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STUDENTS

Here you will find a list of our MA and Doctoral students with their MA theses and PhD dissertation projects, along with information about application to the MA program. For information about current courses CLICK HERE.

Whether you are a current or prospective student, or one of our previous students, or an interested visitor, we appreciate your curiosity and interest and invite you to visit our website. And if you are into social networking, you are wellcome to join us at Facebook TNT IEAS

 

Best regards,

Erzsébet Barát
Convener of the Programme


MA Students

Here you will find the names of our current MA students with their research title:

Gera Marianna: 'Woman' in Japanese Manga

Gorzás Zsófia: Skin as a Site of Gendered Self-Expression

Juric Danijela: Feminism and Lady Gaga

If you wish to find out about our alumni we are genuinely proud of, please download this FILE with the list of all the names who have graduated with the gender specialization, GLASS in their MA in the previous years. We hope to hear from you, guys!

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PhD Students

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Rita Antoni

Predoctoral Research Fellow

Affiliation:
Institute of English and American Studies, University of Szeged
Office: Room 3304, Ady tér Building
Phone:                +36 62 343 205        
e-mail:medievalvampire at gmail.com

Education

2004-2007 Course work in English and American Literature and Culture PhD Program
2005-2008 Participation in Szeged-Salzburg PhD Network “Body Transformations in the
       Fantastic”
1999-2004 MA in English Studies, with GLASS “Gender in Language and Literature” Specialization, University of Szeged
2000-2005 MA in Philosophy, University of Szeged

Research Areas:
 
The intersection of Gothic Studies and Gender Studies (the femme fatale figure in literature; female vampires and gender; the monstrous feminine); Philosophy and Gothic/horror (ontological, epistemological, moral implications, alternative history/anthropology); the Gothic/horror as social criticism; the vampire figure in literature and film; philosophical reflections on the subject; intersubjectivity in terms of power relations.

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misitsÉva Misits

PhD student

Affiliation:
Institute of English and American Studies, University of Szeged
Office: Room 3305, Ady tér Building
Phone: +36 62 543 206
e-mail: eva.misits at freemail.hu

Education
2007- enrolled to the English Applied Linguistics PhD program, University of Szeged
2009 Postgraduate Translator and Interpreter Studies, University of Szeged
2007 MA in English Studies and Spanish Studies, University of Szeged

Research Area
Computer-mediated communication (CMC), critical discourse analysis of gender relations, in particular the appropriation of cyber space for personal interaction and forming communities and  role-plays in a text-based on-line game.

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tothovaAndrea Tóthová

PhD student

Office: Room 3304, Ady tér Building
Phone: +36 62 343 205  
e-mail: andretothie@gmail.com

Education
2009 - enrolled to the PhD program in English and American Literature and Culture
2003 – 2009 MA in English and Communication Studies, with GLASS “Gender in Language and Literature” Specialization, University of Szeged


Conference Talks
April 16-18, 2009 “Az anyai visszatérése mint női transzgresszió: Shakespeare Titus Andronicusa”, XXIX. Országos Tudományos Diakköri Konferencia Humán Tudományi Szekció, Szegedi Tudományegyetem Bölcsészettudományi Kar, Szeged.

October 17-19, 2008 “The Return of the Maternal as Female Transgression: Reading Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus.” Semiotica Agriensis 6th Semiotic Conference, Magyar Szemiotika Társaság, Eger.

April 2-4, 2007 “Speaking From the Silence – the Voice of the Native Female”, XXVIII. Országos Tudományos Diákköri Konferencia Humán Tudományi Szekció, Kodolányi János Főiskola, Székesfehérvár.

Publications
„The Return of the Maternal as Female Transgression: Reading Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus.” In Ikonikus fordulat a kultúrában és a társadalomban (Magyar Szemiotika Társaság) – forthcoming.

Research Area
Poststructuralist theories of the subject (including mainly Jacques Lacan, Michel Foucault and Jacques Derrida), french feminist theory of Julia Kristeva, Luce Irigaray and Helene Cixous, the theory of the performativity of gender by Judith Butler, and the rhizomatics of Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari.

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Tünde Udvari

PhD Student

Office: Room 3304, Ady tér Building
Phone: +36 62 343 205  
e-mail: udvaritunde at gmail.com

Education

2009- enrolled to the English and American Literature and Culture PhD program
2004-2009 MA in English and Hungarian Studies

Conference Talks

April 16-18, 2009 „Pimasz csodálók: a rajongás kreatív oldala”, XXIX. Országos Tudományos Diakköri Konferencia Humán Tudományi Szekció, Szegedi Tudományegyetem Bölcsészettudományi Kar, Szeged.

Research Area

Audience research, fan communities, appropriation and rewriting in popular culture, reader response criticism ( mainly the theoretical concepts of Jauss and Iser), authorial identities on the basis of the Barthesian and Foucauldian concepts of the Author, hypertextuality and hyperfiction, narratology

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laszlo_paulinaPaulina László

PhD student

Office: Room 3305, Ady tér Building
Phone: +36 62 543 206
e-mail: palcsi82 at yahoo.com

Education
2009- enrolled to the English Applied Linguistics PhD program, University of Szeged
2007 MA in English Studies, University of Szeged

Research Area
Critical approaches to discourse, postcolonial narratives.

 

 

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Zsófia Kulcsár
PhD student

e-mail: zsofiakulcsar1 at gmail.com


Education

2011 - enrolled to the English and American Literature and Culture PhD program
2009 – 2011 MA in English Studies with the Gender through Literatures and Cultures in English Track, University of Szeged
2006 – 2009 BA in English Studies and German Studies, University of Szeged

Conference Talks
April 18-20, 2011 „A Critique of Post-feminism”, XXX. Országos Tudományos Diákköri Konferencia Humán Tudományi Szekció, Eger

Research Area
Gender Studies, popular culture, feminist movements

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Visiting PhD Students:

Anna Mago Maghiar

Anna Mago Maghiar, PhD sutdent at Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj, is visiting us to work with Erzsébet Barát on a scholarship by the Hungarian Academy of Science called Domus Hungarica Scientiarum et Artium.

Affiliation: Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
e-mail: magomaghiaranna at yahoo.com

Education:
2008 – enrolled to the PhD program in Sociology at the Faculty of European Studies, Babeş-Bolyai University
2007 – graduated the Gender Studies MA program at Central European University, Budapest
2006 – graduated the Gender Studies MA program at Babeş-Bolyai University
2005 – graduated the Business Administration BA program at Babeş-Bolyai University

Publications:
2011 – “Field Supervisors on Key Issues in Social Work Practicum” to be published in the Romanian journal Social Work Review (forthcoming)
2010 – “Representations of Sexuality in Hungarian Popular Culture of the 1980s” published in Media Research. Croatian Journal for Journalism and the Media, Vol. 16 No 1, Zagreb

Conference papers:
2011 - “The Making of the East-European Porn Star“ presented at the European Geographies of Sexualities Conference, Bruxelles, 7-10 Sept 2011.
2010 – “Constructing the Honorable, Protestant, Transylvanian Hungarian Woman through a Popular Debate” presented at the 6th Language, Ideology and Media Conference , Szeged, 1-2 Oct. 2010.

Research interests:
Feminist media studies, cultural studies, porn studies, symbolic geography and discourse analysis

 

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MA Structure & Application

The structure of the MA Porgramme (120 credit):

1. Foundation courses: 5 courses (20 credit)
Theories of Histories of Culture and Literature; Theories of British and American Literature and Culture; Approaches to English Linguistics; The Social Uses of Language; Research Methods in the Information Society

2. Orientation to Concentrations: 3 courses (15 credit)
The Multimediality of Culture; English Grammar: A Systemic-Functional Perspective; Gendering Theory: Theories of Gender.

3. Gender Studies Concentration: 10 courses (50 credit)
Five out of the ten courses are mandatory lectures and three of them are seminars students can select in accordance with their MA thesis research, depending on Faculty’s research interests., plus two compulsory seminars: Thesis Writing Seminar and Advanced Research Methods. The five lectures are:
Introduction to Gender Studies; Gender, Race, Class; Subjectivity and the Female Body, Feminist Literary Theory and Criticism; Histories of Women’s Writing in English.

Some of the gender related seminars are:
The Female Grotesque.Risk, Excess and (Post)modernity; Reading and Theorizing the Female Gothic; Gender and Society;  Debates of Feminist Scholarship: The Gender Perspective;  Gender and Poetry: 20th c. Western Women’s Tradition; Gender and Modern Comedy;  Language and Gender; Challenging gaze in Popular Culture; Feminism and Masculinity; Gender and the Victorian Social Landscape in the US; American women, painting and painted, in the 19th century.

4. Electives: 3 courses (15 kredit):
One of the three courses must be related to the thesis (taken from any of the three Concentrations in the MA programme) and two could be any course cross-listed from other MA programmes in the University.

Why apply?

All students admitted to the MA in English Studies program are welcome to apply for Gender Through Literatures and Cultures in English. We especially encourage students who would like to produce relevant knowledge on women’s life and who are therefore interested in interdisciplinary and critical feminist research in areas such as popular culture, sexuality studies, literary representation of women, theories of identity and identity politics, autobiography studies, the intersection of gender and sexuality with different social totalities, such as nationally, race, and class

Application to the Gender Studies Concentration in the MA program:

There are no additional individual criteria established for admission to the Gender through Literatures and Cultures Track in the MA degree program. Any student admitted to the MA in English Studies program is expected to choose the Track for their specialization by the end of the second semester the latest, on completion of the course Gendering Theory, Theories of Gender: A Historic Perspective. Students are requested to complete an official Form and submit it to Erzsébet Barát, Convener of the program.

Eligibility requirements for MA in English Studies:

You will find the requirements for admission that represent the Institute’s general policies at this website or by downloading the requirements document HERE.

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Scholarships

 

Migration and Narration LLP

Erasmus Intensive Programme 2011

An intensive summer course in Krosno, Poland, recognised as an Erasmus course (6 ECTS).
Places available places: 7 students.
The grant includes full board and travel expenses up to 150 Euros.
Besides lectures the program offers trips and cultural events to the participants.
For further information visit the programme's webpage and contact Andrea P. Balogh for an application form.
Application deadline: to be announced.

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Erasmus

Contact person: Bocsor Péter.

Erasmus is an exchange program funded by the European Commission to enable students to study abroad, usually one semester, in any of the member states as part of their degree program. Students may choose their host institute based on a list advertised, and are allowed to plan their study programs at the host university based on their individual interests and needs.

For student exchange possibilities offerred by the Institute of English & American Studies click HERE.

Universities with a component in Gender Studies include:

Masaryková University of Brno (Masaryková Univerzita v Brně), Czech Republic

University of Huelva (Universidad Huelva), Spain

University of Turku, Finland

Högskolen Dalarna, Falun, Sweden

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium

Universities exclusively in the field of Gender Studies at MA and PhD level:

University of Bern, Switzerland


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Kellner Foundation

Contact persons: Dr. Annus, Irén and Mr. Thomas Williams
                                  
The Kellner Foundation's Scholarship Program is dedicated to supporting Hungarian university students who intend to play a leading role in the social, political or economic development of Hungary. The Scholarship provides the opportunity for Hungarian students to engage in the challenging academic and extracurricular life of a top-ranking U.S. liberal arts college for one academic year” (Mission statement). Students may select courses freely during their studies and all of their expenses are covered by the Kellner Foundation. For more information visit the Kellner Scholarship's homepage.

The details regarding the next round of applications for an academic year at Bard Collage, or Trinity College, USA via the Kellener Scholarship is out now. The deadline is noon, February 18th, 2011. There is a public question and answer session at 9 a.m., Thursday, February 3rd, 2011, Petofi V. For further details of eligibility please read the FLYER

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West Virginia University

To see details of the latest scholarship opportunity, click HERE.

Information about the application procedure is available at the website of the university’s Office of Foreign Relations.
Contact person: Erzsébet Barát

This scholarship offers the possibility for students to spend one semester at the University of West Virginia (WVU), where they can design freely their academic studies. The scholarship, however, requires students to cover some of their expenses during their stay in the US.

 

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