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Curriculum Vitae
 

 

Full name

Emily Tamarisk Troscianko

Born

20 February 1982, Bath, England

 

Education

 

2006–10

D.Phil., German, Brasenose College, Oxford (Supervisor: Professor Katrin Kohl), The Literary Science of the ‘Kafkaesque’  

2005–06

M.St., European Literature (German), Brasenose College, Oxford (Distinction)

2000–04 B.A. (Hons), Modern Languages (French and German), St Hilda’s College, Oxford; First-class degree (top in year), distinctions in spoken French and German

1993-2000

GCSEs and A-levels (German A, French A, English A), Bristol Grammar School

 

academic employment and training

 

2014-15 ▪ Knowledge Exchange Fellow, The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities
2013-15 Faculty member, Medieval and Modern Languages, University of Oxford

2010–13

Junior Research Fellow in Modern Languages, St John’s College, Oxford

2013-14 ▪ Tutorial teaching: Christ Church, Magdalen, and Pembroke (Kafka Paper X)
2012 ▪ Series of 6 lectures on ‘Literature and Your Mind’ for the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages and the Faculty of English (given twice), with Karin Kukkonen (English)
2010-2014

Tutorial teaching: Christ Church, Magdalen, St Catherine’s, and St Hilda’s (Kafka), and St John’s and St Catherine’s (translation from German). Admissions interviewing at St Johns.

2010

RA to Prof. Katrin Kohl, John Fell Research Project, Rilke-Mitterer correspondence
▪ M.St. supervision, Special Subject Kafka and Visuality’, University of Oxford

2009–10

Stipendiary Lecturer in German at Jesus and Oriel Colleges, Oxford
▪ 2 series of 4 lectures (Kafka and Rilke) for German Sub-Faculty, Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, University of Oxford

2009

Developing Learning and Teaching (teaching, observation, seminars)

2007

Completion of Preparation for Learning and Teaching at Oxford

2006–09

Teaching for Wadham and Balliol (translation from German)
Heath Harrison Teaching Fellowship, Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages, University of Oxford: commentary classes on Kafka and Grass

2002–03

Foreign language assistant, J.-A.-Hülße-Gymnasium, Dresden

 

Funding

 

2012-14

St John's Research Centre pump-priming grant (with Professor Kate Nation and Dr Karin Kukkonen), 'Eye Movements in Literary Reading'

2012

St John's Research Centre conference grant (with Dr Michael Burke, Roosevelt Academy, The Netherlands), 'Science and Literary Criticism'

2005-09

AHRB/AHRC full postgraduate research funding: AHRB Research Preparation Master's Scheme (2005-06) and AHRC Doctoral Award (2006-09)

2006

AHRC study visit grant (to Deutsches Literaturarchiv Marbach)

 

Conference papers and invited lectures

See Conferences and Lectures

Publications

See Writing and Publications

 

other professional activities

 

 
2015 ▪ Selected participant (1 of 11), New Generations Programme, Centre for Medical Humanities, Durham University
2014 ▪ Co-convenor, 'Making Sense of Sense-Making', interdisciplinary workshop, Cotswolds, Oxfordshire
▪ Research monograph proposal reviewer for Routledge USA
2013-14 ▪ Coordinator, Personal Perspectives on Mental     Health workshop series, St John's College, Oxford
▪ Co-convenor, Cognitive Humanities Writing Group, University of Oxford
▪ Judge, St John's Sporting Achievements Awards
2013 Reviewer for Modernism/Modernity
2011-13 ▪ Associate Researcher, Balzan Interdisciplinary Seminar 'Literature as an Object of Knowledge', directed by Professor Terence Cave
2012 ▪ Co-organiser, 'Theories and Practices of the Archive' graduate course, Deutsches Literaturarchiv Marbach
▪ Co-organiser, 'Science and Literary Criticism' conference, St John's College, Oxford

2011

Reviewer for the Narrative and Hypertext Workshop at the 22nd ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia, Eindhoven, 2011

From 2009 ▪ Blogger for Psychology Today: 'A Hunger Artist'

2010

Judge (with Profs. Ritchie Robertson and Katrin Kohl) of the Think Kafka Competition

 

Awards and Achievements

 

2013-14 ▪ Varsity Squad Captain, Oxford University Powerlifting Club

2013

Best Female Squat, National Single Lift Championships, British Drug-Free Powerlifting Association, Stafford

2005

The Times Stephen Spender Prize for poetry in translation: Rilke’s ‘Duino Elegies: Number Eight’, highly commended

2004

Gibbs Prize in Modern Languages, University of Oxford

2002

Scholar in Modern Languages, St Hilda’s College, Oxford

2001

Scholarship for outstanding achievement in modern languages, St Hilda’s College, Oxford

2000

The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, Piano Grade 8 (Merit)

 

Family

 

Mother

Prof. Susan J. Blackmore

Father

Prof. Tom Troscianko, died 16 November 2011. Obituaries were published by the University of Bristol, in the THE, and in Perception. A symposium in Tom's honour was held at ECVP 2012, and a website in his memory is at www.tomtroscianko.com. See also my Photos.

Brother

Dr Jolyon Troscianko

Stepfather

Dr Adam Hart-Davis

 

 

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