Individual Author Record
Name: Karen Marie MajewskiPen Name: Karen Majewski, Karen M. Majewski Genre: Non-Fiction Born: 1955 in Chicago, Illinois
-- Karen Marie Majewski on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=karen+marie+majewski
Illinois ConnectionShe was born in Chicago, Illinois in the heavily-Polish ''Back of the Yards'' neighborhood. She spent most of her childhood in the nearby suburb of Oak Lawn and graduated from Southern Illinois University.
Biographical and Professional InformationMajewski is a scholar, researcher and community activist. She was the associate professor of Polish and East Central European studies, from 1994-2003 at St. Mary's College in Orchard Lake, Michigain. She has been the curator of the Polish book collection for the Orchard Lake Schools since 1998. She is a member of the Dekaban Foundation board of directors.
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Selected Titles At Your Library
Traitors and true Poles :
ISBN: 0821414690. OCLC Number: 613383757 Ohio University Press,. . "This is the first extended look at Polish-language fiction written by turn-of-the-century immigrants, a forgotten body of American ethnic literature. Addressing a blind spot in our understanding of immigrant and ethnic identity and culture, Traitors and True Poles challenges perceptions of a silent and passive Polish immigration by giving back its literary voice."--Jacket.