UTB

DR HAB Ewald Mengel
Professor for English and American Literature and Culture

DR HAB Ewald Mengel

Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
E-mail: mengel@utb.cz TEL: +420 576 032 004 Office:
U18/407

Teaching: English and American Literature and Culture from the beginnings to the present.

Special fields of research: English novel, English historical novel, 20th century British Drama, translation theory and drama translation, contemporary South African novel


Teaching

Consulting hours

Thursday 11am – 13 o'clock every odd week

Curriculum vitae

Education

  • Born: 22 April, 1950 in Oberndorf, Germany
  • Nationality: German
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  • Education:
  • Primary School Oberndorf, Kr. Wittgenstein 1956 - 1963
  • Grammar School Bad Laasphe/Westphalia 1963 - 1968
  • Military Service Bundesgrenzschutz Bad Hersfeld 1968 - 1969
  • University of Gießen (FRG) 1969 - 1971
  • University of Newcastle upon Tyne (England) 1971 - 1972
  • University of Freiburg (FRG) 1972 - 1975
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  • Degrees:
  • 1st state exam in English and German Language and Literature Freiburg, 1975
  • PhD in English and German Language and Literature Freiburg, 1977 ("summa cum laude")
  • 2nd state exam (Studienassessor) Freiburg, 1979 ("mit Auszeichnung: 1,33")
  • Post-doctoral thesis (Dr. habil.) Bamberg July 1984
  • Academic Career:
  • Akademische Hilfskraft (Research assistant) 1975 - 1977 Chair of English Philology (Prof. Dr. Paul Goetsch), University of Freiburg, FRG
  • Studienreferendar (teacher-trainee) Freiburg 1977 - 1979
  • Akademischer Rat a. Z. (research assistant and lecturer) Chair of English Literature (Prof. Dr. Klaus Peter Jochum) University of Bamberg, FRG 1979 - 1985
  • Akademischer Oberrat a. Z. (associate professor) University of Bamberg, FRG 1985 – 1988
  • Professor of English Literature at the University of Bayreuth (Dec. 1, 1990 - 30 September 2003)
  • Professor of English and American Language and Literature University of Vienna 1 October, 2003
  • Professor of English and American Language and Literature University of Zlin
  • Lehrstuhlvertretungen (Substitute for Chairs):
  • Chair of English (American) Literature University of Augsburg (FRG) winter semester 1985/86; summer semester 1986
  • Chair of American Literature University of Freiburg (FRG) winter semester 1987/88
  • Academic Honours, Awards, etc.:
  • Holder of Heisenberg grant from April 1, 1988 to Nov. 30, 1990
  • Research:
  • English historical novel; Charles Dickens; Harold Pinter; modern English drama; translation theory and practice; cultural transfer; Shakespeare's Lancaster Tetralogy; contemporary South African novel;

Internships and study stays

  • Visiting Professor:
  • Comparative Literature Department University of South Carolina, Columbia (USA) from August, 1988 to February 1989

Process of employment

  • Academic Career:
  • Akademische Hilfskraft (Research assistant) 1975 - 1977 Chair of English Philology (Prof. Dr. Paul Goetsch), University of Freiburg, FRG
  • Studienreferendar (teacher-trainee) Freiburg 1977 - 1979
  • Akademischer Rat a. Z. (research assistant and lecturer) Chair of English Literature (Prof. Dr. Klaus Peter Jochum) University of Bamberg, FRG 1979 - 1985
  • Akademischer Oberrat a. Z. (associate professor) University of Bamberg, FRG 1985 – 1988
  • Professor of English Literature at the University of Bayreuth (Dec. 1, 1990 - 30 September 2003)
  • Professor of English and American Language and Literature University of Vienna 1 October, 2003
  • Professor of English and American Language and Literature University of Zlin

Membership of expert organizations

 

  • Member of the Advisory Board for LION (Proquest’s Literature Online) 
  • Peer Reviewer for Language and Literature (University of Pitestni, Roumania)
  • Peer Reviewer for Journal of Commonwealth Literature

Membership of bodies

  • Member of AAUTE
  • Member of CDE (Contemporary Drama in English)
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