Ph.D. candidate, Romance Languages & Literatures
(on leave 2019-2020)
Dissertation title: Disobedient Women: Transgressive Sexuality and the Search for Female Autonomy in the Writing of Judith Teixeira, Renée Vivien and Sibilla Aleramo.
Interdisciplinary (strongly drawing on feminist literary theory and literary history)
Areas of interest:
Women's writing in a transnational perspective; international lesbian writing; questions of censorship; anti-totalitarian dissident writing; confessional writing; literary history; moral philosophy and ideals of justice in literature.
Languages spoken: Bulgarian, Russian, Serbian, Portuguese, French, Spanish, Italian