Oana Ursulesku is a post-doctoral researcher at the Plurilingualism Research Unit and the Center for Inter-American Studies, both at the University of Graz, Austria. Her research interests include literatures in plurilingual and minority contexts in Southeastern Europe, aging studies, as well as contemporary American literature and culture. She wrote her doctoral thesis on the intermedial aspects of the novels and films of contemporary American author Paul Auster. In the spring semester of 2018, as part of her doctoral research, she was visiting scholar at Long Island University in Brooklyn, New York. She has been involved in the organization and coordination of numerous extracurricular events, among which the Graz International Summer School Seggau and the conference AgingGraz2017. At the moment, she is a post-doc project assistant on the MASCAGE international research project, dealing with masculinity and age in contemporary European literature and film. She is also co-editor of the Off Campus: Seggau School of Thought publication series. Oana is an active literary translator between Serbian, Romanian, and English and a published author of short fiction.

Website: interamerikanistik.uni-graz.at