Department of History

Irina Livezeanu

  • Associate Professor


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


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