In Memoriam Gabriella Varró


Dr. Gabriella Varró and her husband died last year at a tragic car accident. Institute of English and American Studies of the University of Debrecen organized a conference today to honor her memory with the title In the Shadow of Masters – Symposium on American Literature In Memoriam Dr. Gabriella Varró.

Main focus of the conference is on the life and oeuvre of Ernest Hemingway. Furthermore, several lectures have focused on the history of American drama and theatre in the 19th and 20th centuries, which was the special field of study of Gabriella Varró.

The Institute of English and American Studies will also name a lecture room in the main building of the university after the deceased professor, and they might establish a special prize – the Gabriella Varró prize – in the future – says István Rácz, head of the faculty.

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