Vol. 7 & 8: Global - Local - Glocal

CURRENTS. A Journal of Young English Philology Thought and Review

Vol. 7 & 8: Global - Local - Glocal

Joanna Antoniak, Edyta Lorek-Jezińska, Julia Siepak, Nelly Strehlau & Katarzyna Więckowska
ISSN 2449-8769

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'“Egyptian English” as an emerging glocal language' - Lucia La Causa

'The reality of living in a pandemic world. Analyzing reading preferences and language usage' - Miriam Kobierski


'Queering history: alternate timelines and the effects of queer divergence in Connie Wilkins' Time Well Bent' - Magdalena Dziurzyńska

'Corporeal vessels: gods as personifications of American anxieties in Neil Gaiman’s American Gods' - Karolina Kordala

'Masculinities in selected stories by Raymond Carver' - Agata Rupińska

'Dialectics of utopia and dystopia in Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro' - Paweł Oleksak

'Return to Homeland: search for identity through ecological memory in Romesh Gunesekera’s Heaven’s Edge' - Ambika Raja

'Engaging story or valuable message? The Anthropocene in Anne Bishop’s Others book series' - Katarzyna Szyszka

'“The future’s (not) ours to see”—visions of forthcoming humanity in solarpunk - Katarzyna Stępień


'Ruins and weeds: an ecocritical view on Romain Veillon’s Green Urbex collection' - Edgar James Ælred Jephcote

'“You can’t let yourself be defined by the parts that are broken”: immersion, traumatic memory and the representation of PTSD in Tell Me Why - Agnieszka Staszak

'The evolving female narrative in dystopian video games: the case of Bioshock Infinite, The Last of Us, and Horizon' - Dagmara Solska

'“Instagram Face”: deconstructing the seemingly utopian and idealized image of women promoted by social media' - Paulina Szczepaniak


'Conceptualizing the post-postmodern world' - Kacper Marchlewski
A review of Metamodernism: Historicity, Affect and Depth After Postmodernism by Robin van den Akker, Alison Gibbons and Timotheus Vermeulen (Eds.)


'Masculinity: theories and practices. An Interdisciplinary conference' - Katarzyna Stepak




Edited by: Joanna Antoniak, Edyta Lorek-Jezińska, Julia Siepak, Nelly Strehlau & Katarzyna Więckowska

Editors-in-Chief: Edyta Lorek-Jezińska & Nelly Strehlau

This online version of the journal is a referential version.

All texts licensed under: CC BY-NC-ND 3.0.

ISSN 2449-8769

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Typesetting and proofreading: the Editorial Board.

Advisory Board: Prof. Martin Butler (Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg)
Prof. Tyler Kessel (Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, NY)
Dr Sigríður Ólafsdóttir (University of Iceland)
Dr Andreia-Irina Suciu (“Vasile Alecsandri” University of Bacău)
Dr Andrea Roxana Bellot (University of Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona)

Reviews: dr Patrycja Austin, University of Rzeszów; dr Andrea Roxana Bellot, Rovira i Virgili University, Tarragona; dr Tomasz Fisiak, University of Łódź; dr Dorota Guttfeld, Nicolaus Copernicus University; dr Jarosław Hetman, Nicolaus Copernicus University; dr Michał Kisiel, Tischner European University, Kraków; dr Aldona Kobus, Nicolaus Copernicus University; dr Katarzyna Marak, Nicolaus Copernicus University; dr Marek Placiński, Nicolaus Copernicus University; dr Alina Resceanu, University of Craiova; dr Paweł Schreiber, Kazimierz Wielki University, Bydgoszcz; dr Andreia-Irina Suciu, “Vasile Alecsandri” University of Bacău.

Publisher: Academic Association for Doctoral Students at the Department of English, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland
Doktoranckie Koło Naukowe Filologii Angielskiej,
Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu
ul. Bojarskiego 1,
87–100 Toruń, Poland

Currents. A Journal of Young English Philology Thought and Review is registered in the District Court in Toruń under the number PR 364.