ADRIANA TEODORESCU

ADRIANA TEODORESCU

ADRIANA TEODORESCU published two volumes of poetry: Povești de trecere cu noi [Stories of Passage with Us], Max Blecher publishing house, 2018, and Aproape memorie [Almost Memory], Limes, 2013. She is an Associate Lecturer in the Department of Sociology, “Babeș-Bolyai” University in Cluj-Napoca. She received a PhD in Comparative Literature in 2011, and she is currently enrolled in a second PhD program in Sociology, since 2016. She organized a seminar on death in literature, at Harvard University, as part of the American Comparative Literature Association’s Annual Meeting (2016). She is also co-organizer of the annual “International Conference Dying and Death in 18th-21st Century Europe” (since 2010). Editor of two volumes published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Death within the Text. Social, Philosophical and Aesthetic Approaches to Literature, 2019, and Death Representations in Literature. Forms and Theories, 2015. Co-editor of the Dying and Death in 18th-21st Century Europe volumes, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011 & 2014. Recent publications in international academic volumes: “The Contemporary Imaginary of Work. Symbolic Immortality within the Postmodern Corporate Discourse”, in Postmortal Society. Towards a Sociology of Immortality (ed. M. H. Jacobsen), Routledge, 2017, and “The Women-Nature Connection as a Key Element in the Social Construction of Western Contemporary Motherhood”, in Women and Nature? Beyond Dualism in Gender, Body, and Environment (eds. D. A. Vakoch & S. Mickey), Routledge, 2017. Her fields of interest include poetry, death studies, sociology of ageing, comparative literature, gender and cultural studies.

 

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