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Hana Pichova
Professor of Czech Language and Literature; Advisor for Slavic

Education

Ph.D., Slavic Languages and Literatures, University of Wisconsin, Madison
20th-Century Czech and Russian Prose

Intellectual Biography & Awards

My current scholarly interests encompass Central European literature, literary representations of cultural and sculptural events, and literary historiography.

Recent Publications

“‘The Magic Flute’ as an Ode to Defenestration: On the Twentieth Anniversary of Bohumil Hrabal’s Death.Slavic and East European Journal Vol. 61, No. 2 (Summer 2017): 331-342.

Case of the Missing Statue coverThe Case of the Missing Statue: A Historical and Literary Study of the Stalin Monument in Prague. Prague: Arbor vitae, 2014.
 
 
 
Stalin coverPřípad Stalin: Historická a literární studie Stalinova pomníku v Praz. Translated by Ondřej Prokop. With expanded notes. Prague: Arbor vitae, 2014.
 
 
Mystifications of a Nation coverThe Mystifications of a Nation: The Potato Bug and Other Essays on Czech Culture. Translated and Edited with Craig Cravens. University of Wisconsin Press, 2010.
 
 
The Art of Memory in Exile coverThe Art of Memory in Exile: Vladimir Nabokov and Milan Kundera. Southern Illinois University Press, 2001.
 
 
 
The Cabinet of Czech Literary Wonder. In progress.
 

Frequently Taught Courses

  • GSLL 260: From Berlin to Budapest: Literature, Film, and Culture of Central Europe
  • CZCH 280 Closely Watched Trains: Czech Film and Literature
  • CZCH 401-406 Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced Czech Language
  • SLAV/PWAD 465 Literature of Atrocity
  • CZCH/CMPL 469 Milan Kundera and World Literature
  • RUSS 473 /CMPL 477 Vladimir Nabokov: Art and Life

Dr. Pichova’s Upcoming Course Offerings

Undergraduate and Graduate Advising and Mentoring

  • Jenya Mironava. M.A. (Spring 2013)

Additional Information

For more about Dr. Pichova, see her Curriculum Vitae.