Katalin Egri Ku-Mesu Profile


Katalin Egri Ku-Mesu, PhD, is Associate Tutor at the School of Arts, University of Leicester, UK.

Katalin Egri Ku-Mesu


She has a multidisciplinary background in languages, literatures and cultures, and she has taught and supervised at Hungarian and British universities at under- and postgraduate level in the broad disciplinary areas of English language and linguistics, English, American and postcolonial literature, English teacher training and education and applied linguistics. She has also taught Russian to students specializing in Russian language and literature and Hungarian to speakers of other languages. Katalin has also worked as Head of English for Academic Purposes (EAP) for a pathway organization, managing the delivery of EAP programs and supporting teachers across sixteen countries in Asia, Africa, South America and Europe.

Katalin’s research interests fall within the fields of postcolonial literature, World Englishes, cross-cultural pragmatics, sociolinguistics and cultural text-analysis. She is also interested in multilingualism, English language teaching and English teacher education, specifically the exploitation of literary material for language teaching purposes, the applicability of Western language teaching methods elsewhere in the world and the effect of extensive reading on language learning. She has researched various aspects of African literature, including the works of Ghanaian and Nigerian writers, cultural reference in Ghanaian English language fiction, and reading and censorship in Africa as well as the role of the mother tongue in teaching and learning English, creativity in the language classroom, academic literacies, genre pedagogy and language assessment.

For more information, please visit Katalin’s ORCiD or her LinkedIn profile.

Work for CID:
Katalin Egri Ku-Mesu translated KC23: Afrocentricity and KC73: Argumentative Dialogue into Hungarian.

U Leicester Job Ad: Media & Communication (UK)

Teaching Fellow in Media and Communication
University of LeicesterMedia and Communication
Closes: 27th September 2016
Fixed term contract for one year.

Our Department of Media and Communication are looking to recruit a Teaching Fellow to join their Department. Media and Communication research has just celebrated its 50th year at Leicester and the department can boast a high level of Research and Teaching Excellence in their field, ranked 8th in the 2016 Complete University Guide.

We are looking for a teaching fellow to contribute to the following areas:
• Journalism Studies
• Public Relations
• Advertising
• Media and Communication

You will also be responsible for scholarship, teaching, and administration and other activities supporting the work of the Department and developing and enhancing its reputation.

Please click here for further information and details about the position

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Professor Helen Wood hw177[at]le.ac.uk.

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