Modern literatures (Hungarian, English/American, Italian), theories of reading, literary pedagogy
Ph.D. Eötvös Loránd University of Arts and Sciences 2009,
M. A. Eötvös Loránd University of Arts and Sciences 1998
As far as I can remember, I have always been interested in reading and literature. I entered high school wanting to study science but my interests soon began to shift to the humanities. At Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), I majored in Hungarian literature and linguistics, also taking many courses in comparative literature, literary theory and aesthetics. After graduating, I began a career in teaching: I have taught Hungarian to foreigners (including two spells at American universities in Indiana and New Jersey) , English to Hungarians, and literature at various levels of instruction. Since 2007, I have been serving as an assistant professor at ELTE, teaching courses in literary criticism, comparative literature and also on the teaching of literature.
I started teaching at McDaniel Budapest in 2009.
Web page for the research group (Association for the Study of General Literature) I have been involved with since 1996: www.aitk.hu
Useful libraries in Budapest:
www.oik.hu (National Library of Foreign Languages)
www.mtak.hu (Library of the National Academy of Sciences)
www.fszek.hu (Public Library of Budapest)
www.oszk.hu (National Széchényi Library)
Multicultural Voices in American Literature
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