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.
ESL 91ENG 12ENG 24ENG 30WENG 40, Violence in American Literature and Visual Culture
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.
2017 Fellow of the 22nd Annual Summer Institute on the Holocaust and Jewish Civilization, The Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University