Magdalena Charzynska-Wojcik

Visit Dates: 2017-18, 2021-22, 2023-24

John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland

Research Interests
  • Historical Linguistics

Magdalena Charzyńska-Wójcik, Ph.D. is associate professor at the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin (Poland), where she is chair of the Department of the History of English and Translation Studies and also served as dean of the Faculty of Humanities (2016-2021). Her major research interest lies in historical translations of the Psalter, with special focus on prose translations from Latin into Old, Middle, and Early Modern English. She also deals with metrical translations of the Scottish Psalter. Apart from English-language translations, she works on renditions of the Psalter into Polish, and in particular on a 16th-century prose translation from Latin. She deals with various aspects of Psalter translations related to linguistics, translation studies, paleography, and codicology.  Magdalena has visited the Nanovic Institute several times, including the fall semester of the 2021- 22 and 2023-24 academic years. She also served as a visiting scholar during the fall of 2017 after completing the Catholic Leadership Institute in July 2017.