Articles written by: Jodi Greig

Jodi Greig

Jodi Greig is a student of Polish language at Jagiellonian University in Kraków. She is currently attempting to navigate her way through the terrible process of grad school application, and hopes to eventually continue her education in Slavic Studies via a Ph.D. program. Her research interests include issues of identity in post-Communist women's literature and the Polish 19th century "social novel". When she's not reading, she enjoys drinking coffee and chasing pigeons around the Rynek.

The Politics of Morality: The Church, the State, and Reproductive Rights in Postsocialist Poland
2016 Vol. 8 No. 1 - Winter / Books

The Politics of Morality: The Church, the State, and Reproductive Rights in Postsocialist Poland

For a fast forward to the 21st century, Joanna Mishtal’s aptly titled “The Politics of Morality” weighs in on contemporary issues seemingly just as contentious in Poland as in America. Jodi Greig reviews.

Ida
2014 Vol. 6 No. 1 — Winter-Spring / Films

Ida

Paweł Pawlikowski’s starkly beautiful black and white film, Ida, is one of the best of 2013. But reviewer Jodi Greig asks: can aesthetics blind one to the deeper meaning?

Róża
2013 Vol. 5 No. 1 — Spring / Films

Róża

A grainy lens, drab colours, grim content, and yet, “Róża is one of the prettiest films I’ve seen in some time,” says reviewer Jodi Greig. It’s the award-winning genius of director Wojciech Smarzowski.

A Few Questions for… Translator Bill Johnston
2008 / Interviews

A Few Questions for… Translator Bill Johnston

There is little in life that is more pleasant than spending a chilly November evening in a pub nestled in the heart of Kraków’s Stare Miasto. Recently, I found myself in such a pub, seated across from one of the most remarkable people I’ve met – Dr. Bill Johnston. Over coffee, beer, and the ever-present cigarettes we spoke about his current work in Poland.