ALINA BAKO has a Phd. in Romanian Literature and French, Francophone and Comparative Literature at Université «Michel de Montaigne» de Bordeaux and University «1 Decembre 1918» Alba Iulia. She is Assistant Professor at the Department of Romance Studies, Faculty of Letters and Arts, at „Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu. Her research interest are Twentieth-Century Romanian literature, Comparative Literature, Geocriticism, Cultural Studies and World Literature. She published books and anthologies in the field of Romanian Literature, some book chapters (2023, „Voyager dans la vallée du Rhin. Itinéraire romanesque et cartographie des monastères dans le roman de Liviu Rebreanu – in Ost und West in der Romania. Globale und regionale Vernetzungen der rumänischen Literaturen -ed. Romanița Constantinescu& Iulia Dondorici, Berlin, Frank&Timme), over 45 articles in different Journals, and she participated in national and international conferences. She wrote articles in the main field of literary geography, discussing concepts like geocriticism, geofeminism or „blended spaces”; also she edited books like Spatial Readings and Linguistic Landscapes (2022, Cambridge Publishing Scholar) and co-edited Les papiers des passeurs. Traduire Lucian Blaga (2023, Casa Cărții de Știință).