Faculty & Staff Directory
Dr. John Merchant
Specialty Area: Polish and Irish Literature; Polish American Literature
Office #: CC109
- B.A. University of Iowa, 1990; M.A. The Ohio State University, 1994
- M.A. University of Illinois-Chicago, 1997
- Ph.D. University of Chicago, 2006
- Polish and Irish Literature
- Polish American Literature
Professional & Community Affiliations
- Organized student reading of Dziady, by Adam Mickiewicz, October 2013.
- Faculty reviewer and judge for the Undergraduate Student FORUM, a competition of papers on Central and Eastern Europe.
Service Outside Loyola
- Public lecture - "Polish American Poetry: Reading Between the Lines," April 2013, Crown Center.
- Public lecture - "The Literature of the Polish American Experience," September 2013, Chopin Theatre.
- LITR 283 Major Authors in Translation (Writing the Polish Voice)
- LITR 200 European Masterpieces (Polish Identity in Literature, 1863-1945; Interwar Poland; Postwar Polish Literature; Polish Short Stories; Polish Fantasy; and Polish-Irish Literature)