Research interests

Transnational Approaches and Translation; Cold War Cultures; Critical Race Theory; Exile and Immigration; Gender and Feminisms


2016-2020 PhD in English and American Literature, Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures, Faculty of Arts, Charles University
2014-2016 MA in Anglophone Literatures and Cultures, Charles University
2010-2014 BA in English and American Studies and German for Intercultural Communication, Charles University
International Fellowships
2023 The Eccles Centre for American Studies – The British Library, Library Grant, Visiting Fellow
2022 John F. Kennedy Library Grant, FU Berlin (Visiting Researcher)
2022 Faculty of Arts, Design and Social Sciences, Northumbria University Newcastle (Visiting Researcher, Anglo-Czech Fund Scholarship)
2021 Institute for Human Sciences Vienna (Jan Patočka Junior Fellow)
2017-2018 Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University (Fulbright-Masaryk Fellow)
2017 The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities, Oxford University (Visiting Researcher, EUROPAEUM scholarship)
2016 John F. Kennedy Institute of North American Studies, FU Berlin (Visiting Researcher, KAAD scholarship)
2013 Edinburgh Napier University (Erasmus+)


since 2022 Institute of Czech Literature CAS: Postdoctoral researcher
since 2021 Department of English Language and Literature, Pedagogical Faculty, University of Hradec Králové: Assistant Professor
2019-2020 CEFRES: French Research Center for Humanities and Social Sciences Prague (PhD Fellow)
2014-2020 Masaryk Institute of Advanced Studies, Czech Technical University; Amazon English-Czech High School; Jazykoffka; Jabok: Academy of Social Work and Theology: Instructor of English, Translation and Academic Writing


2022 Honorable Mention at the Charles Bernheimer Prize for an Outstanding Dissertation in Comparative Literature, American Comparative Literature Association
2021 Jan Palach Prize for Outstanding Research (PhD thesis)
2021 Martin Hilský Award for Best PhD Thesis Faculty of Arts, Charles University
2016 Mathesius Award for Outstanding MA Thesis

Selected bibliography (ASEP)

Book chapters

Schormová, F. 2024. Becoming the White Otter: Constructing Whiteness between Canada and Czechoslovakia. In: Runtić, S. – Marešová, J. – Kolinská, K. (eds.), (Un)Following in Winnetou’s Footsteps. Singapore, Springer, 201-218. DOI: 10.1007/978-981-99-7421-4_9

Schormová, F. 2023. Ozvěny Kryštofa Kolumba v české poezii 20. století. In: Borozan, V. (ed.), Naťuknout špičku vejce: Kolumbus jindy a dnes. Hradec Králové, Galerie moderního umění v Hradci Králové, 77-92.


Schormová, F. 2023. Tractors and Translators. Langston Hughes in Cold War Czechoslovakia. Publications of the Modern Language Association of America 138(3), 519-533. DOI: 10.1632/S0030812923000445