Julieta Paulesc

Durham Hall, 402 F
TEMPE
Lecturer, MY, Romanian
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0202

Student Information

Graduate Student
Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
The College of Lib Arts & Sci

Biography

Julie Paulesc is multi-year Senior Lecturer and the coordinator of the Romanian Language Program. Paulesc has been teaching Romanian language and culture at Arizona State University since 2003. She also serves as the advisor of the Romanian Students Association at ASU, Barrett Honors faculty and the associate director of the Central European Cultural Collaborative. Her research interests include cultural studies, language and identity, migration studies and Eastern European film. 

Education

  • Ph.D Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Arizona State University, 2019.   
  • M.A. French and Comparative Literature, Arizona State University 2005. 
  • B.A. Philology (French Language and Literature, Romanian Language and Literature), Universitatea de Vest, Timi_oara, Romania 1994

    

Research Interests

Romanian language and culture, language and identity, migration studies and Eastern European film, Romanian diaspora 

Research Group

School of International Letters and Cultures Migration Research Cluster  

Publications

  • Julieta Paulesc. "Jacques ou la Soumission: A Quest for Sexual Liberation". Analele Universitatii Bucuresti (2009).
  • Julieta Paulesc. "The Sound of Passion and Madness: Musical Ekphrasis in Liviu Rebreanu’s novel Ciuleandra". Alloquor, Studia Humanitatis Iassyensia, Iasi, nr. 4, ISSN: 1844-6191, 2010 (0).

Courses

Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
ROM 101 Elem Romanian Lang & Culture I
SLC 201 Introduction to Linguistics
ROM 499 Individualized Instruction
Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
ROM 101 Elementary Romanian
SLC 310 Migration and Identity
ROM 310 Migration and Identity
ROM 499 Individualized Instruction
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
ROM 101 Elementary Romanian
ROM 201 Intermediate Romanian
SLC 394 Special Topics
ROM 499 Individualized Instruction
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
ROM 101 Elementary Romanian
SLC 394 Special Topics
ROM 499 Individualized Instruction
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
ROM 101 Elementary Romanian
SLC 394 Special Topics
ROM 499 Individualized Instruction
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
ROM 101 Elementary Romanian
SLC 394 Special Topics
ROM 499 Individualized Instruction
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
ROM 101 Elementary Romanian
SLC 394 Special Topics
ROM 499 Individualized Instruction
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
ROM 101 Elementary Romanian
SLC 394 Special Topics
ROM 499 Individualized Instruction
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
ROM 101 Elementary Romanian
ROM 201 Intermediate Romanian
ROM 411 Adv Spoken&Written Romanian I
ROM 412 Adv Spoken&Written Romanian II
ROM 494 Special Topics
ROM 499 Individualized Instruction

Presentations

  • "Teaching Romanian and Arizona State University, " conference presentation, The Romanian Language Worldwide Congress at ASU, Oct. 10-18, 2014   
  • "L'�criture de la d�composition: les voix du bonheur conjugal dans � Les Chaises � d'Eug�ne Ionesco. � L�crire et l�criture des �crivains dexpression fran�aise de lEurope de Sud-Est �, Bucharest (Nov 2010).
  • Julieta Paulesc. "The Sound of Passion and Madness: Musical Ekphrasis in Liviu Rebreanus novel Ciuleandra". American Comparative Literature Association Conference, New Orleans, 2010 (Apr 2010).
  • Julieta Paulesc. "From Housewives to Phallic Women: The Feminine Voices of Ionescoland". Southern Comparative Literature Association, Phoenix, AZ (Oct 2009).
  • Julieta Paulesc. "Between Eastern Roots and Western Wings: (Re)mapping the Pursuit of Happiness in Cristian Mungius movie Occident". American Comparative Literature Association Conference, Harvard 2009 (Mar 2009).

Professional Associations

" American Comparative Literature Association " Southern Comparative Literature Association " ASU Barret, The Honors College  Honors Disciplinary Faculty " ASU Faculty Womens Association " Society for Romanian Studies (2015)

Service

  • University Service:

  • Participated in University graduation ceremonies (Commencement, Barrett and CLAS and convocation ceremonies) (spring, 2017)    

  •  First Annual Exploring Communism Panel  organized by ASU Global Business Association and ASU Global Council of Diplomats – guest speaker, March, 2016

  • Hosted The Romanian Language Worldwide Congress at ASU, Oct. 10-18, 2014

  • Represent each semester the Romanian Studies Program to the ASU’s Study Abroad Fair (spring and fall), ASU Language Fair, Night of the Open Door, and Homecoming (fall) .

  •  Organized the 35th Southern Comparative Literature Association Conference in Phoenix (Oct. 2009).

  • Hosted and provided event logistics for: 

    • "Amalia Takes a Deep Breath”, performance by Anca Hanu from the National Theater in Cluj, Romania (January 2016)

    •  "The Chairs" and "The Lesson", performance by the National Academy of Theatre and Cinema (UNATC) of Bucharest, Romania, as part of the International Artist series (November 2014)

    •  "Killed by Friendly Fire: a never ending story," a performance by  actors from the National Theater in Cluj, Romania,  as part of the International Artist series, Government (October, 2014)

    •  “How to Become a Good Writer in a Foreign Language” and “Metaphor and Political Theatre: Between East and West”, lectures  by Romanian playwright Matei Visniec (November 2011).

    •  “Eternal Longing, Impossible Love: Mihai Eminescu, Europe’s Last Great Romantic Poet”, a presentation by Adrian George Sahlean. (December 2008).

    • “Black Humor as Form of Political Resistance in Totalitarian Societies” by Romanian playwright Matei Visniec (October 2008).

    • “Between Myth and History: Dracula as Transylvanian Monster”, a presentation by Professor Radu Ardevan from the Babes Bolyai University of Cluj, Romania (October 2008).

    • student-actor open forum with visiting Romanian theatre group from National Theatre from Cluj. (2008) 

    • “Human Beings and the Human Condition” lecture  by Romanian playwright Matei Visniec (October 2007).

  •  Event logistics for “Travesties” (2006, Lyceum Theatre),  “Old Clown for Hire” (2007, Neeb Hall), “How to Explain the History of Communism to Mental Patients” (2008,  ASU Recital Hall), “The Body of a Woman as a Battlefiled in the Bosnian War” (2009, PURL, ASU Downtown Campus), Walk in Harmony” (2009, PURL, ASU Downtown), “The Book of Apolodor” (2010, ASU Recital Hall) and “Paris – Bucharest Express” (2010, ASU Recital Hall), The Brave Little Taylor” (2008, Elim Romanian Pentecostal Church) and “The Might Rooster” 2009, Elim Romanian Pentecostal Church),  puppet shows presented by the Puck Theatre of Cluj.

              

SILC Service:

  • ·     Member of SILC Language Pedagogy Advisory Committee. 

  •       Member of the Evaluations Subcommittee of the SILC Language Pedagogy Advisory Committee.

  • ·     Member of the Annual Review Working Group.

  •       Member of the Migration Research Cluster

  • ·     Faculty Advisor for the Romanian Students Organization.

 

  • Community Service  

  • Phoenix Country Day School “Communism in Eastern and Central Europe:  the Case of Romania, ” co-presenter (January 2016)

  • Represented  ASU Romanian Studies Program at the first Romanian Festival, St. John the Baptist Romanian Orthodox Church (November 2016)

  • Attestation of official documentation for members of the Romanian Community in the metropolitan Phoenix area. Ongoing

  •  Volunteer interpreter for Angels on Patrol (an organization providing resources to families and children in need as identified by Tempe & Phoenix Police Officers).  Ongoing

  •  ASU  Stardust Center for Affordable Homes & the Family – Romanian Language Translator and Interpreter

 

Graduate Faculties / Mentoring History

Second reader on Alin Toader's Honor's Committee; Honors Thesis title : "The Colectiv Nightclub Tragedy: A Case Study of the Broken Mechanism" (2017) Member of Allie Farnlofs MA Committee; thesis title Subjunctive and Infinitive Modes in Romanian Verbal and Written Exchanges.(2011) Taught and mentored future recipients of Flinn, NSEP (Megan McGinnity, Bailey Edgell) , Fulbright ( Elyssa Ford and James Deyo), FLAS (Michael McIntyre), Marshall (Megan McGinnity) and ASU School of Social and Family Dynamic's Wilde Family Undergraduate Research Scholarship in Romania (Kayla Dunaway) (2003-present).