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1. Chapters

Shapes of Faith: Catholicism in the Art of Thomas Nast. In: Kovacs, Agnes Zsofia (ed). Essays in English and American Studies. Szeged: JATEPress, 2021. Forthcoming.

with Csepregi, Nora. Identity under Construction: The Conversion Experience of Hungarian Latter-day Saints. In: Annus, Iren, David M. Morris and Kim B. Ostman (eds). Mormonism in Europe: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. Szeged: Americana e-Books, 2018, 209-225.

Reflections on 180 Years of Mormonism in Europe. In: Annus, Iren, David M. Morris and Kim B. Ostman (eds). Mormonism in Europe: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives. Szeged: Americana e-Books, 2018, 6-9.

"For the Good of My Family": Human Agncy and Transgressions of Morality in Breaking Bad. In: Cristian, Reka Monika, Kokeny Andrea, Szonyi Gyorgy Endre (eds). Confluences: Essays Mapping the Manitoba-Szeged Partnership. Szeged: JATEPress, 2016, pp. 177-188.

From Mollywood with Humor: A Mormon 'Pride and Prejudice'. In: Bartnik, Anna and Agnieszka Malek (eds). Visegrad Studies on Americas: Past and Present. Krakow: Ksiegarnia Akademicka, 2016, pp. 109-118.

Crossing Boundaries: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Cultural Encounters. In: Annus, Iren (ed). European Encounters: Language, Culture, and Identity. Szeged: JATEPress, 2015, pp. 9-15.

The Language(s) of Signs: Communication and Symbolic Power. In: Annus, Iren (ed). European Encounters: Language, Culture, and Identity. Szeged: JATEPress, 2015, pp. 51-62.

In Missionaries We Trust: The LDS Missionary and the Success of Proselytizing in Hungary. In: Hoppál K. Bulcsú (ed). Theories and Trends in Religions and in the Study of Religion: Selected Papers of the 10th Conference of the European Association for the Study of Religions. Budapest: L'Harmattan, 2015, pp. 251-260.

Maintining Faith: Sacrifice and Mission. In: Vajda, Zoltán (ed). Poets, Spies, Detectives, Pieces of Toast, and Translations: Essays in Honor of György Novák. Szeged: JATEPress, 2012, pp. 13-22.

The Vicissitudes of Columbia: Representations in Nineteenth-century Visual Culture. In: Abádi-Nagy Zoltán, Kádár Judit Ágnes and Tarnóc András (eds). A szavak szépsége, avagy a bibliogáfus igazsága. Tisztelgés Vadon Lehel 70. születésnapján. Eger: EKF Liceum, 2012. pp. 655-668.

Tourist Illusions and Identity Constructions. In: Banus, Enrique and Cristina Branea (eds). X. Conference "European Culture”. Barcelona: ICEE, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, 2012. pp. 44-54.

Tourism, Self-Representation and National Identity in Post-Socialist Hungary. In: Bonavita, Helen Vella (ed). Negotiating Identities: Constructed Selves and Others. Amsterdam, New York: Rodopi, 2011, pp. 1-24.
The Unheroine: The Figure of the Spinster in Doris Lessing’s “The Trinket Box.” In: Séllei, Nóra and June Waudby (eds). She’s Leaving Home: Women’s Writing in English in a European Context. Frankfurt, London: Peter Lang, 2011, pp. 53-62.
Latter-day Saints and History Making. In: Porció Tibor (ed). The Study of Religions in Szeged. Szeged: JATEPress, 2010, pp. 15-24.

Food, Festivals, and Local Identity Constructions in Hungary. In: Picard, David and Carina Amaral (eds). Proceedings of the TOCOCU 1st Biannual Conference, Lisbon. Sheffield, UK: TOCOCU (Tourism Contact Culture Research Network), 2010. E-Book, ISBN 978-0-9567502-0-4.

Victorianism and the Art of Mary Cassatt. In: Vajda, Zoltán (ed). Within and Without Culture: Essays in Honor of Balint Rozsnyai. Szeged: JATEPress, 2009, pp. 13-24.
The Representation of Pain in American Painting. In: Pascual, Nieves and Antonio Ballesteros Gonzales (eds). Feeling in Others: Essays on Empathy and Suffering in Modern American Culture. Hamburg-Berlin-Wien-London: LITVerlag, 2008, pp. 101-116.

Gender in the Landscape: The Cultural Transformation of the Garden by the mid-19th Century in the US. In: Kiss, Attila and Gyorgy E. Szonyi (eds). The Iconology of Gender. Vol. II. Gendered Representations in Cultural Practices. Szeged: JATEPress, 2008, pp.103-113.

Az Utolsó Napok Szentjeinek Jézus Krisztus Egyháza. [The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints.] In: Máté-Tóth, András and Nagy, Gábor Dániel (eds). Vallásosság változatok: Vallási sokféleség Magyarországon. [Varieties of Religions: Religious Pluralism in Hungary.] Szeged: JATEPress, 2008, pp. 169-188.

Subversion through the Quilt? Mormon Auto/bio-histories from the Domestic. In: Barát, Erzsébet (ed). Spaces in Transition. Szeged: JATEPress, 2005, pp. 11-26.

Pollock's America of the 1950s. In: Bollobas, Eniko and Szilvia Nagy (eds). The 1950s: Proceedings of the 2003 Biennial Conference of the Hungarian Association of American Studies. Budapest: Eotvos L. University, 2005, pp. 77-85.

With Barbara West. Hungarians. In Ember, Carol R. and Melvin Ember (eds). Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender: Men and Women in the World’s Cultures. Vol. 1. New York: Kluwer/Plenum, 2004, pp. 475-486.

Decoding Food: The Role of Dietry Customs in Group Formation. In: Vadon, Lehel (ed). HUSSE Papers 2001: Proceedings of the Fifth Biennial Conference. Eger: Eszterhazy K. College, 2002, pp. 273-282.

The Invention of Ethnicity? In: Rácz, István (ed). English Studies and the Curriculum: Proceedings of the Second TEMPUS-JEN Mini Conference. Debrecen:Kossuth Uni­ver­sity Press, 1997, pp. 163-168.

Dressed for Success: Mormonism as an American Phe­nomenon. In: Frank, Tibor (ed). Values in Ameri­can Society. Budapest: Eötvös Loránd University, 1995, pp. 93-98.

Single or Double Identity: Hungarians in the USA, 1921-31. In: Szaffkó, Péter (ed). HUSSE Papers 1993. Debrecen: Kossuth Lajos University Press, 1994, pp. 288-94.

2. Journal articles

Tradewomen of America: White, Angry and Feeling Betrayed. Americana, Vol. XV, No. 1 (Spring 2019).

Pants Up in the Air: Breaking Bad and American Hegemonic Masculinity Reconsidered. Americana, Vol. XI, No. 1 (Spring 2015).

The Dominant (Ruling) Discourse on Proper Womanhood in the Hungarian Parliament. International Studies: Interdisciplinary Political and Cultural Journal, Vol. 16, No. 1 (2014), pp. 5-20.

With Barát Erzsébet. Travelling Concepts of Feminist Scholarship: The East-West Divide. TNTeF, Vol. 2, No. 1 (2012), pp. 119-123.


Trans-culturing Jane Austen: The Mollywood Adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. Americana, Vol. VIII, No. 1 (Spring 2012).


America, the Earthly Paradise: Early Depictions. Eger Journal of American Studies, Vol. 13, Special Issue in Honor of Zsolt Kálmán Virágos (2012), Eger: EKF Liceum, pp. 119-126.  
Hegemonic Masculinity Affirmed: Representations of Gender in Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. Americana, Vol. VII, No. 2 (Fall 2011).
Matyómintás országimázs. Nők, férfiak, és nemzeti reprezentációk. TNTeF, Vol. 1, No. 1 (2011), pp. 229-241.
Utazás és illendőség. A vénkisasszony viktoriánus identitáskonstrukciója Doris Lessing The Trinket Box (Kincsesdoboz) című művében. Filológiai Közlöny, Vol. 56, No. 4 (2010), pp. 356-66.
Victorian Motherhood in the Art of Lilly Martin Spencer. Eger Journal of American Studies, Vol. 12, No. 1 (2010), Eger: EKF Liceum, pp. 127-140.

Victorian Fatherhood in American Genre Painting. Gender Studies, Vol. 8, No. 1 (2009), pp. 97-104.

The Mountain Meadows Massacre. Nova Religio, Vol. 12, No. 1 (Aug 2008), pp. 121-129.

Gazes, Mirrors, and Gendered Positions in the Lodge Paintings of Mary Cassatt. Gender Studies, Vol. 7, No. 1 (2008), pp. 135-142.
Blacks in the American Nation? Testimonies of 19th-c. Genre Paintings. Romanian Journal of English Studies, Vol. 4 (2007), pp. 6-14.

The Deaths of General Wolfe. Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies: The Long Eighteenth Century, Vol. 13, No. 1-2 (Spring-Fall 2007), pp. 105-120.
New Studies in Mormonism. Nova Religio, Vol. 9, No. 4 (May 2006), pp. 98-111.

From Labor to Leisure: The Landscape Experience and the Constitution of the American Middle Class, 1820-1860. Romanian Journal of English Studies, Vol. 3 (2006), pp. 17-27.

Surveilling the Body and the Soul: Commitment Mechanisms and the Constitution of Mormon Identity. British and American Studies 2005, pp. 97-106.

“How does it feel to be a problem?” Race and Ethnicity in Contemporary American Society. Americana, Vol. 1 (2005). [E-journal]

Mormons or Americans: A Proposed Identity Model of the American Latter-day Saints. Acta Ethnographica Hungarica, Vol. 42, No. 1-2 (1997), pp. 35-44.

A mormonok és szabadkõmûvesek rövid kapcsolata az Egyesült Államokban a 19. század közepén. [The Short Relationship between the Mormons and Free Masons in the Mid-19th Century US.] AETAS, No. 1 (1996), pp. 75-86.