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Curriculum vitae

Name, first names, scientific degrees
  • Hardy, Stephen B.A. P.G.C.E. M.A.Ph.D
Department/Faculty/University
  • Department of English and American Studies
    Faculty of Arts
    Masaryk University
    A.Novaka 1
    660 88 Brno
    Czech Republic
Function, current position
  • Lecturer
Education and academic qualifications
  • Manchester Grammar School 1965-1971
  • University of York B.A. English and Related Literature (1975)
  • Keswick Hall College of Education, Norwich P.G.C.E. (1977)
  • University of York M.A.Applied Linguistics (1982)
  • University of Warwick Ph.D British Cultural Studies (2002)
Professional experience
  • English Language teacher - Norrkoping, Sweden; Thessaloniki, Greece; Copenhagen, Denmark; Edinburgh, Scotland; Folkestone, England (1977-1986)
  • Lektor in English, Department of German and English, Faculty of Arts,Palacky University, Olomouc (1986-1989)
  • Lecturer in British Literature and Cultural Studies, Dept.of English and American Studies,Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University, Brno (1989- )
Teaching activities
  • Introduction to British Studies
  • Virginia Woolf: Woman, Writer
  • British Literature 1830-1870: Early and Mid Victorians
  • Literary and Cultural Theory
  • Rural Perspectives
  • The Twentieth Century British Short Story
  • Women in Fiction and Theory
  • Anarchy Violence and Perspective
  • Post-War British Poetry and Society
  • Supervision of Final Year Diploma Theses in above and other non- related areas.
Research activities
  • Poetry of J.H. Prynne, Charles Olson
    Cultural politics of British urban-regional novels
    Post-structuralist ecology and the novels and philosophy of John Cowper Powys
    Relations between eco-theory, eco-criticism and cultural geography
Professional stays abroad
  • Magdeburg University, February 1999
  • Magdeburg University, July 2003
Other academic activities, research projects, grants
  • Co-participation in Grant GA405/09/0056 Czech Science Foundation (GACR) SSASA Symposium 2013 Salzburg, "Sustainability and the City: America and the Urban World, 26-30 September, 2013
Major publications
  • KAYLOR, Michael Matthew, Stephen Paul HARDY, Martina HORÁKOVÁ and Kateřina PRAJZNEROVÁ. Literární biografie jako křižovatka žánrů (Literary Biography as a Crossroad of Genres). 1. vyd. Brno: Host - vydavatelství, s. r. o., 2011. 268 pp. ISBN 978-80-7294-383-8. Host info
  • KAYLOR, Michael Matthew, Stephen Paul HARDY, Martina HORÁKOVÁ and Kateřina PRAJZNEROVÁ. Approaches to Transgressive Auto/Biography: Introduction. Brno Studies in English. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2011, roč. 37, č. 2, p. 5-6. ISSN 0524-6881. Digitální knihovna FF MU info
  • HARDY, Stephen Paul, Martina HORÁKOVÁ, Michael Matthew KAYLOR and Kateřina PRAJZNEROVÁ. Alternatives in Biography : Writing Lives in Diverse English-language Contexts. 1st Masaryk University Press. Brno: Masaryk University Press, 2011. 300 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-5757-9. doi:10.5817/CZ.MUNI.M210-5757-2011. info
  • HARDY, Stephen Paul. Barbara Caine: Biography and History (review). Brno Studies in English. Brno: Masarykova Univerzita, 2010, vol. 36, No 2, p. 191-194. ISSN 0524-6881. Digitální knihovna FF MU info
  • KAYLOR, Michael Matthew, Kateřina PRAJZNEROVÁ, Martina HORÁKOVÁ and Stephen Paul HARDY. Transgressive (Auto)Biography as Genre and Method. Brno Studies in English. Brno: Masaryk University, 2010, vol. 36, No 2, p. 5-8. ISSN 0524-6881. Digitální knihovna FF MU info
  • KAYLOR, Michael Matthew, Stephen Paul HARDY, Martina HORÁKOVÁ and Kateřina PRAJZNEROVÁ. Living Between the Lines: Transgressive (Auto)Biography as Genre and Method. 2010. info
  • HARDY, Stephen Paul. Relations of Place: Aspects of Late 20th Century Fiction and Theory. 1st ed. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2008. 139 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-4718-1. info
  • HARDY, Stephen Paul. A Barking Dog? Manchester Writing and English Regional Culture. In Proceedings of the 7th Conference of English, American and Canadian Stuides. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2003. p. 57-65, 8 pp. ISBN 80-210-3394-0. info
  • HARDY, Stephen Paul. Placiality: The Renewal of the Significance of Place in Modern Cultural Theory. Brno Studies in English. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2000, vol. 26, No 25, p. 86-100, 14 pp. ISSN 1211-1791. info
  • HARDY, Stephen Paul. Old Places, New Spaces: Recent Developments in British Cultural Geography. Brno Studies in English. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1999, vol. 25, No 25, p. 157-169, 12 pp. ISSN 1211-1791. info
  • HARDY, Stephen Paul. Place and History in Recent British Writing. In British Cultural Studies: Cross-Cultural Challenges. Zagreb: The British Council Croatia, 1998. p. 100-106, 6 pp. ISBN 953-6728-00-1. info
  • HARDY, Stephen Paul. Place and Identity in Contemporary Brititsh Fiction. Brno Studies in English. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1996, vol. 22, No 22, p. 10-126, 116 pp. ISSN 1211-1791. info
  • HARDY, Stephen. Poetry, Culture and the Nation State: (some) recent British perspectives. Brno Studies in English. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 1993, vol. 20, No 20, p. 119-132, 13 pp. ISSN 1211-1791. info
  • HARDY, Stephen Paul. The Poetry of J.H.Prynne: A Suitable Case for Further Critical Treatment? Acta Universitatis Palackianae Olomoucensis. Olomouc: Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, 1989, VII. ISSN 0231-634X. info

2013/11/07


Curriculum vitae: Stephen Paul Hardy, Ph.D. (učo 33697), version: English(3), last update: 2013/11/07 13:28, S. Hardy