- Assistant Teaching Professor of Slavic, German and Eurasian Studies & Jewish Studies
Jewish Mysticism - lecturer and course designer
LGBTQIA+ Jewish Cultures - lecturer and course designer
Secular Jewish Culture - lecturer
Slavic Folklore - lecturer
Language Science - TA/grader
Psychology of Language - TA/grader
Psychological Statistics Consultations -TA/grader
Aphasia - TA/grader
Survey of Communication Disorders - TA/grader
Speech Anatomy - TA/grader
2022-present – Adjunct lecturer, University of Kansas, Jewish Studies / Slavic, German and Eurasian Studies
2020-21 – Graduate teaching assistant, University of Kansas, Speech-Language-Hearing
2018-19 – Archival researcher and Hungarian-English translator, Touro College, Graduate School of Jewish Studies (as external contractor)
2014-19 – Presidential Graduate Research Fellow, University of Iowa, Graduate College
2017-18 – Adjunct lecturer, University of Kansas, Jewish Studies
2016-17 – Graduate teaching assistant, University of Iowa, Communication Sciences & Disorders
2015 – Graduate research assistant, University of Iowa (Word Learning Laboratory)
Selected Publications —
Takács, B. (forthcoming 2022). ““You are not alone” – Raana Raas (Etelka Görgey) and the speculative future of religion.” Lingua Cosmica 2: More Science Fiction From Around the World, ed. Bodhisattva Chattopadhyay, Sean Guynes, and Dale Knickerbocker. University of Illinois Press.
Takács, B. (forthcoming 2022). “Getting to know each other: The role of rich #ownvoices narratives in intergroup solidarity.” Uneven Futures: Lessons for Community Survival from Speculative Fiction, ed. Garry Canavan, Ida Yoshinaga and Sean Guynes. MIT Press.
Takács, B. (2021). “Censorship or cultural adjustment? Sexualized violence in Hungarian translations of Asimov’s Second Foundation.” Science Fiction in Translation: Perspectives on the Global Theory and Practice of Translation – Studies in Global Science Fiction, ed. Ian Campbell. Palgrave Macmillan.
Takács, B. (2021). “Star Girl on the Time Train – Children’s science fiction by Hungarian women authors in the Kádár era (1956-1989).” SFRA Review, eds. Vera Benczik and Beata Gubacsi.
Perelmutter, B., McGregor, K. K., Schmidt, R. R. (submitted). “I go to the library to get away from my apartment” – A qualitative analysis of the spatial study strategies of young adults with developmental language disorder in higher education.
Perelmutter, B., McGregor, K. K. (submitted). “Dreadful for me” – A qualitative investigation of the self-help guidebook use of young adults with developmental language disability in post-secondary education [Brief communication]
Suswaram, S., Perelmutter, B., Keuwo, R., Gillispie, M. W. (2022) “I truly feel like I have been hustling on my own”: Minority graduate students’ experiences in Communication Sciences and Disorders programs. Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups.
McGregor, K. K., Arbisi-Kelm, T., Perelmutter, B., Oleson, J. (2019). Favorite words as a window onto the aesthetic function of language. American Speech, 94 (3), 380-396.
Perelmutter, B., McGregor, K. K., & Gordon, K. R. (2017). Assistive technology interventions for adolescents and adults with learning disabilities: An evidence-based systematic review and meta-analysis. Computers & Education, 114, 139-163. (5-yr impact factor: 5.568)
Creative Works —
Books – Fiction
Takács, B., ed. (forthcoming). Rosalind’s Siblings, the Rosalind Franklin memorial anthology of speculative stories about gender/sex marginalized scientists. Galli Books.
Takács, B. (forthcoming, 2023) The Song of Spores. Broken Eye Books.
Takács, B. (forthcoming, 2023) Untitled Hungarian short story collection. GABO SFF. Translated by Csilla Kleinheincz and Bogi Takács.
Takács, B. (2019). The Trans Space Octopus Congregation – Stories. Lethe Press. Lambda award finalist.
Takács, B. (2019). Algorithmic Shapeshifting – Poems. Aqueduct Press. Elgin award nominee.
Takács, B., ed. (2019). Transcendent 4 – The Year’s Best Transgender Speculative Fiction 2018. Lethe Press.
Takács, B., ed. (2018). Transcendent 3 – The Year’s Best Transgender Speculative Fiction 2017. Lethe Press. Publishers Weekly starred review. American Library Association Over the Rainbow Longlist.
Takács, B., ed. (2017). Transcendent 2 – The Year’s Best Transgender Speculative Fiction 2016. Lethe Press. Lambda award winner, Locus award finalist. Publishers Weekly starred review.
Professional short fiction and poetry publications available upon request (100+ items).
Awards & Honors —
American Library Association – Over the Rainbow Longlist, 2020
Guest of Honor, ConFusion, Michigan, January 2020
Hexa Award finalist for Best Hungarian SFF Advocate, 2019, 2020
Lambda Literary Award finalist for Best Transgender Fiction, 2020
Elgin Award nominee, 2020
Hugo Award winner for Best Fan Writer, 2020
Hugo Award finalist for Best Fan Writer, 2018, 2019
Lambda Literary Award winner for Best Transgender Fiction, 2018
Locus Award finalist for Best Anthology, 2018
Grants & Other Funded Activity —
2022 – Travel grant to AJS 2022, Boston, MA 2022 – Hadassah-Brandeis Institute Jewish Gender Studies Research Award
2020 – Sunnyside Research Grant, University of Kansas
2014-2019 – Presidential Graduate Research Fellowship, University of Iowa
2018 – Travel grant to SRCLD, Madison, WI
2020 - present – Award judge, Zsoldos award for Best Hungarian SF
2019 – Nebula Weekend Programming Advocates Committee
2019 – Award judge, Lambda award for LGBTQ Anthology
2019 – Award judge, Otherwise (formerly Tiptree) Award
2018 – Award judge, Lambda award for LGBTQ SFF
Member, Association for Jewish Studies
Professional Member, Science Fiction Writers of America
Middle Grade and Young Adult Workgroup, Science Fiction Writers of America