Aesthetics as East Ethics: Norman Manea between Romanian Culture, Biopics and World Literature

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International Affairs Building, 420 W. 118th St., New York, NY 10027 1201
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2017-04-05 12:00:00
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2017-04-05 13:30:00

Please join the East Central European Center, the Romanian Cultural Institute, and the Harriman Institute for a talk about writer Norman Manea, presented by Claudiu Turcuș (Babeș-Bolyai University).

Claudiu Turcuș is Assistant Professor of Literary and Film studies at Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. He obtained his PhD in Humanities (2011) at Babeș-Bolyai University after a fellowship research at Bard College, New York. His research focuses on East-Central European Literature and Culture, Cinema and Criticism. Turcuș has published widely on topics such as the cultural memory of Socialism, the representation of Post-communist transition, intellectual history and the ideology of New Romanian Cinema. His book, Norman Manea. Aesthetics as East Ethics (Frakfurt-New York: Peter Lang, 2016) is the very first monograph on the life and work of this important Romanian-American writer, nominated for Nobel Prize two times.

For further information regarding this event, please contact Carly Jackson by sending email to or by calling 212 854 6217.

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 12:00