American Studies

American Studies is the study of various aspects of American history, society (such as racial, ethnic, and religious groups, as well as women) and culture (including literature, film and the arts) from a number of perspectives. The field, thus, is characterized by a multiplicity of both topics and methodological approaches.

What do we study?

American Studies majors, therefore, both delve into the study of various US-related topics of interest to them, and acquire analytical models which they can apply in examining other cultures and societies (e.g. those of Hungary).
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Amerikanisztika minor információ 2020

INFORMÁCIÓ LEENDŐ ANGOL/AMERIKANISZTIKA MINOR SZAKOS HALLGATÓK SZÁMÁRA   A jelentkezés feltételei: – B2-es szintű (C típusú középfokú) nyelvvizsga vagy azzal egyenértékű emelt szintű érettségi angol nyelvből és – Az Angol Tanszék által szervezett és lebonyolított felvételi vizsga, melynek időpontjáról és lebonyolításának módjáról a kialakult különleges helyzet miatt később tájékoztatjuk a jelentkezőket.   A felvételi vizsgán csak azok […]

Hispanisztika szakosodás

Elérhetőek a Hispanisztika tanszék szakosodási információi. A felmerülő kérdésekkel kapcsolatban, illetve bővebb tájékoztatásért forduljanak bizalommal Dr. Csikós Zsuzsanna tanszékvezetőhöz (!

“A Forgotten Ethnic Group Building America: Hungarian Miners in West Virginia” – public lecture by Dr. Briane K. Turley

The Institute of English and American Studies of the University of Szeged will host a public lecture by Dr. Briane K. Turley titled A Forgotten Ethnic Group Building America: Hungarian Miners in West Virginia 4 pm,Wednesday, November 27th in Room “Petőfi I”, ground floor, #30-34 Petőfi Ave.   Dr. Turley served for over 20 years […]

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Our Research and Publication Output

AMERICANA – E-Journal of American Studies in Hungary

Founded in 2005, AMERICANA – E-Journal of American Studies in Hungary is an internationally known and recognized online academic journal, launched to provide a forum for students and scholars who are actively engaged in studying the culture of the United States of America and the Americas.

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Similarly to the aims of the e-journal, AMERICANA eBooks seeks to publish studies on a variety of topics concerning American Studies, from literature to sociology, from film to digital culture, from history to political science. Our aim is to provide a forum for young scholars seeking quality publishing – researchers who wish to contribute innovative and new approaches and methodologies to the field. AMERICANA eBooks publishes ebooks that are compatible with computers and most of the best known and increasingly popular e-book readers.

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Further publications

We are proud of our publications devoted to honor our colleagues. In 2009, our then head, Bálint Rozsnyai retired and we asked colleagues, friends and former students to contribute to a collection of essays as a special present.

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