Mgr. Vladimíra Fonfárová, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Mgr. Vladimíra Fonfárová, Ph.D.

Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
E-mail: fonfarova@utb.cz TEL: +420 576 032 332 Office:

Vladimíra Fonfárová is an assistant professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Czech Republic. In her research she focuses on Canadian literature, especially English written Canadian short story, Canadian historiographic metafiction and Canadian contemporary novelists. She is the author of several publications on Canadian short story and the co-author of the book Chapters from Contemporary Canadian Literature (2012). She also works as a translator and interpreter for several film festivals and also translates contemporary fiction.

Her courses include: British Literature Survey, American Literature Survey, Modern British and American Cinema, Current Issues in Dystopic Representation


Consulting hours

Wednesday 11:30 - 12:30

Curriculum vitae


2010 - 2015: Palacký University in Olomouc, English and American literature, Ph.D.

2004 - 2010: Palacký University in Olomouc, English and Portuguese philology, MA.

2000 - 2001: Gymnázium Andreja Kmeťa, Language class, focus on English language

1997 - 2000: Gymnázium Krompachy

Internships and study stays

2014: Research stay, British Library, London

2012: Research stay, Edinburgh, Scotland

2006: Study stay, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Process of employment

2011 - present: Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Faculty of Humanities

2017 - present: Translator for Juniorfest,  International Film Festival for Children and Youth

2016 - present: Translator for Dobrovský, s.r.o.

2015 - present: Translator and interpreter for UK/UH Days of British Film and Culture

2013 - present: Translator and interpreter for Zlín film festival

2013 - 2015: Translator and interpreter for Cinebenelux, festival of films from Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg

2004 - 2011: Language agency Victoria, English language teacher

Membership of expert organizations

Czech and Slovak Association for American Studies

Central European Association for Canadian Studies


Faculties and departments