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					                              DIDI-IONEL CENUER

                                     Editor-in-chief,
                                     Saeculum University Press, “Lucian Blaga” Press, Hermann
                                     Press

                                     Associate Professor, “Lucian Blaga” University
                                     Fulbright scholar, University of Southeast Missouri

                                     Publisher of the
                                     Love in Transition series / Space Encounters series


Department of British and American Studies                      Phone: (+4)0269-433081 (home)
School of Letters and Arts                                            (+4)0766 363180 (mobile)
Lucian Blaga University, Sibiu                                 (+4)0269-215558/ext. 132 (office)
2400 Sibiu, B-dul Victoriei 5-7                                          (+4)0269-430566 (fax)
E-mail: didi.cenuser@ulbsibiu.ro

September 2003-April 2003: Univ. of Southeast Missouri
Senior Fulbright Scholarship




Accepting Quality Authors and US and European Distributors
for US/Romania publications



PUBLISHING BACKGROUND

Editor in Chief, “Hermann Press”—a private small press, with a top line of literary fiction,
nonfiction and poetry
Editor in Chief, Saeculum University Press—academically based small press with a top line of
fiction, literary criticism, dual language translations of poetry
Editor in Chief, Anglophone Acadamic Society of Romania—an academic journal / small press,
for quality publications
         Specialty: much personalized handwork and customizing. Classics and current. Genuine
love of books of all types. Enquire via email for more details and distribution questions. Is open
to joint projects (including self-publishing), of a high quality or literary nature, incorporating an
Eastern European practice of hands-on participation by the author in various stages of publication


AWARDS

Fulbright scholar, University of Southeast Missouri, fall 2003-
Visiting scholar, University of Missouri, Columbia, fall 1993.
Interdisciplinary Grantee, Internationales Zentrum, University of Tubingen, 1995.
Irish Cultural Studies Grantee, Queen's University, Northern Ireland and Trinity College, Dublin,
1997.
Internationales Zentrum Grantee, University of Copenhagen, 1997.
British Council Grantee, Stratford upon Avon, 2002.
Winner of several national and local literary contests, 1980-present.


PERSONAL

Born August 3, 1954, in Sibiu, Romania.


EDUCATION

Ph.D. with Honors (Cum laude) in English, 2001, Lucian Blaga University, Sibiu, Romania
Dissertation: Orality and Writing in Shakespeare's Early Comedies and Problem Plays
B.A., in English and Romanian, 1980, School of Letters and History, Institute of Higher
Learning, Sibiu,
B.A. Thesis: William Faulkner and Marin Predaa Parallel Approach


UNIVERSITY APPOINTMENTS

Lucian Blaga University, Sibiu. Department of British and American Studies
Associate Professor, 2003-.
Lecturer, 1996-2002.
Teaching Assistant, 1991-1996.
University of Piteti, Romania. Department of English, Associate Professor, 2001-present,.
Executive Secretary to the Department of British and American Studies, 2000-present. Involved
in the curricular reform of the Department of British and American Studies and the graduate and
undergraduate programs; instrumental in implementing the British and American Cultural
Studies M.A. program and in creating the Applied Modern Languages subdepartment.


AUTHOR, SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Literary Criticism

Orality and Writing in Shakespeare's Early Comedies and Problem Plays, Les Sept Dormants
Publishing House, Leuven, 2002.

Amintirile i povetile lui Ion Creang (Ion Creang's Memories and Stories), Lucian Blaga
University of Sibiu Publishing House, 2002.

Notes on English Criticism, Alma Mater Publishing House, Sibiu, 2001.

Despre poemul epico-eroic medieval (Notes on the Medieval Heroic EpicBeowulf,
Nibelungenlied, Chanson du Roland, Song of Igor's Campaign), Saeculum Publishing House,
Sibiu, 2000.

Poetic i poietic în Vechiul Testament (Poetics and Poietics in the Old TestamentThe Book of
Job, The Book of Daniel and the Book of Jonah), Saeculum Publishing House, Sibiu, 1999.

Ion Creang i comedia învturii (Ion Creang and the Comedy of Learning), Lucian Blaga
University of Sibiu Publishing House, 1998.

Shakespearean Intimations, Anglophone Academic Society Publishing House, Sibiu, 1997.

Hamlet, altfel? (Hamlet differently? a Shakespearean Gloss), University of Sibiu Publishing
House, 1995.

English Grammar Tests (Structured on Levels of Proficiency and Accompanied by Explanatory
Notes), co-authored with Cecilia Nicolescu, Hermann Press, Sibiu, 1995.


Translations (Books)

Hannah Arendt, Crizele republicii, Humanitas Publishing House, Bucharest, 1999, co-translated
from the English with Ion Dur.

Unul din cei muli (One of the Many), war stories co-translated from the English with Dan-
erban Sava, University of Sibiu Publishing House, 1995.

Per Brandtzaeg, Imunoglobuline salivare (Salivary Immunoglobulins), translated into Romanian
by D.-I.Cenuer and Mircea Miaru, Hermann Publishing House, Sibiu, 1991.


Fiction (Short Stories)

Paradisul pierdut (Paradise Lost), a collection of short stories, Hermann Publishing House, Sibiu,
1995.


Articles in Journals and Anthologies

"Writing and Speaking in Shakespeare's Measure for Measure," The Journal of the Classic and
English Renaissance Literature, Volume 11, No. 2. Seoul, Korea: The Classic and English
Renaissance Literature Association of Korea, 2002, pp. 135-58.
Imprecations and Acclaims, Octavian Goga Cahiers, 2002.
The Book of Esther, Chipul Cetii review, 3/2002.
Births into Eternity (on Octavian Goga and Mihai Eminescu), Octavian Goga Cahiers, 2001.
Amos, Chipul Cetii review, 2/2001.
Confession and Self-Portrait (on Octavian Goga), Octavian Goga Cahiers, 2000.
Memories as Dialogue, Saeculum review, 3-4, 1995.
Poetics and Poietics in Beowulf, Saeculum review, 1-2, 1995.
Mircea Ivnescu, Poet and Translator, in Cultural and Comparative Studies, Sibiu, no. 1/1995.
The Sacred and the Literary in the Book of Daniel, I-II, in Sibiul Universitar review, Year 1,
nr. 2 and nr. 3(5), 1994.
Requiem for a Philosopher (on Romanian philosopher Constantin Noica), I-IV, in Radical,
July 23, 24, 25 and 28, 1992.
Attitudes, Impressions, Ideas, in Transilvania review 11/1988.
Time and History in D.R. Popescu's Prose-Writings, Vatra, 12/1987.
The Bookish in Romanian Poetry, Transilvania review, 11/87.
Rebreanian Criticism Today, in Transilvania review, 6/87.
National Distinctiveness, Tradition and Traditionalism, Tribuna Sibiului, June 25, 1987.
Hermeneutics of the Idea of Literature (on Adrian Marino, well-known Romanian literary
ideologist), Tribuna Sibiului, June 19, 1987.
Converging Points of View (on Mircea Ivnescu, as a Romanian-language poet and translator
of American Poetry), Vatra, 4/87.
Romanian Prose and Its Interest in the Present, Transilvania, 11/86.
Mastering Speech (on Constantin oiu's prose), Transilvania review, 5/85.
A Document of the Soul (on Liviu Rebreanu's diary), Tribuna Sibiului, April 12, 1985.
The Intellectual's Metaphor, (in the contemporary Romanian novel), Astra review 1/85.
Premonition and Gesture (in Horia Ptracu's prose), Transilvania review, 2/85.
Myth as Topic, Argus literary magazine, Nov. 1984.
The Multivalent Eye, (on D. R. Popescu's novels), Argus literary magazine, Nov. 1984.
On History and Novel-Writing (an account of D. R. Popescu's novelistic works), Transilvania
review, 6/84.
Mouse B and Other Stories (on I. D. Sârbu, distinguished contemporary Romanian writer),
Astra review, Braov, 4/1984.
Essay on Literary Creativity (III), Echinox review, Cluj-Napoca, nr. 7-8/84.
Essay on Literary Creativity (II), Echinox review, Cluj-Napoca, nr. 1-2/84.
Essay on Literary Creativity (I), Echinox review, Cluj-Napoca, nr. 7-8/83.
Great Affinities (on Livius Ciocârlie's essayistic works), Tribuna Sibiului, Oct. 28, 1982.
Adolescent Evening (on the poet Dumitru Chioaru), Transilvania review, nr. 12/82.


Translations in Journals

Episode, by William Faulkner, Orizont review, Timioara, 52/88.
In the Beginning There Was Jupiter, by Arthur C. Clarke, Vatra review, 5-6/1989.
The Politician and the Nurse, by Ambroise Bierce, Dimineaa, February 1990.
The Spirit of Liberty, by Learned Hand, Dimineaa, April 1990.
The Declaration of Independence, translation and notes by D. I. Cenuer, Dimineaa, May
18, 1990.
Lord Shantih's Stories, by Thomas Wiloch, translation and notes by D. I. Cenuer, Echinox,
1-2/1992.

Other translations include texts by William Faulkner, Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Allan
Ginsberg, Arthur Gordon, John Updike, Barton Midwood, Donald Barthelme, Graham Greene
etc.

PAPERS AND LECTURES DELIVERED AT ROMANIAN UNIVERSITY
CONFERENCES AND NATIONAL LITERARY CRITICISM SYMPOSIUMS
Scribal and Oral Elements in Creang's Tales," Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu (ULBS), April
2002.
Human FollyMotif and Theme in Ion Creang's Works, Romanian Academy's Socio-Human
Research Institute, Sibiu, May 2002.
Imprecations and Acclaims (II), The Octavian Goga Memorial Days, May 2002.
Imprecations and Acclaims (I), The Octavian Goga Memorial Days, May 2001.
Ion Creang, novelist, Romanian Academy's Socio-Human Research Institute, Sibiu, April
2001.
Births into Eternity (Mihai Eminescu and Octavian Goga), The Octavian Goga Memorial
Days, May 2000.
Confession and Self-Portrait (Octavian Goga), The Octavian Goga Memorial Days, May
1999.
Writing and Speaking in Ion Creang's Memories of My Boyhood, ULBS, April 1998.
The Book of Jonah, ULBS, May 1997.
Transylvania during the 30-Years War, University of Copenhagen, August 1997.
All's Well that Ends Poietically Well, May 1996.
The Grammar of the Apocryphalness, Interdisciplinary Seminar, Tübingen, 1995.
John Steinbeck's and Marin Preda's Diaries, ULBS, May 1995.
Confluences between Mircea Ivnescu's Poetry and American Modern and Postmodern Poetry,
ULBS, April 1992.
Rebreanu as Drama Critic, ULBS, April 1991.
Notes on a Postmodern Novel (The Floating Opera by John Barth), ULBS, April 1992.
Testing English Grammar by Means of Computers, ULBS, April 1991.
A Creative Approach to Teaching English, English Teachers' Association, April 1989.
Discursiveness in Octavian Goga's Literary Works, Sibiu, May 1988.
The Naive Discourse in Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, Sibiu, May 1988.
The Boldness of Synthesis and the Inescapableness of an Agon (on Octavian Goga, famous
Romanian poet and essayist), Sibiu, May 1987.
Shakespeare's Sonnetsthe Platonic Influences, Sibiu, May 1987.
Liviu Rebreanu as a Young Artist, The Sibiu Literary Circle, ULBS, June 1986.
The Poetics of Rebreanu's Diary-Writing, ULBS, September 1985.
J. L. Borges' prose, The Sibiu Literary Circle, November 1983.
Robert CreeleyPoet and the Prose-writer, ULBS, October 1983.
On Waiting for Godot by Samuel Beckett, ULBS, June 1982.
Alterity in Lucian Blaga's play Anton Pann," Deva, May 1983.
Updike's Third Rabbit novel, ULBS, April 1983.
Mihai Eminescu's Journalistic Activity, Deva, January 1983.
The Poetics of the Apocryphalness, ULBS, November 1982.
Classification of Sentences (Part II of the paper on Types of Sentences), ULBS, November
1982.
The Epic of Denialon literary inventiveness, its poetics and philosophy, Transilvania
National Criticism Symposium, Sibiu, October 1982.
Types of Sentences (a contrastive analysis of several sentence classification systems), ULBS,
April 1982.
New JournalismAmerican Theory and Romanian Practice, ULBS, April 1982.
Faulkner and the Apocryphal, ULBS, May 1981.
Regional Literature, William Faulkner and Marin Preda, ULBS, April 1980.
Existence versus Poetry in To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf, ULBS, November 1979.
The Imaginative and the Factual in Marin Preda's and William Faulkner's Novels, ULBS,
April 1979.


SCHOLAR PRESENTING, INVITATIONAL CONFERENCE

British Council Contemporary Writing International Seminar  Oradea '96, March 1996.
The Thirty-Year War  Internationales Zentrum Seminar, Copenhagen, August 1997.
British Council International Literature Seminar on Postmodernism, Sibiu, March 2000.
British Council International Seminar on New Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare in
Universities, Stratford-upon-Avon, U.K., Jan.-Feb. 2002.


WORK IN PROGRESS

William Faulkner's Literary Legacy (a volume of essays on William Faulkner's works, from the
point of view of Poetics, with emphasis writing- and speaking- related aspects).
John Dryden's Neoclassicist Modernity (book-length ms. on the poetics evinced by Dryden's
poems and his essayistic contributions, with considerable focus on writing and speaking aspects),
Troiluses and Criseydes (book-length account of the metamorphoses of a medieval myth, in the
works of Geoffrey Chaucer, William Shakespeare, and John Dryden).


MEMBERSHIPS, ACTIVITIES, PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Coordinating team of the "C. Peter Magrath" Center of American-Romanian Academic
Interaction, 1999-present.
Romanian-American academic team of translation and validation of the MMPI-2 (Minnesota
Multiphasic Personality Inventory), a performed in collaboration with the Southern Illinois
University (program director: Prof. Michael Stevens) and with Lecturer Dan Sava, Associate
Professor Mihai Turcu, Dr. Alexandru Frticiu (Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu), 1995-present.
Anglophone Academic Society of Romania, 1996-present.
"Lobbyart" Cultural Foundation (Sibiu), 1995-present.
“Octavian Goga Academic Foundation, Rinari, 2000-present.


AWARDS

Fulbright scholar, University of Southeast Missouri, fall 2003-
Visiting scholar, University of Missouri, Columbia, fall 1993.
Interdisciplinary Grantee, Internationales Zentrum, University of Tubingen, 1995.
Irish Cultural Studies Grantee, Queen's University, Northern Ireland and Trinity College, Dublin,
1997.
Internationales Zentrum Grantee, University of Copenhagen, 1997.
British Council Grantee, Stratford upon Avon, 2002.
Winner of several national and local literary contests, 1980-present.

				
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