Krzysztof E. Borowski
Krzysztof E. Borowski is a Ph.D. candidate in Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Kansas (KU) and he holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in Slavic Languages and Literatures from the University of Wrocław in Poland. A native speaker of Polish, he taught Polish language at KU at all levels (elementary, intermediate, advanced) for 5 years in addition to teaching and lecturing in a number of courses offered through the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Department of Anthropology, and the Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies. He is currently completing his dissertation on online political discourse in Poland, in which he explores the issues of identity, belonging, and nationalism in contemporary Poland from a sociolinguistic perspective. In his research, he is especially interested in the use of linguistic creativity for political purposes in collective discourses. His teaching interests include Polish studies (language, culture, film, society), discourse studies, and issues of language, identity, and nationalism in the Polish, Slavic, and European context.