Liana Muthu

Liana Muthu is a Senior Lecturer with the Department of Applied Modern Languages of the Faculty of Letters, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. She holds a PhD in linguistics. Her academic concerns are focused on researches in text linguistics, discourse analysis and translation studies, areas in which she has published numerous articles in specialised journals and collective volumes, in Romania and abroad. She also collaborated on the elaboration of a handbook, useful for the students who are interested in studying English language for specific purposes. So far, she has been involved in two research projects on discourse analysis and in an educational one; within the educational project, her duty was to guide the 1st year and 2nd year students in their professional practice.

Relevant publications:

- Muthu, Liana. 2006. The Linguistic Sign – Object Relation in Lewis Carroll’s Stories, Ed. Clusium, Cluj-Napoca, 207 pgs., ISBN 973-555-496-8

- Petre Grimm. Scrieri de istorie literară 2012. Ediţie îngrijită, prefaţă, tabel cronologic şi notă asupra ediţiei de Liana Muthu, Ed. Eikon, Cluj-Napoca, 237 pgs., ISBN 978-973-757-579-1

- Muthu, Liana (Re)creating Uncommon Sites: Heterotopia and Dystopia in Julian Barnes’ ‘England, England’, in “Performing Identities and Utopias of Belonging”, volume edited by Teresa Botelho and Iolanda Ramos, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne, 2013, pp. 128-140, ISBN (10) 1-4438-5148-5; ISBN (13) 978-1-4438-5148-0