Martin Štefl

Martin Štefl currently teaches at the Department of Economy and Management, University of Chemistry and Technology in Prague where he moved from the Masaryk Institute of Advanced Studies, Czech Technical University in Prague. Martin holds a PhD from the Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures, Charles University in Prague. In his PhD project he focused on mapping Physical and Psychical Spaces in Modern English Literature. His current field of interest is in ELT and critical thinking. He also works as an instructor of AP courses for the Center for Talented Minds where he teaches online courses on literature, philosophy, and critical thinking. Besides teaching Martin is active as a translator. His translations include W. B. Yeats’ A Vision (Prague: Academia, 2019), John Ruskin, The Nature of Gothic (Prague: Academia, 2019), Eric Hobsbawm, Primitive Rebels (Prague: Academia, 2021), or Carl B. Frey, The Technology Trap (Brno: Host, 2021).

Other publications:

Martin Štefl, “The Human/Machine: Science Fiction as a Primer for Critical Thinking”, Mapping the Imaginative I. Anglistik & englischunterricht 92 (2020). Eds. Christian Ludwig and Elizabeth Shipley. Heidelberg: The Universitätsverlag Winter, 2020.

Joanna Pfingsthorn, Christian Kramer, Anna Czura, Martin Štefl, “The formation of professional identity and motivation to engage in telecollaboration in foreign language education”. European Journal of Language Policy 11(2), 2019: 143 – 165.

Martin Štefl, “Experimenting, Exploring, Interfacing: Stelarc & The Double-Nature of Technology”, Allegorhithms, eds. Vit Bohal & Dustin Breitling. Charles University Press/Litteraria Pragensia Books, 2017. available in open access

Martin Štefl, “Frames, Shapes, and Selves: Towards the Idea of Self in Virginia Woolf’s Fiction”, UAC Philologica/Prague Studies in English 1 (2016), ed. Martin Procházka. Prague: Karolínum, 2016. available in open access

Martin Štefl, “Cosmic Agoraphobia in The Trespasser and Other Texts”, D. H. Lawrence Studies Vol.23 No. 2 (December 2015), eds. Virginia Hyde and Michael Bell.


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