Meet the Team – Spring 2017

Anda Pleniceanu, Editor-in-Chief

PhD 2
Areas of specialization: French and Portuguese modernism, theories of subjectivity, the aesthetics of self-effacement, Deleuze, and philosophy in literature.
Secondary interests: Greek tragedy, incorporeality, queer theory, Leibniz, and Spinoza.
Languages: Romanian, English, French, Portuguese, Latin, and Ancient Greek.

Justas Patkauskas, Deputy Editor

PhD 2

Eser Ari, Copy Editor

PhD 3

Diana Johnston, Reviews Editor

PhD 4

Sabrina Hope, Layout Designer

Sabrina Hope is a 1st year PhD student in Media Studies at Western University. She has been working as a freelance writer and designer since 2010. She completed her MA in Drama from University of Guelph in 2009, and her BA in Film Studies and English from Western University in 2005. She also completed a post-grad certificate in Public Relations and Communications at Sheridan College in 2010. Her research explores how young mothers use social media to find peer support online, and how virtual interactions compare to physical interactions, in terms of the mental health and well-being of the mother. She is the mother of three children, a avid theatre-goer, and a lover of local live music.

Jaime Román Brenes Reyes, Layout Designer


Amany Dahab, Cover Designer

PhD 2

David Mongor-Lizarrabengoa, Conference Editor

PhD 3

Călin-Andrei Mihăilescu & James Miller, Faculty Advisors