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Here you will find archive files of conferences (apart from our own annual NYIM conference), public lectures, research seminars, workshops, research projects and publications. Enjoy browsing.

 

 


Conferences in Honour of ...

The Research Group has organized a conference in honour of Dr. Sarolta Marinovich, founder of TNT, on November 25th 2011. For information on the contributors and their papers celebrating her academic excellence and collegial qualities please read the special issue (2.1) of TNTeF HERE.  

 

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In honour of Eva Federmayer's 60th Birthday TNT hosted an Epideictic Conference on 25th of Feburary 2011. For the invitation click HERE.

 

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TNT Elsewhere

Members of TNT participated in a seminar discussion on INTERMEDIAL BODY POLITICS: TOWARDS A FEMINIST ANALYSIS OF IMAGE/TEXT DYNAMICS at the 12th ESSE Conference in KOŠICE,  SLOVAKIA, Friday 29 August – Tuesday 2 September, 2014.
The titles of their talks were:

  • Anna Kérchy: Iconotextual Sites of Alice’s Feminist Resistance in Lewis Carroll and John Tenniel’s Victorian Fairy-Tale Fantasy Picture Books
  • Erzsébet Barát: How to revisit the image/text dialectic in “post-feminist“ advertisements
  • Larisa Kocic-Z ámbó: The Body of Modesty: Mediated Anxiety over a female James Bond

 

 

For more details and abstracts see the Conference’s Seminars / Literature page.

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Members of the TNT research group attended Judith's Butler's lecture on the Politics of Death Drive: The Case of the Death Penalty (XLI. Sigmund Freud Lecture) on 6 May 2014 at the University of Vienna.

 

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Eltitkolt évek (Takács Mária) - filmvetítés és beszélgetés
2014. február 14. 19:00 - 22:00, GRAND CAFÉ

A dokumentumfilm vetítése után beszélgetés a rendező részvételével a Kádár-korszak ‘80-as éveinek és a rendszerváltozás negyedszázadának mozgalmairól, személyes élettereiről és törvényi kereteiről. A beszélgetés moderátorai Dr. Barát Erzsébet és Dr. Kérchy Anna.

Az LMBT történeti hónap 2014 teljes havi program ELÉRHETŐSÉGE.

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Irén Annus and Erzsébet Barát participated at the University of Manitoba--University of Szeged Partnership Conference in Winnipeg, Canada, October 10-11, 2013. Titles of their talks were:

  • Annus, Irén: Hungarian Encounters with Mormonism: Post-Socialist Realities and LDS Conversion Experiences
  • Barát Erzsébet: Competing Discourses of Migration: Negotiating Territorial(ized) Belonging

They have also meet faculty from the Women’s_and_Gender_Studies_Program to establish research and teaching cooperation between the Program and TNT.

 

 

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HUSSE (Hungarian Society for the Study of English) had its 11th biannual conference on January 24-26 2013 organized by the School of English and American Studies (SEAS), Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest. The Gender Studies Research Group (TNT) submitted a panel with the title Male Appropriation of the Feminine Voice. The titles of the talks were as follows:

  • Barát, Erzsébet: To Live the Contradiction of Corporeality and Embodiment: the Conditions of Feminist Authorship
  • Kérchy, Anna: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young GirlChild: Lewis Carroll on/as Alice
  • Kocic-Zámbó, Larisa: Ventriloquized Voices in the English Renaissance: Donne to Philaenis.

 

For further information visit the conference WEBSITE.

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The University of Vienna hosted a conference entitled Import - Export. Queer Theory, Queer Critique and Activism in Motion, on April 28-30, 2011. The TNT Gender Research Group paraicipated with the "Queering Encounters with Identity" panel. A selection of the talks was published by Zaglossus in 2012.

  • Erzsébet Barát: Queering the intersection of legislative, religious, and higher educational exclusion: Revisiting the first case of collective LGBT litigation in Hungary
  • Anna Kérchy: Queering the gaze and post identity in Drozdik Orshi’s feminist (post)concept art
  • Andrea P. Balogh: Queer as transnational theory and as identity categor in the context of post-socialist cultures

 

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The American Studies Department, Eszterházy Károly College, Eger hosted its second interdisciplinary conference MI/MÁS 2 (Us/Others 2) on October 28-29th, 2010.  Our Gender Studies Research Group, TNT submitted a panel to present the results of our research in the field. The title of our panel was Political Correctness, Tolerance and Hate Speech in the Context of the EU and North-American Practice.

 

The four talks in our panel were as follows (for their abstracts click HERE):

  • Federmayer Éva: Multikulturálitás és tolerancia a "nyóckerben": Egy dokumentumfilm elemzése
  • P. Balog Andrea: Hasonlóak és/vagy különbözőek: Az idegenkedés normái és formái az európai integráció kontextusában
  • Barát Erzsébet: A "politikai korrektség"-re hivatkozás ideológiai csapdái: A nyelvhasználat kérdései az elmúlt tíz év oktatáspolitikai küzdelmeinek erőterében
  • Kérchy Anna: A fogyatékokkal élők elfogadását célzó média/művészeti megnyilvánulások lehetőségei, korlátai, és recepciója a mai Magyarországon

CLICK on the image to see the photogallery of the event.

 

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HUSSE (Hungarian Society for the Study of English) had its 9th biannual conference on January 22-24 2009 organized by the English Department, University of Pécs. The Gender Studies Research Group, TNT submitted a panel with the title The Cultural/ Textual Construction of the Gendered Body. The titles of the talks were as follows:

  • Annus, Irén: Columbia and her sisters: Female representations of the nation in 19th century visual culture
  • Barát, Erzsébet: Queer Intervention into the desire and pleasure in the spectator/visual image relationship
  • Federmayer, Éva: Racial/ethnic queerness: Rebecca Walker and Danzy Senna
  • Kérchy, Anna: Unraveling the myth of Lewis Caroll’s Alice
  • Reschné Marinovich, Sarolta: Literary creativity and the (gothic) female body

For further information visit the conference WEBSITE.

 

 

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The American Studies Department, Eszterházy Károly College, Eger organized an interdisciplinary conference, MI/MÁS (Us/Others) on March 19-20th 2008.  It was the first time the Gender Studies Research Group, TNT submitted a panel to present the results of our research in the field. The title of our panel was The Cultural representation of sexual identity. The aim of the organizers was to bring together research on tolerance from the perspective of social, cultural, ethnic and sexual practices in Hungary on the occasion of the Year of Cultural Dialogue in the European Union.

 

The four talks in our panel were as follows:

  • RESCHNÉ MARINOVICH, SAROLTA: The relationship between gender identity and authorship in Noemi Kiss’s short stories. (A nemi identitás és az írói identitás viszonya Kiss Noémi elbeszéléseiben)
  • KÉRCHY, ANNA: Dilemmas of transgender in contemporary theories of gender and popular culture (A transznemű identitás dilemmái a kortárs gender-elméletek és populáris kulturális reprezentációk tükrében)
  • BARÁT, ERZSÉBET: Queer fashion: The redefinition of ‘gaze’ at the intersection of sexuality and gender (Queer divat: A tekintet fogalmának átértékelése a nem és szexualitás metszéspontjából)
  • P. BALOGH, ANDREA: Lesbian identities and transgender performances in post-socialist Hungarian culture (Leszbikus identitások és transgender alakítások a poszt-szocialista magyar kultúrában)

For further information please visit the conference WEBSITE.

 

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Public Lecture Series

The Distruption of Normalizing Mechanisms: Two Case Studies - Maria Kecskeméti (November 25, 2015)

 

Thinking Gender Identity and Indeterminacy - Silvia Stoller (April 30, 2014)

 

Harming Women, Children, and Monogamy: An Analysis of the Polygamy Reference Case in Canada - Melanie Heath (October 8th, 2013)

Queering Gender Studies - Celine-Marie Pascale (Nov 22nd, 2012)

 

Our Vampires Ourselves: Anti-/feminist Rhetoric in Contemporary Vampire Fiction - Malin Lindström Brock (May 2nd, 2012)

Feminist Auto/Biographical Cartography in Kim Mahood's Craft for a Dry Lake - Martina Horakova (Nov 17th, 2010)

Marching from Strenght to Strenght - Asha Choubey (Oct 6th, 2010). For the full transcript of her talk click HERE.

A Társadalmi Nem Tudománya filozófiai alapvonalai Beauvoirnál - Mária Joó (Mar 17th, 2010)

Takács Mari Eltitkolt Évek (2009) - chair Louise O. Vasvári (Dec 3rd, 2009)

Without Queering There is No Border: Translocality, sexual subjects, and history - Hanna Hacker (Apr 29th, 2009)

Life Writing by Central European Women Holocaust SurvivorsLouise O. Vasvári (Nov 26th, 2008)

Reading Sexualities: The Need for a Hermeneutic TheoryDonald E. Hall (May 14th, 2008)

 

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Research Seminar Series

 

A visit by Prof. Dr Brigitte_Schnegg (Director of the Centre_for_Gender_Studies of the University of Bern) at 2 PM on Monday, October 17th 2011, to sign an Erasmus student and staff mobility contract, and to apply for a SCIEX (Scientific Exchange Programme NMS-CH in the field of gender studies).

 

Nations Within: Sovereignty, Gender, and American Indians - Cari M. Carpenter (May 3rd - 13th, 2010)

Zimermann on Gender Studies in the Universities of Central East-Europe - Mária Adamik (Nov 18th, 2009). For Zimmermann's article click HERE.

But who supposes I'm striving for lucidity?" Harold Pinter's Concept of the Author - Andrea P. Balogh (Apr 1st, 2009)

The Cultural Migration of a Musical Idiom: Race, Class, and Gender in the Ragtime Culture of Millennial BudapestFedermayer Éva (Apr 16th, 2008)

Globalization and Queer Theories - Donald E. Hall (May 6th - 14th, 2008)

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One-Day Workshops archives

 

Professor Pilar Cuder from the English Department of the University of Huelva (Spain) has run a workshop session entitled Lost Community on Thursday at 2-4 PM, May 19th and on Friday at 10-12 a.m., May 20th 2011. To download the suggested readings (ZipFile) for preparation and orientation click HERE. See the events' invitation HERE.

 


Our Gender Research Group (TNT) has organized a roundtable discussion entitled The Social Issue of Abuse within Family and Its Literary Representations in Hungary Today. Invited guest of the discussion were Veronika Czapáry, author of the novel Megszámolt Babák [Counted Dolls], and Rita Antoni, feminist activist and president of the Nőkért Egyesület [Association for Women]. The discussion was hosted by Anna Kérchy.
Time and venue: Kari Konferenciaterem, March 5, 2-4 p.m.

 


Changing the World: One Sexist City at a Time (Oct 19th - 20th, 2010). A workshop followed by a street performance by Guerrila Girls on Tour. For the event's flyer click HERE. Below you can see an excerpt from the workshop.

 

 


 

Sexuality Workshop (Apr 29th, 2009). A one day event organized around three seminars in the Gender Studies Program followed by a talk given by Prof. Hanna Hacker (University of Vienna). For the event's flyer click HERE.

 

 

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Research Projects

 

EU Erasmus Intensive Programme

WALKING, WATCHING AND A-WAKENING IN VENICE (2013)

& TRAINING, TRANSLATION AND TOURING IN VENICE (2014)

WARWICK VENICE CENTRE, PALAZZO PESARO PAPAFAVA,

For more information visit the project's PAGE.

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TNT Participates in an EU research commissioned by EIGE, European Institute for Gender Equality under contract EIGE/2012/OPER/07 in 2012-2013. The title of the project is Study on Area J of the Beijing Platform for Action: Women and the Media in European Union. The study is carried out by a consortium of University of Liverpool, prof. Karen Ross (project manager), University of Padova, Prof. Claudia Padovani (regional coordinator) and University of Szeged, Dr. Erzsébet Barát (regional coordinator) and Osservatorio di Pavia Media Research, Dr Monia Azzalini. As of June 2013 the Report is availbale at the EIGE's following webpage: Advancing_gender_equality_in_decision_making_in media: Report.

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MIGRATION AND NARRATION

... was an LLP Erasmus Intensive Programme coordinated by the University_of_Krosno, Poland. It ran from 2010 to 2012. The participant institutions were:

  • Universität Bamberg, Germany
  • St Mary's University College, Belfast, Great Britain
  • Københavns Universitet, Denmark
  • Szegedi Tudományegyetem, Hungary
  • Universidad de Huelva, Spain
  • Högskolan Dalarna, Falun, Sweden
  • Universitet Jagielloński, Krakow, Poland
  • Państwowa Wyższa Szkoła Zawodowa, Krosno, Poland

 

The project consisted of a ten-day series of lectures and workshops where students and specialists in literature and language, social studies and history worked towards a common understanding of the nature of migrant experience. The field of teaching and study included both past and present, as well as varied diasporic groups.

Participating on behalf of University of Szeged were Andrea P. Balogh and Erzsébet Barát.

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LINEE

"Languages in a Network of European Excellence"  (2007 - 2010) is a scientific network co-funded under the 6th framework programme of the European Commission. It is part of  Priority 7 and the topic "Linguistic diversity in a European knowledge-based society". The Gender Task Force in the project is run by two members of our Research Group, Iren Annus (member) and Erzsebet Barat (task force leader). To visit the official website of the network click HERE.

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Publications

 

 

We are proud to announce Anna Kérchy's monograph Alice in Transmedia Wonderland. Curiouser and Curiouser New Forms of a Children's Classic (Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2016) (ISBN-13: 978-1476666686, pp. 268). For the publisher's link of the book CLICK HERE.

Winner of the HUSSE Senior Book Award for 2016.

 

 

 


Annus, Irén, ed. 2015. European_Encounters: Language, Culture and Identity. Szeged: University Press of Szeged. ISBN 978-963-315-266-9

This volume is a collection of studies that analyze cultural encounters in Europe from multidisciplinary perspectives. The chapters demonstrate the power of linguistic, literary, tourist and migrant experiences in both shaping personal indentities and transforming broader cultural understandings of the world around us. The volume succesfully maps specific areas and mechanisms through which the mobility of people as well as the travel of concepts, world views and practices may effectively further the development of more tolerant and collaborative communities and realities.

 


body-textsNárczis Fejes & Andrea P. Balogh eds. Queer_Visibility_in_Post-socialist_Cultures. Bristol and Chicago: Intellect, pp. 272. ISBN-10: 1841506303 / ISBN-13: 978-1841506302. The volume explores the public constructions of gay, lesbian, and queer identities, as well as ways of thinking about sexuality and gender, in post-socialist cultures across the European region formerly known as the Eastern bloc.The volume originally is part of the „Media  Globalization and Post-Communist European Identities” course, Andrea P. Balogh participated in at CEU, Budapest, 2007.

 

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sztereotipiakBarát Erzsébet – Sándor Klára eds. A nő és a nő/i/esség sztereotípiái. (’Woman’ and Her Stereotypes), Nyelv, ideológia, média, Vol. 2. Szeged: Könyvtártudományi Tanszék, SZTE, 2009.

 

 

 

 

 


 

nyelvhasznalatbanBarát Erzsébet – Sándor Klára eds. A nő helye a magyar nyelvhasználatban (‘Woman’s’ Place in Hungarian), Nyelv, ideológia, média, Vol. 1. Szeged: JATE Press, 2007.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Barát, Erzsébet ed. Spaces in Transition (Papers in English & American Studies XII). Szeged: JATE Press, 2005.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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