Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Theater and Film, Babeș-Bolyai University
email: claudiu.turcus@ubbcluj.ro / claudiuturcus@gmail.com 

Claudiu Turcuș is Assistant Professor of Film and Literary studies at Babeș-Bolyai University. He obtained his PhD in Humanities (2012) at Babeș-Bolyai University after a fellowship research at Bard College, New York. His research interests are focused on East-Central European Literature, Cinema and Criticism. He published widely on topics such as the cultural memory of Socialism, the representation of Post-communist transition, intellectual history or 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 about life and oeuvre of this important Romanian-American writer, proposed twice for Nobel Prize. Currently, Claudiu works on a research project on Anticommunism and the Europeanization of Romanian cultural production after 1989.

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