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Curriculum vitae

  • Department of Media Studies and Journalism - Faculty of Social Studies
Function, current position
  • assistant professor
Education and academic qualifications
  • 2016: Ph.D. in Sociology, FSS MU Brno, "Between Manuscripts and Books: the Logic and Dynamics of Contemporary Czech Literary Field through the Perspective of Book Publishers"
  • 2010: Mgr. in Czech laguage and literature, FF MU Brno, "Literary criticism of Jan Lopatka"
  • 2009: Mgr. in Media Studies and Journalism, FSS MU Brno, "Popular culture as a Challenge for Interpretation"
  • 2007: Bc. z Media Studies and Journalism - Czech Language and Literatureratura, FSS a FF MU Brno, "Information inequality and new information and communication technologies: Comparative analysis of digital divide between high school students"
Professional experience
  • 2018-: editor-in-chief of journal Media Studies
  • 2016-: assistant professor at Department of Media Studies and Journalism FSS MU Brno
  • 2013-2016: lector at Department of Media Studies and Journalism FSS MU Brno
  • 2008-: collaboration with literary magazine Host (literary reviews)
Teaching activities
  • critical discourse studies, argumentation, academic writing
Research activities
  • critical discourse studies, argumentation and emotions, sociology of literature, popular culture, qualitative methodology
Professional stays abroad
  • 2014: Summer School Course of Mixed Methods: Integrating Qualitative and Quantitative Research, Oslo University
  • 2013: Summer School in Corpus Approaches to Social Science, Lancaster University
Non-university activities
  • 2007-: book reviews and critical discussions for literary journal Host
Major publications
  • KIRKOSOVÁ, Kateřina. ‘Bestseller’ is no longer a rude word: negotiating the art/commerce balance by Czech fiction publishers. POETICS. NETHERLANDS: ELSEVIER, 2022. ISSN 0304-422X. doi:10.1016/j.poetic.2022.101735. URL info
  • KIRKOSOVÁ, Kateřina. Commercial, or popular literature?: the case of small publishers’ fairs in Czech Republic. In EUPOP 2018. 2018. URL info
  • KIRKOSOVÁ, Kateřina. Jak se vám líbí. Komunikační strategie českých beletristických nakladatelství (As You Like It : The Communication Strategies of Czech Belletristic Publishers). Slovo a smysl. Praha: Univerzita Karlova, 2018, vol. 15, No 30, p. 128-144. ISSN 1214-7915. článek - open access info
  • KIRKOSOVÁ, Kateřina. Přemluv bábu, pobav sebe : postmoderní estetika v občanském politickém diskurzu (Convince Your Grandma, Amuse Yourself : Postmodern Aesthetics in Civic Political Discourse). Filozofie dnes. Univerzita Hradec Králové, 2018, vol. 10, No 2, p. 175-207. ISSN 1804-0969. článek - open access info
  • KIRKOSOVÁ, Kateřina and Michal TKACZYK. ‘We can deploy thousands of soldiers’: Legitimization of security measures in the media representations of the European migration crisis in the Czech news media. In Refugee Crisis: A Comparative Research Workshop Erasmus University Rotterdam. 2017. info
  • KIRKOSOVÁ, Kateřina. Opening the gates for popular fiction, changing the rules of literary game: a case of book publishers’ strategies in Czech literary field. In Presumed Autonomy 2016: Literature and Art in Theory and Practice. 2016. URL info
  • KIRKOSOVÁ, Kateřina. Texty a formy: knihy vázané, brožované a elektronické pohledem českých beletristických nakladatelů (Texts and Forms: Hardcovers, Paperbacks and E-books in the Use of Czech Book Publishers). Mediální studia. Praha: Univerzita Karlova, 2016, vol. 10, No 1, p. 29-49. ISSN 1801-9978. URL info
  • KIRKOSOVÁ, Kateřina. Publikování knih v čase manažerské logiky: poznámky k současnému českému nakladatelskému poli (Publishing books in time of managerial logics: remarks to contemporary Czech publishing field). In Pořízková, Lenka; Navrátilová, Martina. Literární a knižní kultura v digitálním věku. Olomouc: Filozofická fakulta Univerzity Palackého, 2015. p. 139-149. ISBN 978-80-87895-49-8. URL info


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