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[publications and conference presentations]


academic publications

Note: for fiction not included in this list of scholarly publications, see Fiction.


Selected Articles in English and German

Selected Articles in Hungarian

Afterwords to Hungarian editions of American literary works

Selected art and visual culture reviews

Selected literary reviews

Encyclopedia articles

Selected translations



conference presentations, lectures, symposia

 2011 The Journey and Its Portrayals: Explorers, Sailors, (Im)migrants, Center for the Humanities, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan
 2011 American Dream: Escape from Old Europe? Central and Eastern Europe Between Desires, Fears, and Illusions, Goethe Institut, Prague
 2009 Globalization and American Popular Culture, Salzburg Seminar, Salzburg
 2008 Transnationalism and Immigration Shock in American Society and Literature, Salzburg Seminar fellow, Salzburg
 2006  Exposed Memory: Family Pictures in Private and Public Memory, organization of 2-day international conference (as an event of the International Association of Word and Image Studies, IAWIS), Budapest, Goethe Institute
 2006  "Discourses of Americanization and Anti-Americanism", panel discussion, American Studies Association Convention, Oakland, California
 2005  "Negatives of Absence: Family Photographs in Private and Public Memory", International Association of Word and Image Studies Conference, Philadelphia
 2005  "American Culture in the U.S. and Abroad"; Salzburg Seminar SSASAA symposium, Salzburg
 2005  "Lost and Found in Translation: Problems of Cultural Translation in Hungary After 1989";  "America in the World:" A Symposium on Discourses of Americanization and Anti-Americanism, University of Iowa
 2004  "A rend, amit csinálunk" [The order we make], symposium on the Vatican’s letter concerning “The collaboration of men and women in the 21st century”, National Széchenyi Library, Budapest (organized by Friedrich Naumann and Szabó Miklós Foundations)
 2004  "A hiány negatívja: családi fényképek a privát és közösségi emlékezetben"[Negatives of Absence: Family Pictures in Private and Public Memory], symposium on “Visual Representation of the Holocaust”, Goethe Institut, Budapest
 2004 The Cultural Turn: The Prospects of Cultural Studies in Hungary, workshop, Jannus Pannonius University, Pécs 
 2004  "The Yellow Star as Accessory", Eastern European Literature From an Anglophone Perspective conference, Kossuth Lajos University, Debrecen
 2004   "Van-e az irodalomnak neme?" [Does Literature Have Gender?], Mindentudás Egyeteme [Université de tout savoir, television talk], Budapest
 2004  "Túl a minimalizmuson," [“Beyond Minimalism”], Bret Easton Ellis and Minimalism in Hungary, Budapest
 2002  "Ut Scriptura Hortus: The Garden as Machine in Goethe’s Elective Affinities", International Association of Word & Image Conference, Hamburg
 2002  "Yours Truly? : Documentary Photography As a Reflection of American Cultural Identity", European Association of American Studies Biennial Conference, Bordeaux
 1999  "The Translation of Art: Reinterpreting the Work of Joseph Kosuth," 50th Anniversary of the Amerika Institut at Ludwig-Maximilians Universität, München
 1998  "Poetry in Motion: W.C. Williams and Postmodernity," American Literature Association, éves konferencia, San Diego
 1998  "Women on the Verge of a Semiotic Breakdown: The Work of Cindy Sherman, Jenny Holzer and Barbara Kruger," Ceremonies And Spectacles, European Association of American Studies biennial conference, Lisbon
 1997  "The Critique of Language in the Late Poetry of William Carlos Williams and the Conceptual Work of Joseph Kosuth," Iconicity in Language and Literature, University of Zurich
 1996  "Desire and Body: The American Fashion Scene," Fashion/Fashions In Anglo-American Literature and Culture, Orléans, France
 1995  "New Directions in American Studies in Hungary," American Association of American Studies éves konferencia, Pittsburgh
 1995  "Traces of the Postmodern in the Late Poetry of W.C. Williams," invited guest lecturer at Goldsmith College, London University
 1995  "Construction of Memory Under Historical Contingency," invited participant of the Standing Seminar co-organized by the Central European University, the Friedrich Naumann Stiftung and the Institute for Advanced Study, Budapest
 1994  "Visions and Revisions of the United States," Salzburg Seminar Fellow

chaired sessions

1997  "The Poetry of William Carlos Williams," Iconicity in Language and Literature, symposium, University of Zurich
 1996  "Changing Images of the American Metropolis in European and American Literature," Living with America - 1946-1996, European Association of American Studies biennial conference, Warsaw