Andrea Sapunar Knežević,

Date of birth:

  • 1968

Place of birth:

  • Zagreb

Addresses:

  • Address: Opatička 18, 10000 Zagreb

Phones:

  • Phone +385(0)14895316
  • Phone +385(0)14895333
  • Fax +385(0)14895313

Emails:

Academic titles:

  • doctor of Science

Institutions:

  • Research associate - The Institute for the History of Croatian Literature, Theater and Music, The Division for the History of Croatian Literature

Education:

  • 1994 – graduated in Croatian Literature and Language and Museology from the College of Art and Humanities, University of Zagreb.
  • 1995 - 1997 – doctoral study at the Institute of Slavic Studies at the University of Vienna.
  • 2000 – defended doctoral thesis Das burgenlandkroatische literarische Volksbarock und seine stilistische und inhaltliche Besonderheiten (1732-1812) at the Institute of Slavic Studies at the University of Vienna. Doctoral degree validated that same year in Croatia.

Career, memberships:

  • From 1997 – employed at the Institute for the History of Croatian Literature, Theatre and Music under the auspices of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, first as a research assistant and then, from 2003, as a research fellow.
  • 1998 – 2002 – participated in a scientific project The Critical Edition of Milan Begović's Complete Works. Editor of four books of Begović's theater surveys, reviews, essays, polemics and interviews.
  • 1999 – 2005 - participated in a scientific project Linguistic and stylistic characteristics of Burgenland-Croatian literature of the XIX. century at  the Institute of Slavic Studies at the University Eötvös Loránd in Budapest.
  • 2000 – 2003 – participant in research studies at the scientific project of the Balkan Commission at the AustrianAcademy of Sciences in Vienna Der Zivilisationswortschatz im südosteuropäischen Raum 1840 – 1870 – Herrschaft und Staat.
  • 2000 – 2005 - takes part in university education classes at the College of Croatian Studies at the University of Zagreb, teaching following courses: Introduction to the Study of Croatian Culture, Croatian Literature in Diaspora and Matija Vlačić Ilirik.
  • Since 2002 – research on the scientific project Croatian Literary Historians. Participates in the work and organization of international scientific symposia concerning literary historiography.
  • 2003 – 2005 – instructorship for Croatian language and literature at the Institute of Slavic Studies and the Institute for Theoretical and Applied Translation at the Graz University.
  • 2003 – 2006 – participant in research studies at the scientific project of the Balkan Commission at the AustrianAcademy of Sciences in Vienna Der Zivilisationswortschatz im südosteuropäischen Raum 1840 – 1870 – Gesellschaft und Wirtschaft.
  • Since 2005 – participant in the scientific project Translation als Medium des Kulturtransfers im Kontext der kroatischen und deutschen Kultur 1848-1918 at the Institute for Theoretical and Applied Translation at the Graz University and the Austrian Academy of Sciences.

Participation in scholarly symposia:

  • Participated in twenty or so scientific symposia in Croatia and abroad. Lectured at the University of Graz and at the University of Zagreb.

Scholarships for scientific work:

  • Several times scholarship holder for scientific research by the Ministry of Science of Republic of Austria (1993 - Ernst Mach; 1994-1997 - Bertha von Suttner; 2002-2003 - Ernst Mach).

Bibliography:

  • Edited four books, published twenty or so research papers in the area of literary history and culture as well as linguistics, and thirty professional papers in Croatian and foreign proceedings and periodicals.