UTB

Mgr. Roman Trušník, Ph.D.
Head of the Department

Mgr. Roman Trušník, Ph.D.

Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
E-mail: trusnik@utb.cz TEL: +420 576 032 018 Office:
U18/412

Roman Trušník is Assistant Professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Czech Republic. His research focuses on American gay literature after 1945, southern literature, and literature of the fantastic. He is the author of Podoby homosexuálního románu po roce 1945 (Faces of the American Gay Novel after 1945, 2011) and he co-edited Cult Fiction & Cult Film: Multiple Perspectives (2008; with Marcel Arbeit), and six volumes of conference proceedings. He is the founder of the Zlín Proceedings in Humanities book series, and the managing editor of the Moravian Journal of Literature and Film.


Teaching

Consulting hours

Thursday 12:00-14:00

Curriculum vitae

Education

2000-2006: Palacký University, Olomouc, Philosophical Faculty, degree course in English and American Literature, Ph.D.
1993-2000: Palacký University, Olomouc, Philosophical Faculty, degree course in English Philology - Sociology, Master's degree

Internships and study stays

July 2018: David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA, research stay
November 2011: British Library, UK, research stay
1998-1999: University of Massachusetts Boston, USA, Merrill Scholarship

Process of employment

2006-present: Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Assistant Professor
2005-2015: Palacký University, Olomouc, Philosophical Faculty, technical editor, from 2010 researcher
2003-2006: Obchodní akademie T. Bati a Vyšší odborná škola ekonomická Zlín, teacher

Membership of expert organizations

Czech and Slovak Association of American Studies, member since 2000
European Association of American Studies, member since 2000
Československé sdružení uživatelů TeXu, member since 2009

Membership of bodies

Scientific Board of the Faculty of Humanities, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, member since 2011
Scientific Board for Publications in Philology, Tomas Bata University Press, chair since 2016
Academic Senate, Faculty of Humanities, Tomas Bata University in Zlín, member between 2007 and 2013

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