Klára Kolinská

Klára Kolinská, PhD

  • e-mail: klara.kolinska (at) ff.cuni.cz
  • office: room 110 (Faculty of Arts, nám. Jana Palacha 2)
  • office hours: by e-mail appointment

Klára Kolinská teaches at the Department of English, University of J. E. Purkyně, Ústí nad Labem, and at the English department of Charles University, Prague. Her main areas of teaching and research include early and contemporary Canadian fiction, theatre and drama, multiculturalism, and Aboriginal literature and theatre. She has published mainly on Canadian Aboriginal literature and theatre, Canadian prose fiction, and theory and practice of narrative and storytelling.

Klára Kolinská welcomes thesis proposals in the following areas:
BA: Canadian cultural studies, contemporary anglophone Canadian literature.
MA and PhD: early, as well as contemporary Canadian literature, Aboriginal North American literature and culture, multiculturalism, Canadian drama and theatre, travel writing, issues of national literature and culture, cultural identity formation

Selected publications

On the Margin of the New World Stage: The Reception of Václav Havel’s Drama in North America. Metropolitan University, 2017.

“‘I Have Been a Chippewa Born’: Anna Brownell Jameson’s Native Canadian Transformations.” AUC Philologica: Prague Studies in English 2016: 1, available in open access

Transformation, Translation, Transgression: Native American Culture in Contact and Context. Eds. Raeschelle Potter-Deimel and Klára Kolinská. Litteraria Pragensia 21:42 (2011).

My, oni, já : hledání identity v kanadské literatuře a filmu. Petr Horák, Klára Kolinská, Petr Kyloušek, Tomáš Pospíšil, Kateřina Prajznerová, Eva Voldřichová Beránková. Host, 2009.

Women in Dialogue: (M)Uses of Culture. Eds. Dilek Direnc, Gunseli Sonmez Isci and Klara Kolinská. Cambridge Scholars Publishing: 2008.

Shakespeare and His Collaborators Over the Centuries. Eds. Pavel Drábek, Klára Kolinská and Matthew Nicholls. Cambridge Scholars Publishing: 2008.

Čekání na Kojota: současné drama kanadských Indiánů. Větrné mlýny: 2007.

Contemporary Aboriginal Literature in North America. Eds. Klára Kolinská and Brigitte Georgi-Findlay. Litteraria Pragensia 15:30 (2005).

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