Department of English at Illinois State University

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Gradea

Adriana Cordelia Gradea

Doctoral Student

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Visual Rhetoric, Cultural Theory, Totalitarian and Post-Totalitarian Studies, Biopolitics, International Studies

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Office Hours: Virtual
Email: Contact Adriana Gradea (acgrade)
Website: Visit Adriana Gradea’s Website
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Teaching Interests:
Rhetorics and Composition, Visual Rhetoric, Feminist Rhetoric, Life Writing, Technical Editing, TESOL, European and World Literature, Critical Theory
Research Interests:
Visual Culture, Cultural Studies, Cultural Theory, Totalitarian and Post-Totalitarian Studies, Biopolitics, British and American Literature, Art History and Criticism, International Politics, New Media
Education:

M.A., English, Bradley University, Peoria, IL 

Graduate Diploma, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, Bologna, Italy

B.A., Philology, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Selected Publications:

"Embroidered Feminist Rhetoric in Andrea Dezső's Lessons from My Mother." Rhetoric Review, 33.3(July 2014): 219-243. Print.
"Pricked: Extreme Embroidery, or the Sampler's Extraordinary Journey across Cultures." Grassroots Writing Research Journal, 4.1(Fall 2013): 103–111. Print.

"Orla Crilly Speaks: Ireland's Journey through Liminality." Illinois English Bulletin, 100.2(Spring 2013): 127–141. Print.

"The Little Genre that Could: CHAT Mapping the Slogan of the Big Communist Propaganda." Grassroots Writing Research Journal, 3.2(Spring 2013): 41–50. Print.

"Cluj-Napoca, Romania: Early 1970s." Narrative Magazine (Winter 2011). Web.

"Thirteen Ways of Looking at Cluj." Broadside Literary Arts Journal XXIX(Spring 2010): 57-62. Print.

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