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.
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