Division: Arts and Humanities
Position: Mentor, Module leader
Years: 2015-2016, 2016-2017, 2017-2018
Laszlo Strausz is an Assistant Professor in the Film Studies Department at ELTE University. Since 1998 he has been working as a freelance writer on film for various journals and websites. After obtaining his MA in Philosophy at the University of Pécs, Hungary, he moved to the US to study at the doctoral school of the Georgia State University. Upon the completion of his dissertation on the development of stylistic norms in cinema, he worked for various universities both in the US and the UK. His research interests include cinema and historical memory, politics of style, Eastern European Cinemas, and the aesthetics and narrative theory of motion pictures.