Contemporary literatures; critical theory; Holocaust studies; postcolonial studies; memory studies.
Medieval Cultural Studies, Translation Theory, Medieval Hispanism, Postcolonial Medievalism, Romance Philology, Sociolinguistics, Language and Gender, Queer Theory, Hungarian Studies, Holocaust Studies, Memoir, Literature and Folklore, Gender Studies.
A native French speaker, I am passionate about literature and languages. My research interests lie primarily in 20th-century French literature and Holocaust studies. My dissertation analyzed French and Italian written testimonies published by Nazi camp survivors in the immediate post-war years, focusing on their struggle with language and their handling of interdiscourse.
Post-Holocaust literature, Trauma Studies, Identity Studies, Transmigration, Transculturalism,
Writing studies, rhetoric, literary theory, modern fiction, film, Holocaust representations
Contemporary European Philiosophy
Holocaust and Genocide Studies
Comics Studies, American Literature, Transnational Literature, Holocaust Literature, Whedon Studies, Singaporean Theatre, Shakespeare
…For the full list of my publications, see my cv. My most recent book was Journeys from the Abyss: The Holocaust and Forced Migration from the 1880s to the Present (Liverpool University Press, 2017). This book brought into dialogue Holocaust studies and forced migration studies….
Tony Kushner is a historian of the modern Jewish experience, especially with regard to Britain. He works more broadly on world migration history; heritage, history and memory; and ‘race’ and racism.
Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek’s http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/clcweblibrary/totosycv areas of scholarship include (comparative) literature and cultural studies; comparative media and communication studies; postcolonial studies; (im)migration and ethnic minority studies; digital humanities (new media and knowledge management); education incl. online education and design; editing and publishing (print & online); film and literature; audience studies; European, US-American, and Canadian cultures and literatures; history; bibliography; and conflict management and diversity training. Education: B.A. history and German studies (U of Western Ontario 1980), M.A. comparative literature (Carleton U 1983), B.Ed. history and English as a second language (U of Ottawa 1984), Ph.D. comparative literature (U of Alberta 1989). Teaching: comparative literature, German, and English U of Alberta 1984-2000; media and communication studies U of Halle-Wittenberg 2002-2011; comparative literature Purdue U 2000-; education & cultural studies Ghent U 2012-; and (distinguished) visiting professorships in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Publications: single-authored books include Comparative Cultural Studies and the Future of the Humanities (forthcoming); Comparative Literature: Theory, Method, Application; The Social Dimensions of Fiction; edited volumes include Digital Humanities and the Study of Intermediality in Comparative Cultural Studies; Companion to Comparative Literature, World Literatures, and Comparative Cultural Studies; Mapping the World, Culture, and Border-crossing; Perspectives on Identity, Migration, and Displacement; Imre Kertész and Holocaust Literature; Comparative Hungarian Cultural Studies; Comparative Central European Holocaust Studies; The New Central and East European Culture; Comparative Cultural Studies and Michael Ondaatje’s Writing; 200+ articles in peer-reviewed journals; also publications in Chinese, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Macedonian, Mara-thi, Polish, Portuguese, and Spanish translation. Editing and publishing 1981-current including series editor of Books in Comparative Cultural Studies (Purdue UP); Books in Comparative Culture, Media, and Communication Studies (Shaker Press); Research Institute for Comparative Literature Book Publishing Programme (U of Alber-ta); editor, CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture (Purdue UP), Canadian Review of Comparative Litera-ture/Revue Canadienne de Littérature Comparée (Canadian Comparative Literature Association / Association Canadienne de Littérature Comparée), and special issues of various journals. Languages: near-native English, native German and Hungarian, fluent French, reading Latin, Russian, Spanish, Italian.