Mona M. Momescu

Nicolae Iorga Chair - Romanian Language & Culture
IAB 1225
+1 212 854 1554


-specializes in Romanian language and culture

-extensive experience in teaching Romanian language as a second language

-collaboration with the Romanian Language Institute (testing, assessment, integrating the norms of the CEFRL  in teaching/assessment of Romanian language)

-taught in hybrid environment (pilot project with U Penn-Romanian Comprehensive for beginners), will be offered next fall for Cornell U students

-participation to conferences and workshops: NEALLT, SWALLT, Yale University

-presentations about the role of the heritage students in the LCTL class

-presentation of the pilot course (with B. Koulopoulos), course outcomes and the role of collaborative activities in the hybrid language class

Relevant Publications:

In Ro: Canon, Identity, Transition, University of Bucharest Publ House, 2008

With Sorin Adam Matei – The Idols of the Forum-why a middle class of the spirit should count more than the intellectual elite of the moment (editor and author)

Articles on cultural models, language and culture in various Ro academic publication

Projects and Creation of Teaching Materials

With Columbia U: 2007, continued, video, exercises, collaborative activities

Producing original materials for the courses taught (thematic courses)

With the Romanian language Institute: tests (all levels- audio, written)