Kiss, Attila - Head of the Department
Office location: 3314
Office phone: +36-62-544260
- Degrees: dr. univ., Ph.D., dr. habil.
- 2001 – present: Head of Department, IEAS, Department of English
- 2000 – co-founder (with György Endre Szőnyi), Research Group for Cultural Iconology and Semiography
- 1999 – associate professor of English, Attila József University, Szeged
- 2000 – 2004 – István Széchenyi Professorial Scholarship, Hungarian Ministry of Education
- 1996 – 1997 – American Council of Learned Societies, American Studies Fellowship, Research Center for Language and Semiotic Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington, U.S.A.
- 1993 – Zoltán Kanyó Prize in Literary Theory, Attila József University, Szeged
- 1993 – Pro Cultura Scholarship, Hungarian Ministry of Education
- 1990 – 1991 – Stanley R. Maveety Graduate Fellowship in Renaissance Studies, University of Oregon, English Department, U.S.A.
- 1990 – 1991– Graduate Teaching Fellowship, University of Oregon, Linguistics Department, U.S.A.
- Areas of competence: early modern English drama and theatricality, theories of the subject, poststructuralist literary theory, postmodern drama and theater
- Areas of specialization: early modern and postmodern drama and theater, semiography, postsemiotics
- Research interests and work in progress: early modern and postmodern interface, iconology and semiography, the semiography of cultural representations, the history of the anatomy theater and the public theater, literature and the meta
- Theses topics offered:
- Traces of Rituals in Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot
- Twofold anatomization in English Renaissance Tragedy
- Decolonization in Frank McGuiness’ Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me
- Questioning Value Patterns in Shakespearean Drama. An Apology for Richard III
- Don DeLillo’s Offering of a Language
- Postmodern Themes in Sam Shepard’s Dramas
- Iago and Lear’s Fool as Agents of Representational Crisis
- Early Modern Drama and Postmodern Adaptations
- Teaching this academic year: Shakespearean Drama, Introduction to Literature and Culture I., Bevezetés az irodalomtudományba és a modern filológiába