Tomáš Jirsa

Tomáš Jirsa is Associate Professor of Literary Studies at Palacký University Olomouc, where he directs the PhD Program in Film, Television and Theatre Studies. Interested in relations between literature and the visual arts, affect theory, and music video studies, his most recent publications include Disformations: Affects, Media, Literature (Bloomsbury, 2021) and How to Do Things with Affects: Affective Triggers in Aesthetic Forms and Cultural Practices (Brill, 2019), co-edited with Ernst van Alphen. In 2015 and 2017, he was awarded a fellowship from The International Research Institute for Cultural Techniques and Media Philosophy (IKKM) in Weimar; in 2019, he was Visiting Scholar at the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis (ASCA).

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