Professor Nicoleta Calina Dr.

Title prefix: 
Professor
First name: 
Nicoleta
Family name: 
Calina
Title postfix: 
Dr.
Country: 
Romania
Institution: 
University of Craiova
Department: 
Department of Modern Languages
Title: 
Ph. D.
Short description: 
Between 1990-1995 I attended the courses of the Faculty of Letters, University of Craiova, with the specialization English-Italian.            Between 1995-1996 I followed the courses of a Master’s Degree, with the specialization English and American Literature at the Faculty of Letters and Journalism, University of Sibiu.            I have been working since 1995 as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Modern Languages, the Italian section, from the Faculty of Letters, University of Craiova. Since 2002 I was appointed as a Associate Professor, at the same department.            I obtained my Ph.D. in June 2000 with the theme  Italo Svevo – aspetti di autobiografia e autenticità under the guidance of Prof. Renzo Pavese from Università per Stranieri Perugia, Italy.
Languages: 
Italian and English
Teaching areas: 

Italian Literature (up to the XVIth century)

Practical Courses (Italian)

Research areas: 
Research and participation at international programmes:1. PHARE / TEMPUS Project - PEC 11449/96 – The Use of the Multimedia Materials in the Teaching Process Coordinator Prof. Sergio Zoppi, University of Torino, Italy2. Assistant project at the PHARE / TEMPUS Project - Management on Counselling and Networking - JEP 14409 - 1999Coordinator proiect: Prof. Radu Constantinescu – University of CraiovaProf. Eva Ericsson – University of  Lund, SwedenI won different scholarships in Italy awarded by the Ministery of Education or by the Italian Ministery of the Forreign Affairs:- at Università Dante Alighieri, Reggio Calabria – 1st  August – 30th September 1994- at Università per Stranieri, Perugia – 1-30 July 1997 Post-doctoral stages:- Università degli Studi Torino 1 October – 31 December 2002. (fellowship received from the Ministery of the foreign Affairs, Italy  Within ERASMUS/SOCRATES or TEMPUS Programmes:-          stages for management on counselling and networking at the University of Lund, Sweden (14-29 May 1998) and at University of Gent, Belgium (7-21 March 1999).

Since 2001 - member in the following international grants, developed through the Center for Dialogue between Science and Religion, Craiova, whose member I am:

a) 2001-2002: Science and Religion Course Program - John Templeton Foundation, The Center for Theology and Natural Sciences Berkeley, University Los Angeles, California,

b) 2003-2006, Local Societies Initiative Grants: Metanexus Institute, Philadelphia, USA

c) 2005-2006: PSRR - Science and Religion in Romania , John Templeton Foundation, USA

d) 2005-2006: Global Perspectives on Science and Spirituality Grant John Templeton Foundation, USA

Conferences: 
  1. The 50th  anniversary of the University of Craiova, 1-5 October 1997
Paper: Svevo between real and imaginary
  1. The International Conference Giacomo  Leopardi e la sua presenza nelle culture est-europee, Bucureşti, 2-5 iulie 1998
Paper: Leopardi tra Classicismo e Romanticismo
  1. The International Conference The Fifth Regional Meeting of the International Society for the  Study of Human Ideas on Ultimate Reality,   Herculane,  17-21 September 1998
Paper: On Romanian Spirituality
  1. The International Conference The Second International Conference in Sociolinguistics, Craiova, 5-7 October 1998
Paper: The Resistance through Culture
  1. The International Conference L’Umanesimo latino in Romania, Craiova, 5-6 September1998
  2. The Conference Lingua Pax, Bucharest, June 2004
Paper: The Presence of the Italian Language at the Faculties from Romania, a linguistic policy for the increase of the dialogue in Europe that is building now
  1. The International Conference Global Perspectives on Science and Religion, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 4-9 June 2005.
  2. The International Conference Receptarea antichitaţii greco-latine în literaturile europene, 23-24 noiembrie 2007. Paper: On the Humanism of Lorenzo il Magnifico.
9. The International Conference Language, Literature and Philology, Athens Institute for Education and Research, Greece, 28-31 July 2008Paper: Baldassare Castiglione e il contesto culturale del Cinquecento10. The International Conference of AIPI, Bruxelles, La penisola Iberica e l’Italia: Rapporti storico-culturali, linguistici e letterari, Oviedo, 3-6 September 2008Paper: Carmen Covito e il suo mondo spagnolo nel Del perche i porcospini attraversano la strada.
Publications: 
Books:1. Italian Language for Medicine, Editura Didactica si Pedagogica, Bucharest, 1998, p. 198 2. Practical Course of Italian Language, ed. Didactica si Pedagogica, Bucharest, 2000, p. 204

3. English for Law Students – Beginners, Ed. Fundatiei Romania de Maine, Bucharest, 2003, co-author Veronica Lazar.

4. Intensive Course in Italian for the Sanitary Personnel,  Editura  Universitaria, Craiova, 2005, in 10 modules (40 pages each), with CD, co-author Elena Pirvu.

5. Italian Language for Theology, Editura Universitaria, Craiova, 2006, p. 2566. Mic dicţionar de terminologie biblică italian-român, Editura Didactica si Pedagogica, Bucharest, 2008, 364 p. Studies and articles:

1.      Breve excursus tra la critica di Svevo, The Annals of The University of Craiova, Series of Philology, 1997, pp. 270-277

2.      Premesse freudiane nell’opera di Italo Svevo, The Annals of The University of Craiova, Series of Philology, 1998, pp. 319 - 327

3.      Italo Svevo - aspetti autobiografici, Etudes Romanes dediees a Maria Iliescu, ed. Universitaria, Craiova, 1998

4.      Scurt itinerar leopardian (Short Leopardian Itinerary), The Annals of The University of Craiova, Series of Philology, nr. 1-2, ed. Universitaria, Craiova 1998, pp. 315 - 319

5.      Leopardi tra Classicismo e Romanticismo, în <<Leopardi e le culture est-europee>>, ed. Fundatiei Culturale Romane, Bucuresti, 1999, pp. 237 – 242

6.      On Romanian Spirituality, in <<Second International Conference in Sociolinguistics>>, ed, Omniscop, Craiova, 1999, pp. 87 – 907.      Italo Svevo – Intre real si imaginar (Between Real and Imaginary), in <<In memoriam Rodica Iordache >>, The Annals of The University of Craiova, Series of Philology, nr. 1-2, ed. Universitaria, Craiova 1998, pp. 103 - 105

8.      L’autobiografia come punto di partenza verso una nuova letteratura, The Annals of The University of Craiova, Series of Philology, ed. Universitaria, Craiova, 1999

9.      La scrittura sveviana  come un riscatto: scrivere-una questione di destino, The Annals of The University of Craiova, Series of Philology, ed. Universitaria, Craiova, 2000

10.  Despre modernitatea scriiturii sveviene (On the Modernity of the Svevian writing), The Annals of The University of Craiova, Series of Philology, ed. Universitaria, Craiova, 2001

11.  Tra autenticità e verità nell’opera di Italo Svevo, The Annals of The University of Craiova, Series of Philology, ed. Universitaria, Craiova, 2002

12.  Su qualche aspetto della tecnica della traduzione, The Annals of The University of Craiova, Series of Philology,  ed. Universitaria, Craiova, 2002

13.  Collegamenti della scrittura sveviana con la grande letteratura italiana. Una via letteraria “errante”: tra Kafka, Joyce e Freud, in <<Quaderni italo – romeni>>, Edizioni dell’Orso, Torino, 2003

14.  Carmen Covito – voce originale della narrativa femminile moderna italiana The Annals of The University of Craiova, Series of Philology, ed. Universitaria, Craiova, 2003

15.  Un nume in Commedia dell'arte: Ruzzante (A Name in Commedia dell'arte: Ruzzante), The Annals of The University of Craiova, Series of Philology, ed. Universitaria, Craiova, 2003

16.  Un mondo di giovani attraverso il pensiero di Giuseppe Culicchia, The Annals of The University of Craiova, Series of Philology, ed. Universitaria, Craiova, 2004

17.  Punti di interferenza semantica nelle espressioni della lingua italiana e romena, The Annals of The University of Craiova, Series of Philology, ed. Universitaria, Craiova, 2004

18.  L’insegnamento dell’italiano nelle nostre Facoltà di Teologia, The Annals of The University of Craiova, Series of Philology, ed. Universitaria, 2004

19.  Considerazioni sul significato e la traduzione della parola „grazia” nel linguaggio teologico, The Annals of The University of Craiova, Series of Philology, ed. Universitaria, Craiova, 2005

20.  Percorso di un destino letterario: Dacia Maraini, The Annals of The University of Craiova, Series of Philology, ed. Universitaria, Craiova, 200521.  Alcune considerazioni sul linguaggio teologico tra i linguaggi specialistici, The Annals of The University of Craiova, Series of Philology, ed. Universitaria, Craiova, 200622.  Dimitrie Cantemir (1673 – 1723) – personalità culturale dell'Umanesimo romeno, in <<Quaderni italo – romeni>>, nr. 2/2006, Edizioni dell’Orso, Torino23.  Sulla dimensione letteraria delle scritture di San Francesco D’Assisi, the Bulletin of the Center for Dialogue between Sciences and Theology, nr. 7/2006.24.   Considerazioni sul significato e sulla traduzione della parola “grazia” nel linguaggio teologico  in <<Omagiu Gheorghe Bolocan>>, Editura Universitaria, Craiova, 200625.  Goldoni o il superamento della commedia “improvvisa”, în " The Annals of The University of Craiova, Series of Philology,, ed. Universitaria, Craiova, 200726.  Despre Umanismul lui Lorenzo Magnificul şi câteva aspecte ale prezenţei elementelor mitologice din opera sa, The Annals of The University of Craiova, Series Classical Literature, Anul I, Nr. 1/2007., ed. Universitaria, Craiova27.  Confluenze italo-romene nel mondo dell’arte: il Teatro Lirico di Craiova, în “Quaderni di studi italiani e romeni / Caiete de studii italiene şi române”, nr. 5/2008, Torino, Edizioni dell’Orso28.  Dimitrie Cantemir – personalità culturale dell'Umanesimo romeno, in “Quaderni di studi italiani e romeni / Caiete de studii italiene şi române”,, nr. 5/2008, Torino, Edizioni dell’Orso29.  Appunti su un genere letterario marginale in Italia, The Annals of The University of Craiova, Series of Literature, 2007  Translations:1. La bruttina stagionata, Editura Bompiani, Milano, trad. La Editura RAO, Bucuresti, 2008
  1. Un Heidegger contemporan (A contemporary Heidegger) by A. Porta, in <<  Speculum>>, nr.5/1995
3. L’amante greco, Antonio Sarnelli de Silva, ed. Scrisul Romanesc, 2008 Recensions:
  1. Recension at the volume Interviuri cu poeţi de Marin Mincu in <<Lettera della Biblioteca>>, nr.2/1997, Perugia, pp.16-19
  2. Recension at the volume Frammenti di stagione” by N. Floricel, The Annals of The University of Craiova, Series of Philology, ed. Universitaria, Craiova, 1999

3.      Frana allo Scala Nord – di Ugo Betti, recensione, The Annals of The University of Craiova, Series of Philology, ed. Universitaria, Craiova, 2004