Carla BariczPhD Candidate in English Language and Literature, Yale University

Carla Baricz is the 2015 winner of the LSRS prize for “Best Romanian Postgraduate Student” in the North American category. She is also a doctoral candidate in the English Department at Yale University, where she specializes in early modern British and European literature. Some of her research interests include Shakespeare and the early modern dramatic tradition, the history of London’s theaters, book history, genre theory, humanism and the classical tradition, and the Eastern European Renaissance. Her dissertation traces the development of the sequel play from the transitional genre of the Tudor interlude to the post-Restoration multi-part closet drama. Carla is the assistant editor and translator of Romanian Writers on Writing (Trinity University Press, 2011). Her translations have also appeared in World Literature Today, and in Norman Manea’s The Fifth Impossibility: A Collection of Essays. She has reviewed for Words Without Borders: International Literature in Translation, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Renaissance Quarterly, and Observator Cultural. Her poems have appeared in Foothill, Scrisul Romanesc, Apostrof, and Alpha. She is the author of the chapbook Timp Rotitor (Iaşi: Junimea, 2001). Her work has also appeared in Joyce Studies Annual, Magyar Lettre Internationale, and is forthcoming in a Punctum Books collection about the humanities under terror. Carla is currently completing a U.S. Fulbright Research grant to Bucharest, where she is preparing a translation and critical edition of Ion Budai-Deleanu’s Ţiganiada, Romania’s earliest known epic.