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  • Łukasz Wordliczek (Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland)


  • Andrzej Mania (Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland)


  • Paulina Napierała (Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland)

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Past volumes till Volume 17 (2016) are available here:

Volumes since 2017 are available here:

Rodica Albu, Romanian Canadiana

Diana Benea, “What’s in a Name?” The Institutionalization of American Studies in Romania

Réka M. Cristian, Zoltán Dragon, András Lénárt, Studies of the Americas: Research and Teaching in American, Latin-American and Inter-American Studies at the University of Szeged

Katarzyna Dembicz, Where Power Meets Knowledge. The Case of Latin American Studies in Poland.

Lucia Grauzľová, Marián Gazdík, Canada as an “Extra”: The Story of Canadian Studies in Slovakia

János Kenyeres, Canadian Studies: The Hungarian Contribution

Domingo Lilón, Los estudios latinoamericanos en Hungría: historia, objetivos y perspectivas para el futuro

Valentin Petroussenko, Trajectory of Latin American Studies in Bulgaria

Tomasz Płudowski, American Studies in Poland

Don Sparling, Canadian Studies in the Czech Republic and Central Europe - A Personal History

Robert J. Cardullo, The Death of Salesmen: David Mamet’s Drama, Glengarry Glen Ross, and Three Iconic Forerunners

Brygida Gasztold, In Pursuit of the American DREAM, or Mirage? Undocumented Youth in YA Fiction

Magdalena Lisińska, Nationalism and Dictatorship. The 1982 Falkland Islands Crisis

William Wise, The Finances of Slave Life Insurance: Did Life Insurers Act Appropriately From a Financial Perspective

Anna Wyrwisz, The United States of America and the End of Dutch Colonial Rule in Indonesia


Karol Derwich, Nations Reborn: Poland and Mexico in the Aftermath of World War I

Marcos Pablo Pablo Moloeznik Gruer, Génesis y primeros pasos determinantes del establecimiento de las relaciones diplomáticas entre México y Polonia (1921-1939)

Abraham Trejo Terreros, La relación México-Polonia en la mirada de la burocracia mexicana en el extranjero (1928-1935)

Marcin Fatalski , Foreign Policy of the Polish People’s Republic on Mexico 1945-1989

Justyna Łapaj-Kucharska , Selected Aspects of Polish-Mexican Relations on the Political, Economic and Cultural-Scientific Level in the 21st Century

Joanna Gocłowska-Bolek, Strengthening Polish-Mexican Academic Cooperation: Present and Future Perspectives


Łukasz Barciński, “Orders Behind the Visible” – Puritan Elements in the Polish Translation of "Gravity’s Rainbow" by Thomas Pynchon

Justyna Fruzińska, American Slavery Through the Eyes of British Women Travelers in the First Half of the 19th Century

Kryštof Kozák, Conflicted Cultural Memory and U.S. Foreign Policy: The “Lost Ca(u)se” of the U.S. Radar Base in the Czech Republic

Jolanta Szymkowska-Bartyzel, Successful Against All Odds? – Margaret Fuller: The Self-Made Woman in the Nineteenth Century 

Magdalena Trzcionka, The Bitcoin – Democratic Money in a Neoliberal Economy

Łukasz Barciński, The Intricacies of the Postmodern Convention – Thomas Ruggles Pynchon in Polish Translation

Kornelia Boczkowska, Suspended Moments of the Mundane Routine: Testing the Possibilities of Slow Cinema in Sharon Lockhart’s Lunch Break (2008) and Podwórka (2009)

Anna Fiń, Between Neighbours – Between Immigrants. Poles and Ukrainians in the United States During the Time of Cold War: A Few Reflections

Natalia Koper, The Responsibility Dilemma. The Role of the R2P in the U.S. Foreign Policy since the Rwanda Genocide

Jolanta Szymkowska-Bartyzel, A Good Man Among Bad Americans: The Image of John Fitzgerald Kennedy in Przekrój (1960-1964)

Patrick Vaughan, Rafał Kuś, From Dreams to Disillusionment: A Socio-Cultural History of the American Space Program

Małgorzata Zachara, Techno-Transatlantic. Science and Technology in Relations between the United States and Europe


Marta Kania, Indigenous Peoples Rights and Principles of Multiculturalism Politics in Latin America: Historical Perspective and Contemporaneous Observations

Joanna Składowska, The Ombudsman Institution in Latin America As a Guarantee For Propagation of Culture of Peace and Respect For Cultural Diversity, Exemplified by Selected Countries

Magdalena Krysińska-Kałużna, Principles of Multiculturalism and Human Rights in Latin America – Several Observations

Gaya Makaran, Indigenous Peoples in Paraguay: Dispensable Citizens?

Katarzyna Górska, Todas las sangres – Peruvian Multiculturalism in the Migrant Settlement of Metropolitan Lima

Anna Chojnowska, Renata Siuda-Ambroziak, ‘Affirmative Action’ in the Brazilian Higher Education System

Katarzyna Dembicz, Cubans: a Vulnerable Society?

Magdalena Lisińska, Is the Archipelago a Political tool? The role of Falkland Islands Sovereignty Dispute in the Argentine Policy During the Kirchners' Era

Monika Sawicka, The Role of a Donor in an Emerging Power’s Foreign Policy: Brazilian Solidarity Diplomacy

Edyta Chwiej, The Opportunities and Risks Associated with the Exploitation of the New Oilfields in Brazil

Agnieszka Gondor-Wiercioch, Deconstructing Cultural Icons – Sherman Alexie and Junot Díaz


Weronika Łaszkiewicz, Warriors of Our Imagination: Native Americans in 20th- Century Polish Literature

Ewa Modzelewska, The Exiles Song and It is weary – American Poems by August Antoni Jakubowski

Marta Rzepecka, Analyzing Televised Presidential General Election Debates

Agnieszka Czubik, “The Right to Privacy” by S. Warren and L. Brandeis: the Story of an Scientific Article in the United States

Rett R. Ludwikowski, The Twilight of the China’s Decade? The American Problems With the Chinese Trade Policy

Anna Bartnik, The World Before Control? American immigration law and policy during colonial times

Brygida Gasztold, Of Promises Delivered and Failed: Post 9/11 America through the Eyes of The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid

Barbara  Machnik, Paleoconservatism and the issue of immigration and multiculturalism

Anna Pruska, US-Swiss Relations in the Context of Swiss Banking Secrecy

Jarema Słowiak, General Westmoreland. Unfulfilled hero turned into a scapegoat

Dariusz Stolicki, The law and practice of government shutdowns in the United States

Mateusz Bogdanowicz, What Is the American Myth Really Like?

Marcin Gajek, The Myth of Equality and the Quasi constitutional Status of the Declaration of Independence

Ewa Grzeszczyk, Waking Up from a Dream: The American Myth of Social Mobility

Tomasz Basiuk, Coming Out and Beyond: Polish and American Representations of Sexual Minorities

Joanna Dmuchała, Polish Immigrant Womens Encounter with the New World

Joanna Wojdon, Myths Pertaining to Polish Americans in the Press of Communist Poland

Łukasz Albański, The Last Best West: A Canadian Myth of Success

Magdalena Paluszkiewicz-Misiaczek, Mythical Canada in Polish Minds: the Image of Canada in Polish Literature

Dawid Przywalny, Comic Books as the Modern American Mythology

Jolanta Szymkowska-Bartyzel, HarleyDavidson on Polish Roads: the Mythical Aspects of Automotive Fascination

Paweł Laidler, Some Myths about the Jury System from the Perspective of American Cinematography

Robert Kłosowicz, The U.S. Marine as a Symbol of a Soldier and a Part of the American Myth

Zinovia Lialiouti, Cold War Propaganda, US Prestige and the Eisenhower Administration: Implications from a case study approach

Marcin Fatalski, Some Reflections on the Guevara Myth

Marcin Fatalski, The United States and the Fall of the Trujillo Regime

Marcin Gajek, North vs. South or New Jerusalem vs. New Troy: Founding Myths and Competing Visions of the American Regime

Marcin Grabowski, Korean Unification Prospects and the United States Policy

Katarzyna Hauzer, So This Is Peace? The Postwar Ventures by John Steinbeck, Irwin Shaw, and Robert Capa

Marta Kania, Old Myths, New Tradition: The Spectacle of Power in the Politics of Peru and Bolivia at the Beginning of the 21st Century

Paweł Laidler, When Politics and Law Collide: Ranking American Presidents from the Perspective of Their Policy towards the United States Supreme Court

Anna Ludwikowski, The Role of Congress, President and the Supreme Court in Defining Immigration Policy in the United States

Paulina Napierała, The American Religious Right and James Dobsons Family Values Empire

Irma Słomczyńska, Space Power Theory: A Tailormade Approach or a New Theoretical Challenge to IR?

Maciej Turek, 2012 Presidential and Congressional Elections: A Dance of Electoral Context, Campaign Skills, and Structural Factors

Marek Czajkowski,  Iran’s Ballistic Missile Arsenal and its Place in Security and Foreign Policy of Tehran

Anna Dziduszko-Rościszewska, Analyses of state immigration law on chosen examples

Michael Morys-Twarowski, "Gwiazdka Cieszyńska" and the Emigration from Cieszyn Silesia to the United States of America, 1851-1887

Paulina Napierała, The Strategy of the Religious Right: Christian Fiction or Political Agitation?

Maciej Różewicz, The Democratic Party in the 2010 midterm elections

Ewa Urbaniak-Rybicka, “Everyone is a snake shedding its skin” – identity re/(de)formation  in Kathleen Winter’s Annabel

Rafał Wordliczek, North Africa in the U.S Foreign Policy at the end of the 20th and the beginning of the 21st Century: Challenges and Expectations

Wojciech Ziętara, Think tanks as a complementary element of the American political system

Tunde Adeleke, American Studies in Europe and the Challenges of a Globalizing Black World

Anna Bartnik, The Bracero Program: An Idea of Bilateral Help?

Karol Derwich, American Exceptionalism in U.S. Latin American Policy at the Turn of 19th and 20th Century

Anna Dziduszko-Rościszewska, Tomasz Rościszewski, United States after Midterm Elections: New (?) Political Scene

Marcin Fatalski, U.S. Diplomacy and the Brazilian Coup d’état of 1964

Marcin Grabowski, China and the U.S. in Africa: Conflict or Collaboration?

Zinovia Lialiouti, The Concept of Anti-Americanism and Obama’s Presidential Campaign

Dariusz M. Stolicki, Is the President of the United States permitted to disregard unconstitutional statutes?

Jolanta Szymkowska-Bartyzel, TV Talk Show as a Form of Contemporary (Pseudo) Public Sphere

Rafał Wordliczek, The Silent War between the Superpowers. Foreign Policy of the United States and the Soviet Union in the Mediterranean at the 1980s

Marta Wójtowicz-Wcisło, The Constitutional Changes in Church-State Relations in Mexico from the Middle of the 19th Century

Łukasz Albański, "Small town Canada with a Little Muslim Twist": Forming a Mental Image of Islam

Marcin Grabowski, The Asia-Pacific Community: Conditions, Feasibility and the Role of the U.S.

Agnieszka Krukowska, Deadly Exception: The Death Penalty in the United States of America

Paweł Laidler, Friends of The Court or Friends of Their Own Interests: Amicus Curiae as a Lobbying Tool of Groups of Interest in the U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision-Making Process

Aleksandra Niemczyńska, Philosophy of “The Great Wall” in the Socio-Cultural Context: American versus Chinese People with Regard to the Individual and the Community

Grzegorz Nycz, Questioning the Neoliberal Paradigm: a Critique of the Washington Consensus in Historical Perspective

Magdalena Paluszkiewicz-Misiaczek, Colonization and Decolonization of Inuit Population in Canada

Marta Rzepecka, The Rhetoric of Peace During the Cold War

Alina Trzcińska, “Freedom for the Ramstein 2!”: Black Panthers, German Students and the Significance of Transnational Protest Culture in West Germany 1970-1972

Maciej Turek, Between the Branches: Where Does the Vice Presidency Belong?

Ewa Urbaniak-Rybicka, “We and thee. . .us and them”: Not Wanted on the Voyage by Timothy Findley as a Postmodern Parable of Difference

Sérgio Veloso, Defining Modernism

Konrad Błażejowski, The Phenomenon of “Japan Bashing” in US-Japanese Relations 

Karol Derwich, The US and the New Regionalism in the Western Hemisphere

Mateusz Filary, Peace Studies in the U.S.: Peace Through Knowledge?

Piotr Józefczyk, Having the American Dream Separately

Rafał Kuś, Jim Lehrer and The Newshour

Magdalena Modrzejewska, The Need of State? American Anarcho-Capitalism

Agata Prokop, The Economic Consequences of the 9/11 Terrorist Attack in the USA

Radosław Rybkowski, The Autonomy of American Colleges

Maciej Turek, 2008 Presidential Primaries in the United States from the Pennsylvania Perspective

Małgorzata Zachara, Balancing the National Interests: U.S. Arms Export Policy

Tunde Adeleke, Multicultural Pedagogy, Race and Black American Education

Wioletta Danilewicz, Małgorzata Dziekońska, One Dream, Two Emigrations: Young Polish Immigrants in the USA and England and the Realization of their American Dream

Alicja Froń, Bridging the Distance: the Autodriven Portraits of two small Communities by Young People. Remarks on Visual Methods and Techniques

Marcin Gabryś, From the Northwest Passage to the Canadian Inland Waters: Political History of the Canadian Arctic Waters

Michał Gałan, The picture of the situation in Afghanistan at the end of George W. Bush’s presidency in American leading press

Magdalena Paluszkiewicz-Misiaczek, Dionne Quintuplets: unsuccessful experiment of a noble society

Kamila Trochowska, Native American Heritage in Action: Traditional Lakota Rituals Nowadays

Magdalena Trzcionka, U.S. Economic Sanctions against China as a Reaction to Human Rights Abuses During the Tiananmen Crisis

Ewa Urbaniak-Rybicka, “Shadows catch up”: official and private histories in The Way the Crow Flies by Ann-Marie MacDonald

Anna Citkowska-Kimla, Thinking as an antidote to evil: Reflections on the ideas of Hannah Arendt

Aleksandra Giera, Fortune and Success: U.S. policy towards Guatemala in the years 1944-1954

M. Carmen Gómez-Galisteo, Remember Your Puritan Past: The Haunted House in Remember Me by Mary Higgins Clark

Anna E. Jastrzębiec – Witowska, How American Agriculture Can Be Civic

Ron Judy, “In the Slow, Bleeding Month of October”: Homesickness and the “Abject” in Cormac McCarthy’s The Orchard Keeper

Grzegorz Nycz, The Evolution of Neo-conservative Foreign Policy Agenda - From the Cold War to the New Millennium. Selected Issues

Paweł Trefler, The Chilean Armed Forces During the Democratic Transformation

Rafał Wordliczek, The Mediterranean Sea Area and American Foreign Policy in the War against Terrorism

Anna Bartnik, Awakening the Sleeping Giant: a Short History of Hispanics Organizations in California and Texas

Justyna Budzik, Polish Literary Voices in Canada

Dagmara Drewniak, Liberating Oneself from the Burden of Ethnicity: Janice Kulyk Keefer’s Attempt at Defining the Psychological Condition of an Immigrant

Anna Kaiser-Lechowicz, Victory has His Face: America and Churchill's Legend

Łukasz Kamieński, The Skybolt Crisis and Anglo-American Special Relationship

Anna Renz, (Re)Negotiation of Identity in Hiromi Goto’s Chorus of Mushrooms: Blurring Boundaries and Co-creating the Story

Anna Wąsiatycz, Characteristic Features of American English

Kinga Witek, Negro Units of the Federal Theatre Project: a Milestone in the History of African American Theatre

Rafał Wordliczek, American Policy Toward Political Changes in Italy at the Beginning of the 1950’s

Jakub Wójcik, Chaos in the Wigwam: Postcolonial Theory and the Amerindian in the Literatures of English-Speaking Canada and Quebec

Iwona Wrońska, Toward a Wider Multiculturalism. Changes in the Canadian Multiethnic Society


Patrycja Prostak, The Eighth Amendment and The Concept of Human Dignity

Paweł Laidler, From no Protection to High Protection: The Supreme Court on Commercial Speech (1942-1976)

Rafał Prostak, The Separation of Church and State in the United States. Roy Moore and the Ten Commandments Controversy

Radosław Rybkowski, After Affirmative Action


Marcin Fatalski, U.S. Intervention in Iran (1951-1953)

Marcin Grabowski, The Main Dimensions of Sino-American Relations 1989-2001

Tomasz Górnikowski, Examples of Stock Market Crimes in the United States

Kinga Guzik, An Explosive Decade. Attitudes of Young People towards the Events of the 1960s in the United States

Dariusz Kozerawski, Polish-American Military Co-operation in Peace Support Operations in Bosnia and Herzegovina (1996-1999)

Tomasz Płudowski, The Development of American Mass Communication Research

Michał Steckiw, Canada and the European Union in a Comparative Perspective. What brings them closer together in the face of relations with the United States?


Anna Citkowska-Kimla, Historical and Ideological Heritage in the Thought of Ayn Rand

Leszek Drong, The Siren Songs of Rhetoric: On the Rhetorical in Stanley Fish’s Critical Performance

Katarzyna Hauzer, McCarthy and the Press


Robert Kłosowicz, The Peace Treaty of Ghent and the Hartford Convention

Wojciech Michnik, Bush’s Brand New Doctrine: Shaping the United States Foreign Policy After September 11, 2001

Katarzyna Trebus-Galiński, The Impact of the United Sates’ Foreign Policy on Judicial Decisions: The Application of the “Act of State Doctrine”

Magdalena Modrzejewska, Fighting against Terrorism? American Foreign Policy towards Sudan in the Last Decade

Krzysztof Legutko, U.S. Direct Investment Abroad (The Polish Paradigm)


Piotr Kimla, Realism in the Reaction to Idealism. Aron’s Criticism of H. J. Morgenthau’s Standpoint

Paweł Laidler, The Attorney General of the United States. The History of the Office From the Very Beginning to 1870

Tomasz Płudowski, Television Political Advertising Research in the U.S.

Tomasz Karpiel, Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Michał Steckiw, Canada’s Approaches to the European Union: Perspectives of Further Canada–EU Trade Liberalization

Tomasz Soroka, The Image of Canada in Poland edited by Mirosława Buchholtz. A Book Review


Agnieszka Chochorowska-Maślanka, Barbara Ostafińska, Americanization of Social Life in Poland

Joanna Trzaska-Wieczorek, Total Quality Management Theory Versus Human Resources Management in the USA Public Administration

Anna G. Piotrowska, Charles Ives’s Aesthetic Views on Music

Katarzyna Hauzer, Communication Patterns in Joseph Heller’s Kissinger Novel


Jolanta Szymkowska-Bartyzel, How Do We Perceive It? Examining Polish Perceptions of Canadian Identity

Marcin Gabryś, American Key to Canada

Radosław Rybkowski, NAFTA and National Identity

Robert Kłosowicz, The Military Situation in the Canadian Provinces Before the Outbreak of the American-British War of 1812–1814

Anna Branach-Kallas, Invasion of Land, Erasure of Self: American Colonization in Some Canadian Novels


Sylwia Klusek, Introduction to the Canadian Transformation of the Federal System

Sylwia Orzeł, American Policy Toward Turkey’s ‘Active Non-Belligerency’ During World War II

Łukasz Wordliczek, Struggling for Presidential Prerogatives in Foreign Policy: The Curtiss-Wright Case

Rafał Prostak, Charles Taylor’s Critique of Liberalism: Liberal Autonomy and Communitarian Heteronomy


Ewa Urbaniak-Rybicka, ‘A Stranger in the World’: The Quest for Identity in Carol Shield’s “The Stone Diaries”

Magdalena Tatarata, Peyote Visions and the Native American Church

Anna Bartnik, Gangs in the USA

Katarzyna Warcholik-Karpiel, Tomasz Karpiel, Directors’ and Officers’ Fiduciary Duties to the Corporation in the United States


Małgorzata Kodura, Indian Contributions in Agriculture

Robert Kłosowicz, The United States Indian Policy in the Years 1783-1812

Agnieszka Chochorowska-Maślanka, Chronicle of Self-Determination

Alicja Froń, The Evolution of Pan-Indian Activism

Marta Dębska, The Hopi Daily Life

Bartosz Hlebowicz, Let’s Become an Indian Tribe: Inventing the Past in the Modern Strategies of Ethnicity in the US

Anna Piotrowska, The Reception of Indian Music in the USA in the Early 20th Century


Rafał Wordliczek, The Beginning of the Jewish Exodus from Russia to the United States of America in 1881

Tadeusz Paleczny, A Comparative Study of Emigration to the United States from Ireland and Poland

Sylwia Orzeł, The New Dimension of American-Turkish Relations at the Beginning of the 21st Century

Łukasz Kamieński, How Revolutionary is the Revolution in Military Affairs?

Piotr Pawlikowski, American Military Companies and the United States Foreign Policy


Agnieszka Dzięgiel, “The Right to be Left Alone”: The Development of the Concept of the Protection of Privacy in American Jurisdiction

Alicja K. Mól, Mediation as the Main Dispute Resolution Option

Joanna Mazur, Equal Employment Opportunities in American Legal System

Krzysztof Pniewski, The Apocalypse and the Perestroika in Tony Kushner’s “Angels in America”

Iwona Szydłowska, Good and Bad as Two Independent Forces on the Basis of “Light in August” by William Faulkner

Bianka Zarzycka, Shackles of the Past. American South and the Confederate Flag


Barbara Rudzińska, The Campaign in Presidential Election

Rafał Prostak, Presidential Prerogatives in the Field of Foreign Policy: The Constitutional Perspective

Rafał Pieprzyk, America in the First Place

Robert Kłosowicz, James Madison and American Political Factions’ Attitudes towards the War of 1812


Rafał Prostak, Deontology and the Kantian Perspective of A Theory of Justice by John Rawls

Mariusz Sobuś, A Short History of Federal Taxation in America

Małgorzata Martynuska, The 18th Century Involvements of Iroquois Indians with British and French Colonists


Sabina Łyczakowska, Sylwia Ślifierz, Methods of Recruiting Employees in the USA

Sabina Leśniak, Formation of the American Environmental Law:  the Clean Air Act

Agnieszka Malska, Alexander Solzhenitsyn and his Vision of America Based on his Speech at Harvard University in 1978

Radosław Rybkowski, Entertainment or Enterprise? (Law and American Commercial Theatre)

Małgorzata E. Madej, The “Player” in the “Congress–Theater”


Joanna Sas – Topolnicka, Early American Feminism

Barbara Rudzińska, The effect of the Feminist Movement on the Position of Woman in Contemporary American Society

Małgorzata E. Madej, The Image of  Woman in  American Gay Theatre

Jolanta Bartyzel,  Vamps, Straight Girls and Dumb Blonds: About Feminine Stereotypes in Hollywood Cinema

Anna Piotrowska, Soap Opera:  Something for Ladies


Robert Kłosowicz, Amateurs or Professionals? History of the American Army, 1783–1812

Łukasz Wordliczek, Politics or Tyranny? Reaction to the Vietnam War in the United States

Rafał Prostak, Evolution of Rawl’s Conception of Justice in the Context of Sandelian Critique

Magdalena Paluszkiewicz-Misiaczek, Gender and Women Employment in Medical Professions in Canada at the Turn of the 19th and 20th Century


Katarzyna Buczak–Sawczyńska, Science vs. Religion and Logos vs. Pathos: The Rhetoric of Scopes “Monkey” Trial

Alicja Froń, Polish Indianist Movement: Myth and Reality

Edyta Ziomek, The Role of Performance Art in the Age of AIDS: Tim Miller’s “my queer body”

Agnieszka Chochorowska, Poems