Faculty staff

prof. PhDr. Ludmila Urbanová, CSc.

Department of English and American Studies


Curriculum vitae

Name, first names, scientific degrees
  • prof. PhDr. Ludmila Urbanová, CSc.,born 1944
  • Department of English and American Studies
    Faculty of Arts MU
    A. Nováka 1
    660 88 BRNO
Function, current position
  • Professor Emeritus
Education and academic qualifications
  • 2011: Professor, Faculty of Arts, MU
  • 1998: Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts, MU
  • 1987: Associate Professor in Modern English, Faculty of Arts, Šafárik University Prešov (SK)
  • 1984: CSc. (PhD.) in Germanic languages
  • 1978: PhDr. in the English language
  • 1966: graduation from the Faculty of Arts, J.Ev.Purkyně university Brno (Masaryk University)
Professional experience
  • 1997-: Faculty of Arts, MU, Brno
  • 1992-1997: Faculty of Education, MU
  • 1965-1992: assistant, sen. lecturer, associate professor, Faculty of Arts
    Šafárik University Prešov, Slovakia
Teaching activities
  • Language of Advertizing, English Conversation, Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics, History of Linguistics, Modern Linguistics
Research activities
  • research project GAČR 2002-2004: Comparative Study of Matter-of-fact Texts
Professional stays abroad
  • 1997: study stay at Vienna University, Austria 1994: study stay at Lund University, Sweden
  • 1992: study stay at University College, London
Other academic activities, research projects, grants
  • member of the editorial board Brno Studies in English
Non-university activities
  • editorial board : Philologica Pragensia, Faculty of Arts, Charles university Prague; Journal of English Studies, Faculty of Education, Charles university Prague
Most significant professional accomplishments
  • 1999 medal from the Faculty of Arts, Prešov university, Slovak Republic; encyclopaedic entry Ludmila Urbanová in: Kdo je kdo v dějinách české lingvistiky (Who is Who in the History of Czech Linguistics), Libri 2008; encyclopaedic entry in: Who is Who in the World 2013, U.S.A; tribute article in: Osobnosti Filozofické fakulty Prešovské univerzity (Personalities of the Faculty of Arts, Prešov university 2013), Slovak Republic 2015 Ján Bayer prize for lifelong work, Faculty of Arts, Prešov university Prešov, Slovak Republic
Major publications
  • URBANOVÁ, Ludmila. Information and Interpretation in Media Discourse. In Trušník, Roman; Nemčoková, Katarína; Bell, Gregory Jason. Theories and Practices : Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Anglophone Studies. 1st ed. Zlín: Tomas Bata University in Zlín, 2013, s. 129-134. ISBN 978-80-7454-191-9. info
  • URBANOVÁ, Ludmila. Josef Vachek´s View of the Functional Hierarchy of Spoken and Written Utterances. Spoken vs written: worlds apart or diverse in unity? In Malá, Markéta; Šaldová, Pavlína. A Centenary of English Studies at Charles University : From Mathesius to Present-Day Linguistics. Vyd. 1. Praha: Univerzita Karlova v Praze, 2013, s. 95-102. ISBN 978-80-7308-449-3. info
  • URBANOVÁ, Ludmila. Syntactic Structures and Their Sequencing as Defamiliarization Device. In New Chapters in Functional Syntax. 1. vyd. Ostrava: Universitas Ostraviensis, 2011, s. 101-107, 8 s. Spis Ostravské univerzity v Ostravě č. 236/2011. ISBN 978-80-7368-946-9. info
  • SVOBODA, Aleš, Jana CHAMONIKOLASOVÁ a Ludmila URBANOVÁ. Collected Works of Jan Firbas. Volume One (1951–1967). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2010, 384 s. Masaryk University Hounours Series. ISBN 978-80-210-5128-7. URL info


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