Mihaela Precup is an Associate Professor in the American Studies Program at the University of Bucharest, Romania. Her main research interests include American graphic narratives, memory, trauma and autobiography studies. Her most recent publications are “‘I think we’re maybe more or less safe here’: Violence and Solidarity during the Lebanese Civil War in Zeina Abirached’s A Game for Swallows” (in Contexts of Violence in Comics, 2020) and “Memory, Food, and Ethics in Graphic Narratives” (in The Routledge Companion to Literature and Food, 2018). She has co-edited (with Rebecca Scherr) three special issues of The Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics (on War and Conflict and Sexual Violence in Comics). Her monograph, Picturing the Father: Memory, Representation, and Fatherhood in Autobiographical Comics, is forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan (March 2020).
[drawing by Paul Fisher Davies]