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Josef Horacek Ph.D

Instructor

Address:
Office: 229-G Allen Hall

Email Address:
E-mail: jhoracek@lsu.edu

Office Phone:
Phone: 225-578-2866

College:
Humanities & Social Sciences

Department:
English

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

 Modernism, American poetry, multimodal composition, translation theory

 

 

Biography

Josef Horacek teaches composition and poetry in the Department of English, directs a summer abroad program called LSU in the Heart of Europe, and oversees the curriculum and academic programming in the Humanities & Social Sciences Residential College. He holds a PhD from Emory University where he specialized in translation theory and modernism.

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Publications

Scholarly Articles
“Pedantry and Play: The Zukofsky Catullus.” Comparative Literature Studies 51.1 (2014): 106-31
“Total Performance: Jerome Rothenberg’s Ethnographic Translations.” Translation Studies 4.2 (2011): 166-82

Poetry Translations
Schulz, Karel. “Jazz Over the Sea.” Burning City: Poems of Metropolitan Modernity. Ed. Jed Rasula and Tim Conley. Notre Dame: Action, 2012. 384
Nezval, Vítězslav. “Parrot on a Motorcycle, or On the Craft of Poetry.” 1913: A Journal of Forms 3 (2009): 66-70
Holan, Vladimír. “Sufrynk,” “Kontinuózlý,” “Veršes,” “Rapids on thě Otava,” “Boy asleep.” New American Writing 24 (2006): 98-103
Holan, Vladimír. “Horoskop,” “Even děth,” “The demise of oně dyink in an orchard, “In the gřověs neár Chlumec,” “No –” Action Yes 1.1 (2006)