Prof. Agnieszka Rzepa is head of American Literature Department of the School of English, Adam Mickiewicz University (Poznań, Poland). Her current research focuses on contemporary Canadian novel and short story, Canadian postcolonial studies, as well as Native Canadian literatures. She also has an enduring interest in Gender Studies. She has published numerous articles in these areas as well as the book Feats and Defeats of Memory: Exploring Canadian Magic Realism (2009), which was nominated for the ICCS-CIEC Pierre Savard Award. She is also (with Krzysztof Jarosz) editor of TransCanadiana: Polish Journal of Canadian Studies. She is founding member, former Secretary, President and Vice-President of the Polish Association for Canadian Studies.