Mag. Dr. Thomas Martinek, BA BA
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Martinek, T 2015, (Aesthetic) Violence, Narrative Unrest and the Post-colonial Nation. in MA Lee & A Penn (eds), Unbraiding the Short Story: Selected Program Articles. CreateSpace Printing, pp. 151-161, 13th International Conference on the Short Story in English, Wien, Austria, 15/07/14.

Martinek, T 2013, Writing (in) the Migrant Space: Discursive Nervousness in Contemporary Nigerian Short Stories. in M Munkelt, M Schmitz, M Stein & S Stroh (eds), Postcolonial Translocations: Cultural Representation and Critical Spatial Thinking. Cross Cultures, vol. 156, Rodopi, Amsterdam, New York, pp. 219-232.


Martinek, T 2009, Soyinka, Wole. Madmen and Specialists. in Kindlers Literatur Lexikon . 3rd edn, J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart.

Martinek, T 2009, Soyinka, Wole. The Road. in Kindlers Literatur Lexikon. 3rd edn, J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart.

Martinek, T 2006, The Sympathetic Undertaker and Other Dreams. in R Clark (ed.), Literary Encyclopedia. Online, www.litencyc.com.

Martinek, T 2005, ’Biyi Bandele. in R Clark (ed.), Literary Encyclopedia. Online, www.litencyc.com.

Martinek, T 2004, The Famished Road. in R Clark (ed.), Literary Encyclopedia. Online, www.litencyc.com.

Thomas Martinek

Research Interests
- Postcolonial literature and theory
- Short story theory
- Language teaching
- Teaching literature and culture in EFL settings

Teaching
- Integrated Language and Study Skills
- Language in Use
- Practical Phonetics and Oral Communications Skills, American English
- Phonetic Transcription
- Proseminar Cultural and Media Studies
- Introduction to Language Teaching
- Begleitende Lehrveranstaltung zum Schulpraktikum (Practicum Coaching)
- Teaching Literature and Culture in the EFL Classroom

CV
- 2010-present: Senior Lecturer (English Language Competence, Department of English, University of Vienna)
- 2006-present: Teacher of English and Music at secondary level (currently at BG/BRG Baden Biondekgasse)
- 2005-2010: External lecturer (English Language Competence, Department of English, University of Vienna)
- 2017: PhD (Dr.phil.) in English Literature, University of Vienna
- 2010: BA in Guitar Pedagogy (IGP, Jazz and Popular Music), University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna
- 2006: BA in Guitar Pedagogy (IGP, Classical Guitar), Anton Bruckner Private University Linz
- 2004: Master's degree (Mag.phil.) in English and Music (teacher training)

Department of English and American Studies
Postal address:
Austria
Email: thomas.martinek@univie.ac.at
Phone: +43-1-4277-42419

Publications

(Aesthetic) Violence, Narrative Unrest and the Post-colonial Nation

Martinek, T. 2015 Unbraiding the Short Story: Selected Program Articles. Lee, M. A. & Penn, A. (eds.). CreateSpace Printing, p. 151-161

Writing (in) the Migrant Space: Discursive Nervousness in Contemporary Nigerian Short Stories

Martinek, T. 2013 Postcolonial Translocations: Cultural Representation and Critical Spatial Thinking. Munkelt, M., Schmitz, M., Stein, M. & Stroh, S. (eds.). Amsterdam, New York: Rodopi, p. 219-232 (Cross Cultures; vol. 156)

Pronunciation in the EFL Classroom: Zigzagging between RP and English as a Lingua Franca

Martinek, T. 2009 In : VIEW[Z] : Vienna English working papers. 18, 3, p. 83-86

Soyinka, Wole. Madmen and Specialists.

Martinek, T. 2009 Kindlers Literatur Lexikon . 3rd ed. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler

Soyinka, Wole. The Road.

Martinek, T. 2009 Kindlers Literatur Lexikon. 3rd ed. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler

The Sympathetic Undertaker and Other Dreams

Martinek, T. 2006 Literary Encyclopedia. Clark, R. (ed.). www.litencyc.com: Online

’Biyi Bandele

Martinek, T. 2005 Literary Encyclopedia. Clark, R. (ed.). www.litencyc.com: Online

The Famished Road

Martinek, T. 2004 Literary Encyclopedia. Clark, R. (ed.). www.litencyc.com: Online

Activities

(Aesthetic) Violence, Narrative Unrest and the Postcolonial Nation: Third-generation Nigerian Short Stories

Martinek, T. (Speaker)
16 Jul 2014

Expanding the Creative Space of African Literature: Short Stories by Third-generation Nigerian Writers

Martinek, T. (Speaker)
18 Mar 2012

Writing in Liminal Spaces: Dislocation and Discursive Nervousness in Contemporary Nigerian Short Stories

Martinek, T. (Speaker)
15 Mar 2012

Writing (in) the Migrant Space: Discursive Nervousness in Postcolonial Nigerian Short Stories

Martinek, T. (Speaker)
24 May 2009

Pronunciation in the EFL Classroom: Zigzagging between RP and English as a Lingua Franca

Martinek, T. (Speaker)
26 Feb 2009

Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik

Spitalgasse 2, Hof 8 (Campus)
1090 Wien
Room: 3E-O2-26.A

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thomas.martinek@univie.ac.at