Eva R Hudecova

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2009.
  • BA: Humanities, Waldorf College, Forest City, IA, 1999.

Curriculum Vitae


  • Central and Eastern Europe
  • Testimonial Writing
  • psychoanalysis
  • Memory studies
  • Media and Cultural Studies
  • Translation (theory and practice)
  • Germany, GDR
  • German re-unification
  • 20th- & 21st-century German & Austrian literature & poetry
Courses Taught
  • CSCL 3179 Reading Literary Movements
  • CSCL 5010 Origins of Cultural Studies
  • CSCL 3321W Theories of Culture
  • CSCL 3173W The Rhetoric of Everyday Life
  • CSCL 3174 Poetry as Cultural Critique
Research & Professional Activities


  •     Ostalgie’s Journey Eastward: Finding Nostalgia in Eastern Europe:
  • Danube In America Translation: I am the translator and editor of a critical edition of Danube in America, a novel by well known Slovak author, Michal Hvorecky. The edition is under consideration at numerous presses.
  • Capitalism as Trauma: The Birth of the Early Eastern European Entrepreneur in Peter Pistanek’s Rivers of Babylon. Hudecova, Eva, David Gallagher, Academica Press, Author, 2012.