Education & Grants

PhD
2012-  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

M.A.
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”

M.A.
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”

Non-Degree

2009-10           Photography, Szellemkép Szabadiskola, Budapest, Hungary, 2009-2010

Grants and Scholarships

2017               Research Grant by the Hungarian State (Új Nemzeti Kiválóság Program), for the topic Comics as Performance. Embodied Interpretation of Contemporary Non-fiction Comics. 5 months.

2014                European Association for American Studies (EAAS) Postgraduate Travel Grant to the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum, Ohio State University, USA

2014                Spring Academy in American Studies, Heidelberg Center for American Studies, Heidelberg University, Germany.  24-28 March

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

2006-07           Scholarship of the Hungarian Republic

2006                Summer University, University College Cork, Ireland, 2-28 July

 

Courses Taught

Fall 2014

Introduction to Literary Studies at ELTE-SEAS [School of English and American Studies]

Fall 2013
Introduction to Literature at ELTE-SEAS for BA students

Cultures of Europe 1 at ELTE-SEAS Preparatory Year for International Students

Comics? Seriously! – four public lectures at “Pesti Bölcsész Akadémia” [Open Academy of Humanities, Pest]
1) Introduction. Who Can Speak about Comics? 13 Jan 2014
2) Art and its Other: Comics and the Art World. 20 Jan 2014
3) The I of the Comics: Autobiography and Graphic Narrative. 27 Jan 2014
4) Comics and Journalism: Joe Sacco. 3 Feb 2014 http://pestibolcseszakademia.blog.hu/2013/11/29/kepregeny_most_komolyan_szep_eszter_kurzusa

Spring 2013    

Cultures of Europe 2 at ELTE-SEAS Preparatory Year for International Students

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