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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If you want to know more about our programs, check out the descriptions. If you are a “visual type,” visit our video section, too, for introductory films and more! If you are interested in studying at the Department of American Studies in Szeged feel free to contact us

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Tanulmányi lehetőség a West Virginia University-n

A Szegedi Tudományegyetem és a West Virginia University (USA, Morgantown) között létrejött diákcsereprogram keretében a 2017/2018. tanév első félévében egyetemünk két hallgatójának nyílik lehetősége egyszemeszteres részképzésben részt venni a West Virginia University-n. Pályázati feltételek: az SZTE Bölcsészettudományi Karának és Természettudományi és Informatikai Karának II.-III.-IV. éves angol, amerikanisztika, vallástudomány, illetve természetföldrajz (geográfus és környezettudomány) szakos hallgatói […]

Kellner Scholarship 2017

Study Abroad in the United States as a Kellner Scholar—Application Deadline: January 31. Details and online application form: http://kellner-scholarship.hu/ The Scholarship covers the full tuition and living expenses for the period of one academic year at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut or at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. For more information, visit these links: […]

Public Lecture by Dr. Edit Antal Fodroczy

Dr. Edit Antal Fodroczy from Center for Research on North America (CISAN), National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) will hold a public lecture at the Inter-American Research Center of the University of Szeged, entitled “La controversia en torno al maíz transgénico en el contexto de la relaciones entre México y los Estados Unidos.” The lecture […]

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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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AMERICANA eBooks

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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