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Princeton-Bucharst Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy: Hadot, Spiritual Exercises, and Philosophy as a Way of Life

Next Tuesday, April 20 at 8 PM (GMT+2), our faculty member dr. Sorana Corneanu is joining the upcoming edition of the Princeton-Bucharest Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy alongside prof. Dana Jalobeanu from the University of Bucharest and prof. Paul Lodge from the University of Oxford. The seminar’s topic is Hadot, Spiritual Exercises, and Philosophy asContinue reading “Princeton-Bucharst Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy: Hadot, Spiritual Exercises, and Philosophy as a Way of Life”

FLLS Research Seminar: Dr. Dragoș Ivana – Quixotism and the Early American Novel

Our faculty member, Dr. Dragoș Ivana, will present his most recent research on Quixotism and the Early American Novel this Thursday at 6 PM as part of the monthly Research Seminar organised by the Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literature. The seminar will be held online. The Zoom link as well as other details aboutContinue reading “FLLS Research Seminar: Dr. Dragoș Ivana – Quixotism and the Early American Novel”

International Webinar on Environmental Humanities (10 December 2020)

Our faculty member, Maria-Sabina Alexandru, is a guest speaker at the International Webinar on Environmental Humanities: Narratives and Critical Practices where she will deliver a talk on Amitav Ghosh’s eco-fiction. The event is scheduled for tomorrow, Dec. 10 at 10:30 (Bucharest time)/ 2pm (Indian time). Visit the link bellow for additional information International Webinar onContinue reading “International Webinar on Environmental Humanities (10 December 2020)”

Culture and Power: Online Struggles | Questions from Cultural Studies

By Adriana Mihai One of the fundamental concerns in cultural studies has been the question of power: how cultural practices are situated in networks and systems of power, how inequality can be reproduced or challenged through representation in the public sphere, or how social categories such as race, ethnicity, gender, class, ideology or sexual orientationContinue reading “Culture and Power: Online Struggles | Questions from Cultural Studies”

Cities, Pandemics and the Task of the Historian | Questions from Cultural Studies

By Răzvan Voinea Before historians discuss the city after pandemics, we need to re-discuss the role of the historians.* The pressure on academics to publish relevant data about the current pandemic has determined historians to address previous global pandemics and draw parallels with the current situation. One of the conclusions reached after analyzing previous pandemicsContinue reading “Cities, Pandemics and the Task of the Historian | Questions from Cultural Studies”

In the Public Eye | Questions from Cultural Studies

By Daniela Brown Bucharest, 1980 and a bit. At the 6 March student hostel, the summer exam session started the very day and hour that blossom appeared on the lime trees that surrounded the building with their green wall. They also masked the chipped plaster, and diminished the odour of the canteen, the smell ofContinue reading “In the Public Eye | Questions from Cultural Studies”

Dealing with the Past | Questions from Cultural Studies

By Andrei Nae In the wake of George Floyd’s tragic death and the ensuing protests, an older unresolved debate has once again entered the limelight: how to deal with the troubled past? To an unprecedented degree, a significant part of Western society calls not only for a reassessment of our contemporary values, institutions, and practices,Continue reading “Dealing with the Past | Questions from Cultural Studies”

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