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2017


Tuesday, February 14

The Budapest Research Centre for Linguistic Theory (ELTE Nyelvelméleti Kutatóközpont) invites all the the talk by Veronika Szelid with the title Nyisd meg, rózsám, az ajtót! Szerelem és erkölcs a moldvai csángó népdalokban // Open the door, honey. The conceptualization of love and morality in Moldavian Csango folksongs
Date and venue: Tuesday, February 14, 14:15 – 15:45, Rákóczi út 5, R327



2016


Thursday, November 24

The American Studies Guest Speaker Series of SEAS cordially invites you to a public lecture by PROF. DR. SILVIA NÚÑEZ GARCÍA Director of the Center for Research on North America (CISAN) National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City with the title Mexico and the United States: Social Inequality as a Common Challenge
Date and venue: Thursday, November 24, 2016, 17:00 p.m. Rákóczi út 5., Room 356



Tuesday, November 8

On November 8, 2016, the day of the 58th quadrennial American Presidential and Congressional election, the Department of American Studies organizes an Election day event. Date and venue: Tue 1 PM, Rákóczi út 5, 021.
The event will feature presentations and talks about the elections and the candidates, a mock voting for the students and faculty of ELTE, CNN live streaming throughout the afternoon, among other activities.

Here is the program for the day:
1400: Opening remarks - Fehér Réka
1410: "The Role of Pundits in American News Media" - Fehér Réka
1500: "Women in Presidential Campaigns" - Dr. Tarnóc András
1600: "Twitter as a Campaign Tool: How to Attack Your Opponent in 140 Characters or Less" - Allison Clark Pingley
1700-1800: Quiz about American elections
1810: Impersonation contests
1900: Ballot count
All welcome!

Elections

Monday, November 7

Everything you ever wanted to know about American exceptionalism but did not dare to ask. The Department of American Studies cordially invites you to the book launch of ZOLTÁN PETERECZ'S A kivételes amerikai. Date and venue: Monday, November 7., 17:30, Rákóczi út 5, room 356

Kivteles Amerika

Friday, September 30

The Department of American Studies cordially invites you to a public lecture by PAUL HOLLANDER, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, with the title ANTI-AMERICANISM: IRRATIONAL AND RATIONAL. Date and venue: Friday, September 30. 14.00-16.00, ELTE BTK Building D, Eötvös Room. All are welcome!

Anti-Americanism
Tuesday, May 10.

Professor FARZAD SHARIFIAN, the internationally recognized cultural linguistics scholar is holding a lecture on cultural linguistics and its importance in translation studies. Date and venue: May 10th, Tuesday, 4pm, Room 356 (Rákóczi út 5). All are welcome! (ELTE Cultural Linguistics Doctoral Program and the Department of American studies)