Affiliated Members

Zita Farkas

e-mail: ztfrks13 at

Academic position:
2011-2013       Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Culture and Media Studies, Umeå University, Sweden

2006 - 2009  PhD Thesis: 'The Reception of Jeanette Winterson's Work - The Manufacture of a Contemporary British Writer' Centre for Women's Studies, University of York, UK
2001 - 2002   MA in Gender Studies, Department of Gender Studies, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

1994 - 1999  MA in English Language and Literature, Institute of English and American Studies, University of Szeged, Hungary
Academic Awards and Funding:
2006 - 2008  Marie Curie Early Researcher Training Scholarship, University of York
2004 - 2005   Returning Fellow Scholarship by HESP, Open Society Institute, Budapest
2001 - 2002 Central European University Scholarship by Soros Foundation, Budapest
January 2000 - May 2000 CEEPUS Scholarship, Wroclaw, Poland

Research and Teaching Profile:

Literature and New Media, Contemporary British/Women's Fiction, Lesbian-Feminist and Queer Literary Theory, Reception Theory, Conceptualising the 'Author', Scandinavian Crime Fiction, Discourse Analysis of Written Media, Feminist Film Theory and Embodiment



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