Raluca Romaniuc

Raluca Romaniuc

Raluca Romaniuc

French Program Coordinator

French Undergraduate Advisor

Associate Professor

French: 19th and 20th Century French Literature, Romanian Writers of French Expression, Translation Studies, Business French and French for the Professions

Raluca Romaniuc is Term Associate Professor of French. She received her M.A. from the Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis (Anglophone Studies) and her Ph.D. from the University of Maryland College Park (Modern French Studies). 

Her scholarly interests lie in 19th and 20th century French and Francophone literatures, diaspora and representations of exile in 20th century literature, translation theory and practice. A former translator and interpreter, she is equally passionate about French linguistics. As a Romanian teaching French in an English-speaking country, her life revolves around the study and practice of languages.

Professor Romaniuc serves as the French Program Coordinator. Since joining the Department of Modern and Classical Languages in 2015, she has taught courses both at the graduate and undergraduate level on French language, literature, and culture, translation, reading and writing, French for the professions. She is engaged in curriculum development and in promoting language teaching and learning in a digital world.


Courses Taught

FREN 309 Reading and Writing Skills Development

FREN 310 Oral Proficiency in French

FREN 320 Contemporary Tour de France

FREN 329 Problems of Western Civilization in French Literature - Perspectives on Identity

FREN 357 Introduction to Translation

FREN 371 French Civilization, Culture, and Literature: 1789 to the Present

FREN 380 The Making of Modern France

FREN 390 French for the Professions: Business, Hospitality, and Fashion

FREN 450/550 Displacement, Identity, and Exile in French Literature and Cinema

FREN 450/550 Paris in French Literature and Cinema 

FREN 464 Advanced Translation


Ph.D. in French Modern Studies, University of Maryland College Park

M.A. in Anglophone Studies, Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis