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Steven Totosy de Zepetnek , PhD

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Editor, CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture & Books in Comparative Cultural Studies, Purdue University Press
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Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Dec 08, 2010
Member Since: Jun 02, 2000



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  • Purdue University System - Purdue University (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, IN, United States)

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  • Hungarian - speaking level (Superior) - reading level (Superior)
  • French - speaking level (Advanced) - reading level (Superior)
  • German - speaking level (Superior) - reading level (Superior)
  • English - speaking level (Superior) - reading level (Superior)

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  • Humanities/General (Expert)
  • Humanities/General (Expert)
    Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek's areas of scholarship include (comparative) cultural studies, comparative media and communication studies, comparative literature, postcolonial studies, ethnic minority studies, film and literature, audience studies, European, US-American, and Canadian cultures and literatures, history, bibliography, new media and knowledge management, editing, print and new media publishing, conflict management and mediation, and diversity training. His university degrees are: 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; and Ph.D. comparative literature, U of Alberta 1989. Tötösy de Zepetnek taught in the U of Alberta Department of Comparative Literature 1984-2000 where he also served as associate director of the Research Institute for Comparative Literature, as associate editor of the Canadian Review of Comparative Literature / Revue Canadienne de Littérature Comparée, and as series editor of the U of Alberta Research Institute for Comparative Literature monograph series of comparative literature. He is professor of media and culture studies at the U of Halle-Wittenberg 2002- and has held (distinguished) visiting professorships in the PR of China, Hungary, Spain, Taiwan, and the USA. His single-authored books include Comparative Cultural Studies (forthcoming), Comparative Literature: Theory, Method, Application, The Social Dimensions of Fiction and his recent edited volumes include Comparative Central European Holocaust Studies, Comparative Hungarian Cultural Studies (forthcoming), The New Central and East European Culture, Comparative Cultural Studies and Michael Ondaatje's Writing, and Imre Kertész and Holocaust Literature. Tötösy de Zepetnek is series editor of the Purdue UP monograph series of Books in Comparative Cultural Studies and the Shaker Publisher monograph series of Books in Comparative Culture, Media, and Communication Studies and editor of the Purdue UP humanities and social sciences peer-reviewed quarterly CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture (ISSN 1481-4374) .