Prof. Stipe Grgas

Biography

2005 joined the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb as Chair of the American Studies Program
1997-2000 deputy dean for scholarly affairs at the Faculty of Philosophy in Zadar
1988 PhD “Reading of W.B. Yeats in the Context of Nietzsche’s Philosophy”
1982 joined the English department at the  Faculty of Philosophy in Zadar
1980-1982 high school teacher of English, Drniš
1977 MA “Vacillations in the Art and Vision of William Butler Yeats”
1974 BA in English and Sociology, Faculty of Humanities and the Social Sciences in Zagreb

Research interests
American studies; the contemporary USA; Irish Studies; human spatiality

Other achievements
I was president of the  Croatian Society of English Studies. I was a member of the Croatian National Board of Higher Education. I am the acting president of the Croatian Association of American Studies;  I twice received the Fulbright scholarship (1994/95 at Yale University, New Haven and spring semester 2011 at Cornell, Ithaca, NY)

Undergraduate course
The Contemporary American Novel

Graduate courses
The History and Paradigms of American Studies
The Contemporary USA

Postgraduate courses
Space in Literature
Geography and Literature
Croatian Studies: Contexts and Paradigms

Selected bibliography
1. Nietzsche i Yeats, /Nietzsche and Yeats/ Hrvatsko filozofsko društvo, Zagreb, 1989, pp. 213.
2. eds. Grgas/Larsen, Svend Erik, The Construction of Nature, Odense University Press, 1994. pp. 250.
3. Ispisivanje Prostora: Čitanje suvremenog američkog romana, /Writing Space: A Reading of the contemporary American Novel/ Naklada MD, Zagreb, 2000, pp. 250.
4. Kažnjavanje forme: irsko pjesništvo poslije Yeatsa, /Punishing Form: Irish Poetry after Yeats/Naklada MD, Zagreb

For full bibliography see: http://bib.irb.hr/lista-radova?autor=113696&lang=EN