Andreea Marculescu
Department of Women's and Gender Studies
University of Oklahoma
Cate 4, Room 481

Andreea Marculescu is a Lecturer in Women’s and Gender Studies. She got her PhD in French Literature from Johns Hopkins and her MPhil in Medieval Studies from Utrecht University. Before teaching at OU, Andreea was a Visiting Assistant Professor of French at UC Irvine and an ACLS New Faculty Fellow at Harvard University. Andreea’s work is interdisciplinary in scope and focuses on the history of psychiatry and narratives of mental illnesses in medieval and early-modern European literature, disability studies, history of witchcraft and demonology, affect studies and emotions. Andreea’s work has been supported by the American Council of Learned Societies, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Charles Singleton Center for the Study of pre-Modern Europe at Johns Hopkins University.



Vulnerable Bodies: Demonic Possession, Transcorporeality, and Performance in Medieval Drama (under contract)

Edited Book

Affective and Emotional Economies in pre-Modern Europe, co-edited with Charles-Louis Morand Métivier (in progress).

Peer Reviewed Articles 

Teaching to Hate through medieval theater: hate, violence, and the invention of Piety,” special issue of Literature Compass 13.6 (2016) on ‘Emotions and Feelings in the Middle Ages,’ ed. Anthony Bale and Lynn Ramey, pp. 389-399.

"Judas Desperatus: The Pedagogy of Suicide in French Passion Plays," special issue of European Drama and Performance Studies 7.2. (2016) on Le suicide à la scène, ed. Noémie Courtès, pp. 33-46.

Medieval Laughter and Theatre: The Case of Some Sotties and Farces in the Recueil Trepperel and the Recueil Cohen,EMF: Studies in Early Modern France 13 (2010), pp. 17-30.

“Between Church and Stage: Various Uses of the Septenary in Late Medieval France,” Mediaevalia  28. 2 (2007), pp. 49-63.

“Le Rire médiéval,” Critique 716-717 (2007), pp. 70-79.

Chapters in Edited Books

“The Voice of the Possessed in Late Medieval French Theater,” in Voice and Voicelessness in the Middle Ages, ed. Irit Kleiman (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), pp. 139-152.

Mystery Plays Re-Loaded: Performing Demonic Possession in the Histoires véritables,” in French Renaissance and Baroque Drama: Text, Performance, Theory, ed. Michael Meere (Newark, DE: University of Delaware Press, 2015), pp. 1-21.

“Playing with Witches: Theology, History, and Performance in Jean Michel’s Mystère de la Passion,The Devil in Society in Pre-Modern Europe, ed. Richard Raiswell and Peter Dendle (Toronto: Centre for Renaissance and Reformation Studies, 2012), pp. 27-47.