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Paulina Pludra-Żuk, MA

email: pludrazuk<at>gmail.com

office hours: Thursday, Friday 10:00 - 12:00

room: A 16

Curriculum Vitae

Training

  • 2004 B.A. University of Warsaw, Classical Philology
  • 2007 M.A. University of Warsaw, Classical Philology
  • 2009 M.A. University of Warsaw, Library and Information Studies
  • 2012- doctoral candidate, Institute for the History of Science, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw (Ph.D. topic in preparation: The ʼAuroraʼ by Petrus Riga as a School Textbook and its Textual Transmission on Polish Territories During the Later Middle Ages)

Employment

  • 2008 Library of the School of 'Artes Liberales', University of Warsaw (junior librarian)
  • 2010-2011 National Library of Poland, Warsaw Department of Early Printed Books (junior librarian)
  • 2012 University of Warsaw, Library of the Institute of Classical Studies (librarian)
  • 2015- Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute for the History of Science (research assistant)

International Experience

  • 2010 LʼInstitut d'histoire du livre, Lyon, France: Papier et filigranes comme indices bibliographiques, workshop conducted by Prof. Dr. Neil Harris(participant)
  • 2015 Manusciences '15. Manuscripts. From Fragments To Books - From Identification To Interpretation (Franco-German Summer School) Fraueninsel, Germany (participant)
  • 2016 Summer School in the History of Libraries, Lincoln College, Oxford (participant)
  • 2016 Workshop Code and Collation: Training Textual Scholars, Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands i Marie Curie ITN DiXiT, Amsterdam(participant)
  • 2016-2017 Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel-Fellowship of the Dr. Günther Findel-Stiftung

Participation in domestic and international research projects

  • Manuscripta.pl, A guide to medieval manuscript books in Polish collections; contributor
  • Repertorium Chronicarum, international bibliography of manuscripts; contributor
  • 2012-2014 - translation of the Didascalicon of Hugh of Saint Victor for the series: ʼBibliotheca Litterarum Medii Aeviʼ; grant of the Ministry of Higher Education and Science, in collaboration with Jacek Soszyński.
  • 2009-2012 - Cataloguing of the archival collection of the Institute Litteraire ʼKulturaʼ in Maisons-Laffitte, France; joint project of the Ministry of Culture, State Archives and the National Library of Poland; contributor
  • 2006-2009 - internet edition of the Corpus of Ioannes Dantiscusʼ Texts & Correspondence: School of ʼArtes Liberalesʼ, University of Warsaw (http://dantiscus.ibi.uw.edu.pl); contributor

Membership in Scientific Councils and Editorial Boards

  • L. & A. Birkenmajer Institute for the History of Science, PASc, Warsaw, Scientific Council, Member (2015-)
  • Organon, editorial assistant (2015-)

Selected publications

Books authored and coauthored

  • Katalog poloników biblioteki Pontificia Università Urbaniana (Catalogue of the Polonica in the Library of the Pontifical Urbaniana University), in collaboration with Michał Spandowski, Warszawa: Biblioteka Narodowa, 2012, 199 pp.

Books translated into Polish

  • Hugona ze Świętego Wiktora Didascalicon, czyli co i jak czytać (Hugh of St. Victor, Didascalicon, or, On the Study of Reading), Transl. into Polish: Paulina Pludra-Żuk, Introduction: Jacek Soszyński, Commentary: Paulina Pludra-Żuk and Jacek Soszyński, Warsaw, 2017.
  • Życiorys świętego Stanisława biskupa i męczennika pióra Bartłomieja Szotarewicza z Zakonu Świętego Pawła Pierwszego Pustelnika (The Life of St. Stanislas, Bishop and Martyr by Bartłomiej Szotarewicz O.S.P.P.E.), by: Małgorzata Liśkiewicz, Paulina Pludra-Żuk, Karolina Wincewicz, under the guidance of Prof. Jerzy Wojtczak-Szyszkowski. Częstochowa 2011, 179 pp.

Books and journals edited

  • De nuptiis Philologiae et Libri manuscripti, czyli co nowego mówią rękopisy. Zbiór studiów, edited by Paulina Pludra-Żuk and Agnieszka Lew, Warszawa: Wydział Polonistyki UW, 2016, 235 pp.

Articles

  • "Krakowscy czytelnicy Aurory Piotra Rigi: popularność tekstu i ślady lektury w średniowieczu" (Cracovian Readers of the "Aurora" by Peter Riga: Popularity of the Text and Vestiges of Reading)," [in:] De nuptiis Philologiae et Libri manuscripti, czyli co nowego mówią rękopisy. Zbiór studiów, eds P. Pludra-Żuk i A. Lew, 121-142 . Warszawa 2016.
  • "Aurora - wierszowana Biblia autorstwa Piotra Rigi (ok. 1145-1209): stan badań i perspektywy", ("Aurora", a Verse Bible by Petrus Riga (ca. 1145-1209): State and Perspectives of Research)," [in:] Z Badań nad Książką i Księgozbiorami Historycznymi, 9:2015, 149-170.
  • "Szkiełko czy oko? Nauki ścisłe w badaniach nad rękopisami (manuSciences "15)" (Exact sciences in manuscript research - manuSciences "15), [in:] Z Badań nad Książką i Księgozbiorami Historycznymi, 9:2015, 299-311.
  • "Tradycja rękopiśmienna Kroniki dwudziestu czterech generałów Zakonu Braci Mniejszych na ziemiach polskich - nowe rękopisy" (The Manuscript Tradition of the Chronicle of the Twenty-Four Generals of the Order of Friars Minor - New Manuscript Additions), [in:] Z badań nad książką i księgozbiorami historycznymi, 5:2011, 185-210.

Reviews

  • [review] “Śląski kalendarz liturgiczny świętych,ʼ [Silesian Liturgical Calendar of Saints], Kwartalnik Historii Nauki i Techniki, 54:2009, No. 1, 213-214.

Other

  • "Scribe"; "Scribe - Antiquarian"; "Scribe - Librarius"; "Scribe - Rubricator"; "Greek Script" - articles in Encyklopedia książki (Encyclopedia of the Book), eds.: A. Migoniowa et al. [forthcoming].
  • [report] “Konferencja naukowa Loca scribendi: Miejsca i środowiska tworzące kulturę pisma w dawnej Rzeczypospolitej XV-XVIII stulecia, Warszawa, 18-19 czerwca 2015 r.," [in:] Z Badań nad Książką i Księgozbiorami Historycznymi, 9:2015, 381-382.
  • [report] “Konferencja: Ludwik Antoni i Aleksander Birkenmajerowie - życie I dzieło,ʼ Kwartalnik Historii Nauki i Techniki, 59:2014, No 4, 179-184.
  • “Nicolaus Panormitanus de Tudeschis, Lectura super secundo decretalium, Kolonia 1477, sygn. Inc.F.1513,ʼ [catalogue note in:] Obok. Polska - Niemcy. 1000 lat historii w sztuce, Warszawa 2011, 88.
  • Triod" cvetnaja, Kraków przed 1491, sygn. Inc.F.1350,ʼ [catalogue note in:] Obok. Polska - Niemcy. 1000 lat historii w sztuce, Warszawa 2011, 281.
  • “Archiwum Zbigniewa Herberta: inwentarz,ʼ (The Zbigniew Herbert Papers: An Inventory), edited by H. Citko, Warszawa 2008 [contributor of individual articles].

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