Dr. Győri Zsolt CV

PERSONAL DETAILS

Date of Birth: 9 April,1974
Place of Birth: Debrecen, Hungary
Address of Workplace: University of Debrecen, Institute of English and American Studies, Department of British Studies. Debrecen 10. P.O.Box 73. H-4010 Hungary
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PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
Undergraduate degrees:
obtained at Kossuth University, qualified as a teacher of English (1997)
obtained at Kossuth University, qualified as a philosopher (1998)
Postgraduate degrees:
University of Debrecen, Hungary PhD in Contemporary British Culture and Literature (2007)

EMPLOYMENT
Positions held:
1997-98: teacher of English at the Bessenyei György Teacher’s Training College
1999-2005: teacher of English at the Debrecen University of Agriculture (from 2000 on
called: University of Debrecen, Center for Agricultural Studies)
2005-2007: teacher of English at the Kinizsi Pál Primary School
2007-2011: lecturer at Eszterházy Károly College, Department of British Studies

Present position:
lecturer at the Department of British Studies in the Institute of English and American Studies, University of Debrecen

CONFERENCE LECTURES
1. September 1999: Sylvia Plath–Ted Hughes British Council Roundtable. (Budapest): ‘DeCROWnstruction.’

2. March 2000: Film as Cultural Representation in Relation to British Studies – Symposium (Collegium Budapest): ‘Metal Chords for Automatons.’

3. October 2000: Szó és Kép (SZTE, Szeged): ‘A Kritika Képei.’ [The Images of Criticism.]

4. January 2001: HUSSE 5 (Hungarian Association for the Study of English) Conference (Eger College): ‘Manipulation and Malfunction in Stanley Kubrick's 2001: Space Odyssey.’

5. May 2001: A Conference in English and American Studies (Timisoara, Romania): ‘2001: Space Odyssey and the Analysis of the Cinematic Time-machine.’

6. May 2002: A Conference in English and American Studies (Timisoara, Romania): ‘Clockwork Screen.’

7. May 2003: A Conference in English and American Studies (Timisoara, Romania): ‘Modernism as a Riddle.’

8. April 2004: The Iconography of Gender (SZTE, Szeged): ‘Woman Overlooked: The Representation of Masculinity and Feminity in the Cinema of Stanley Kubrick.’

9. May 2004: (VII.) Cinema and Media Studies Conference in Transylvania (Sapientia University, Romania): ‘Elbeszélés, emlékezet és idő Christopher Nolan Memento című filmjében.’ [Narration, Memory and Time in Christopher Nolan’s Memento.]

10. May 2005: Chances of Film as Art – (VIII.) Cinema and Media Studies Conference in Transylvania (Sapientia University, Romania): ‘Érzéki textúrák és emlékezet-stratégiák Atom Egoyan filmjeiben.’ [Sensual Textures and Strategies of Memory in the Films of Atom Egoyan.]

11. May 2006: (IX.) Cinema and Media Studies Conference in Transylvania (Sapientia University, Romania): ‘Rab/szolga/test: Pier P. Pasolini Salo, avagy Szodoma százhúsz napja és Lars von Trier Dogville című filmjének összehasonlítása.’ [Slave/Body: A Comparative reading of Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Salo, or the 120 Days of Sodom and Lars von Trier’s Dogville.]

12. December 2006: Háború és kultúra – workshop (Iparművészeti Egyetem, Budapest): ‘A háborús film műfajának kultúraelméleti vetülete Stanley Kubrick három filmjében.’ [A Cultural Studies Approach to the War Film Genre in Three Films by Stanley Kubrick.]

13. May 2007: Words and Images Conference – (X.) Cinema and Media Studies Conference in Transylvania (Sapientia University, Romania): ‘Cultural and National Identities In WWII British Cinema: Analysis of Alexander Korda’s That Hamilton Woman and Michael Powell’s A Cantenbury Tale.”

14. October 2007: A zsarnokság szépsége – a totalitarizmus esztétikája konferencia (DE, Debrecen): ‘Lassú Temetés.’ [Slow Burial.]

15. December 2007: Cult, culture, violence (Petőfi Literary Museum and the Institute of Literary Studies of Hungarian Academy, Budapest): ‘A »Birodalom ellenségei« – a kortárs német emlékművészetről.’ [The Enemies of the Reich: Of Contemporary German Memorials.]

16. April 2008: Propaganda, esztétikum, identitás: művészetek és a második világháború – Szimpózium (organizer) (Eger College): ‘Brit propagandafilmek a második világháborúból.’ [British Propaganda Cinema During WWII.]

17. March 2008 : Mi-Más Konferencia (Eger College): ‘Beszélgetés Szilágyi Eszterrel és Szabó Elemérrel.’ [A Conversation With Eszter Szilágyi and Elemér Szabó.]

18. June 2008: Old and New Frames. NECS Annual Conference (ELTE, Budapest): ‘Churchill as »Film Critic« – The Politics of British War-cinema.’

19. September 2008: Reality or Fiction? – (XI.) Cinema and Media Studies Conference in Transylvania (Sapientia University, Romania): ‘The Truth of Ecstasy – Herzog as Anthropologist.’

20. January 2009: HUSSE 9 (Hungarian Association for the Study of English) Conference (PTE, Pécs): ‘The Cinematic Representation of British National Unity in the Period of World War II.’

21. May 2009: Fejezetek a brit film történetéből – Szimpózium (organizer) (Eger College): ‘Történelem és társadalom a harmincas és negyvenes évek brit filmjeiben’ [History and Society 1930s and 40s British Cinema.]

22. June 2009: Ambiguity: An Interdisciplinary Conference (Catholic University, Ruzomberok, Slovakia): ‘Resisting the Blimps: Ambiguity, Memory and Heritage in Three Films by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger.’

23. October 2009: New Waves – (XII.) Cinema and Media Studies Conference in Transylvania (Sapientia University, Romania): ‘Waves of Memory: Cinema, Trauerarbeit and the Third Reich.’

24. October 2010: Mi/Más 2 Konferencia (Eger College): ‘A »nem-hivatalos« mint antropológia a 80-as évek magyar dokumentumfilmjeiben.’ [The »Non-Official as anthropology in 1980s Hungarian Documentaries.]

25. January 2011: HUSSE 10 (Hungarian Association for the Study of English) Conference (Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Piliscsaba) ‘The Gap and the Crack: A Deleuzeian Reading of the Huston.’

26. June 2011: Sonic Futures: Soundscapes and the Languages of Screen Media. NECS Annual Conference (University of London, England): ‘Sound, Image and the Violence In-Between: An Analytical Look at the Films of Nicolas Winding Refn.’

27. May 4-6, 2012: Test és szubjektivitás a rendszerváltás utáni magyar filmben (MODEM, Debrecen) Kerekasztal beszélgetés (moderátor) [Convenor of a Roundtable on Post-communist Hungarian cinema]

28. May 25-27, 2012: XIV. International Cinema and Media Studies Conference in Ttansylvania. (Sapientia, Kolozsvár) ‘Melodrama and Monarchy? – Private Life and Public Image in Bio-Pics of British Monarchs.’

29. June 7-9, 2012: Sensation – Perception – Mediation. (University of Szeged) 'The Sensation of Being Alive.’

30. November 21-23, 2012. IV. Pszichoanalitikus Filmkonferencia (University of Pécs ‘A Ragyogás kétszer.’ [The Shining revisited]

31. December 6-7, 2012: Cultural Imprints in the Age of Globalization: Weiting Nation and Region Workshop. (Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca) ‘The Public and the Private – Remaking History in British Royal Melodrama.’

32. January 24-6, 2013: 11the Confrence of the Hungarian Society for the Study of English. (Eötvös Lóránt University) ‘History, Identity and the Royal Bio-pic.’

33. April 29-30, 2013: Symposiu on Propaganda, Progressivism and Cinema. (University of Szeged, Deparment of Visual Culture and Literary Theory)
Participant of the Roundtable on the documentary “A Film Unfinished” (2010)

34. June 20-22, 2013: Media Politics – Political Media NECS 2013 Conference (THe Charles University, Prague) ʻThe Politics of Concrete.’

35. September 27-28, 2013. . Sára Sándor 80. (ELTE Művészetelméleti és Médiakutatási Intézete) ʻTraumák, áldozatok és túlélők: a Krónika emlékezetpolitikai olvasata’.

36.May 7-10, 2014 . Thinking Reality Through Time and Film. International Lisbon Conference on Philosophy and Film (Centro de Filosofia da Universidade de Lisboa Lisszabon) ʻSurvivors, Memories and the Time-Image in Hungarian Documentaries'.

37. August 30-September 2, 2014 . 12th ESSE Conference. (Pavol Jozef Šafárik University, Kassa) ʻDiscourses of Domestic Space in Central Eastern European Cinema’.

38. September 27, 2014. Bereményi Géza Művészete. (DE BTK Filozófia Intézet, Debrecen). ʻHidak és útvesztők: jegyzetek Bereményi Géza életművéhez’.
[Bridges and Detours: Notes on the Oeuvre of Géza Bereményi]

39. November 13-15, 2014. Csataképek, életképek, emlékképek: Az első világháború emlékezete az irodalomban, a művészetekben és a mindennapok kultúrájában. (MTA DAB székház, Debrecen). ʻVeteránok, túlélők és az I. világháború közösségi emlékezete a Gulyás testvérek dokumentumfilmjeiben’. [Veterans, Survivors and the Collective Memory of the Great War in the Documentaries ofthe Gulyás Brothers]

40. November 24-26, 2014. Screen memories: Depictions of State Socialism and 1989 in Screen Media. (ELTE BTK, Budapest). ʻWhite Lies, Dark Heritage: Nostalgia and the Search For (New) Illusions in Post-Socialist Hungarian Cinema’.

41. December 12-13, 2014. Tér hatalom és identitás a magyar filmben (DE AAI-MODEM, Debrecen). ʻÁrnyak a hadiösvényen’.[Shadows on the War Path]

42. January 29-31, 2015. 12th Biennial Conference of the Hungarian Society for the Study Of English. (HUSSE, Debrecen) ‘Violence of a Different Kind: Stanley Kubrick’s Screen Philosophy’.

43.May 7-10, 2015. 2015 Annual Conference of the Irish Association for Russian, Central and East European Studies: 'Memories and Identities in Central and Eastern Europe'. (Trinity College Dublin, Dublin) 'Memories, Traumas and Emic Perspectives: The Historical Documentary in 1980s Hungarian Cinema'.

44. May 20, 2015 . Résztvevő az „Ember Judit 80” című rendezvényhez kapcsolódó kerekasztal-beszélgetésen. [Participant of the round-table commemorating the 80th birthday of Judit Ember]

45. June 18-20, 2015. Archives of/for the Future:.9th Annual NECS Conference. (University of Łódź). ʻ Archives of Utopian Modernity’

46. September 25-26, 2015. Performatív aktusok konferencia. (Eszterházy Károly Főiskola, Eger). ʻPerformatív aktusok és identitásnarratívák Werner Herzog Medvebarát című dokumentumfilmjében’. [Performative acts and idfentity narratives in werner Herzog's Grizzly Man]

47. 2016 február 26-27. Gender, Translocality and the City in post-1945 Literary and Visual Culture. (University of Debrecen, IEAS, Debrecen). 'Young Mothers, Concrete Cages: Representations of Maternity in Hungarian Housing Film from the 1970s and 1980s'.

48. 2016 június 2-3. Popular Music in Eastern Europe Conference. (University of Debrecen, AAI, Debrecen). 'Music Isn’t Music, Words Aren’t Words: Underground Music/Underground Cinema'

49. 2016 július 28-30. NECS: In/Betwen Culture of Connectivity. (ZeM,Potsdam). 'The Motif of Retreat in Hungarian Cinema from the 1970s to the Present'

50. 2016. szeptember 30-október 1. NYIM 12: Úton: A tér neme, a nemek terei. (Szegedi Tudományegyetem, Szeged). ’Maszkulinitás-konstrukciók és kelet-európai terek szemiotikája kortárs magyar gengszterfilmekben’

51. 2016. december 9-10. Zoom 3 Konferencia. Nemi és etnikai terek viszonyai a magyar filmben. (Debreceni Egyetem AAI-MODEM, Debrecen). ’„Tibi, sok nekünk ez a meló!” Maszkulinitás-konstrukciók kortárs magyar gengszterfilmekben’

52. 2017 január 26-28. 13th Biennial HUSSE Conference. (Eszterházy Károly Egyetem, Eger). ’ Super Cocks and Penis Envy – Undercurrents in British and Hungarian Gangster Cinema’

53. 2017 március 28-29. Popular Music in Communist and Post-Communist Europe: State of Research, Perspectives (Palacký University Olomouc)- ’ The Rise of the Debrecen New Wave Scene in the Early 1990s’

54. 2017. május 12-13. Gendering The Urban Imaginary: Fantasy, Affect, Transgression. (Debreceni Egyetem, AAI) ‘London as Pornographic City and Dungeon of Pimps.’

55. 2017 június 8-10. Zola, Mirbeau and Naturalism (AIZEN-Debreceni Egyetem). ‘Zola’s Disciple: The Son of Saul’.

56. 2017 szeptember 20-22. Diversity in Glocal Cinemas: Language, Culture, Identity
The 8th Annual International Conference on Small Cinemas (Bilbao–San Sebastian). ‘Constructing the Male Gangster in a Small Cinema: A Case Study from Hungary.’

57. 2017 szeptember 28-30. Contact Zones. Transnational Encounters, Dialogues and Self-Representation in Contemporary Eastern European Literature, Cinema and Visual Cultures (ELTE). ‘Gangsters, the Patriarchy, and Paternalism in Hungarian and Romanian Cinema.’

58. 2017 okóber 20-21. Modern Capitals and Historical Perspectives. (MTA). ‘The underground Capital: Space, Dissensus and the Art of Invisibility.’

59. 2017 november 17-18. Memory Matters. Film, Culture, Politics (PPTE-BTK). ‘Facialized Memory in Hungarian Documentary Cinema from the 1960s to 1990.’

60. 2018 január 17. A Gulyás-testvérek – Szimpózium. (MTT Vekerdi László Szakosztály). ‘Tanúságtételek: jegyzetek a Gulyás testvérek múltidéző dokumentumfilmjeihez’.

61. 2018 január 25-26. A debreceniség mintázatai Városi identitás és a kulturális emlékezet rétegei a kora újkortól napjainkig. (DE-BTK). ‘Nemzetközi hatások az 1990-es évek debreceni zenei underground szcénájában.’

62. 2018. november 16. „AMIT A FILMEKRŐL TUDNI ÉRDEMES…” ( DE-ÁJK) Híres perek a filmművészetben.

GUEST LECTURING
Hungary:
2002/03 Spring semester: SZTE-BTK, Institute of English and American Studies
1. Introduction to Film Studies (lecture)

2009 Summer/2010 Summer: Lectures on Hungarian cinema for the Summer School of the University of Debrecen.

2010/11 Fall semester. ELTE-BTK Department of Film Studies.
1.Deleuze-iánus szerző olvasatok [Deleuzeian Auteur Portraits] – MA Course
2. Brit filmtörténet [British Film History] – MA Course

Abroad:
2009/10 Spring semester: Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania, Department of Cinematography, Photography, Media.
1. Egyetemes filmtörténet. 1930-1965 [History of Cinema. 1930-1965] (lecture) – BA Course
2. Egyetemes filmtörténet. 1930-1965 [History of Cinema. 1930-1965] (seminar) – BA Course

2010/11, 2012/13, 2014/15 Spring semesters: Partium Christian University, Department of Philosophy
1. Filmelmélet [Film Theory] (lecture) – MA Course
2. Filmelmélet [Film Theory] (seminar) – MA Course

SCHOLARSHIPS
1. 1996 February-June: University of Hull, TEMPUS student scholarship
2. 2001 February: library research grant in the library of the British Film Institute, London (supported by the British Council)
3. 2014 May: Campus Hungary Short-Term Mobility Grant (Lisbon, Portugal)
4. 2015 April: ERASMUS mobility program (University of Central Lanchesire, School of Journalism and Communication)
5. 2015 May: Campus Hungary Short-Term Mobility Grant (Dublin, Ireland)
6. 2015 December: ERASMUS mobility program (Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj Napoca)

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE
1. 2013-2016: Debrecen University, Faculty of Humanities, Institute of English and American Studies, member of the institute council
2. 2013-: editor of the Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies (HJEAS)
3. 2014-: Managing the IEAS Film Club
4. 2014- Member of the IEAS grant monitoring commitee

MEMBERSHIPS IN SCHOLARLY ORGANISATIONS
2007– : HUSSE (Hungarian Society for the Study of English)
2008– : NECS (Network for European Cinema Studies)

Updated: 2021.01.03.


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