Tereza Jiroutová Kynčlová is an Assistant Professor in the Graduate Program of Gender Studies at Faculty of Humanities, Charles University, Prague. She earned her PhD from the Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures, Charles University. Her PhD project Chicana Literature: A Feminist Perspective of Gloria Anzaldúa’s Identity Politics was awarded the Martin Hilský Award for an outstanding doctoral thesis. She holds MAs in English/American studies, political science, and gender studies. Her research focuses on intersectionality, Chicana feminism and writing, border theory, postcolonial and decolonial thought, feminist literary criticism, LatinX literature, and cultural studies. She is a coeditor of Cesta Amerikou: Antologie povídek regionálních spisovatelek [Across America: An Anthology of Short Stories by American Regional Women Writers] (Brno, Host, 2011) for which she translated selected Chicana writings into Czech for the first time. She also coedited Gender v textu a obraznosti: Představa, utopie, maska, sen a fantazie. [Gender, Text and Imagery: Ideas, Utopias, Masks, Dreams and Phantasies] (Prague: Gender Studies, 2016). Jiroutová Kynčlová edited a special issue of Gender and Research (ISSN-print: 2570-6578; ISSN-online: 2570-6586) on Postcolonial and Decolonial Thought in Feminism (2017) and now is editing another special issue of this academic journal on Gender in Popular Culture and Literature (forthcoming 2022).
Queering ang Gendering Aztlán: Anzaldúa’s Feminist Reshaping of the Chicana/o Nation in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands In Borderlands and Liminal Subjects: Transgressing the Limits in Philosophy and Literature