TDK 2018 Fall

The local TDK (Tudományos Diák Kör/Scholarly Paper Competition) round of student academic activities will be held on November 29-30, 2018. The English-American Institute’s participants are scheduled to present their papers on Thursday, November 29, from 4 pm in Petőfi V room. All peers are welcome to cheer them on and gain an insight into making and presenting an academic argument.  These are the competing students and their presentations:

Gál Inéz (MA): A dajkanyelv és az állatokkal való kommunikáció fonetikai vizsgálata
Mike Laura (MA): Kyd’s Traumatic Passage to the Underworld: The Spanish Tragedy and Early Modern Crises
Tóth Zsolt (BA): Bestial Parts of Ourselves: An Examination of Adrienne Kennedy’s The Owl Answers and Peter Shaffer’s Equus
Földesi Milán (MA): Othering and the representation of black characters in the Star Wars saga
Soueyoshi Kiyotaka (MA): Walt Whitman’s Common Sense

“Where there is much desire to learn, here of necessity will be much arguing, much writing, many opinions; for opinion in good men is but knowledge in the making.” (John Milton, Areopagitica)

Public Lecture by Dr Béatrice Laurent

The Gender Research Group (TNT) is hosting a public lecture by Dr Béatrice Laurent (Bordeaux Montaigne University, France), entitled “Sleeping Beauties in Victorian Britain: Cultural, Artistic and Literary Explorations of a Myth.” The event will be held on April 18, 2018 at 5 p.m. in the Faculty’s Conference Room. For more details see the event’s flyer.


The Institute of English & American Studies will host a TDK (Tudományos DiákKör / Scientific Student Association’s) mini conference for the Institute’s students on April 13, 2018.

What is TDK?

  • extracurricular academic activity
  • beyond curricular expectations
  • prepares your way for further academic study

Why should I apply?

  • free feedback
  • responses from peers
  • elite tutorial assistance
  • extra points for academic applications


is due by March 20 (Tue), 10 a.m.

Application package