Martin Vortruba

Slavic Languages and Literatures
1417 Cathedral of Learning

Martin Vortruba specializes in Slovak studies—language, history, literature, culture; Slovak and West Slavic linguistics; Communism and its collapse in Central Europe.

His representative publications include: "Trends in 20th Century Slovak Filmmaking," Slovakia Vol. 37; "Linguistic Minorities in Slovakia" (1998) in: Linguistic Minorities in Central and Eastern Europe; A Slovak-English Contrastive Grammar (1976; revised edition 2000).

He regularly teaches A Cultural History of Slovakia; Slovak and Czech Cinema; A Survey of Slovak Literature and Culture; Slovak language.

He earned a PhD and PhDr at Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia, and a DES at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.

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