Tatjana Aleksić

Tatjana Aleksic



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Courses •  Research Interests •  Publications

Dept. of Slavic Langs & Lits • 3040 Modern Languages Building • The University of Michigan • Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1275 • (734) 764-5355
atatjana@umich.edu

2002 MA in English Literature and Theory, University Of Niš, Serbia
2007 Ph.D. Comparative Literature, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Courses

Fall Courses:
Slavic 151: Myth and History in Contemporary Balkan Literature, FYWR, FYSem
 [flier] [LSA course guide]

Modern Greek 350: Women in Myth, the Myth of Women
 [flier] [LSA course guide]

• Slavic 470: Colonialism of the Imagination: Greece and the Balkans
 [flier] [LSA course guide]

Winter Courses:

CL 771: Vampiric Nation
 [flier] [LSA course guide]

BCS 436: Nowhere People: Exiles from the State of Ideology
 [flier] [LSA course guide]

• CL 140 [Comparative Lit]: Postmodern Murder Mysteries and Spy Stories
 [flier] [LSA course guide]

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Research Interests
Poststructuralism, contemporary literatures from the Balkans, nationalism.

 

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Publications
Edited Volumes: Mythistory and Narratives of the Nation in the Balkans, Tatjana Aleksic, ed., Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Ltd., UK, 2007. [Editing and Introduction, "Mythistorical Genres of the Nation," by Tatjana Aleksic]
http://www.c-s-p.org/Flyers/Mythistory-and-Narratives-of-the-Nation-in-the-Balkans.htm

Selected Articles

"National Definition through Postmodern Fragmentation: Milorad Pavic's Dictionary of the Khazars." Slavic and East European Journal (SEEJ) 53:1 (Spring 2009).

"Grief Can only Be Written in One's Mother Tongue." Literature of Exile, Agnieszka Gutty, ed. New York, Berlin: Peter Lang Publishing, 2009.

"Southeast European Novel." Blackwell Encyclopedia of the Novel, Peter Logan et al. eds. 2009.

"Mythistorical Genres of the Nation." Mythistory and Narratives of the Nation in the Balkans, Tatjana Aleksic, ed. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Ltd., UK, 2007 [Introduction to the collection].

"The Balkan Immurement Legend: Between Myth and a Nationalist Project." Mythistory and Narratives of the Nation in the Balkans, Tatjana Aleksic, ed. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Ltd., UK, 2007.

"Disintegrating Narratives: Mock-historical Documentation in the Fiction of Dubravka Ugreši? and David Albahari." Bilgi University Press, Istanbul, Turkey, 2008.

"Extricating the Self from History: Bait by David Albahari." MMLA Journal 39:2 (Fall 2006).

"Benevolent Racism: Can the Other Represent Itself?" Facta Universitatis, 2002.

Review of Dubravka Ugresic
http://www.dubravkaugresic.com/pdf/Aleksic.pdf

 

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