Mădălina Nicolaescu

nicolaescuProf. MĂDĂLINA NICOLAESCU teaches media and globalization. Next to globalization and feminine identity (magazines, fashion, global media, feminist theory), her teaching and research further include areas in cultural history such as early modern period English drama. Another major pursuit is the study of the impact of Western media on the constitution of gender identity and of fashioning the female body in post-communist Romania.

Recent publications


  • Women’s Voices in Post-communist Europe. Vol.1. The Rewriting of History. Bucuresti : Editura Universitatii, 2005
  • Meanings of Violence in Shakespeare’s Plays, Bucureşti: Editura Universităţii, 2002
  • Fashioning Global Identities, Bucureşti: Editura Universităţii, 2001
  • Ec-Centric Mappings of the English Renaissance (Bucharest University Press, 1997)
  • Propaganda and Resistance: The Theatre of the Reformation in 16th-Century England and Germany (Bucharest, Bucharest University Press, 1996)
  • Who are We? About Women’s Identity in Modern Romania (Bucharest, Editura Anima, 1996)


  • “Undoing Nationalist Leanings in Teaching Shakespeare”, Shifting the Scene: Shakespeare in European Culture,NewarkUniversity ofDelaware Press andLondon: Associated University Press, 2004
  • “East Europe Women and Globalization”, Proceedings of the conference on Culture and Identity in the Balkans– Istanbul:BeskentUniversity, 2004

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