Department of History

Irina Livezeanu

  • Associate Professor


East Central Europe
Intellectual and Cultural History
Avant-garde & intellectuals


East European Civilization
Communism in Eastern Europe
Intellectuals and Politics in 20th Century Europe
Gender in Modern Europe
Producing and Consuming European Modernity
Modern East European Jewry

Education & Training

  • PhD, University of Michigan, 1986

Representative Publications

"Romania: ‘Windows toward the West’: New Forms and the ‘Poetry of True Life,’" in Peter Brooker, et al., eds., Modernist Magazines: A Critical and Cultural History, vol. 3: Europe 1880-1940 (Oxford University Press, 2013)

Women & Gender in Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and Eurasia: A Comprehensive Bibliography. Vol. I: Southeastern and East Central Europe (with June Pachuta Farris), M.E. Sharpe, 2007

Cultural Politics in Greater Romania: Regionalism, Nation Building, and Ethnic Struggle, 1918-1930, Cornell 1995 & 2000

"Generational Politics and the Philosophy of Culture: Lucian Blaga between Tradition and Modernism," in Austrian History Yearbook, vol. 33 (2002