Irina Grigorescu Pană

IMG_2651Prof. IRINA GRIGORESCU PANA teaches British and American literature at the University of Bucharest, the Faculty of Foreign Languages in both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Between 1986 and 1996 she was a lecturer at Monash University (Australia), where she coordinated courses in critical theory and literary studies. She is a member of the Writers’ Union of Romania, secretary to the Romanian Association of American Studies and an editor of the Bucharest University Review. Her teaching and research interests are in the field of British and European Renaissance poetry, American and Australian literature, contemporary interpretative approaches, psychoanalysis and culture, the literature of exile, translation and creative writing.

Recent publications

  • New/Old Worlds. Spaces of Transition. Bucuresti: 2007 (forthcoming)
  • Our America. Co-edited, with an introductory study.Bucharest, 2005
  • America in/from Romania. Essays in Cultural Dialogue. Coedited with Rodica Mihaila. study.Bucharest: Editura Univers Enciclopedic, 2003
  • Transatlantic Connections. Essays in Cultural Relocation. Coedited, with Rodica Mihaila.Bucharest: Integral, 2000
  • The Sphinx Demolished. Fictions of Exile in Australian Literature.Melbourne: Equator Publishers, 2000
  • The Tomis Complex: Exile and Eros in Australian Literature. Berna: Peter Lang Verlag, 1996

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