Petra Johana Poncarová

Petra Johana Poncarová

Academic assistant and researcher (KREAS), project manager of the H2020, MSCA ITN European Joint Doctorate (EJD) Project MOVES "Migration and Modernity: Historical and Cultural Challenges".

Her research focuses on Scottish literature and culture, especially on modern writing in Scottish Gaelic (Derick Thomson, Sorley MacLean, Tormod Caimbeul, Ruaraidh Erskine of Mar). Her essays on modern Gaelic literature have appeared in various collective monographs, in Studies in Scottish Literature and in Litteraria Pragensia. She has co-edited two issues of Litteraria Pragensia: Cultural Exchanges in Scottish Literature (with Martin Procházka, 2017) and Irish-Language and Scottish Gaelic Literatures: A Global Context (with Radvan Markus, 2018). She has participated in conferences in Scotland, Canada, Poland, Germany, and France. Full research profile on Academia.edu.

Petra Johana Poncarová welcomes BA thesis proposals in the following areas: Scottish literature; Scottish Gaelic literature and culture


Recently enjoyed:

Barry Unsworth: Sacred Hunger

Graeme Burnet Macrae: His Bloody Project

Neil Gaiman: The View from the Cheap Seats

Jess Kidd: The Hoarder

Penelope Lively: Life in the Garden

Algernon Blackwood: Willows

Hilary Mantel: Wolf Hall & Bring up the Bodies






On Wednesday 17 April, my office hours are cancelled due to participation in the Irish Studies workshop.