Loyola University Chicago

Modern Languages and Literatures

Faculty & Staff Directory

Dr. Jack Hutchens

Title/s:  Part-Time Instructor

Office #:  CC206

Phone: 773.508.7368

Email: jhutchens@luc.edu


  • PH.D. 2016 University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • M.A.  2004 Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas
  • B.A.  1996 Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas

Research Interests

  • Polish Language, Literature, and Culture
  • Gender Studies
  • Queer Theory
  • Nationalism Studies
  • Popular Culture

Courses Taught

  • LITR 280 World Masterpieces: Eyewitness Literature of WWII
  • LITR 280 World Masterpieces: Polish Short Stories 

Selected Publications

  • “Julian Stryjkowski: Polish, Jewish, Queer,” Forthcoming in Canadian Slavonic Papers, Spring 2019.
  • “Marian Pankowski: Rudolf’s Anti-Nationalist, Anti-Martyrological Project,” Toronto Slavic Quarterly 60, 2017.
  • “Transgressions: Palimpsest and the Destruction of Gender and National Borders in Olga Tokarczuk's Dom Dzienny, Dom Nocny.” The Effect of Palimpsest. ed. Bożena Shallcross. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2011.
  • “Translating the Queer Voice: Problems with Polish Translations of Ginsberg’s ‘America’ and ‘Message.’” Journal of Popular Culture, Volume 40.6, December 2007.