June 6th, 2012
A conversation with Ewa Domanska, professor of History at the Adam Mickiewicz University at Poznan, Poland, and regular visiting professor at Stanford in Anthropolog and at the Center for Russian, Eastern European and Eurasian Studies,
on the topics of the post-human, post-humanism, and post-humanity.
Outro Music: Goldfrapp, "Human"
Domanska is affiliated with the Anthropology Department, CREEES and
Center at Stanford. Her teaching and research interests include
comparative theory of the human and social sciences, history and theory
of historiography, posthumanities and ecological humanities. She is
cooperating with Stanford since 2000.
Domanska holds her permament position at the Department of History, Adam Mickiewicz University at Poznan, Poland.
She is the author and editor of 14 books. Her more recent publications include "Existential History - Critical Approaches to Narrativism and Emancipatory Humanities" (in Polish, 2012), "History and the Contemporary Humanities: Studies in Theory of Historical Knowledge" (in Ukrainian, 2012), "Re-Figuring Hayden White" (with Frank Ankersmit and Hans Kellner, Stanford UP, 2009), "French Theory in Poland" (with Miroslaw Loba, in Polish, 2010), and "Theory of Knowledge of the Past and the Contemporary Human and Social Sciences" (in Polish, 2010). She is also the author of numerous articles and essays published internationally in several different languages.
She was a Fellow of The Netherlands Organization for International Cooperation in Higher Education (NUFFIC) 1991-1992 (doctoral studies at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands – with Frank Ankersmit); Fulbright fellow at the University of California at Berkeley – 1995-96 (postdoctoral studies with Hayden White); Kościuszko Foundation fellow at Stanford University (2000-2001); fellow of the Center of Cultural Studies, University of California at Santa Cruz (1996); fellow of The School of Criticism and Theory, Cornell University (1998). Domanska is a program chair of the Bureau of the „International Commission of Theory and History of Historiography”; a member of the Commission of Methodology of History and History of Historiography (Committee of Historical Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences); a member of the Commission of the Anthropology of Prehistory and the Middle Ages (Committee of the Prehistory, Polish Academy of Sciences); and member of several editorial boards.
For a full biography/CV, please see www.ewadomanska.com