Dr. Anna Förster

Literary scholar, ZfL research fellow with the project Theory in Translation. French Theory in East Central Europe since 1945

CV

  • since 2020 research associate, Department for Slavic literatures, University of Erfurt
  • 2016-2019 research associate, Department for Comparative literature, LMU Munich
  • 2018 PhD, LMU Munich
  • 2011-2015 PhD student, University of Erfurt
  • 2002-2010 M.A. translation/interpreting (French, Czech) and Western Slavic Studies, University of Leipzig und  Jan Evangelista v Purkyně University, Ústí nad Labem (Czech Republic)

Fellowships

  • 2019 Czech Academy of Science, Ústav pro českou literaturu (Institute for Czech Literature)
  • 2020 Polish Academy of Science, Instytut badań literackich (Institute for literary research)
  • 2021 Slovak Academy of Science, Ústav svetovej literatúry (Institute for World Literature)

Research Interests

  • Western Slavic Literatures and Cultures
  • Central and Eastern European literary theory
  • history of literary theory
  • translation studies
  • East Central European dissent and its reception