Dr. phil. Anna Michalík Kvíčalová, MA


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Curriculum Vitae

Person-Related Identification Information
  • Dr Anna Kvíčalová, born 16 September, 1986
Department
  • Masaryk University Faculty of Arts Department for the Study of Religions Arna Nováka 1 602 00 Brno Czech Republic
Employment - Position
  • Assistant Professor
Education and Academic Qualifications
  • 2017 Dr. Phil in the Study of Religions (Freie Universität Berlin), dissertation: "Disciplining the Sense of Hearing: Auditory Practices in Mid 16th Century Geneva"
  • 2012 MA in Religious Studies (University of Amsterdam), thesis "Listening to the Sermon in Post-Reformation Geneva: Evidence from the Registers of the Consistory"
Employment
  • 2019-now: Assistant Professor, Department for the Study of Religions, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University
  • 2018-now: Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Centre for Theoretical Study, Charles University & the Czech Academy of Sciences)
  • 2017: Research Fellow (Humboldt University in Berlin, Institute for Cultural Studies)
  • 2013-2017: Predoctoral Research Fellow (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin
Teaching Activities
  • 2017: (lecturer and coordinator) Graduate course Náboženství a zvuk (Department for the Study of Religions, Masaryk University)
  • 2016: (lecturer and coordinator) Undergraduate course Religion and Sound Media: Cultural History of Sense Perception (Department of History and Cultural Studies, Free University Berlin
  • 2015: (lecturer) Seminar Religion and Sensory Instruction (Media Studies Department, University of Amsterdam)
  • 2013: (lecturer) Seminar Religion and Sensory Instruction (Media Studies Department, University of Amsterdam)
Scientific and Research Activities
  • 2018-2020: postdoctoral research stipend awarded by the Charles University in Prague and the Centre for Theoretical Study (research project: "Epistemology of Listening in Early Modern Europe: Construction of Deafness on the Crossroads of Science and Religion")
  • 2018-now: "Transdisciplinary research of the anthropocene" (the Progress programme of the Charles University, Centre for Theoretical Study)
  • 2016-2018: Collaborative research centre “Knowledge in Motion: Transfer of Knowledge from the Ancient World to the Early Modern Period (Berlin, FU & HU), research group “Epistemic Dissonances. Objects and Tools of Early Modern Acoustics“
  • 2013-2015: research group “The Making of Acoustics in 16th to 19th Century Europe”(Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin)
  • 2015-2017: research group “Epistemes of Modern Acoustics” (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin)
Internship
  • 2018 (June-August): Gotha research centre, University of Erfurt
  • 2017 (January-April) Visiting scholar (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin. Research Group: “Epistemes of Modern Acoustics”)
  • 2014 (August) Summer school Sound Signatures: Epistemologies and the Order of Sound Organized by the New York University Centre and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin
  • 2014 (January) Winter school Sound Signatures: Spaces, Objects and Embodids Practices Organized by the University of Amsterdam and the Netherlands School of Cultural Analysis in Amsterdam
  • 2011 Erasmus Exchange Programme (Department of Religious Studies, University of Amsterdam)
Awards Related to Science and Research
  • Invited international conference talks:
  • 2018: "Hearing and Acoustics as Instruments of Knowledge in 16th c. Geneva" (“Senses and Knowledge in Early Modern History,” Friendrich-Meinecke-Institut, Freie Universität Berlin
  • 2017: "Epistemologies of Hearing in the Calvinist Reformation" (conference “Metodological Innovation in Late Medieval Studies,” University of Oxford)
  • 2016: "Practices of Auditory Remembering in Sixteenth-Century Calvinist Geneva" (Colloquium Epistemes of Modern Acoustics (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin)
  • 2016: "Creating Hearing Difference: Deafness, Disability and Hardness of Hearing in Reformation Geneva, Deutscher Historikertag: „Glaubensfragen“ (Panel “On the epistemologies of Hearing in the Early Modern Era“, University of Hamburg)
  • 2016: "Learning by (Mis)Hearing: Listening Problems Before the Genevan Consistory" (conference “False Alarm: Aurality, Errancy and Voice,“ King’s College London)
  • Organiser of International Conference:
  • 2015: Listening and Knowledge in Reformation Europe (1500-1650), Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin
  • Other
  • 2017: doctoral dissertation awarded with "summa cum laude" (Freie Universität Berlin)
Major Publications
    • KVÍČALOVÁ, Anna. Listening and Knowledge in Reformation Europe : Hearing, Speaking and Remembering in Calvin's Geneva. Cham: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. ISBN 978-3-030-03836-6. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-03837-3. URL info
    • KVÍČALOVÁ, Anna. Crossing Traditions: Essays on the Reformation and Intellectual History in Honour of Irena Backus. The Journal of Ecclesiastical History, 2019, roč. 70, č. 3, s. 622-623. ISSN 0022-0469. doi:10.1017/S0022046919000356. info
    • KVÍČALOVÁ, Anna. The Search for Auditory Objectivity in the Czechoslovak Fonoscopy. In Workshop “Slicing Sound: Speaker Identification and Music Censorship in the Former East Bloc,” Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin. 2019. info
    • KVÍČALOVÁ, Anna. Manufacturing Nature: How to do things with sound in the Anthropocene. In Conference “Murmurans Mundus: Sonic Ecology and Beyond”, Faculty of Art and Design at JEPU, Ústí nad Labem. 2019. info
    • KVÍČALOVÁ, Anna. Listening to Nature in the Anthropocene: Noise, Signal, and “Natural” Sounds. In Conference “Anfangen und Beenden” (DFG: Self-Making. Practices of Subjectivation in Historical and Interdisciplinary Perspectives), Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg. 2019. info
    • KVÍČALOVÁ, Anna. Vizualizace zvuku v dějinách vědy. In kolokvium “Vizualita-věda-vnímání”, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague. 2019. info
    • KVÍČALOVÁ, Anna. Hearing difference in Calvin's Geneva: From margins to Center. Sixteenth Century Journal, 2018, roč. 49, č. 1, s. 25-47. info
    • KVÍČALOVÁ, Anna. Sensing the Reformation: How Media-Historical Narratives Constrain the Study of Religious Change. Religio: Revue pro religionistiku, 2018, roč. 26, č. 1. info
    • KVÍČALOVÁ, Anna. Kirche. In Daniel Morat - Hansjakob Ziemer. Handbuch Sound: Geschichte-Begriffe-Ansätze. Stuttgart: Verlag J.B. Metzler, 2018. s. 262-265. URL info
    • KVÍČALOVÁ, Anna. Hluchota v období reformace. In Institute of Deaf Studies, Charles University, Prague. 2018. info
    • KVÍČALOVÁ, Anna. Do Senses Have History? Sensory Mediations in Cultural-Historical Perspectives. In Univerzita Hradec Králové. 2018. info
    • KVÍČALOVÁ, Anna. Hearing History: Knowledge, Media, and the Senses in Calvin’s Geneva. In Department for the Study of Religions, Masaryk University. 2018. info
    • KVÍČALOVÁ, Anna. Vědění a zvuk v raně modern Evropě: vadný sluch, slabá paměť a špatná akustika jako nástroje pro zkoumání reformace. In Centrum pro teoretická studia, Charles University & The Czech Academy of Sciences. 2018. info
    • KVÍČALOVÁ, Anna. Hearing and Acoustics as Instruments of Knowledge in 16th c. Geneva. In workshop “Senses and Knowledge in Early Modern History,” Friendrich-Meinecke-Institut, Freie Universität Berlin. 2018. info
    • KVÍČALOVÁ, Anna. Church Acoustics in the History of Knowledge. In workshop “Architecture and the Senses,” Center for Architetural Heritage Plasy, National Technical Museum. 2018. info
    • KVÍČALOVÁ, Anna. Hearing Difference and Epistemologies of Listening. In colloquium, Gotha research centre, University of Erfurt. 2018. info
    • KVÍČALOVÁ, Anna. Epistemologies of Hearing in the Calvinist Reformation. In conference “Metodological Innovation in Late Medieval Studies,” University of Oxford. 2017. info
    • KVÍČALOVÁ, Anna. Creating Hearing Difference: Deafness, Disability and Hardness of Hearing in Reformation Geneva. In Deutscher Historikertag: „Glaubensfragen“ (Panel “On the epistemologies of Hearing in the Early Modern Era“), University of Hamburg. 2017. info
    • KVÍČALOVÁ, Anna. Practices of Auditory Remembering in Sixteenth-Century Calvinist Geneva. In Colloquium Epistemes of Modern Acoustics, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin. 2016. info
    • KVÍČALOVÁ, Anna. Learning by (Mis)Hearing: Listening Problems Before the Genevan Consistory. In conference “False Alarm: Aurality, Errancy and Voice,“ King’s College London. 2016. info
    • KVÍČALOVÁ, Anna. Workshop Listening and Knowledge in Reformation Europe (1500-1650). 2015. info
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