Carmen Borbély


Carmen Borbély is Associate Professor of English Literature at the Faculty of Letters, Babeș-Bolyai University in Cluj. She teaches eighteenth- and twentieth-century literature and has published studies on modernist poetry, Gothic fiction, memory studies and posthumanism. She has conducted research at John F. Kennedy Institute Berlin, Notre Dame University and, as a Chevening Scholar, at the University of Oxford. In 2015 she was awarded the Prize of the Romanian Association of General and Comparative Literature for her book entitled Enlightened Forgetting. Tropes of Memory and Oblivion in Eighteenth-Century British Fiction (2014). She serves as executive editor of Studia Universitatis Babeș-Bolyai Philologia and is an editor of Caietele Echinox. She is affiliated with the Centre for the Study of the Modern Anglophone Novel (CSMAN), the Centre for European Modernism Studies (CEMS), and the Phantasma Centre for Imagination Research (Cluj).