Katarzyna Ojrzyńska is assistant professor in the Department of English Studies in Drama, Theatre and Film (Institute of English Studies, University of Lodz). Her research interests mostly focus on cultural disability studies, performance studies, and Irish studies. She co-founded ULCIS (University of Lodz Centre for Irish Studies) and is a board member of EFACIS (The European Federation of Associations and Centres of Irish Studies). She has been collaborating with PAIS (Polish Association for Irish Studies), Beckett Research Group in Gdańsk, Theatre 21 Foundation, and Downtown Centre of Inclusive Art. She is the author of “Dancing as if language no longer existed”: Dance in Contemporary Irish Drama (Reimagining Ireland, Peter Lang, 2015) and has recently translated Rosemarie Garland-Thomson’s book Staring: How We Look into Polish (forthcoming in 2020).