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Renáta Tomášková

Renáta Tomášková

Teacher & Vice-Rector for International Relations, University of Ostrava

Renáta Tomášková is the Vice-Rector for International Relations, a lecturer at the Dpt. of English and American Studies, and the Deputy Director of the Centre for the Research of Professional Language, Faculty of Arts. She studied English and Czech at Palacký University, Czechia, and specializes in linguistics. In her research she focuses on genre and discourse analysis of web genres (institutional websites and blogs), including cross-cultural comparisons. She has published a number of studies in the field and edited multi-authored monographs. She teaches courses in English stylistics, discourse analysis, and translation and supervises PhD dissertations.

Renáta has been organizing the annual nation-wide student translation competition of the Faculty of Arts and its closing Translation Day conference and workshops; the initiative was awarded the European Language Label of 2009. As a member of the University management she focuses on the internationalization of the curriculum and the campus.

Renáta will be joining us to speak on the challenges of balancing future learning and lesson delivery with traditional expectations for onsite teaching and learning

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