Monica Filimon has been awarded a PhD in Comparative Literature by Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Her dissertation research focused on the transformation of the intimate sphere in film melodrama produced under authoritarian regimes in post-1940 Europe. She is currently working on a book that examines the types, sources, and effects of violence as reflected in the New Romanian Cinema. She has published articles on film Naturalism, the cinema of Michael Haneke, and the New Romanian Cinema.
ENG 40, Violence in American Literature and Visual Culture
- 2005-2011 RUTGERS, THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY, New Brunswick
PhD in Comparative Literature; Graduate Certificate in Cinema Studies
- 2003-2005 CUNY, THE GRADUATE CENTER, New York
Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
- 2001-2002 UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST, Bucharest, Romania
Master of Arts in American Studies
- 1995-1999 UNIVERSITY OF CRAIOVA, Craiova, Romania
Bachelor of Arts in English and Romanian
Selected Publications and/or Other Resources
Cristi Puiu: Ineffable Experiences of the Profane World. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2017. BOOK.
Contemporary European and American literature and film; Latin American cinema; public sphere theory; violence; genre theory; Naturalism in literature and film.
Awards Recognition, Distinctions and Grants
2017 Fellow of the 22nd Annual Summer Institute on the Holocaust and Jewish Civilization, The Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University