrodek Studiów Brytyjskich (pp. 295-303).
  • Babilas D., Krawczyk-Żywko L. [Eds.] (2013). We the Neo-Victorians: Perspectives on Literature and Culture. Instytut Anglistyki UW, Warszawa.
  • Krawczyk-Żywko, L. (2013). "'All I have is history': Dressing up as Jack the Ripper in the Twenty-First Century Whitechapel" in: Acta Philologica 43, Warszawa (pp. 114-121).
  • Krawczyk-Żywko, L. (2012). "21st reads 19th, 'making Queen Victoria blush': Michel Faber's Women in Angels' Shoes" in: Grażyna Bystydzieńska and Emma Harris [Eds.], From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria. Readings in 18th and 19th century British literature and culture. Vol. 3. Warszawa: Uniwersytet Warszawski – Ośrodek Studiów Brytyjskich (pp. 277-284).
  • Krawczyk-Żywko, L.(2012). "The Napoleon of Crime Steampunked: Professor Moriarty according to Doyle, Moore & O'Neill, and Ritchie" in: Acta Philologica 41, Warszawa (pp. 53-59).

Victorian Detectives in Contemporary Culture

Beyond Sherlock Holmes