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Anita Starosta

Anita Starosta

Associate Teaching Professor

English | Global and International Studies | German and Slavic Languages and Literatures

311 Burrowes Building

Office Hours:

  • on leave during the 2020-2021 academic year


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

Professional Bio

Dr. Starosta is the author of the monograph Form and Instability: Eastern Europe, Literature, Postimperial Difference (Northwestern University Press, 2016) and co-editor, with Wlad Godzich, of Second-Hand Europe, a special issue of boundary 2: an international journal of literature and culture (2014). One of her current projects is to edit and translate a volume of writings by philosopher Józef Tischner. She's a member of the Editorial Collective of boundary 2: an international journal of literature and culture, and has held an elected position on the Board of the American Comparative Literature Association.

Courses taught: ENGL 312: Globality and Literature; ENGL/WMNST 490: Women Writers and Their Worlds; GLIS 101: Introduction to Globalization; GLIS 400: Picturing Humanity (Capstone Seminar); POL 1-2-3: Elementary and Intermediate Polish