Magdalena Charzynska-Wojcik

Visit Dates: 2017-18, 2021-22

John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland
Chair of the Department of History of the English Language and Translation Studies
Former Dean of the Faculty of Humanities

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, palaeography, codicology.  Magdalena returns to the Nanovic Institute as a visiting scholar from Oct 1 - December 22, 2021. She previously served as a visiting scholar during the fall 2017 and also completed the Catholic Leadership Institute in July 2017.