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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The American Studies Department and The Inter-American Research Center will host the public lectures of Professor Biljana Radić-Bojanić, University of Novi Sad, Department of English, on sociocultural dialects spoken in the United States of America. The first lecture focuses on African American English, Chicano English, and Native American English and will take place in the […]
CALL FOR PAPERS THE INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN STUDIES (FIEALC) ANNOUNCES THE XIX FIEALC CONFERENCE organized by the Department of Hispanic Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Szeged, from 24 to 28, June 2019, in Szeged, Hungary. The conference is organized with the collaboration of all Hungarian Centers for Latin American Studies […]
The next year’s Graz International Summer School Seggau 2019 is titled “Radical (Dis)Engagement: State-Society-Religion.” The Curriculum might be useful for curricula committees in order to pre-approve the program for direct credit transfer, or perhaps for students to identify funding possibilities at their institution or otherwise. Here some aspects, which might help in these efforts: • […]