Florin Eduard Irimia

Doctoral student, research assistant

Faculty of Arts
Department of English

'Al.I.Cuza' University Of Iasi

Home: Bd. Nicolae Iorga Nr. 51 B, Bl. R3. Sc. A, Ap. 13
6600 Iasi, Romania


phone/fax: +40 232 23 78 23
e-mail: fnt@uaic.ro


Main interest in Canadian Studies:

literature, culture, history

 

Courses taught:

 

Courses planned:



Canadian Studies Publications:

Lumi în schimbare (Changing Worlds), a critical study over Leonard Cohen's Beautiful Losers. The article has appeared in Observator cultural (The Cultural Observer) No. 37/2000;

" A Descent into Maelstrom"... The Fictional Universe of Margaret Atwood's, a critical study over The Robber Bride preceded by an introduction in her novelistic creation; the article appeared in Observator Cultural no. 115/2002;

The Blind Assassin sau despre povestirea unei alte povestiri. (The Blind Assassin or the Story of Another Story), a critical study over Margaret Atwood's latest novel. The article appeared in Observator cultural no. 119/2002

Istorie și ficțiune în proza lui Michael Ondaatje (History and Fiction in Michael Ondaatje's Novels), a critical study over Anil's Ghost. The article has appeared in Observator cultural no. 138/2002;

Upcoming: articles on Margaret Atwood's Negotiating with the Dead. A Writer on writing and Stephen Scobie's Intricate Preparations. Writing Leonard Cohen

Other Canadian Studies Activities:

- 1998 (BA)- graduated with a paper called Leonard Cohen, Poet and Prose-writer ;

- 2001 (MA)- graduated with a paper called American and Canadian Cultural Traits in Leonard Cohen's Beautiful Losers;

- 2005 (Ph.D) - The English-Canadian Novel. A Study in Postmodernist Fiction;


Took part and delivered a paper called Blurred Identities in Leonard Cohen's Beautiful Losers at the International Conference: Living Between and on Borders: Constructions of Gender, Ethnicity, Race, Class and Sexuality Along the Centuries organized by the English Department of the University of Iasi, 21-24 March, 2001;

Took part and delivered a paper called Canadian and American Cultural Traits in Leonard Cohen's Beautiful Losers at the 2nd International Conference of the Central European Canadianists, organized by the Canadian Embassy in Bucharest and the University of Bucharest between 26-28 October, 2001;

Took part and delivered a paper called The American v. Canadian Experience. Roaming Through the Field of Cultural Studies at the 2nd International Conference of American Studies organized by the Romanian Association for American Studies and the Fulbright Committee between 31 January -1 February 2002;

Took part and delivered a paper called Double Ex-Centricity in Michael Ondaatje's In the Skin of a Lion at the International Conference, Constructions of Identity (II) organized by the School of Letters of "Babeș-Bolyai" University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania between 14-16 March, 2002;


Attended the 11th European Seminar of Graduate Students in Canadian Studies held in Berlin, 29 September-2 October 2002;

1-week-research stay at the Canadian Studies Center of Masaryk University in Brno, the Czech Republic, 7-14 October, 2002;

Research grant at the JFK Institute of North American Studies in Berlin between October 14 and November 14, 2002;


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