Mgr. Denisa Krásná


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Curriculum Vitae

Person-Related Identification Information
  • Mgr. Denisa Krásná, 12 March 1993
Department
  • Department of English and American Studies
    Faculty of Arts
    Masaryk University
    Arne Nováka 1
    60200 Brno
    Czech Republic
Employment - Position
  • doctoral student
Education and Academic Qualifications
  • September 2018 - present: PhD in "Literatures in English" - Department of English and American Studies, MUNI, Brno, Czech Republic
  • September 2017 - present: BA programme "Language Studies with French and Spanish" - The Open University of Scotland, United Kingdom
  • September 2016 - June 2018: Master's programme "North-American Culture Studies" - Department of English and American Studies, MUNI, Brno, Czech Republic
  • September 2013 - June 2016: Bachelor's programme "Spanish Language and Literature" - Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, MUNI, Brno, Czech Republic
  • September 2012 - January 2016: Bachelor's programme "English Language and Literature" - Department of English and American Studies, MUNI, Brno, Czech Republic
Employment
  • March 2017 - July 2017: Research Assistant in Cascadia Cross-Border Law, 1305 11th Street, Suite 301, Bellingham, WA 98225
  • August 2014 / 2015 / 2016 / 2017: Fringe and the International Festival staff in the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
  • 2014 - now: English, Spanish and French Private Tutor, Czech Republic, Spain, Scotland, USA
Teaching Activities
  • AJ04001 Introduction to Literary Studies (seminar)
  • AJ17076/AJ27082 O say, can you smell? American Studies as Olfactory Studies Teacher
  • AJ17057 Blackness in American Film
  • AJ18088 Cultural Landscapes and Cultural Identity
Research Activities and Interests
  • Vegan studies / critical animal studies / decolonial animal ethic
  • North American Indigenous Writers
  • Contemporary Canadian literature
  • Contemporary American literature
  • Indigenous feminism
  • Gender violence
  • Resistance literature
  • Artivism
  • Eco-justice, ecocide, environmental activism
  • Indigenous resistance movements
  • Radical politics
  • Anarcha-Indigenism
  • Counternarratives
  • Cross-cultural narratives
  • Chicana literature
  • Testimonios
  • Dystopian sci-fi literature/anarchist fiction (e.g. Ursula K. Le Guin)
  • British literature: J.R.R. Tolkien, George Orwell, J.K. Rowling, Romanticism, Charles Dickens, Ian Rankin
Akademické stáže, studijní nebo pracovní pobyty
  • September 2019 - December 2019: Research at ECOSUR, Mexico with a grant from the mexican government ("Beca de Excelencia para Extranjeros"
  • March-July 2017: Research Assistant in Cascadia Cross-Border Law, Bellingham, WA, USA
  • 2021/11/06 – 2021/11/06: University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Other programs, ESP
    • Měsíční výzkumný pobyt v knihovně na Universidad de La Laguna v Tenerife, pod vedením Dr. Evy Darias-Beautell, která je expertkou v mém oboru (kanadská kultura a literatura). Od pobytu si slibuji posunutí práce na dizertaci, především pak doladění finální struktury a primárních konceptů po konzultaci s Dr. Darias-Beautell, která mi již poskytla cenné rady ohledně metodologie minulý semestr přes Zoom. Díky přístupu do knihovny ULL navíc obohatím dizertaci o nové sekundární zdroje.
  • 2019/09/10 – 2019/12/15: Southern Border College, Chetumal, Freemover, MEX
    • Výzkumný pobyt za účelem sesbírání materiálů pro dizertační práci. Výzkum bude realizován převážně na univerzitě ECOSUR v Chetumalu a San Cristóbalu de las Casas, ve státě Chiapas, ale také částečně v hlavním městě Ciudad de México a v severní části Mexika. Hlavním cílem je navštívení zapatistickách komunit, kooperativ a jiných hnutí a organizací původních obyvatel Mexika ve spolupráci s mexickou univerzitou.
  • 2017/01/04 – 2017/06/19: Western Washington University, Bellingham, ISEP, USA
    • Dva trimestry Amerických studií na zahraniční instituci.
  • 2015/02/02 – 2015/06/23: University of Valencia, Valencia, Erasmus+, ESP
University Activities
  • 2015 - present: Re:Views Magazine (editor) - MUNI, Brno
  • 2017: International Student Club, Hiking club, Spanish club (member and organizer) - Western Washington University, Bellingham
  • 2014 - 2017 (mainly summers): Living, managing and volunteering in the Edinburgh Student Housing Co-operative (ESHC) and co-organizing the Students for Co-operation Conference in Edinburgh
Conference presentations
  • “In/visible Gender Violence in Desert Blood: The Juárez Murders by Alicia Gaspar de Alba.” Monuments 2019, The 26th Biennial Conference of the Nordic Association for American Studies, Bergen, Norway, 25-27 April 2019.
  • “Anarcha-Indigenism: Indigenous Knowledge as the Key to Survival.” Paradise on Fire, 2019 ASLE Conference, University of California, Davis, 26-30 June 2019.
  • “First Nations and Water Security: An Ecofeminist Analysis of the Role of Indigenous Women Water Protectors.” Water Security and Climate Change Conference, UASLP, CNRD, SWINDON, FSC and EXCEED, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, Mexico, 28-30 October 2019.
Major Publications
  • KRÁSNÁ, Denisa. Anarcha-Indigenism: Toward a Decolonial Nonhierarchical Future. In 2021 MLA Annual Convention. 2021. info
  • KRÁSNÁ, Denisa. (De)colonizing Turtle Island: Indigenous Veganism and Gender Activism. In ‘Appraising Critical Animal Studies’ EACAS European Association for Critical Animal Studies, 7th biennial conference. 2021. info
  • KRÁSNÁ, Denisa. Breaking the Stereotypes : Gendered Violence in Katherena Vermette’s The Break. In 11th Brno International Conference of English, American and Canadian Studies : "Breaking the Boundaries : In Between Texts, Cultures and Conventions", 12–14 February, 2020, Brno, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University. 2020. URL info
  • KRÁSNÁ, Denisa. Decolonization in Chiapas : Zapatistas, Co-operatives, Autonomous Education, Artivism. In SLAS2020 : “Mind the Gap : Strengthening Connections in Latin American Studies”, Amsterdam (17-18 April 2020). 2020. URL info
  • KRÁSNÁ, Denisa. Review of Chiapas Maya Awakening : Contemporary Poems and Short Stories ed. by Sean S. Sell and Nicolás Huet Bautista. Studies in American Indian Literature. University of Nebraska Press, 2020, č. 32, s. 1-2, 235-239. ISSN 0730-3238. URL info
  • KRÁSNÁ, Denisa. Sick Land, Sick Animals, Sick People, Sick Planet : Intersectional Analysis of Distance as the Foundation of Exploitative Capitalism. In New Pathways in Anglophone Literary and Cultural Studies in Pandemic Times, November 20-21, 2020, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, Brno. 2020. URL info
  • KRÁSNÁ, Denisa. Jay Treaty : Indigenous Right of Free Cross-Border Passage between Canada and USA. In Miklós Vassányi, Judit Nagy, Mátyás Bánhegyi, Dóra Bernhardt, and Enikő Sepsi. Minorities in Canada – Intercultural Investigations. Budapest/Paris: L'Harmattan Publishing, 2020. s. 267-286, 19 s. Minorities in Canada – Intercultural Investigations. ISBN 978-2-343-21930-1. info
  • KRÁSNÁ, Denisa, Tereza ŠMILAUEROVÁ a Lenka ŽÁRSKÁ. Opportunities in the Eye of a Storm : New Pathways in Anglophone Literary and Cultural Studies in Pandemic Times Conference Report. Theory and Practice in English Studies (THEPES). Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2020, roč. 2020, č. 2, s. 45-52. ISSN 1805-0859. URL info
  • KRÁSNÁ, Denisa a Sagar DEVA. Neoliberalism, NAFTA, and Dehumanization : The case of femicides in Ciudad Juárez. Fast Capitalism. Arlington, TX: University of Texas at Arlington Libraries, 2019, roč. 16, č. 1, s. 31-40. ISSN 1930-014X. doi:10.32855/fcapital.201901.004. URL info
  • KRÁSNÁ, Denisa. Metamorphosis of the West Coast Cities : Gentrification, Displacement, Homelessness, and Racial Discrimination. Brno, 2019. URL info
  • KRÁSNÁ, Denisa. In/visible Gender Violence in Desert Blood : The Juárez Murders by Alicia Gaspar de Alba. In Monuments 2019, The 26th Biennial Conference of the Nordic Association for American Studies, April 25-27, 2019, Bergen, Norway. 2019. info
  • KRÁSNÁ, Denisa. Anarcha-Indigenism : Indigenous Knowledge as the Key to Survival. In Paradise on Fire, June 26-30, 2019 ASLE Conference, University of California, Davis, CA, USA. 2019. URL info
  • KRÁSNÁ, Denisa. First Nations and Water Security : An Ecofeminist Analysis of the Role of Indigenous Women Water Protectors. In Water Security and Climate Change Conference, 28. - 30.10.2019, UASLP, CNRD, SWINDON, FSC and EXCEED, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí, Mexico. 2019. URL info
  • KRÁSNÁ, Denisa. Internship in Cascadia Cross-Border Law Firm in Bellingham, WA, USA. In Re:Views. Brno, Czech Republic: Re:Views Magazine, z.s., 2017. s. 7-10. Fall 2017. ISSN 2464-7306. URL info
  • KRÁSNÁ, Denisa. Edinburgh Student Housing Co-operative. In Re:Views. Brno, Czech Republic: Re:Views Magazine, z.s., 2015. s. 21-24. Fall 2015. ISSN 2464-7306. Edinburgh Student Housing Co-operative info

2019/10/10

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