Annual Borka Tomljenović Lecture. Alternative Narratives: Social Knowledge of Literature in the Post-Yugoslav Cultural Field
Maša Kolanović is an associate professor in the Department of Croatian Studies at the University of Zagreb and a multi-genre writer. Her works include the poetry collection Pijavice za usamljene (Leeches for the Lonely), the novel Sloboština Barbie (Underground Barbie), the prose poem Jamerika, and the short story collection Poštovani kukci i druge jezive price (Dear Pests and Other Chilling Stories). Following her monograph Udarnik! Buntovnik? Potrošač…Hrvatski roman i popularna kultura od socijalizma do tranzicije (Strike! Rebel? Consumer…The Croatian Novel from Socialism to Transition), which she completed in 2011 for her PhD in Croatian language and comparative literature, she published articles on literature and popular culture. She co-edited the volumes: Komparativni postsocijalizam: slavenska iskustva (Comparative Post-socialism: Slavic Experiences); The Cultural Life of Capitalism in Yugoslavia with D. Jelača and D. Lugarić; Povijest, tekst, kontekst (History, Text, Context) with L. Molvarec; and Ekonomija i književnost (Economy and Literature) with L. Molvarec and M. Hameršak. Her short story collection Dear Pests and Other Chilling Stories received the 2020 European Prize for Literature, the Pula Book Fair Audience Award, and the Vladimir Nazor Prize for Literature. Maša Kolanović is a member of Croatian Academy of Science and Art.
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|Event Type:||Lecture / Discussion|
|Tags:||European, International, Literature, Writing|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, International Institute, Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia|
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