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Anita Starosta

Anita Starosta

Senior Lecturer in English - 2016-2017 courses:

GLIS 101: Introduction to Global Studies (Fall)

POL 197: Introductory Polish (Fall & Spring)

ENG 312: Globality & Literature (Spring)

311 Burrowes Building

430 Burrowes Building (English)
442 Burrowes Building (Comparative Literature)

Office Hours:

  • Spring 2017
  • Tuesdays 2:00 - 4:00 pm
  • Thursdays 12:30 - 1:30 pm
  • and by appointment


  1. Postdoctoral Fellowship, Brown University, Pembroke Center for Teaching & Research on Women
  2. Ph.D. UC Santa Cruz, History of Consciousness
  3. B.A., summa cum laude, Cornell University, Literature

Professional Bio

Dr. Starosta is the author of Form and Instability: Eastern Europe, Literature, Postimperial Difference (Northwestern University Press, 2016) and co-editor, with Wlad Goodzich, of Second-Hand Europe, a special issue of boundary2: an international journal of literature and culture (2014). She also serves on the journal's editorial collective. One of her current projects is to edit and translate a volume of writings by philosopher Józef Tischner.