Metacritic Journal

for Comparative Studies and Theory

ISSN 2457 – 8827
Vlad Pojoga, Laurentiu-Marian Neagu &  Mihai Dascalu

Vlad Pojoga, Laurentiu-Marian Neagu & Mihai Dascalu

Vlad Pojoga is a Research and Teaching Assistant of Comparative Literature and Narratology at the Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu. He is currently writing his PhD on network narratives and experimental literature. He is one of the editors of Transilvania and Z9Magazine. He has co-edited The Culture of Translation in Romania (Peter Lang, 2018) and Ruralism and Literature in Romania (Peter Lang, 2019). He has translated several novels from English and he coordinates The Digital Museum of the Romanian Novel

Laurentiu-Marian Neagu is a scientific researcher and currently a Ph.D. student at both University Politechnica of Bucharest and MINES ParisTech Research Centre in France. Laurențiu has a M.Sc. Computer Science degree at Faculty of Automatic Control and Computer Science from Politehnica. His main areas of research interests are Automated Systems, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Natural Language Processing Techniques and Gamification. Over the past 3 years, Laurențiu has been involved in several research projects, aiming to digitize areas of the Romanian Literature and integrate several automated systems in the field. Laurențiu has published 7 articles at international conferences, such as ITS, GIFT, SLERD, eLSE, etc.

Mihai Dascalu is Professor at the University Politechnica of Bucharest, responsible for the courses of Object-Oriented Programming, Semantic Web Applications, and Data Mining and Data Warehousing. He was head of class in 2009 (e.g., GPA 10/10; ranked 1st across specialization and university) at University Politehnica of Bucharest and holds a double PhD with the highest distinctions in Computer Science and Educational Sciences, with his thesis published as book in Springer, Studies in Computational Intelligence. He has extensive experience in national and international research projects with more than 200 published papers, including 20+ articles at top-tier conferences (AAAI, CogSci, AIED, ITS, CSCL), 55 papers indexed ISI at renowned international conferences (ICALT, EC-TEL, ICWL, ISPDC, AIMSA), and 10 Q1 journal papers.