Melinda Dabis

Visit Dates: 2017-18

Assistant Professor, Institute of English and American Studies
Pázmány Péter Catholic University (Hungary)

Research Interests
  • Language Policy
  • Remembering and Memory
  • Contemporary English Literature

Dabis’ current research addresses the place of memory in the work the Nobel Prize-winning author Kazuo Ishiguro. Her interdisciplinary approach to the topic, which combines the theories of Douglas R. Hofstadter and the artistic work of M. C. Escher, explores the connections between literary representations of memory and memory models in the cognitive sciences.

She was a visiting scholar during the 2017-2018 academic year.