Iulia Rășcanu
Iulia Rășcanu
Philologist, Lecturer, Ph.D., the Bucharest University of Economic Studies, with research interests in literature and film, diaspora and migration, postcolonialism and Third World development, civilization and popular culture, politics and feminism
Diaspora, in Theory and at Crossroads

Diaspora, in Theory and at Crossroads

Although it has been a developing field for some time, Diaspora Studies is a discipline which has remained unapproached at the academic level in our country. As the ‘diaspora’ has been more frequently mentioned in the media, in political debates and by the common people, it is necessary to understand the various aspects of the concept along with other connected ones. My two books, “Transnational Networks, Identities and Homes: South Asian Diasporic Women in Fiction and Film” (2017a) and “‘Love’ and ‘sisterhood’ in the Identities of Women in Novels by Writers of the South Asian Diaspora” (2017b), include several theories and large analyses on diaspora(s) and ‘home(s)’ (in the plural). More

No. 7-8, Sep.-Dec. 2017 2017


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