Saturday, 29 December
542. New Romanian Cinema
3:30–4:45 p.m., Arkansas, Sheraton Chicago
Program arranged by the Romanian Studies Association of America
Presiding: Ramona M. Uritescu-Lombard, Harvard Univ.
1. “The In-Between and the On-the-Go: Self-Reflexivity and Irony in Post-1989 Romanian Short Films,” Monica Filimon, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick
2. “‘Lazarescu, Come Forth!’: Cristi Puiu and the Miracle of Romanian Cinema,” Jeanine Teodorescu, Columbia Coll., IL
3. “The Breathless Absurd: New Realism without Poetics,” Rodica C. Ieta, Murray State Univ.
4. “Parasitic Narratives in Nae Caranfil’s Filantropica,” Ramona M. Uritescu-Lombard
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