MLA Sessions in Romanian Studies (RSAA and RF)

 Note: RSAA members usually serve in the Romanian Forum, an MLA group in Romanian Studies. While they can perform service in the RF and organize panels, they cannot be part of the RSAA and RF executive boards at the same time.
2020

RSAA: Humanizing the (Post-)Communist Paradigm: An Approach to the Rhetoric of Communism and Post-Communism in its Own Theoretical Language

RF: Guaranteed panel: Taking stock: Romanian Culture 1989-2019

2019

RSAA: Three Decades of Free Speech: Directions, False Starts, Intercultural Dialogue
RF: Matei Visniec’s Theatre: Between East and West

2018

535. Refugees, Exiles, and Migration: Past and Present Journeys (RSAA)
44. Teaching Central and Eastern Europe and Its Communist Past (LLC Romanian Forum)

2017

44. Teaching Central and Eastern Europe and Its Communist Past
535. Refugees, Exiles, and Migration: Past and Present Journeys

2016
  1. Romanian Spirituality and the Global Challenge
  2. Mothers without Frontiers: Inscriptions of Affective Maps in Contemporary Romania and the World
2015
  1. Transnational Representations of Gender in Recent East European Literature and Film
  2. Postcolonial Shadows on Postsocialist Skies
  3. Negotiating Memory: Contemporary Romanian Culture in Translation
  4. Catalan Literature in Translation and European Integration
2014
  1. Remains of Utopia: Communist Kitsch, Propaganda, and Sentimental Artifacts in Postcommunist Romania
  2. The Reciprocal Gaze between Romania and Spain
  3. State-Sponsored Voyeurism and Surveillance
  4. East European Women’s Tales of Relocation
 2013
  1. Looking Out, Looking In: New Directions in Romanian Cinema
  2. Becoming Women: Gender Identities and Tensions in Romanian and World Literature
2012
  1. Romania’s Intellectuals and Ceauşescu’s Secret Police
  2. Performing Postmodernity with a Balkan Flair
2011
  1. Narratives of Departure and Return in Eastern Europe
  2. Subversiveness and the Carnivalesque in Romanian and European Theater
  3. Herta Müller: East-West Perspectives
  4. Rethinking Feminisms in Eastern Europe
2009
  1. Heritage and Trauma Tourism
  2. Romanian and Eastern European Literatures and the Arts (Music, Painting, Architecture, Photography, and Film)
  3. Romanian Revolution of 1989: Public Discourse Twenty Years After
2008
  1. The Internet Dialogue between Eastern Europe and the United States
  2. Romania in the Cold War Culture
  3. Romanian Representations and Self-Representations in Film, Literature, and the Media
2007
  1. Visions of Europe in Romanian Literature
  2. New Romanian Cinema
  3. Writing across Borders: Twentieth-Century Romanian Writers Abroad
2006
  1. Living at the Outskirts: Cinema and East European Countries
  2. West Goes East: (Re)Turning to East Central Europe after 1989—A Discussion
  3. Mircea Cartarescu at Home in the World: Comparative Approaches to His Work
2005
  1. Coming to Terms with the Holocaust in Romania
  2. Eastern European Women as Cultural Mediators
  3. Gypsies in European Literature, Culture, and the Arts
2004
  1. Eastern European Women as Creators of Humor: Culture, Literature, Film
  2. Constructing Postcommunist Eastern Europe: New Faces of the Imaginary
  3. Paris as Promised Land: Francophilia in Eastern Europe