Mgr. Martina Horáková, Ph.D.


kancelář: bud. G/G301
Gorkého 57/7
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Curriculum Vitae

Person-Related Identification Information
  • Mgr. Martina Horáková, Ph.D.
Department
  • Department of English and American Studies
    Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University
    Gorkeho 7
    Brno 60200
    Czech Republic
Employment - Position
  • Assistant Professor
Education and Academic Qualifications
  • 2007: Ph.D. in comparative literature, Department of English and American Studies, Masaryk University in Brno; Ph.D. dissertation titled "Claiming Voice, Writing Difference: A Comparative Analysis of Indigenous Women’s Life Writing in Australia and North America"
  • 2003: Mgr. in English language and literature, Department of English and American Studies, Masaryk University in Brno; M.A. thesis titled "When God Is Red and Female: Construction of Gender in Louise Erdrich’s Novels"
  • 2002: Mgr. in Spanish philology, Department of Romanic Languages, Masaryk University in Brno;
  • 1999: Bc. in English language teaching, Institute of Languages and Humanities, University of Pardubice;
Employment
  • 2007- : Assistant Professor, Department of English and American Studies, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University
Teaching: Department of English and American Studies
  • Undergraduate courses: Introduction to Literature; American literature 1960 to the Present; Contemporary Australian Literature; (Post)Colonialism in Literature and Culture; North American Cross-Cultural Narratives
  • Postgraduate courses: Literary and Cultural Theory; Postcolonial and Feminist Rewritings of Master Narratives; Indigenous Australia; Alternative Auto/Biography; Indigenous Literatures; Australian Cultural Studies
  • Doctoral courses: The Profession of English; Critical and Hybrid Readings of Literary Texts
Grants, Research Projects, Conference Papers
  • RESEARCH PROJECTS:
  • 2019-2021 Australian Memoirs of Settler Belonging, National Science Foundation (GA 19-11234S)
  • 2016 Podpora vědeckého růstu odborných asistentů (ROZV/24/FF/HOR/2016)
  • 2015 Podpora internacionalizace publikační činnosti (ROZV/20/FF/KAA/2015)
  • 2012: Dean's Grant Research Project: "Collaborative Indigenous Life Writing," The University of Sydney, Australia
  • 2011: FRVŠ Grant Project "Australian Cultural Studies"
  • 2010-2013: OPVK Grant Project "Centre for North American Studies"
  • 2009-2011: GAČR Research Project "Living Between the Lines: (Re)examining Transgressive Biographies in English-Language Literatures"
  • 2009: Dean's Grant Research Project “I Belong, Therefore I am: Australian Academic Autobiographical Narratives on Settler Belonging”
  • 2005: The Jan Hus Foundation grant – project "Introduction to Australian Literature" to design a course syllabus for 2006 to be taught at the English Department, Masaryk University
  • CONFERENCE PAPERS:
  • 2016 "Liminal Spaces in Madeleine Thien’s Simple Recipes." International conference In-Between: Liminal Spaces in Canadian Literature and Culture, University of Graz, Austria
  • 2015 "Geography of Violence and Homecoming: North(e)scapes of Eden Robinson." 7th Triennial International Conference of the CEACS: Beyond the 49th Parallel: Canada and the North – Issues and Challenges, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • 2015 "Topos of Journeying across Australian Outback: Re-reading Robyn Davidson’s Tracks as a Master Narrative." EASA Biennial Conference Australia as Topos: The Transformation of Australian Studies, University of Pannonia, Veszprem, Hungary
  • 2014 "Ways of Postcolonial Belonging: Writing Spatial History as a Personal Journey," conference Postcolonial Justice, University of Potsdam, Germany
  • 2013 "Double-Edged Files:Writing BAck to the Colonial Archive in Stephen Kinnane's Shadow Lines." EASA Biennial Conference, University of Bordeaux III, France
  • 2012 "Reclaiming the Region in Eden Robinson's Monkey Beach." CEACS Triennial Conference, Komenskeho University, Bratislava, Slovakia
  • 2012 "Framing Indigenous Lives in Dual Voice: Kim Scott and Hazel Brown’s Kayang and Me." IABA Biennial Conference, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
  • 2011 "Bringing 'It' Home: Teaching Indigenous Literature in Central Europe." Association for the Study of Australian Literature Conference, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • 2010 “Autobiographic and Cartographic Transgressions in Kim Mahood’s Craft for a Dry Lake.” Conference Living Between the Lines: Transgressive (Auto)Biography as Genre and Method, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
  • 2009 “Dis/solutions in the Desert Space: Kim Mahood’s Ambivalent Homecoming in Craft for a Dry Lake,” EASA Biennial conference, University of Ballearic Islands, Mallorca, Spain
  • 2009 “I Belong, Therefore I Am: Australian Academic Autobiographical Writing on Settler Belonging,” conference Academic Autobiography, Intellectual History, and Cultural Memory in the 20th century, University of Pamplona, Spain
  • 2007 “Writing Life and Baking Bread: Multiple Identities of Beth Brant in Writing As Witness.” Masaryk University, Centre for Canadian Studies conference, Brno
  • 2007 “Translating Cultures Through A Double Voice: Reading Collaborative Indigenous Life Writings by Jackie Huggins/Rita Huggins and Kim Scott/Hazel Brown.“ European Association for Australian Studies Biennial conference, Roskilde/Copenhagen, Denmark
  • 2005 “Voicing a Difference: Communal Auto/Biographies in Indigenous Women’s Life Writing” European Association for Australian Studies Biennial conference, Debrecen, Hungary
  • 2004 “Communal Auto/Biographies in Australian Aboriginal Women’s Writing: Sally Morgan’s My Place” The University of Salzburg conference Fiction and Autobiography: Modes of Interaction, Salzburg, Austria
  • 2004 “Challenging the Boundaries of Gender: Louise Erdrich’s The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse” European Association for American Studies Conference, Prague, Czech Republic
International Fellowships
  • 2019, October-December: University of Melbourne/ Australian National University/ University of Wollongong, visiting fellowship
  • 2016, September: The University of New South Wales, Australia, library research
  • 2013, November: J.F.Kennedy Institute Library Research Grant, Berlin, Germany
  • 2012, July-August: The University of Sydney Library research (Dean's Grant), Australia
  • 2011, Feb-August: Endeavour Post-doctoral Research Award, University of Sydney, Australia
  • 2008, July-December: Group of Eight European Post-docotoral Fellowship, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
  • 2006, February-September: Endeavour Research Fellowship, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  • 2005, October-November: ICCS (International Council for Canadian Studies) graduate scholarship, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • 2004, June-July: J.F.Kennedy Institute Library Research Grant, Berlin, Germany
University Activities
  • 2019-present: coordinator of the Bachelor's degree English Language and Literature 2015: Organization Committee, 10th International Brno Conference of English, American and Canadian Studies
  • 2010: Organization Committee, International Conference "Living Between the Lines: Transgressive (Auto)Biography as Genre and Method," Masaryk University, Brno
  • 2009-2016: Erasmus Department Coordinator
Activities Outside University
  • 2016-present: General Editor of JEASA (Journal of the European Association for the Studies of Australia)
  • 2015-present: Member of CEACS Advisory Board
  • Member of European Association for the Study of Australia (EASA)
  • Member of Central European Association for Canadian Studies (CEACS)
Awards Related to Science and Research
  • 2008: Czech-American Award for Talented Students for Ph.D. dissertation; awarded by Fulbright Commission in the Czech Republic, American Embassy in Prague and International Institute of Political Science of Masaryk University
Publications
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Martina. "Encountering Difference in the Australian Outback: Kim Mahood's Landscape Memoirs". In Gigi Adar and Lenka Filipova. Encountering Difference: New Perspectives on Genre, Travel and Gender. Wilmington, Delaware, USA: Vernon Press, 2020. s. 47-60, 14 s. Series in Literary Studies. ISBN 978-1-62273-851-9. info
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Martina. From Landscape to Country: Writing Settler Belonging in Post-Mabo Australia. Life Writing, London, UK: Taylor & Francis Group, 2020, s. 1-20. ISSN 1448-4528. doi:10.1080/14484528.2020.1781584. URL info
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Martina. 48. Sally Morgan : My Place (1987). In Wagner-Egelhaaf, Martina. Handbook of Autobiography / Autofiction. Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter, 2019. s. 1963-1976, 14 s. De Gruyter Handbook. ISBN 978-3-11-027971-9. doi:10.1515/9783110279818-159. URL info
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Martina. Od ústních příbehů k literárnímu kánonu. In PLAV : Měsíčník pro světovou literaturu. Praha: Spolek SPLAV!, 2019. s. 10-13, 4 s. ISSN 1802-4734. URL info
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Martina. Memoirs of Settler (National) Belonging : Tim Winton's Island Home and Kim Mahood's Position Doubtful. In EASA Biennial Conference "On NAtionalism, Old and New : Europe, Australia and their Others", 17-19 January, 2018, Barcelona, Spain. 2018. URL info
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Martina. A Balancing Act : Rhetorical Strategies and Cultural Precarity in Indigenous Non-fiction. In IV International Research Workshop (VULNERA PROJECT), 21-22 June, 2018, Universidad de La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife. 2018. URL info
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Martina. Rhetorical Strategies in Thomson Highway’s Henry Kreisel Lecture. In CEACS Triennial Conference, Transnational Challenges to Canadian Culture, Society and the Environment, 20-22 September 2018, Prague, Czech Republic. 2018. URL info
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Martina. Nationalism Old and New : Australia, Europe, South Africa. In JEASA (Journal of the European Association for Studies of Australia). Neuveden: European Association for Studies of Australia, 2018. s. 1-65, 65 s. ISSN 2013-6897. URL info
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Martina. Inscribing Difference and Resistance : Indigenous Women's Personal Non-fiction and Life Writing in Australia and North America. 1. vyd. Brno: Masaryk University, 2017. 210 s. Spisy Filozofické fakulty 463. ISBN 978-80-210-8531-2. doi:10.5817/CZ.MUNI.M210-8531-2017. info
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Martina. The Melancholy of Urban Childhood : Liminality in Madeleine Thien’s Simple Recipes. In Stefan L. Brandt. In-Between : Liminal Spaces in Canadian Literature and Culture. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2017. s. 187-197, 11 s. Canadiana. ISBN 978-3-631-73569-5. doi:10.3726/b11899. info
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Martina. České mapování australské literární krajiny. In Kolinská, Klára. České recepce "ostatních literatur v angličtině". Praha: Metropolitan University Prague Press, 2016. s. 27-40, 14 s. ISBN 978-80-87956-52-6. info
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Martina. General editor of JEASA (Journal of the European Association for the Studies of Australia). : Journal of the European Association for the Studies of Australia, 2016 - 2020. ISSN 2013-6897. URL info
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Martina, Věra ELIÁŠOVÁ a Simona FOJTOVÁ. "Anglicist Women's and Gender Studies in the Czech Republic : An Uncertain Discipline". In Haas, Renate. Rewriting Academia : The Development of the Anglicist Women's and Gender Studies of Continental Europe. Frankfurt am Main; Berlin; Bern; Bruxell: Peter Lang, 2015. s. 195-218, 24 s. ISBN 978-3-631-66985-3. URL info
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Martina. "Daleko a přece blízko : stručný vhled do australské literatury". In Host. Brno: Spolek přátel vydávání časopisu Host, 2015. s. 29-33, 5 s. ISSN 1211-9938. info
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Martina. "Memoirs of (Postcolonial) Belonging: Peter Read's Belonging and Mark McKenna's Looking for Blackfella's Point". Zeitschrift für Australienstudien / Australian Studies Journal, Hamburg: Gesellschaft für Australienstudien, 2015, roč. 2015, č. 29, s. 7-26. ISSN 1617-9900. URL info
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Martina. "Contemporary Life Writing: Inscribing Double Voice in Intergenerational Collaborative Life-Writing Projects". In Wheeler, Belinda. A Companion to Australian Aboriginal Literature. prvni. New York (USA): Camden House, 2013. s. 53-69, 17 s. ISBN 978-1-57113-521-6. URL info
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Martina. A Lesson to Be Learned: Reclaiming the Region in Eden Robinson's *Monkey Beach*. In Otrísalová, Lucie; Martonyi, Éva. Variations on Community : The Canadian Space. Brno: Central European Association for Canadian Studies, 2013. s. 137-147, 11 s. ISBN 978-80-210-6404-1. info
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Martina. "The Poetics of Ambivalence: A Postcolonial Reading of Kim Mahood's Craft for a Dry Lake". Antipodes, Detroit, Michigan, USA: Wayne State University Press, 2013, roč. 27, č. 2, s. 213-218. ISSN 0893-5580. URL info
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Martina. "Tracking Precarious Lives in Stephen Kinnane's Shadow Lines". Journal of the European Association of Studies on Australia, Australian Studies Centre, 2013, roč. 4, č. 1, s. 130-142. ISSN 2013-6897. URL info
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Martina. "Inscribing Difference in Personal Non-Fiction by Lee Maracle and Beth Brant". In Canadian Literature in English : European Perspectives. Iasi (Rumunsko): Editura Universitatii Alexandru Ioan Cuza, 2012. s. 188-210, 23 s. ISBN 978-973-703-775-6. info
  • KAYLOR, Michael Matthew, Stephen Paul HARDY, Martina HORÁKOVÁ a Kateřina PRAJZNEROVÁ. Literární biografie jako křižovatka žánrů. 1. vyd. Brno: Host - vydavatelství, s. r. o., 2011. 268 s. ISBN 978-80-7294-383-8. Host info
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Martina. Rev. of The Racial Politics of Bodies, Nations and Knowledges, edited by Barbara Baird and Damien Riggs. Journal of the European Association of Studies on Australia, Australian Studies Centre, 2011, roč. 2, č. 2, s. 145-148. ISSN 2013-6897. URL info
  • KAYLOR, Michael Matthew, Stephen Paul HARDY, Martina HORÁKOVÁ a Kateřina PRAJZNEROVÁ. Approaches to Transgressive Auto/Biography: Introduction. Brno Studies in English, Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2011, roč. 37, č. 2, s. 5-6. ISSN 0524-6881. Digitální knihovna FF MU info
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Martina. “Indigenous Collaborative Life Writing : Narrative Transgression in Auntie Rita and Kayang and Me". In Hardy, Stephen Paul. Alternatives in Biography : Writing Lives in Diverse English-Language Contexts. 1st Masaryk University Press. Brno: Masaryk University Press, 2011. s. 91-138, 48 s. n/a. ISBN 978-80-210-5757-9. info
  • HARDY, Stephen Paul, Martina HORÁKOVÁ, Michael Matthew KAYLOR a Kateřina PRAJZNEROVÁ. Alternatives in Biography : Writing Lives in Diverse English-language Contexts. 1st Masaryk University Press. Brno: Masaryk University Press, 2011. 300 s. ISBN 978-80-210-5757-9. doi:10.5817/CZ.MUNI.M210-5757-2011. info
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Martina. "The Unbearable (Im)Possibility of Belonging: Andrew McGahans The White Earth". In Nathanael O'Reilly. Postcolonial Issues in Australian Literature. Amherst, NY (USA): Cambria Press, 2010. s. 109-128, 20 s. ISBN 978-1-60497-711-0. info
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Martina. "Rev. of Moore-Gilbert, Bart: Postcolonial Life-Writing: Culture, Politics and Self-Representation. London: Routledge, 2009.". Brno Studies in English, Brno: Masaryk University, 2010, roč. 36, č. 2, s. 195-198. ISSN 0524-6881. Digitální knihovna FF MU info
  • KAYLOR, Michael Matthew, Kateřina PRAJZNEROVÁ, Martina HORÁKOVÁ a Stephen Paul HARDY. Transgressive (Auto)Biography as Genre and Method. Brno Studies in English, Brno: Masaryk University, 2010, roč. 36, č. 2, s. 5-8. ISSN 0524-6881. Digitální knihovna FF MU info
  • KAYLOR, Michael Matthew, Stephen Paul HARDY, Martina HORÁKOVÁ a Kateřina PRAJZNEROVÁ. Living Between the Lines: Transgressive (Auto)Biography as Genre and Method. 2010. info
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Martina. "Writing life and baking bread : Beth Brant's multiple identities in writing as witness". Central European Journal of Canadian Studies, Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2009, roč. 6, -, s. 19-28. ISSN 1213-7715. info
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Martina. "Do We Need A Literary Canon? The Politics of Canon (Trans)Formation." Rev. of Literatura v Americe, Amerika v Literatuře. Brno Studies in English, Brno: Masarykova univerzita v Brně, 2008, č. 34, s. 153-155. ISSN 1211-1791. info
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Martina. „Jak psát o odlišnosti: Autobiografické reakce původních obyvatelek Austrálie a Severní Ameriky na mainstreamový feminismus“. Gender, rovné příležitosti, výzkum, Praha: Sociologický ústav AV ČR, 2007, roč. 8, č. 1, s. 33-39. ISSN 1213-0028. URL info
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Martina. “Alternative (Hi)Stories in Stolen Generation(s) and Residential School Narratives: Reading Indigenous Life Writings by Doris Pilkington and Shirley Sterling.”. Brno Studies in English, Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2007, roč. 33, č. 2007, s. 143-156. ISSN 0524-6881. URL Digitální knihovna FF MU info
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Martina. “Communal Auto/Biographies in Australian Aboriginal Women’s Writing: Sally Morgan’s My Place”. In Fiction and Autobiography: Modes and Models of Interaction. Ed. Sabine Coelsch-Foisner. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2006. s. 41-47, 7 s. info
  • HORÁKOVÁ, Martina. „Psaní jako boj i smíření: současná literatura severoamerických indiánů”. Host. Brno: Nakladatelství HOST, 2003. 5 s. 5. info

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