Leo Rafolt

Leo Rafolt

Leo Rafolt

Full Prof. Leo Rafolt, PhD


Department of Theatre
Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Arts and Humanities
The Academy of Arts and Culture
J. J. Strossmayer University of Osijek, Croatia

lrafolt@gmail.com
lrafolt@uaos.hr

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Education
Employment
Positions
Selected Other Professional Activities
Fellowships and Grants
National Affiliate and Visiting Professorships
International Visiting Professorships
PhD Mentorships
Research Projects
Awards
Selected International Conferences
Research Interests
Books (as an Author)
Books (as an Editor)
Scientific Research Papers (peer-reviewed)
Most Significant Track-Record
Selected BA and MA Courses
Selected PhD Courses

Education


2010-2013 – PhD Studies in Applied Kinesiology, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb
2007-2008 – Postdoctoral Studies in Cultural Theory
Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Tokyo and University of Osaka
2006 – PhD in Comparative Literature and Theatre Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
2003 – BA and MA in Comparative Literature, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
2003 – BA and MA in Croatian Language and Literature, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb

Employment


2017-present – Associate Professor (Full-Time) in Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies, Department of Applied Arts and Performance Studies, The Academy of Arts and Culture, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek
2016-present – Guest Associate Professor in Performance Studies and Applied Kinesiology of Japanese Budo at Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb
2016-2017 – Founder and Director of the Interdisciplinary PhD program in Intercultural Philology at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
2013-2017 – Associate Professor (Full-Time) in World Literature and Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
2007-2013 – Assistant Professor in (Full-Time) World Literature and Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
2004-2007 – Deputy Director of Zagreb School of Slavic Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
2004-2006 – Senior Researcher, Assistant in Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
2003-2004 – Junior Researcher in Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb

Positions


2017-present – Research Fellow at Research Centre for post-Yugoslav areas (PROP) at Warsaw University
2017-present – Director of InterScArt – Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Arts and Humanities, The Academy of Arts and Culture, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek
2018-present – Chair of the Department of Applied Arta and Performance Studies, The Academy of Arts and Culture, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek

Selected Other Professional Activities


2008-present – Japanese Budo Workshops in Croatia, Abidjan (Ivory Coast), Douala, Yaoundé (Cameroon), Oslo, Oskarsberg (Norway), Paris, Crest, Carry-le-Rouet (France), Edinburgh, Glasgow (Scotland), Mürren, Zurich, Caslano, Magliasso (Switzerland), Valombrossa, Florence (Italy), Ljubljana (Slovenia), Banja Luka (Bosnia), Kecskemet (Hungary)
2015-present – Croatian National Theatre Consultant, in charge of writing promotion materials, and playbills
2017 – Choreographer, Ciganin, ali najljepši, directed by Ivica Buljan
2018 – Det Norske Teatret consultant, in charge of writing promotion materials and playbill introduction for Den Siste Kongsfesten, directed by Ivica Buljan
2018-2019 – Dionysius Festival Artistic Director, in charge of the Program Concept

Fellowships and Grants


2018 – ERASMUS Fellowship on Performance Studies Program at Northumbria University, Newcastle
2018 – CEEPUS Fellowship at PROP Center at the Institute for Western and South-Slavic Studies, University of Warsaw
2017 – ERASMUS Fellowship at the Institute for Western and South-Slavic Studies, University of Warsaw
2015 – CEEPUS Fellowship at the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
2012 – UNIZG Bilateral Fellowship at University of Tokyo (Department for Literary and Cultural Studies), Japan
2011 – ERASMUS Fellowship at the Institute for Western and South-Slavic Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland
2010 – Japan Fellowship at the University of Osaka (Research Center for World Literatures), Japan
2009 – CEEPUS Fellowship at the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
2009 – Eötvös Loránd University Fellowship, Budapest, Hungary
2008 – Australian Embassy Bilateral Fellowship, University of Sydney, Australia
2007-2008 – Japanese Society for the Promotion of Sciences Fellowship in Cultural Theory at the University of Tokyo (Department for Cultural Studies), Sapporo (Research Center for World Literatures) and Osaka (Research Center for Conflict Studies in Humanities), Japan

National Affiliate and Visiting Professorships


2017-present – PhD Program Visiting Professor in Humanities, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, Croatia
2017-present – PhD Program Visiting Professor in Theatre and Performance Studies, Doctoral School, University of Osijek, Croatia
2013-present – PhD Program Visiting Professor in Humanities, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Split, Croatia
2008-present – PhD Program Visiting Professor in Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Osijek, Croatia
2016 – MA Program Visiting Professor in Humanities, University of Pula, Croatia
2016 – MA Program Visiting Professor in Humanities, University of Dubrovnik, Croatia

International Visiting Professorships


2016-2018 – MA Program Visiting Professor in Theatre and Performance Studies, University of Krakow, Poland
2016-2018 – MA Program Visiting Professor in Theatre and Performance Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland
2016-2018 – MA Program Visiting Professor in Humanities (South-Slavic Literatures and Cultures), University of Katowice and Sosnowiec, Poland
2010-2017 – MA Program Visiting Professor in Humanities (South-Slavic Literatures and Cultures, Theatre Studies), Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
2009 – MA Program Visiting Professor in Humanities, Center for Cultural and Literary Studies, University of Tokyo, Japan
2009 – MA Program Visiting Professor in Humanities, Research Center for Conflict Studies in Humanities, University of Osaka, Japan
2009 – MA Program Visiting Professor in Humanities, Center for Slavic Studies, University of Sapporo, Japan
2008 – MA Program Visiting Professor in Humanities (South-Slavic Literatures and Cultures), La Sorbonne, Paris VI, France
2008-2009 – MA Program Visiting Professor in Humanities (South-Slavic Literatures and Cultures, Theatre Studies), University of Katowice and Sosnowiec, Poland
2008 – MA Program Visiting Professor in Humanities (South-Slavic Literatures and Cultures, Theatre Studies), University of Wroclaw, Poland
2006-2007 – MA Program Visiting Professor in Humanities (South-Slavic Literatures and Cultures, Theatre Studies), Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
2006 – MA Program Visiting Professor in Humanities (South-Slavic Literatures and Cultures), University La Sapienza, Italy
2006 – AAASS Visiting Professor in South-Slavic Studies, Washington University, USA

PhD Mentorships


Silvana Ereiz (2012)
Lada Muraj (co-mentor with Boris Senker) (2015)
Ivana Pepić (co-mentor with Zlata Šundalić) (2015)
Ivan Missoni (2018)
Mia Đikić (2018)

Research Projects


Practicing Communities in Transition: Art, Institutions, and the Public Sphere, 2018-2020, financed by Josip Juraj Strossmayer University in Osijek (Principal Researcher)
Epistemology of Literary Historiography, 2013-2016, financed by Croatian Foundation for Science (Principal Researcher)
Oneiric as Poetological and Anthropological problem, 2007-2011, financed by the Croatian Ministry of Science (Senior Research Assistant)
Literary Anthropology, 2002-2006, financed by the Croatian Ministry of Science (Junior Researcher)

Awards


Split Literary Circle – The Judith Award (2009)
University of Zagreb – Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Award (2009)
Republic of Croatia State Award for Young Researchers (2008)

Selected International Conferences


Identity and Difference: Production of Cultural stereotypes, Lovran 2005
Slavic Studies Congress, Varaždin 2006
American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies Conference, Washington 2006
Comparative Literary History Conference, Split 2005
Comparative Literary History Conference, Split 2006
Comparative Literary History Conference, Split 2007
Marin Držić – A Renaissance Lighthouse, Paris 2008
Marin Držić: 1508–2008, Zagreb 2008
Literature and Culture after Linguistic Turn, Budapest 2013
Humanities Challenge, Poznan 2013
Rethinking History, Timisoara 2014
Intercultural Turn, Osaka 2014
Shifting Dialogues, Helsinki 2014
Romanian Slavic Congress Meeting, Bucharest 2015
Narratology an Its Dispossessed, Zagreb 2017
Topologies of Thinking, Zagreb 2017
Institutions after 1989, Warsaw 2017
Theatre between Politics and Policies: New Challenges, Belgrade 2018
Association for the Study of the Arts of the Present Conference, Amsterdam 2018
Cultural Mobility of Performance and Performance studies, Krakow 2018

Research Interests


Theatre and Performance Studies, Transculturalism and Performance, Japanese Budō and Performing Arts, Public Sphere Theories, Comparative Literature and Discourse Analysis, Performance Politics

Books (as an Author)


  1. Melpomenine maske: fenomenologija žanra tragedije u dubrovačkom ranonovovjekovlju, Disput, Zagreb 2007.
  2. Odbrojavanje: antologija suvremene hrvatske drame, Filozofski fakultet – Zagrebačka slavistička škola, Zagreb 2007.
  3. Drugo lice drugosti: književnoantropološke studije, Disput, Zagreb 2009.
  4. Priučen na tumačenje: deset čitanja, Filozofski fakultet – Zagrebačka slavistička škola, Zagreb 2011.
  5. Odbačeni predmet: između filologije i izvedbe, Matica hrvatska, Zagreb 2017.
  6. Performing the Public Sphere: Montažstroj’s Emancipation Politics and the Limits of Democratic Regime (due to 2019)

Books (as an Editor)


  1. Leksikon Marina Držića, LZMK, ed. with Mataija, Mirjana; Tatarin, Milovan; Novak Slobodan P., Zagreb 2009. /1-2/
  2. Miljenko Majetić, Između Hekube i Rabbija, Filozofski fakultet – Zagrebačka slavistička škola, Zagreb 2017.

Scientific Research Papers (peer-reviewed)


  1. "America and Non-European World in the Plays of Josip Kosor's Parisian Cycle", in: Neohelicon: Acta Comparationis Litterarum Universarum, 2, (33) 2006.
  2. [Hrvatska, nešto duža verzija teksta, pod naslovom "Amerika i neeropski svijet u dramama Kosorova pariškog ciklusa", objavljena je u zborniku Kulturni stereotipi: koncepti identiteta u srednjoeuropskim književnostima, ed. Dubravka Oraić Tolić; Erno Kulcsar Szabo, FF press [i. e.] Filozofski fakultet, Zavod za znanost o književnosti, Zagreb 2006.
  3. "Transkulturalna, interkulturalna i modernistička dramaturgija Radovana Ivšića: Sunčani grad kao 'totalni teatar'", in: Književna smotra, 1, 2007.
  4. "Intertekstualni odnos Pseudo-Kalistenova romana o Aleksandru Velikom i hrvatske srednjovjekovne Aleksandride", in: Mogućnosti, 1-3, (48) 2001.
  5. "Odgođeni oproštaj – modusi pjesničkog svijeta u Ujevićevoj Kolajni", in: Republika, 5-6, (59) 2002.
  6. "Apsolutno pravo na priču", in: Kolo, 2, (11) 2001.
  7. "Čin a ne riječi ili što ih još vrag nije odnio (Dubrovačka trilogija, imperativ prošlosti i Vojnovićevo kategoričko Ne) ", in: Dubrovnik, 3, (13) 2002.
  8. "Tekst, povijest, identitet: književni rad Stanka Andrića", in: Književna republika, 9-10, (1) 2003.
  9. "Orfeo: dramski fragment Mavra Vetranovića Čavčića", s Tatarin, Milovan, in: Fališevac, Dunja; Lisac, Josip; Novaković, Darko (ed.) Hrvatska književna baština, knjiga 3, Exlibris, Zagreb 2004.
  10. "Slobodan Prosperov Novak, tko je to? Ili: O pozadini jednog projekta kanonizacije književne povijesti", in: Književna republika, 3-4, (2) 2004.
  11. "Autoritet imenovanja (žanra): trag(ikom)edija, melodrama, libretistička drama", in: Kolo, 1, 2006.
  12. "Žudnja kao metafora: 'sveopći libido' Ivančeva Don Juana", in: Komparativna povijest hrvatske književnosti, Zbornik radova VIII. (Hrvatska književnost prema europskim /emisija i recepcija/ 1940-1970) sa znanstvenog skupa održanog 22-23. rujna 2005. godine u Splitu, knjiga 8, ed. Pavlović, Cvijeta; Glunčić-Bužanić, Vinka, Književni krug, Split 2006.
  13. "O velikome mehanizmu povijesti, ili o njegovim aporijama. Elizabetinci, Ivšić, Kott: unakrsno čitanje", in: Komparativna povijest hrvatske književnost, knjiga 9, ed. Pavlović, Cvijeta; Glunčić Bužanić, Vinka, Književni krug, Split 2007.
  14. "Ludičko i političko u 'komedijama' Nikole Nalješkovića", in: Pučka krv, plemstvo duha: zbornik radova o Nikoli Nalješkoviću, ed. Dukić, Davor, Disput, Zagreb 2005.
  15. "Ženski identitet u četirima dubrovačkim renesansnim tragedijama", in: Dani hvarskog kazališta, 32, Prostor i granice hrvatske književnosti i kazališta, HAZU - Književni krug, Zagreb - Split 2006.
  16. "Zabilješke o jednome poglavlju suvremene hrvatske znanosti o književnosti: nove tendencije i interpretativne paradigme (2005-2006)", in: Zbornik Zagrebačke slavističke škole, Zagrebačka slavistička škola, Filozofski fakultet, Zagreb 2007.
  17. "Dijalozi o problemima pitome drugosti : Stanko Lasić, Erazmo Rotterdamski i europski studiji", in: Nova Croatica, 2007, 1.
  18. "Tektonsko pomicanje intresa", in: Zbornik Zagrebačke slavističke škole, Zagrebačka slavistička škola, Filozofski fakultet, Zagreb 2008.
  19. "Profil ubojice u trima dubrovačkim renesansnim tragedijama", in: Čovjek, prostor, vrijeme: književnoantropološke studije iz hrvatske književnosti, ed. Benčić, Živa; Fališevac, Dunja, Disput, Zagreb 2006.
  20. "Suvremena hrvatska drama ili o kakvome je to odbrojavanju riječ?", in: Odbrojavanje: antologija suvremene hrvatske drame, Zagrebačka slavistička škola, Filozofski fakultet, Zagreb 2007.
  21. "S onu stranu žanra: kratka povijest tragedije u svjetlu ranonovovjekovnih normativnih poetika", in: Umjetnost riječi, 51, 2007, 3-4.
  22. "Pribilješke o tranzicijama suvremene hrvatske književne kritike", in: Sarajevske sveske, 2008, 17.
  23. "Držićeve koncepcije tijela i tjelesnosti I istraživanje seksualnih alteriteta u ranom novovjekovlju", in: Marin Držić – svjetionik dubrovačke renesanse, eds. Paul Louis Thomas and Sava Anđelković, Disput, Zagreb 2009.
  24. "Neoplatoničke koncepcije u Držićevim dramskim prolozima", in: Marin Držić 1508–2008. Zbornik radova s Međunarodnoga znanstvenog skupa održanog 5–7. studenoga 2008. u Zagrebu, ed. N. Batušić, D. Fališevac, Zagreb, HAZU, 2010.
  25. "Stereotypes on the Borderline: Hungarians as Otherness in Croatian Literature and Culture", in: Lingua-Culture Contextual Studies in Ethnic Conflict of the Worlds, 2010.
  26. "Nepovoljna vremena za rađanje nacije: o ideološkim supstratima Vojnovićeva dramskog stvaralaštva (i njihovu prešutnom kontinuitetu)", in: Književna smotra, 42, 2010, 2, str. 21-32.
  27. "Interdisciplinary Field of Literary Anthropology: An Introduction", in: Conflict Studies in the Humanities, 3, 2011.
  28. "O nekim aspektima Držićeve tragičke dramaturgije", in: Putovima kanonizacije: zbornik radova o Marinu Držiću (1508-2008), ed. Batušić, Nikola; Fališevac, Dunja, HAZU, Zagreb 2009.
  29. Oslobođenje Betulije Antuna Gleđevića: jedna u nizu 'scenskih Judita'", with Milovan Tatarin, in: Građa za povijest književnosti hrvatske, 2009.
  30. "Kropka nad i: zarys wstępu do współczesnego dramatu chorwackiego", in: Kroatywni. Dramat chorwacki po 1990 roku, Katowice 2012.
  31. "Ekonomijom pojmova uhvatiti pravo značenje: Japan kao nestabilni označitelj", in: Hrvatska revija, 1, 2013.
  32. “Otpor prema kanonizaciji: o nekim modelima uspostave kanonske vrijednosti u držićologiji i izvan nje”, in: Zbornik Zagrebačke slavističke škole – Otpor: subverzivne prakse u jeziku, književnosti i kulturi, Zagrebačka slavistička škola, Filozofski fakultet, Zagreb 2014, str. 169-196.
  33. “Ritual formalism and the intangible body of the Japanese koryu budo culture”, in: Narodna umjetnost/Folklore Research, 2014, 51, 1.
  34. “Ritual formalism and the Japanese koryu budo: A socio-anthropological approach”, in: 7th International Scientific Conference on Kinesiology: Fundamental and Applied Kinesiology – Steps Forward: Proceedings, eds. Dragan Milanović, Goran Sporiš, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Kinesiology, 2014.
  35. “Teror(izam) dokumentarizma devedesetih: Murakamijevo Podzemlje kao zrcalni uvod u japansku psihu”, in: Književna smotra, 171, 2014.
  36. "Interkulturalno i glokalno: hrvatska književnost između nacionalne filologije i komparatistike", in: Književna smotra, 174, 2014.
  37. "Subjekt kao objekt fotografskog diskurza: o modusima arhiviranja fakticiteta", in: Književna smotra, 175, 2014.
  38. "Sala declamationum: isusovačka tragedija u svjetlu posttridentinskog kazališnog i pedagoškog interkulturalizma (I)", in: Književna istorija, 2015, 155.
  39. "Sala declamationum: isusovačka tragedija u svjetlu posttridentinskog kazališnog i pedagoškog interkulturalizma (II)", in: Književna istorija, 2015, 156.
  40. "Identitet kao alteritet: Vinko Paletin i geopolitika novootkrivenog svijeta", s Burum, Maroje, Romanoslavica, 3, 2017.
  41. "Stiliziraj ili snosi posljedice - o performativnosti akademskog diskurza", in: Književna republika, 4-6, 2015.
  42. "Transcultural and Transcorporal Neighbors: Japanese Performance Utopias in Jerzy Grotowski, Eugenio Barba and Phillip B. Zarrilli", in: Colloquia Humanistica, 2015, 4.
  43. "La philologie en tant que mathèse sur le paradigmatisme de l’énoncement de la vérité dans les sciences humaines", in: Le Fantôme de la Liberté, 2016, 3-4.
  44. "Sala declamationum: isusovačka tragedija u Dubrovniku", in: Tridentska baština. Katolička obnova i konfesionalizacija u hrvatskim zemljama. Zbornik radova, ed. Zrinka Blažević i Lahorka Plejić Poje, Matica hrvatska, Zagreb 2017.
  45. " Meyerhold Bound: Montažstroj’s Vatrotehna (2.0) and the Barbaric Discipline of the Machine", in: Colloquia Humanistica (in print)
  46. "Forsythe x Ikeda – onkraj formule multiplikacije ili o algoritmu razlika", in: Narodna umjetnost/Folklore Research, 2018, 1.
  47. "Teologia spisku: drobna przyjemność w grze suwerennością", in: Przekłady Literatur Słowiańskich, 2017, 8, 1.
  48. "Montažstroj's Emancipation Politics: Public Sphere between Irruption and Institution", (in print)
  49. "Treba li šutjeti I odustati od pisanja? Ili o apsolutističkoj dramaturgiji Mate Matišića", in: Pozornici ususret: zbornik radova u čast sedamdesetog rođendana Borisa Senkera, eds. Lada Čale Feldman and Višnja Kačić Rogošić, Zagreb, Leksikografski zavod Miroslava Krleže, Odsjek za komparativnu književnost Filozofskog fakulteta u Zagrebu, 2017.
  50. "Queer Immanence in Who is? Woyzeck: Technocentric Utopia of the Master and the Slave" (in print)
  51. "Performance of/or Debt: The Economy’s Frank Face" (in print)

Most Significant Track-Record


  1. "America and Non-European World in the Plays of Josip Kosor's Parisian Cycle", in: Neohelicon: Acta Comparationis Litterarum Universarum, 2006, 33, 2.
  2. "Stereotypes on the Borderline: Hungarians as Otherness in Croatian Literature and Culture", in: Lingua-Culture Contextual Studies in Ethnic Conflict of the Worlds, 2010, 18.
  3. "Interdisciplinary Field of Literary Anthropology: An Introduction", in: Conflict Studies in the Humanities, 2011, 3.
  4. "Kropka nad i: zarys wstępu do współczesnego dramatu chorwackiego", in: Kroatywni. Dramat chorwacki po 1990 roku, ed. Leszek Malczak, Katowice 2012.
  5. "Ritual formalism and the intangible body of the Japanese koryu budo culture", in: Narodna umjetnost/Folklore Research, 2014, 51, 1.
  6. "Transcultural and Transcorporal Neighbors: Japanese Performance Utopias in Jerzy Grotowski, Eugenio Barba and Phillip B. Zarrilli", in: Colloquia Humanistica, 2015, 4.
  7. "La philologie en tant que mathèse sur le paradigmatisme de l’énoncement de la vérité dans les sciences humaines", in: Le Fantôme de la Liberté, 2016, 3-4.
  8. "Meyerhold Bound: Montažstroj’s Vatrotehna (2.0) and the Barbaric Discipline of the Machine", in: Colloquia Humanistica, 2017, 6.
  9. "Teologia spisku: drobna przyjemność w grze suwerennością", in: Przekłady Literatur Słowiańskich, 2017, 8, 1.
  10. "Forsythe x Ikeda – onkraj formule multiplikacije ili o algoritmu razlika", u: Narodna umjetnost/Folklore Research, 2018, 1.
  11. "Montažstroj's Emancipation Politics: Public Sphere between Irruption and Institution", (in print)
  12. "Queer Immanence in Who is? Woyzeck: Technocentric Utopia of the Master and the Slave" (in print)
  13. "Performance of/or Debt: The Economy’s Frank Face" (in print)

Selected BA and MA Courses


Introduction to Literary Anthropology
The Otherness: Approaches and Interpretations
Introduction to Early Modern Drama and Theatre
Popular Culture and Early Modern Drama and Theatre
World Literature: European Canon
World Literature: Non-European Canon
Drama, Theatre, Violence
Radical Tragedy: Interpretations
Contemporary Drama in the Context
Introduction to Performance Studies
Theoretical Dramaturgy
Dramaturgical Analysis of Performance Space
Transculturalism and Performance
Transcultural Techniques and Japanese Budo
Theories of Identity
Rhetoric and Culture

Selected PhD Courses


Literary Theory and Methods of Research
From Literary to Theatre Anthropology
Interpretations of the Artistic Space
Epistemology and Humanities
Embodiment and Performance Studies
Public Sphere and Performance: Mediterranean Examples