Oana COGEANU (Lect. dr.)

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A graduate from Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, became a tenured member of the English Department in 2007. Teaches cultural studies and translation studies. Authored an Introduction to African-American Travel Literature in 2013, edited several volumes on travel and intercultural communication and published articles with a focus on travel writing. Former member of the Romanian Studies Department, Hankuk University for Foreign Studies, Republic of Korea. Also runs translations agency AVOB Srl providing translation services for European institutions.



Lectures, seminars and practical courses in:

Translation studies
American travel writing studies
American literature
English language

Romanian language, culture and civilisation

Research supervision (BA / MA)

Translation studies: non-literary translation, EU translations

American literature: travel writing, autobiography

Intercultural communication

List of (selected) publications

See Oana Cogeanu

Conferences, seminars, workshops

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International exchanges

Guest lecturer:

University of Graz, Austria, 2016, CEEPUS
Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, 2016, ERASMUS+
Nottingham Trent University, UK, 2013, LLP ERASMUS
University of Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria, 2012, CEEPUS

Assistant professor, Romanian Studies Department, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, South Korea, 2013-2014


  • 2015-2016: director, cultural cooperation and exchange project East-North Travel and Intercultural Communication in Europe (ENTICE), funded by the EEA Grants and Norway Grants
  • 2014-2016: member, international research project Understanding Justice (Legal Translation and Interpreting in Criminal Justice), Middlesex University London UK, funded by Directorate-General Justice, European Commission
  • 2014-2015: member, international research project Poverty, Migration and Exile: Looking for a Promised Land in Latin American Literature, Ostfold University College, Norway
  • 2011-2012: beneficiary, post-doctoral research grant on (Dis)integrative Journeys: A Cultural Approach to Ethnic American Travel Writing, under SOP HRD programme CommScie
  • 2010: beneficiary, post-doctoral research grant abroad, Romanian Ministry of Education
  • 2009: beneficiary, DAAD research grant for young researchers