Pavla  Veselá

Pavla Veselá

Senior lecturer in American studies and literature. She holds a PhD in comparative literature from Duke University. The focus of her work has been modern American and Russian literature, especially utopias, science fiction as well as minority and migrant writing. Her articles and reviews appeared in the journals Spaces of Utopia, Poetics Today, Science Fiction Studies, Espinosa, Litteraria Pragensia, and NWSA Journal. Studies in edited collections include, “A Structuralist History of Zdeněk Vančura” (Prague English Studies and the Transformation of Philologies, ed. Martin Procházka and Ondřej Pilný, Prague: Karolinum, 2012), “Hope in Toni Morrison’s Writing for Children” (Echoes of Utopia, ed. Barbara Klonowska et al., Lublin: Wydawnictwo KUL, 2012), “Afroamerické utopie Samuela R. Delanyho a Octavie E. Butlerové” (Moderní svět, ed. Miroslav Petříček, Prague: Herrmann a synové, 2011), and “Socialist Realism and Abram Tertz’s Fantastic Stories” (Realism’s Others, ed. Geoffrey Baker and Eva Aldea, Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010). She also contributed to several encyclopedias, including Encyclopedia of the Cold War (2008), and co-edited the collection Feminism in Central and Eastern European Countries (1997).



Pavla Veselá welcomes thesis proposals in the following areas:

BA: American literature, minority and migrant writing, feminist and literary theory

MA and PhD: 19th and 20th century American literature, especially utopia, science fiction, minority and migrant writing, feminist and literary theory




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