Karen von Kunes, PhD

  • Senior Lector I in Slavic Languages and Literatures
Education
  • PhD, McGill University, 1980
  • BA, McGill University, 1974
  • AB, Prague Institute of Modern Languages, 1968
Publications
  • “Female Characters in Milan Kundera and Milos Forman’s Works.” Paper presented to the American Comparative Literature Association, Yale University, 2000.
  • “Response to the Literature Papers.” Brown Slavic Contributions. Vol XI. 1999.
  • Critical Essays on Milan Kundera. Ed. Peter Petro. New York: G.K. Hall & Co., 1999.
  • Beyond the Imaginable: 240 Ways of Looking at Czech. Praha Publishers, 1999.
International activities
  • Colloquial Czech in Dialogues, and Milan Kundera: In Search of Existential Possibility
    Czech Republic (2008-Present)
    Professor von Kunes works on a contemporary Czech language research project with a colleague from Charles University in Prague. She is also researching a contemporary French writer of Czech origin, Milan Kundera.

    Charles University, Charles University

Languages
Czech, French, German, Italian, Polish, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Ukrainian