Aleksandra Leniarska

HIA Program:

United-states United States 2015


Born and raised in Warsaw, Poland, Aleksandra Leniarska is an MA student at American Studies Center, where she is currently writing her MA thesis on American Literature, focusing on the work of Jonathan Franzen and its correspondence with social novel. She earned her BA degree from Faculty of Modern Languages, University of Warsaw. There, her field of study was French, Spanish and English philology with the focus on modern literature, her BA project concerned the theory of mythocritique and the representations of oedipal complex in French literature. Her academic interests include American literature and its attitudes to race, gender and ethnicity. She is planning to pursue a Ph.D in literature and sociology.