Public lecture by James Oberly

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“The Continuing Battle over American Indian Sovereignty: Legal Attacks on Tribal Existence in 21st Century” By James Oberly, Fulbright Lecturer, Karoli Gaspar Reformatus Egyetem, Spring 2013 Time: 2 pm April 23rd (Tuesday) Place: Room X of the Institute of English and American Studies (Egyetem u. 2., földszint) ***************************** Economic development represents one of the main […]

Public lecture by Prof. Sukla Basu

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Professor Sukla Basu from the Department of English and Other Modern European Languages, Visva–Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal, India will give a public lecture entitled “From August Wilson’s Fences to Krishna-Katha (Black Narratives): A Journey Across Cultures” Time and place: 10 a.m., April 30th, Room X. All welcome!

Public Lecture by Gabriel Loiacono

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Gabriel Loiacono, PhD (University of Wisconsin, USA and University of Pécs, Hungary, as Fulbright Visiting Professor) will give a lecture on Jefferson’s America: ‘the Best Poor Man’s Country?’ Time and place: 4pm March 21st American Seminar Gabriel Loiacono is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, where he teaches about early American […]

AMERICANA Vol. VIII, No. 2, Fall 2012

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We are proud to announce the release of Volume VIII, Number 2, Fall 2012, guest edited by Ágnes Zsófia Kovács, featuring essays on Herman Melville, Anzia Yezierska, Nella Larsen, Chuck Palahniuk, Michael Cunningham, Jeffrey Eugenides, Edith Wharton, Susan Sontag, and Richard Rorty among others. As our guest editor introduces the new issue, it represents a […]

Obituary – Kent Bales

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!(left)http://amerikanisztika.ieas-szeged.hu/images/19t.jpg! Aged 75, Kent Bales of Minneapolis, passed away October 8th, 2012. Kent was born in Anthony, Kansas in 1936 to Irene Brinkman and Roslyn Francis Bales. He moved to Salt Lake City in 1948 where his mother died one year later. He earned an academic and athletic Scholarship to YALE University where he played […]

Megjelent: A fattyú művészet nyomában

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Az AMERICANA eBooks örömmel mutatja be a sokak által várva-várt kötetet, amely Cristian Réka M. szerkesztésében A fattyú művészet nyomában. Írások amerikai drámáról és színházról címmel jelent meg! A könyvben Bollobás Enikő, Kurdi Mária, Varró Gabriella, Vernyik Zénó, Németh Lenke, Csapó Csaba, Kürtösi Katalin, Dragon Zoltán és Cristian Réka M. tanulmányai kaptak helyet, akik bepillantást […]

Gyuris Norbert: A vénember lábnyoma – e-könyv

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Örömmel jelentjük be az AMERICANA eBooks immáron negyedik e-könyvét, Gyuris Norbert A vénember lábnyoma – metafikció, szimuláció, hipertextualitás és szerzőség című kötetét. A szöveg három szempontból vizsgálja meg a szerzőség kérdését. A hipertextualitást Italo Calvino Ha egy téli éjszakán az utazó című regényében, a szimulációelméletet J.R.R. Tolkien és Umberto Eco műveiben, a narratológiai szempontokat több […]

AMERICANA Special Issue on Language Contact

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This special issue of AMERICANA presents a selection of linguistics papers on language contact of American relevance as well as three book reviews of a wider, sociolinguistic focus. Four of the five research papers included in this issue deal with immigrant varieties of European (specifically, Finno-Ugric) languages spoken in North America: American Finnish, Canadian Estonian, […]

Out Now: AMERICANA Vol. VII, No. 2, Fall 2011

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We are happy to announce the release of the latest issue of AMERICANA: Volume VII, Number 2, Fall 2011, guest edited by Gabriella Varró and Zoltán Simon. As they write in their introduction to the issue, it is the continuation of “[t]he previous issue of AMERICANA (Volume VII, Number 1), published in Spring 2011, guest […]

New ebook by Réka M. Cristian

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AMERICANA eBooks, the ebook division of AMERICANA – E-Journal of American Studies in Hungary, proudly presents Cultural Vistas and Sites of Identity. Essays on Literature, Film and American Studies by Réka M. Cristian – an ebook that reflects on an array of American identities assembled in a heterogeneous compilation of New American Studies through examples […]