Magda Szcześniak

Magda Szcześniak

Institute of Polish Culture, University of Warsaw academia.edu

Born 1985. In April 2015, she defended her Ph.D. dissertation, titled Visual Constructions of Identity in the Polish Public Sphere after 1989, at the Institute of Polish Culture, University of Warsaw. She has published articles in numerous Polish academic journals, including „Dialog”, „Konteksty”, „Krytyka Polityczna”, „Kultura Współczesna” and „Teksty Drugie”. In 2010, she received a Fulbright Foundation Junior Advanced Research Grant and spent a year at the University of Rochester in the framework of the Graduate Program for Visual and Cultural Studies. She was the recipient of the National Science Center „Preludium” grant (2013-2015) and of the Ministry of Higher Education and Science scholarship for outstanding young scholars (2017-2020). In 2017, she won the prestigious award for young scholars granted by the "Polityka" weekly (Nagroda Naukowa Polityki). Author of book "Normy widzialności. Tożsamość w czasach transformacji" [Norms of Visuality. Identity in Times of Transition], published by Fundacja Bęc Zmiana.