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Katarzyna Marciniak obtained her MA summa cum laude in Classics and Italian Philology, graduating from the College of Inter-Faculty Individual Studies in the Humanities (MISH), University of Warsaw. In 2004 she defended summa cum laude her PhD dissertation, written under supervision of Prof. Jerzy Axer. In 2008 she published her ‘Habilitation’ thesis Pro Cicerone poeta. Marcus Tullius Cicero’s Poetry Throughout the Ages, defended at the Faculty of Polish Studies, University of Warsaw, in 2009. As a fellow of renowned foundations, she accomplished several research stays at leading universities in Italy, Germany, and Austria. In 2011 she was appointed Associate Professor of the University of Warsaw. She is a member of the Societas Humboldtiana Polonorum. Besides the research activities, she publishes literature translations, poems for children, and short-stories, winning also literary awards (more information and reading samples in Polish at: http://www.kamar.domeczek.pl/Litterae.html.

Main interests: Cicero; legend of Queen Wanda; Italian literature; animals in Antiquity; children literature; reception of ancient myths in the contemporary culture, Antiquity in the literature of 20th–21st c.

Major projects in progress:

Selected awards & scholarships:

2014

Nomination for the Humboldt Ambassador Scientist

2013

Rector of the University of Warsaw Award

2012–2014

Mobility Plus Grant of the Minister of Science and Higher Education

2012–2013

Harvard University Loeb Classical Library Foundation Grant

2011

Klio Book Award 2nd class for the book Mitologia grecka i rzymska. Bohaterowie ponad czasem
(Greek and Roman Mythology. Timeless Heroes)

2010–2013

Scholarship of the Minister of Science and Higher Education for Eminent Young Scientists

2010–2011

Research Grant of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education

2008–2009

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Return Fellowship

2007–2009

Artes Liberales Institute Foundation ‘Habilitation’ Grants

2006–2007

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Research Fellowship

2005

Prime Minister of Poland Prize for the Best Doctorate

2005

Domestic Grant for Young Scientists, Foundation for Polish Science

2005

Lanckorońscy Foundation Grant

2005

Italian Government Grant

2003

Distinction for MA Thesis in Italian Philology

2003

Artes Liberales Institute Foundation Doctoral Grant

2002

Italian Government Grant

2000

Distinction for MA Thesis in Classics

2000–2004

University of Warsaw PhD Scholarship

1999–2003

Minister of National Education of Poland Scholarships

Publications

Editions
Monographs

Editions of sources

Major translations

Articles & book chapters

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