Anita Starosta

Associate Teaching Professor
Pennsylvania State University

Anita Starosta is Associate Teaching Professor at Pennsylvania State University in English, Global Studies, and Polish. She is the author of Form and Instability: Eastern Europe, Literature, Postimperial Difference (Northwestern UP, 2016) and co-editor, with Wlad Godzich, of Second-Hand Europe, a special issue of the journalboundary 2(2014), where she also serves on the editorial collective. She obtained her Ph.D. from History of Consciousness at UC Santa Cruz and held a fellowship at the Pembroke Center at Brown. One of her current projects explores a theory of accentedness via East European contexts. A second project involves translating a selection of works by Józef Tischner, the Polish philosopher who was once an unofficial chaplain of the Solidaritymovement.