Karen von Kunes

Karen von Kunes
von Kunes

Senior Lector I in Czech Studies, and Film and Media Studies at Yale; Visiting Faculty at Yale-NUS Singapore, Yale University

Center Associate
Current Project
Milos Forman's Films: His Vision, Mission, and Execution


, Slavic Languages and Literatures
, McGill University
Selected Publications

In Search of Milan Kundera’s Identity: A Critical Approach to Existential Possibility in Creating His Characters (Lanham: Lexington Books, 2018).

Among the Sinners (International Edition Práh Publishers, 2013).

Czech Practical Dictionary Czech-English/English-Czech (Hippocrene Books, 2011).

"Translator, an Uneasy Rider: Jacques and His Master," in Between Texts, Languages, and Cultures, ed. Craig Cravens, Masako U. Fidler, Susan C. Kresin (Slavica, 2009).

"The Art of Bufoonery: The Czech Joke à la Commedia dell'arte Style in Kundera's French Novel Slowness," in Critical Essays on Milan Kundera, ed. Peter Petro (G.K. Hall & Co., 1999).