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Vera Benczik, PhD, is senior lecturer and deputy head of department at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary, Department of American Studies. She studied English and Assyiriology at ELTE, and obtained her PhD in American Studies in 2011, with a dissertation on the journey motif in Ursula K. Le Guin's science fiction. Her main research interests lie in science fiction, her current project concerns the use of space and place in post-apocalyptic sf. She is a founding member of EASPop, the popular culture research group at the School of English and American Studies at ELTE.
Research Grants and Awards, Visiting Professorships
- Fulbright Research Scholarship, Notre Dame University (2017)
- ESSE Research grant to Liverpool University (2013)
- CEACS Conference grant (2011)
Science fiction studies: the fiction of Ursula K. Le Guin; place and space in post-apocalyptic sf
Margaret Atwood and Canadian women writers
Theories of the fantastic in literature and culture
PublicationsFor a full list of publications, complete with journal articles and book chapters see www.mtmt.hu.
Courses in American Studies at ELTEFor courses taught in American Studies at ELTE see the course catalogue of the School of English and American Studies.