Mihaela Ursa Pop

First name: 
Mihaela
Family name: 
Ursa Pop
Country: 
Romania
Institution: 
Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of Letters, Cluj-Napoca
Department: 
Department of Comparative Literature
Title: 
Ph. D., Lecturer
Short description: 

Mihaela Ursa Pop is a theorist and a Romanian literary critic. She published books on Romanian literature of the eighties and on theoretical subjects such as the relationship between reader/ critic and author during critical reading. She has been awarded prizez by the Union of Romanian Writers and the Romanian Association of General and Comparative Literature. Since 1998, she teaches comparative literature, gender studies and theory of literature at the Faculty of Letters in Cluj-Napoca, where she has been Head of the Department of Comparative Literature since 2009.

Languages: 
Romanian, English, French, Italian.
Teaching areas: 

Comparative literature courses on the evolution of the novel, on postmodernism (theory and prose) and gender studies and studies on erotic culture.

Research areas: 

Theories of the novel, gender studies, history of comparativism.

Publications: 

Individual volumes: Optzecismul și promisiunile postmodernismului (The Literature of the Eighties and the Promises of Postmodernism, 1999), Gheorghe Craciun - Monografie (A Monography - 2000), Scriitopia (Writerutopia - 2005, first edition, 2010 second edition).

Coordinator: Divanul scriitoarei (A Room for The Woman Writer - 2010)