Monica Filimon

Full Time Faculty

English

Contact:

Phone: (718) 368-5004
Email: Monica.Filimon@kbcc.cuny.edu
Office Location: C-113, C Cluster

Monica Filimon

Monica Filimon has been awarded a PhD in Comparative Literature by Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Her dissertation research focused on the transformation of the intimate sphere in film melodrama produced under authoritarian regimes in post-1940 Europe. She is currently working on a book that examines the types, sources, and effects of violence as reflected in the New Romanian Cinema. She has published articles on film Naturalism, the cinema of Michael Haneke, and the New Romanian Cinema.

Courses

ESL 91
ENG 12
ENG 24
ENG 30W
ENG 40, Violence in American Literature and Visual Culture

Education

  • 2005-2011 RUTGERS, THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY, New Brunswick 
    PhD in Comparative Literature; Graduate Certificate in Cinema Studies
  • 2003-2005 CUNY, THE GRADUATE CENTER, New York
    Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
  • 2001-2002 UNIVERSITY OF BUCHAREST, Bucharest, Romania
    Master of Arts in American Studies
  • 1995-1999 UNIVERSITY OF CRAIOVA, Craiova, Romania
    Bachelor of Arts in English and Romanian

Selected Publications and/or Other Resources

​Cristi Puiu: Ineffable Experiences of the Profane World. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2017. BOOK.

Research Interests

Contemporary European and American literature and film; Latin American cinema; public sphere theory; violence; genre theory; Naturalism in literature and film.

Awards Recognition, Distinctions and Grants

​Fellowships

2017 Fellow of the 22nd Annual Summer Institute on the Holocaust and Jewish Civilization, The Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University