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Dr. Phil. Simone KRAUS

Nadřazené pracoviště: Ústav jazykové přípravy
Správa UJP

Pracoviště: Správa UJP

Nadřazené pracoviště Ústav jazykové přípravy (UJP)
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Pondělí 12:45 13:45 Každý UU 306
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Poznámka Dr. Kraus is an experienced translator and university lecturer. She earned her doctoral degree in American Studies from the Translation School of JOHANNES GUTENBERG UNIVERSITY/MAINZ where she taught English and translation classes for ten years. --- In 2017, the prestigious BREAD LOAF WRITERS' Conference of MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE accepted her as manuscript contributor for creative nonfiction in the workshop led by Luis Alberto Urrea. --- In 2016, she was the recipient of a KATHARINE BAKELESS NASON GRANT for emerging writers for the renowned BREAD LOAF TRANSLATORS' Conference. She is the author of 'Prag in der amerikanischen Literatur: Cynthia Ozick und Philip Roth ('Prague in American Literature: Cynthia Ozick and Philip Roth'), a book focusing on the literary representation of Prague in the works of Ozick and Roth. It was published by PETER LANG Publishing in 2016. Her book also includes a study of travel reports written in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries by prominent American visitors such as Washington Irving, Booker T. Washington, Marcia Davenport, and F.O. Matthiessen. --- In addition to her significant experience in the field of American and Translation Studies, Dr. Kraus earned a Cambridge Certificate in Teaching English to Adults from the University of Bristol. -- Her doctoral supervisor was Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. R. von Bardeleben, the editor of the book 'A Traveler at Forty'--the newly edited text based on a typescript that Theodore Dreiser himself prepared. -- Her RESEARCH AND ACADEMIC INTERESTS include: American Literature (focus on 19th/20th century), Translation Studies, Legal Translation, Teaching English as a Foreign Language and English for Specific Purposes (Law/Economics). --- Between 2013 and 2016, Dr. Kraus was a member of the ASPEN INSTITUTE Prague (now Aspen Institute Central Europe). During her membership she participated in conferences and events with prominent leaders such as the former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, the President of the Aspen Institute US Walter Isaacson, the director of the Vaclav Havel Library Michael Zantovsky, or former US ambassador Cameron Munter.