Position: Deputy Head of Department; Senior Lecturer in English Literature and British Cultural Studies and Director of the Centre for British and Commonwealth Studies

Department: Anglophone Literatures and Cultures

E-mail: sona.novakova@ff.cuni.cz

Phone: +420221619341

Postal address: Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Arts, Department of Anglophone Literatures & Cultures, nám. Jana Palacha 2, 116 38 Praha 1 Czech Republic

Publications: Full bibliography

Having received an M.A (with distinction) in British Cultural Studies at the University of Warwick (UK) and a PhD in English literature at Charles University (Czech Republic), Soňa Nováková taught briefly at Texas A&M University (USA) and then at the Department of English and American Studies at Charles University. She is a frequent contributor to Prague Studies in English and Litteraria Pragensia, and has published articles in a number of international publications. She participated in conferences both in the Czech Republic and abroad (UK, France, Greece, Turkey, Austria etc.). Her research interests include early modern, Restoration and eighteenth-century literature, particularly fiction written by women; post-colonial issues (especially writing of the African and South Asian diaspora in Britain, and travel writing); gender studies; contemporary British literature (mainly women novelists).

Soňa Nováková will co-supervise one MOVES research project: “Methodologies of Historical Transformations in Modern Travel, Globalisation and Migration Processes”.