Lívia Szélpál, Assistant Lecturer, Department of English Literatures and Cultures, Institute of English Studies, University of Pécs, completed her MA in American Studies and History at the University of Szeged and earned a Ph.D. at Central European University in Comparative History of Central, Southeastern, and Eastern Europe. Her research interests include American Studies, the history (including the unconventional histories) of the USA, the issue of history on film, urban history, modern and contemporary American culture. She is an advisory board member of AMERICANA E-Journal of American Studies in Hungary and the technical editor of FOCUS: Papers in English Literary and Cultural Studies. She is a member of HUSSE, HAAS, and Hajnal István Kör: Társadalomtörténeti Egyesület [The István Hajnal Circle—Hungarian Social History Association]. She is currently working on a book focusing on Hungarian urban history from an interdisciplinary perspective.
Csikai, Zsuzsa, and Rouse, Andrew C., eds. Critical Essays in Honour of Mária Kurdi. Tanulmányok Kurdi Mária tiszteletére. Martonfa: SPECHEL e-editions, 2017. 243 pages. ISBN 978-963-12-9291-6. E-book. 747 HUF.