Klára Hutková is a PhD candidate in the Centre for Irish Studies at Charles University. She received an MA degree in Irish Studies from Charles University in 2021 and an undergraduate degree in Ancient history from the University of Edinburgh in 2015. Her MA thesis examined the relationship of shame and belonging in the fiction of Maeve Brennan. Klára’s current research focuses on the theatre of Marina Carr and the link to the cultural heritage of ancient Greece. Other research interests include Irish folklore, Traveller culture and writing, Irish women writers, and other. She was a visiting student at the following institutions: Université de Bourgogne in Dijon (2013–14), Trinity College Dublin (2020–21), and University College Dublin (2021–22). She has presented at international conferences and is a member of the advisory board of The Protagonist.
‘After Athens: The Myth(s) of Greek Antiquity in the Theatre of Marina Carr’, 7th PhD Seminar in Irish Studies (EFACIS), Irish College Leuven and KU Leuven, Belgium, 2022.
“Female flânerie in Maeve Brennan’s ‘Talk of the Town’ Writing”, International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures (IASIL) Conference: Intersectional Irelands, University of Limerick, Ireland, 2022.
‘Marina Carr’s By the Bog of Cats…: Irish Travellers, Irish Citizens?’, Irish Society for Theatre Research (ISTR) Conference: Citizenship, Conflict and Performance, University of Ulster, Derry, 2022.
‘Od Zámku ke Klíči’, PLAV: měsíčník pro světovou literaturu XVIII.4 (2022), pp. 57–58, ISSN 1802-4734.