Conrad’s influence transcends literature. His novels are repeatedly mentioned as inspirations for a multitude of projects. Almost all his works have been adapted for film, television, theatre, and even opera and are frequently referenced. He also continues to inspire younger generations of visual artists and even game-makers. All that you can explore in our exhibition: Conrad. The Nostromo Passenger.
is an Associate Professor of English Literature and Translation Studies at the University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland. She has published three books on British modernism and two on translation and over eighty articles (on R.Browning, G.B. Shaw, T.S. Eliot, J. Conrad, J. Joyce, W. Golding, H. Pinter, J. Verma). Her research focuses on Translation Studies, British Modernism, modern and contemporary British drama and visual/cultural studies. She is currently involved in the project The Transcultural and Transnational Conrad.
teaches English literature and intellectual history at Maynooth University, Co. Kildare, Ireland.
He has lectured in universities in Ireland, Britain, France, Canada, the United States and in the Middle East. He is Associate Editor of College Literature and Second Year Co-Ordinator in the Maynooth University English Department. He is a founder-member of the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign, and of Academics for Palestine, and a long-time participant in the work of the Red Stripe Collective and Seminar. He has also written and reviewed for The Irish Times and The Sunday Business Post, as well as publishing political essays and reviews with Electronic Intifada, Jacobin and the Irish Left Review. His most recent book is Enforcing Silence: Academic Freedom, Palestine and the Criticism of Israel (co-edited with David Landy and Ronit Lentin), published by Bloomsbury in May 2020.