e-mail: sdewsbury@uni.opole.pl

strona: https://sdewsbury.wixsite.com/sdewsbury-uofopole


Prowadzone zajęcia:

  • Public speaking
  • Argumentation skills
  • Communication skills for specific purposes




A graduate of Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom (Social Science: Politics and International Studies, 1998), a TESOL Trinity Certified Teacher (Trinity College, London, 1998) and a graduate of the University of Opole, specializing in a thesis in the field of dialectology (English Philology, 2004).

An employee of the Institute of Linguistics at the Faculty of Philology of the University of Opole. Holds the position of Senior Lecturer. A British native speaker from Cheshire in the North-West of England.

An educator and a curriculum reviewer for the International Baccalaureate®.

Extensive experience as a speaker lecturing and holding workshops throughout Central and Eastern Europe for Cambridge English, in Poland, Czech Republic, Estonia and Ukraine.

Stephen is a language editor for Zagadnienia Rodzajów Literackich/The Problems of Literary Genres (University of Lodz), for the journal Explorations: A Journal of Language and Literature (University of Opole), and for the journal Studia Teologiczno-Historyczne Śląska Opolskiego (University of Opole).

Stephen has published widely on a plethora of topics in the field of language and literature, and cultural studies.


mgr Stephen Dewsbury

Published Academic Papers


(15). “Dylan on Nostalgia: Idealising the Past and Paralysing the Present.” Chapter 3 in All Along Bob Dylan: America and the World New York: Routledge, 2020 (pp. 47 – 57).

(14). “There’s Nothing Bulldog about Britain Anymore: The Rise and Fall of the Bulldog Spirit.” Pies w literaturze, kulturze, jezyku i mediach.  Siedlce: IKRiBL, 2019 (pp.93 – 107).

(13). “Tramping the Dirt Down: The Real and Imagined Death of Margaret Thatcher.” Disease, Death and Decay in Literatures and Cultures.  Opole: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Opolskiego, 2018 (pp. 191 – 203).

(12). “Morbus Regius: Queen Anne’s Devotion to the Royal Touch.” From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria: Readings in 18th and 19th century British literature and culture (Vol 5). Osrodek Studiow Brytyjskich: University of Warsaw, 2016 (pp.99 – 108).

​(11). “Uncanny Interpretations of Class and Authority in Monty Python’s Flying Circus.” The Outlandish, Uncanny, Bizarre: Culture Literature Philosophy. Opole & Wroclaw: Wydawnictwo WSF we Wroclawiu 2016 (pp.145 -159).

(10). “The Self in Temporary Autonomous Zones.” The Self Industry: Therapy and Fiction. Katowice: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Slaskiego, 2015 (pp. 53 – 61).

(9). “Two World Wars and One World Cup: Attitudes and Expressions to ‘the continent’ in John King’s England Away.” John Bull and the Continent. Contexts: Journal for English Literature and Culture (Vol. 1). Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2015 (pp. 185 – 194).

(8). “It’s Just Not Cricket: The Bullingdon Boys at Play.” Poisoned Cornucopia: Excess, Intemperance and Overabundance across Cultures and Literatures. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2014 (pp. 195 – 204).

(7). “A Festering Rotten Stench: “The Man’s” Experience of Post-Colonial Rule in Ayi Kwei Armah’s The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born.” Faces and Masks of Ugliness in Literary Narratives.  (Philologica Wratislaviensia: From Grammar to Discourse – Volume 4, 2013) (pp. 57 – 64).

(6). “Tyburn to Newgate: Public Hanging and The Mass Spectacle.” From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria: Readings in 18th and 19th century British literature and culture (Vol 3). Osrodek Studiow Brytyjskich: University of Warsaw, 2012 (pp.129 – 133).

(5). “Ayi Kwei Armah’s Criticism of Post-Colonial Ghana in The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born.” Kinds and Styles of Criticism (Vol 55). Łódż: Łódzkiem Towarzystwie Naukowe, 2012 (pp. 143 – 153).

(4). “Sunken Dreams: The Lost and Unobtainable in Beryl Bainbridge’s Every Man for Himself.” The Dream: Readings in English and American Literature and Culture. Opole: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Opolskiego, 2011 (pp. 253 – 261).

(3). “Vanishing Cheshire Dialect Words.” Languages In Contact 2010 Philologica Wratislaviensia: Acta et Studia Vol 4. Wroclaw: Wydawnictwo WSF we Wroclawiu 2011 (pp.61 – 80).

(2). “Stress Amongst Teachers” The Prospects of Scientific and Economic Collaboration European Union and China in 21st Century. Environmental Protection and Technology. Opole: Wydawnictwo Politechniki Opolskiej 2009 (pp. 251 – 261).

(1). “How to Survive Conversation Classes.” How to Study in the Foreign Languages Teacher Training College. Opole: NKJO 2006 (pp. 29 – 34).