CV in English

Qualifications:

2005 PhD in Renaissance and Baroque English Literature (Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest); Title of dissertation: “Stand and Unfold Yourself” – Role-play and Identity in Hamlet and King Lear

1998 MA in Hungarian Language and Literature, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest

1997 MA in English Language and Literature, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest

 

Languages: English, German (fluent); French, Finnish (intermediate); Latin (basic reading)

 

Teaching Experience:

2009, 2010: Erasmus guest lecturer at University of Helsinki, Finland

2008–present: Senior lecturer at Pázmány Péter Catholic University

2003–: Lecturer at Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Piliscsaba, Hungary

2002: English teacher at Budapest Metropolitan Court

2000–2001: English teacher at Bell Schools, Budapest, Hungary

1999–2001: Temporary lecturer at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary

1998–2000: English and Hungarian teacher at “Szent Angela” Primary and Secondary School, Budapest, Hungary

 

Courses at Pázmány Péter Catholic University include:

Early modern English literature; Shakespearean tragedy; metaphysical poetry; modern and postmodern British literature; literature on film; film adaptations of Shakespearean drama; history of British cinema; language practice and essay writing courses; English for law; popular literature; visual culture; genre theory

Research Experience:

2014: Winner of ESSE research grant (short-term research in Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK)

2011: Four months’ research in the Nanovic Institute for European Studies at the University of Notre Dame, IN (US)

2007: Summer visiting scholar in the Nanovic Institute for European Studies at the University of Notre Dame, IN (US)

2006: Winner of HUSSE research grant (short-term research in Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK)

2002: Four months’ research in Shakespeare Institute, (Hungarian State Eötvös Fellowship)

2000: Two months’ research in Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK, sponsored by the Soros Foundation Grant

 

Research interests:

Tudor chronicle and chorography, especially William Harrison’s Description of England; film adaptations of literature, esp. Shakespearean drama; genre theory and adaptations; modern and postmodern British fiction, esp. contemporary novels and the Booker Prize

Conference participation:

Regular participation at conferences since 1996, both in Hungary and abroad, including the 5thand 6th international conferences of the Tudor Symposium (2006, PPCU, Piliscsaba, and 2009, University of Sheffield); ‘SCAENA 2008: Shakespeare and his Contemporaries: Performance and Adaptation’ conference (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge); ‘What Happens Now: 21stCentury Writing in English – the First Decade’ conference (2010, 2012, University of Lincoln); Sounds of Silence conference (2010, PPCU, Piliscsaba); HUSSE conferences (2001, Eger; 2003, Debrecen; 2007, Szeged; 2009, Pécs; 2011, PPCU, Piliscsaba); Sixteenth Century Society & Conference (2011, Fort Worth, TX); The Letter of the Law (2012, University of Athens); Shakespeare 450 (2014, Paris); ESRA - European Shakespeare Research Association (2013, Montpellier; 2015, Worcester)

Memberships, etc:

Organiser of the HUSSDE (Hungarian Society for the Study of Drama in English) conferences in 2004, 2006 and 2012, of the 10th biannual conference of HUSSE (Hungarian Society for the Study of English) in January, 2011, and of the IRUN-CUP Graduate Students' Conference in 2013.

Member of the Tudor Symposium, the Renaissance Workshop at Pázmány Péter Catholic University, board member of HUSSE, and contributor to the early modern and contemporary sections of ABES (Annotated Bibliography of English Studies) at Routledge.

In her free time she also works as a translator, both of popular fiction and of academic writings.

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