ARA 43rd Congress
Presentations at UCLA
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Hosted and co-sponsored by the UCLA Department of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Languages and Cultures, the UCLA Center for European and Russian Studies, and the Romanian Student Club at UCLA.
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Fpr presentation abstracts and speaker's bio notes see
Virgil Adumitroiae, Amanda Andrei, Ion Anton, Vasile Badiu, Bill Bellows,
Ileana Costea, Cristian Calugarita, Cosmin Dumitrescu, Georgiana Galateanu-Farnoaga, Vlad Ghenie, Filip-Lucian Iorga, Ionela Kloes,O lga Lazin,, Laura Luca,Oana Leonte, Kate Mower, Ilona Scott, Jacob Segal, Adrian Staicu, Doina Uricariu
Romanian Personalities Presente:d:
Constantin Corduneanu, Sofia Cosma, Vlaicu Ionescu, Maria Manoliu-Manea, Nicolae-Serban Tanasoca
Fields: Art, Architecture, Book Publishing, Ecology, Education, Film, Romanian Communities, Romanian Personalities, Romanian Studies at UCLA, Science.
Event Videography Cristian Coldea, Coldea Productsions.
ILEANA COSTEA, ARA Interim President
COSMIN DUMITRESCU; Genearl Consul of Rpmania in Los Angeles
Innovation & Entrepreneurship
MODERATOR: JACOB SEGAL
romanian personalities 1
Vasile Badiu (remote):
Album of Precious Memories with Acadademician Professor Constantin Corduneanu.
Omagiul unei foste studente
romanian personalities 2
MODERATOR: ILONA SCOTT
Sofia Cosma, concert pianist.
Trailee of moive by Lincoln Mayorca aobut Sofia Cosma's life:
“Suite case full of chocolate” (2010)
With Moscow Phil in Moscow 1990.
For a short clip watch between 5:12 -7:14 minutes.
Who was Nicolae-Serban Tamasoca
What does not dissapear.
Vlaicu Ionescu, un neo-renascentist în pictura modernă
Vlaicu Ionescu - slides of paintings and drawings
film, art & architecture
MODERATOR: RICK MEGHIDDO
Filmmaking Through an Architect’s Eye: Producing architectural documentaries
to educate a broader public in understanding the value of architectural design
Founder & Director ofSouth East European Film Festival in Los Angeles (SEEfest)
SEEfest Champions Romanian Cinema in the U.S.
Romanian posters and banners by American artist Jerry W. McDaniel
Slide Show in pdf format by Ileana Costea .
MODERATOR: RUTH MEGhiddo
The New World of Nutrient Recycling
Climate Change Is Everybody’s Business: How urban farming can make our cities resilient and prosperous
MODERATOR: VLAD R. GHENCIU, Esq.
Viitorul Roman Society
and VLAD R. GHENCIU
Romanian-American Chamber if Commerce in LA
Holy Trinity Romanian Orthodox Church/Biserica Sfânta Treime
Ing. Ion Anton, Los Angeles, CA
Ben Todica (remote)
„Programul în Limba Română” al Staţiei de Radio 3zzz, Melbourne, Australia
Adrian Stoica, PhD, Founder, Telemediators Alliance, Pasadena, CA 91107, USA
Nature Therapy via Telepresence – The AVATAR Chair Project
Virgil Adumitroaie, PhD, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Towards a second earth: exoplanet discovery and characterization methods.
Dinu Leonte, PhD
Poet, Mathematician, Eng. in Power Engineering, CEO BPT
IKIGAI meaningfulness in life
Bill Bellows, PhD, President, InThinking Services
To Infinity (and Zero) and Beyond – Life Lessons in Continual Improvement
romanian program at ucla
Session Chair: Georgiana Gălățeanu-Fârnoagă
Kate Mower, PhD Student, University of California, Riverside
Creating European Identity in Romanian Dobruja
Amanda L. Andrei, MFA Student in Dramatic Writing, University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles
Graphite to the Bone: Writing the Generational Trauma of a Filipino Romanian Family
Laura Margareta Luca, PhD Student in Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles; International Relations/Political Science, M.A., Graduate Institute of Geneva, 2019
Global Security Arrangements: A Game-Theoretic Perspective
Georgiana Gălățeanu-Fârnoagă, PhD, Lecturer, Department of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Languages and Cultures, University of California, Los Angeles
Political statements, cultural highlights, and social values in Romanian language textbooks for foreigners