Jágónak VII

Tomorrow starts our biennial Shakespeare conference. This year’s conference title is Shakespeare Tenses: Present. Perfect. Continuous (Jágónak VII). For details see the conference website.

A note to our returning participants: the first day of the conference is at the magnificent Art Nouveau building, Reök Palace at Magyar Ede tér.

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)