Dr Jan Matonoha
Institute of Czech Literature, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague
Jan Matonoha, Mgr., PhD. (Charles University, Prague, CR), M.Phil. (Glasgow, UK), in 2012-13 a Newton Fellow in Sheffield (UK) for two years. He worked on several grant projects funded by various Czech Grant Agencies, as well as by the European Commission, and taught at various programs for both foreign students (in English, e.g. Prague Film Academy, East and Central European Studies at Arts Faculty of Charles University, Prague, and others), as well as domestic ones (including Czech Literature Department, Department of Gender Studies, Faculty of Humanities, both at Arts Faculty of Charles University, Prague). Apart from many articles, he published two books in Czech (Writing Outside of Logocentrism. Discourse, gender, text, 2009; Beyond / For (De)Constructivism. Overview of Critical Concepts of Literary and Cultural Theory, 2017, both by Academia Publishing, Prague), and participated on several others, including The Politics of Gender Culture under State Socialism, edited by Hana Havelková and Libora Oates-Indruchová (Routledge, 2014). For about six years, he was a member of an editorial board of a bimonthly Česká literatura (Journal for Czech Literature). His research interests are theory of literature, 20th century Czech and Central European literature, feminism and gender studies in literature and animal studies in literature. He is a member of a grant project INTER-COST a subsidiary of the NET4DISSENT network.