Academic Info



2012-2017  Modern English and American Literature Doctoral Programme; Eötvös Loránd University Faculty of Humanities (ELTE-BTK), Budapest, Hungary
Dissertation: Bodily Vulnerability in Nonfiction Comics:  Interaction Among Artist, Object and Reader
Supervisors:    Zsófia Bán, Judit Friedrich

2003-2010      Hungarian Language and Literature, at Eötvös Loránd University Faculty of Humanities (ELTE-BTK), Budapest, Hungary
Thesis: “Photography and Narrative in László Márton’s Árnyas főutca”

2002-2008     English Language and Literature, at  Eötvös Loránd University Faculty of Humanities (ELTE-BTK), Budapest, Hungary
Thesis: “The Romantic Epic: Keats. Locke’s Theory of Language
and Keats’ Hyperion-fragments”

2009-2010  Photography, Szellemkép Szabadiskola, Budapest, Hungary

Grants and Scholarships

  • 2017 Research Grant by the New National Excellence Program of the Ministry of Human Capacities, for the topic Comics as Performance. Embodied Interpretation of Contemporary Non-fiction Comics. 5 months
  • 2014-2017 member of the Representations of Violence in Contemporary American Popular Culture research project, University of Bucharest, Romania. Project coordinator: Assoc. Prof. Mihaela Precup.
  • 2014  European Association for American Studies (EAAS) Postgraduate Travel Grant to the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum, Ohio State University, USA. 6 weeks
  • 2014 Spring Academy in American Studies, Heidelberg Center for American Studies, Heidelberg University, Germany.  24-28 March
  • 2012-2015 Doctoral Scholarship at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, at the Modern English and American Literature and Culture Doctoral Programme
  • 2007 Summer University, Universität Passau, Germany, with the Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD), 6-31 August
  • 2007 Summer University, University of Maribor, Slovenia, 25 June- 6 July
  • 2007 Erasmus, creative writing at the Norwich University of the Arts, UK. Mentor: George Szirtes
  • 2006-07 Scholarship of the Hungarian Republic
  • 2006 Summer University, University College Cork, Ireland, 2-28 July

Courses Taught

  • Word and Image Relations at the Institute for Theoretical Studies at Moholy Nagy University of Art and Design, Budapest Spring 2018. (Link to course syllabus.)
  • Comics Studies: An Introduction at School of English and American Studies, Eötvös Loránd University [ELTE-SEAS], Budapest, Spring 2018 (Link to course syllabus.)
  • Introduction to Literary Studies at ELTE-SEAS Fall 2014 and Fall 2013
  • Cultures of Europe 1 and at ELTE-SEAS Preparatory Year for International Students, Fall 2013 and Spring 2013
  • Comics? Seriously! – four public lectures at “Pesti Bölcsész Akadémia” [Open Academy of Humanities, Pest] Fall 2013 (link)