Guest Lectures


Professor Barbara Ladd,
Winter semester Fulbright Lecturer, Anglophone Literatures and Cultures, Charles University-Prague (Emory University, Atlanta), on “Beyond the Plantation: Race and Class at the Edge of the Swamp”

Professor Victor Castellani (University of Denver) on "Tennessee Williams: On the Kindness of Strangers and Harshness of Kin"

Professor Carol Frost (Alfond Professor of English, Rollins College) on "Elizabeth Bishop’s Inner Eye"


Professor Cristanne Miller (University at Buffalo) on "Textual Sleuthing, Editorial Theory and the Manuscripts of Emily Dickinson"

Alice Notley (poet, Pulitzer Prize finalist) on "Post-Olsonian Epic"


Professor John T. Matthews, 2010-11 Fulbright Lecturer, Anglophone Literatures and Cultures, Charles University-Prague (Boston University) on “Hidden in Plain Sight: The Problem of the South in American Literary Imagination”

Professor Paul Levitt (University of Colorado) on "The Narrator as Hero in The Great Gatsby"


Eric S. Petersen (lawyer, Thomas Jefferson expert) on "The Vision of Thomas Jefferson"


Professor Valerie Miner, Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research (Stanford University) on “Trespass and Settlement: Crossing the Gender Frontier in the American West”
Professor Hugh Silverman (Stony Brook University) on “Being Postmodern Plural and The Sense of the World: From Plato to The Matrix”




Ruins in the New World. By Martin Procházka, Prague: Litteraria Pragensia Books.


Lectures on American Literature, Third Edition. Edited by Justin Quinn. Prague: Univerzita Karlova v Praze.

Transformation, Translation, Transgression: Native American Culture in Contact and Context. Edited by Raeschelle Potter-Deimel and Klára Kolinská. Litteraria Pragensia, vol. 21, no. 42.



The Dialectics of Late Capital and Power: James, Balzac and Critical Theory. By Erik S. Roraback. Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.


American Errancy: Empire, Sublimity and Modern Poetry. By Justin Quinn. Dublin: University College Dublin Press.

Contemporary Aboriginal Literature in North America. Edited by Klára Kolinská and Brigitte Georgi-Findlay. Litteraria Pragensia, vol. 15, no. 30.



American Gothic. Edited by Martin Procházka and Charles L. Crow. Litteraria Pragensia, vol. 14, nr. 28.


Gathered Beneath the Storm: Wallace Stevens, Nature and Community. By Justin Quinn. Dublin: University College Dublin Press.


Interpreting Machines: Aesthetics, History and Allegory in Hawthornes's Tales. Edited by Martin Procházka. Litteraria Pragensia, vol. 10, no. 19.