Ewelina Godlewska-Byliniak (1982) – Assistant Professor in the Section for Theatre and Performance at the Institute of Polish Culture, where in 2011 she defended her doctoral thesis on the logic of radio in the theatre of Tymoteusz Karpowicz. She has published the following books: Tadeusz Kantor: sobowtór, melancholia, powtórzenie [Tadeusz Kantor: Double, Melancholy, Repetition] (2011) and Teatr radio-logiczny Tymoteusza Karpowicza [Tymoteusz Karpowicz’s Radio-logical Theatre] (2012). Her field of interests includes selected phenomena of the 20th century theatre, historical transformations of the concept of melancholy in culture, the concept(s) of voice in human science and the representation of difference (especially bodily difference) in culture. Her current research focuses on the issue of disability in 20th century theatre and performance.
She has taught courses in: Anthropology of Performance; Cultural Poetics of Theatre (English Renaissance Theatre, Commedia dell’arte); Melancholy: philosophy, aesthetics, theatre; Voice as the Object of Desire. On Voice, Sound and Music in Contemporary Human Science and Selected Artistic Practises; Female Voice and its theatrical representations; Different Bodies – (Re)Presentations of Nonnormate Corporealities in Contemporary Theatre.