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Associate Professor, PhD.

e-mail: selyemzsuzsa@lett.ubbcluj.ro

Consultation: Tuesday, 3 - 4 pm, Ottlik room





·            20th century Hungarian Literature (BA)

·            Introduction to Literary Studies (BA)

·            Inclusive literature (MA)

             Contemporary drama (MA, Faculty of Theater and Television)

Education and training

·            1997–2003, ELTE BTK, Budapest, Institute for Art Theory and Media Studies,Department of Aesthetics, PhD studies, dissertation: Humor and Sacrality in Peter Esterhazy’s Prose. Coordinated by Prof. Dr. Peter Balassa. Qualification: summa cum laude

·            1991–1996, BBU Cluj, Faculty of Letters, MA Hungarian–English Literature and Culture

·            1985–1989, BBU Cluj, Faculty of Mathematics, MA Mathematics

Research areas

·            Animal Studies 

·            Neo-avantgarde, Postmodern and Metamodern Literature

·            Literature and Society

Major research projects

              Metamodernism in contemporary literature - with Anna Keszeg and Anna Nagy. 2014-15, DOMUS Grant of Hungarian Academy of Science

·            Contemporary prose and film. 2006-2009, BBU Cluj, Faculty of Letters, Department of Hungarian Literature, MA Hungarian Culture and Literature. Publications: Taxidermia – Lajos Parti Nagy’ s prose: Lato, 2007/11; One’s Own Death – Peter Nadas & Peter Forgacs: Lato, 2008/10; Dolina – The Visit of the Archbishop. Lato, 2009/11

·            Politics and Literature in Dictatorship. Edited and coordinated volume:Magány és árnyék. Egy Szilágyi Domokos nevű ember a Szekuritáté hálójában.  [Domokos Szilagyi: poet and collaboratorwith the “Securitatea”] Invizible College – Tranzit Foundation, Cluj, 2008.

Selected Publications

-          How Long and When: Open Time Intervanl and Dignified Living Creatures in The Turin Horse. ACTA UNIV. SAPIENTIAE,                 FILM AND MEDIA STUDIES, 10 (2015) 105–120.

·          The Fibonacci novel - Laszlo Krasznahorkai’s Hommage to Mario Merz in Seiobo There Below. Philobiblon, 2014/1

-          Being an Object, Being a Person. Indirect interpersonality in Imre Kertész' oeuvre Philobiblon, 2016/1

.          9 kg. Récit sur le 119e psaume. Traduit par Emőke Simon, révision par Gerard Gâcon. Jacques André Editeur, Lyon, 2011.

·            Der Roman, in dem “die Neunte Symphonie zurückgenommen worden sei” Über die Funktion der Rücknahme in den Romanen Liquidation von Imre Kertész bzw. Doktor Faustus von Thomas Mann.Weimarer Beiträge. Zeitschrift für Literaturwissenschaft, Ästhetik und Kulturwissenschaften. 1/2006. pp. 63-81.

·            Szembe szét. Humor és szentség összefüggése Esterházy Péter prózájában. [Homeylies - Humor and sacrality in Peter Esterhazy’s Prose] Koinónia, Cluj, 2004.

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