Department of English Language and Literature

About

The Department of English Language and Literature at the Faculty of Arts and Letters, Catholic University in Ruzomberok, offers bachelor (BA) and master (MA) degree programmes for students of teacher training (English language and literature in combination with another subject) and for students of English philology and culture (English and American studies – a single-major study programme, and English and American studies in combination with German language and literature, history, philosophy, political science or Slovak language and literature as a double-major study programme). The department study programmes cover a large area of subjects in linguistics, literature, culture and methodology, where students can gain knowledge in an interactive way, and cultivate their critical thinking and skills necessary in articulating and defending their opinions in English.

Bachelor studies graduates can find careers in fields such as project coordination, tourism, Slovak and foreign mass media, non-governmental and civic organisations, cultural institutions and public relations. Master studies graduates can enter teaching professions, translation, project coordination, tourism, Slovak and foreign media, human resources, non-governmental and civic organisations, cultural institutions, public relations, administration, diplomacy.

Faculty

prof. Nóra Séllei, Ph.D., DrSc.

prof. Nóra Séllei, Ph.D., DrSc.

19th and 20th Century Women Writers, Feminist Literary Theory and Criticism, Women’s Studies, Gender Studies, Modernist Narrative Techniques, Theory of Autobiography, Feminist Film Theory and Criticism

nora.sellei@ku.sk     CV

Mgr. David Levente Palatinus, Ph.D., Head of Department

Mgr. David Levente Palatinus, Ph.D., Head of Department

C20-21 American Literature, Society and Digital Media, Anthropocene and Media, Medicine and Media, Cultural Theories of the Post-Millennium, Television Genres

david.palatinus@ku.sk     website     Anthropocene Media Lab     CV

doc. Mgr. Janka Kaščáková, PhD.

doc. Mgr. Janka Kaščáková, PhD.

19th and Early 20th Century English Literature, Modernism, Modernist Short Story, Katherine Mansfield, Fantasy Literature, J. R. R. Tolkien

janka.kascakova@ku.sk     CV

Mgr. Katalin Balogné Bérces, PhD.

Mgr. Katalin Balogné Bérces, PhD.

English linguistics, Phonological theory, Government Phonology, Pronunciation teaching, Foreign accent

katalin.berces@ku.sk    Courses    CV    Publications

Mgr. Jela Kehoe, PhD.

Mgr. Jela Kehoe, PhD.

Translation Studies, ELT, Irish Mythology

jela.kehoe@ku.sk    academia.edu     CV

Bc. John Kehoe

Bc. John Kehoe

Communicative Skills in EL, Business English, Idioms and Phrasal Verbs in EL

john.kehoe@ku.sk

PaedDr. Katarína Labudová, Ph.D.

PaedDr. Katarína Labudová, Ph.D.

Contemporary British Literature, Canadian Literature, Angela Carter, Margaret Atwood, Fairy Tales

katarina.labudova@ku.sk     academia.edu     CV

Our former faculty member PhDr. Danica Malekova, Ph.D.

Our former faculty member PhDr. Danica Malekova, Ph.D.

Linguistics, Stylistics, Translation

Za Danicou Malekovou