Daniela Moisa – Assistant professor, Chair of Culture and Communication

DEPARTMENT OF Culture and CommunicationDanielaMoisa Angle
Tel.: 705-673-5661, ext. 251
E-mail: Dmoisa@usudbury.ca

Education
  • B.A. Letters and Ethnology, "Babes-Bolyai" University, Romania
  • M.A. European Cultural Anthropology, Babes-Bolyai University, Romania
  • Ph. D. Ethnology and Heritage, Laval University, Canada
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Canada Research Chair on Urban Heritage, University du Québec à Montréal, Canada
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Anthropology, University of Montreal, Canada
  • Associate researcher on cultural and religious diversity: Centre d’études ethniques des universités montréalaises, Montreal
Areas of Specialization
  • Cultural anthropology; Heritage Studies, Religious Studies
Areas of research interest
  • Cultures of Success and Consumption; House and householding in cultural perspective; Migration territories: routes, borders and identity; Cultural diversity; Heritage and community; Heritage and migration; Intangible cultural heritage and new technologies; Territory, culture and environment; Religion and diversity; Religion and mobility.
Research fields
  • North America and South-East Europe
Recent Publications
Books
  • Maisons de la réussite au Pays d’Oas : (Re)construction des identités sociales à travers le bâti dans la Roumanie socialiste et postsocialiste [Success Houses in Oas County : Social identities in socialist and postsocialist Romania]. Presses de l’Université Laval (forthcoming).
  • La diversité des patrimoines: du rejet du discours à l’éloge des pratiques [Heritage diversity: from discourse to practices], Co-editor with Jessica Roda, Presses de l’Université du Québec à Montréal, 2015.

Guest writer
  • "Towards an Anthropology of Success". In Martor (Bilingual review in social sciences, French and English), Romanian Peasant Museum, no 16/2011, Bucharest.

Book's chapters
  • "Religion and living together" (with Claude Gélinas). In D. Meintel (dir.), Religious diversity in Quebec (forthcoming).
  • "Religious transmission and migration: the case of young adult Muslims in Quebec" (With Josiane Le Gall). In Arweck, Elisabeth, Sheipley, Heather (eds.), Young People and the Diversity of (Non)Religious Identities in International Perspective (forthcoming).

Articles
  • "An ethnography of religious authenticity in multicultural context". Social Compass (Special number on Religious Authenticity (D. Meintel and François Gauthier, dir.) (forthcoming).
  • "From Occidental Houses to case făloase (‘proud and haughty houses’). Material Cultures of Success in Oaș County, Romania". In ***, Brave New World – Romanian Migrants’ Dream Houses, Edited by Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin, 2016.
  • Au-delà des murs des églises : agentivité patrimoniale et médiation culturelle de la communauté orthodoxe russe de Rawdon [Beyond Church Walls : heritage agency and cultural mediation in Orthodox Russian Community, Rawdon]. In Jean-Sébastien Sauvé and Thomas Coomans (dir.), Le devenir des églises. Patrimonialisation ou disparition, Presses de l’Université du Québec, 2014, pp. 139-163.
  • "La religion n’est pas la culture! De la grande authenticité religieuse à l’authenticité spirituelle subjective. Les convertis à l’orthodoxie au Québec", [Religion is not culture! From the institutional religious authenticity to the spiritual and subjective authenticity. The converted to the Orthodoxy in Quebec], Théologiques, Presses de l’Université de Montréal, vol. 21/2, 2013, p. 201-227.
  • "Être un vrai orthodoxe. Lieux et pratiques religieuses au carrefour des registres d’authenticité", ["Being a true Orthodox". Religios places and Practicies at the crossroads of authenticity discourses], Diversité urbaine, vol 11/2, Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 2011, p. 45-68.
  • "Introduction : Pour une anthropologie de la réussite / Towards an anthropology of success ». Martor, revue du Musée du paysan roumain, Bucarest, no 16, 2011, p. 11-16.
  • Du couteau à la maison. Matérialités et pratiques de la réussite au village de Certeze [From Knife to House. Success materiality and practices in Certeze, Romania]. Martor, Musée du paysan roumain, Bucarest, no 16, 2011, p. 34-50.
  • De l’intimité culturelle au patrimoine. La communauté russe orthodoxe de Rawdon, [From Cultural intimacy to Heritage. Russian Orthodox Community in Rawdon], Ethnologie française, XL, no 3, 2010, p. 447-457.
  • Amener l’ailleurs chez soi. Pratiques architecturales domestiques au Pays d’Oas, Roumanie [Bring up Elsewhere Home. Domestic architectural practices in Oas County, Romania], Ethnologies, 31-1, Université Laval, 2009, p. 77-110.
  • Du costume traditionnel à Barbie. Formes et significations du costume traditionnel de Certeze, Roumanie (1970-2005) [From traditional costume to Barbie. Forms and meanings of the traditional costume, Certeze, Romania]. Martor, Romanian Peasant Museum, no. 13, 2008, p. 109-130.

Popularizarion articles
  • Diversité religieuse et nouvelles mobilités spirituelles dans la région de Lanaudière [Religious diversity and new spiritual mobility in Lanaudiere region] (With D. Meintel et C. Gélinas). Centre d’études ethniques des universités montréalaises (CEETUM), University of Montréal, 2013, http://www.ceetum.umontre...13/cap-lanudiere-2013.pdf
  • Le Pays d’Oas et les (en)jeux des périphéries [Oas County and periphery issues], Partenaire, (ASBL), year 5, no 19, Belgium, 2011, p. 22-26.
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