Dr. Florentina Andreescu
|Leutze Hall 219|
601 South College Road
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Wilmington, NC 28403-5629
Florentina Andreescu holds a doctoral degree from the University of Miami's Department of International Studies where she focused on International Relations, International Political Economy and Comparative Politics. Her prior academic preparation includes a M.A. degree from the University of Miami in International Administration and an undergraduate degree in Economics from the Romanian University Dunarea de Jos. Her work investigates through films issues of legitimization and social authority, gendered, national and ethnic identities, transitions, trauma and space.
2013 From Communism to Capitalism: Nation and State in Romanian Cultural Production. Palgrave Macmillan, October 2013.
2014 Genre and the (Post-)Communist Woman: Analyzing Transformations of the Central and Eastern European Female Ideal. co-edited with Michael J. Shapiro. Routledge October 2014.
Journal Special Issues
“Embodied Subjects in Late Capitalism,” editor, in Subjectivity, forthcoming.
Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals
“War, Trauma, and the Militarized Body,” co-author with Michael J. Shapiro, in Subjectivity, forthcoming.
2014 “The Journey of the Romanian Worker Hero,” in Alternatives: Global, Local, Political, Volume 39 No. 1, forthcoming.
2014 “Gypsy Fetish: Music, Dirt, Magic and Freedom,” co-author with Sean P. Quinn, in Journal for Cultural Research, September 2014.
2014 “Covering over Trauma with a Fetishized Body Image: The Invasive Imaginary and Cosmetic Surgery,” in Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body and Culture, Vol. 18, No. 1, February 2014 , pp. 7-26.
2014 “Social Trauma and Distortions of Fantasy Formations,” in Psychotherapy and Politics International, Vol. 11, No. 3, January 2014, pp. 210-224.
2014 “Narcissism and Abject Aesthetics,” co-author with Michael J. Shapiro, in Journal for Cultural Research, Vol. 18, No. 1, January 2014, pp. 44-59.
2013 “Seeing the Romanian Transition in Cinematic Space,” in Space and Culture, Vol. 16, No. 1, February 2013, pp. 73 – 87
2013 “The Community of Archetypal Travelers,” co-author with Michael J. Shapiro, in Short Film Studies, Vol. 4, No.1, April 2013. pp. 39-43.
2012 “Romanian Cinematic Nationhood,” in Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism, Vol. 12, No. 3, December 2012, pp. 483-497.
2012 “The Cage: Libidinal Economy and Cinematic Space,” co-author with Michael J. Shapiro, in Short Film Studies, Vol. 3, No. 1, August 2012,pp. 79-82.
2011 “The Changing Face of the Sacrificial Romanian Woman in Cinematographic Discourses,” in Studia Politica Romanian Political Science Review, Vol. XI, No. 4, December 2011, pp. 661-674.
2011 “The Changing Face of the Other in Romanian Films,” in Nationalities Papers The Journal of Nationalism and Ethnicity, Vol. 39, No. 1, January 2011, pp. 77-94.
2009 “The Roles of Myth in Romania during the Transition to Democracy,” in Tamkang Journal of International Affairs, Volume XIII, No. II, October 2009, pp. 33-61.
2014 “Women, Language, and Sacrifice,” co-author with Sean P. Quinn, in Genre and the (Post-)Communist Woman: Analyzing Transformations of the Central and Eastern European Female Ideal, Routledge 2014.
2014 “Introduction,” Co-author with Michael J. Shapiro, in Genre and the (Post-)Communist Woman: Analyzing Transformations of the Central and Eastern European Female Ideal, Routledge 2014.