20.20 - 20.30 PMF 2020 FAREWELL / PMF 2020 ZÁVĚREČNÉ SLOVO

Sunday 1 November
David Vichnar

David Vichnar

David Vichnar (*1983) is senior lecturer at the Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures at Charles University Prague. He is also active as an editor, publisher and translator. His publications include Joyce Against Theory (2010) and Subtexts: Essays on Fiction (2015), his edited publications include Hypermedia Joyce (2010), Thresholds (2011), Praharfeast: James Joyce in Prague (2012) and Terrain: Essays on the New Poetics (2014). He is active as translator both from/into English: he has translated into English Philippe Sollers’ H (from French) and Melchior Vischer’s Second through Brain (from German), as well as Louis Armand’s Snídaně o půlnoci (English-Czech). He has been active as programme director of the annual Prague Microfestival and manages Litteraria Pragensia Books and Equus Press. He was also active (2006-2016) as editor-in-chief of Hypermedia Joyce Studies, the first online journal of Joyce scholarship. His articles on contemporary experimental writers as well as translations of contemporary poetry and fiction—Czech, German, French and Anglophone—have appeared in numerous journals and magazines.

 

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Aljaž Koprivnikar

Aljaž Koprivnikar, poet, literary critic, editor and producer. He regularly cooperates with various Slovenian and international literary organizations. His poetry debut, Ανατομία, was published in 2019 with the Greek publishing house Vakxikon, and in the same year, Anatomija was published by the Center for Slovenian Literature. Otherwise, his poems have been published in various literary journals or anthologies and translated into English, Czech, Greek, Croatian, German, Macedonian, Portuguese, Serbian and Spanish. Currently, he is living between several cities; Ljubljana, Berlin, Prague and Lisbon. To the first, he returns to Slovene literature and to organise the International Critics’ Symposium “The Art of Criticism”, Festival of World Literatures Fabula, Slovenian book days and International literary festival Vilenica; in the second he prepares an Anthology of young Slovene literature in German translation; in the third, he is one of the program directors of the International literary festival Prague Microfestival and in the last he often teaches at the Faculdade de Letras. He is currently preparing a new poetry collection for the Greek literary market.

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