Mag. Mateja Kosi
Mateja Kosi (1981) is a teacher of Slovene at Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic, where she teaches Slovene language and translation and gives lectures on the morphology, syntax and variety of the Slovene language. As part of another study programme, she lectures on Slovenian culture in Czech to other students of the Masaryk University. At the Department of Slovene Studies in Brno, she hosts top lecturers from Slovenia, organises and conducts literary evenings, and prepares exhibitions on Slovenian culture, and music and film nights. She also holds translation workshops with renowned translators. She occasionally organises multi-day excursions of Czech students to Slovenia. She regularly lectures at the Seminar of Slovene Language, Literature and Culture at the Faculty of Arts in Ljubljana.
After completing her studies of Slovene Language and History at the Faculty of Arts in Ljubljana in 2016, she received her master's degree. The topic of her thesis was Prlek Dialects from Mursko polje. She has published several academic articles on teaching Slovene as a foreign language. Moreover, she continues with her research on word order in Slovenian dialects and the Prlek dialect, which is part of the Pannonian dialect group.