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Zeljka Svrljuga

Professor, American literature
  • E-mailZeljka.Svrljuga@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 23 65+47 970 40 859
  • Visitor Address
    HF-bygget, Sydnesplassen 7
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7805
    5020 Bergen
Academic lecture
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2016. Cultural Miscegenation: Black Bodies, White Science, and the Sarah Baartman Industry.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2014. Re-Membering the Hottentot Venus.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2013. "The Venus Hottentot Is Unavailable for Comment".
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2013. "Sexplotation in Fred D’Aguiar’s Bloodlines".
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2013. "Inkle and Yarico: Bonds and Bondage in Island Cultures".
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2013. "Archiving the Past: Hysteria and Jewishness in D.M.Thomas, The White Hotel".
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2012. Science and Theatre: Elective Affinities.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2012. Literature and Science: The Pedagogy of Their Encounter.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2012. Gilman's Fantastic Cryptonymy: The Case of "The Giant Wistaria".
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2012. F. Scott Fitzgerald's Psychoanalytic Experiment: The Case of "Tender Is the Night".
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2011. The Holocaust Trauma: Rites of Memory.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2011. Oxygen: The History of Chemistry or the Metaphorics of Human Chemistry.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2011. Jew and Homosexual: Twice Othered, Once Smothered.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2011. Gilman's Fantastic Cryptonymy.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2008. “Mama’s Baby, Papa’s Maybe”: The President’s Daughter.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2008. Science, Parody and the Neo-Slave Narrative: Patricia Eakins’ ”Marvelous” Experiment.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2008. Migration, Identity, Narrative Patricia Eakins’s Textual Pyrotechnics.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2008. Det enigmatiske kjønnet i Djuna Barnes' Nightwood.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2008. Den grenseløse grensesprengningen: Patricia Eakins’ narrative eksperiment.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2008. "Dette er ikke en historie å fortelle videre": Kjønn og rasespørsmål hos Toni Morrison.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2007. "Violating Black Bodies with White Science: The Case of the Neo-Slave Narrative".
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2007. "Sally Hemings: A Declaration of Independence".
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2007. "Patricia Eakins Conjure House of Language".
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2007. "History that Refuses to Be Whitewashed: Barbara Chase-Riboud's Sally Hemings: A Novel".
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2007. "Etnisitet, kjønn og moderskap i Toni Morrisons Elskede".
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2007. "African American Literature and the Legacy of Slavery".
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2006. Origins of the Black Atlantic.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2006. "Middle Passage and the Negotiation of Identity".
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2005. The Rhetoric of Pain in Zelda Fitzgerald's Fiction and Paintin.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2005. Neo-Slave Narratives: A Carnivalesque Emancipation?
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2005. Neo-Slave Narratives and the Politics of Empowerment.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2005. Mental States as Moods and Modes.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2004. Ishmael Reed's carnevalesque experiment: The case of Flight to Canada.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2003. Issues in African American Literature and Culture (Masters course), Slave Narratives (Senior course).
Other product
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2004. "Palindromfortellingen" av Dubravka Ugresic, oversatt til norsk av Zeljka Svrljuga, i Vagant 2/2004, Oslo: Aschehoug, ss. 35-42.
Book review
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2006. Jan Nordby Gretlund, ed., Madison Jones’ Garden of Innocence. American Studies in Scandinavia. 173-175.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2005. Judith Misrahi-Barak, ed., Revisiting Slave Narratives/Les avatars contemporains des récits d'esclaves. American Studies in Scandinavia. 136-139.
Academic anthology/Conference proceedings
  • Jegerstedt, Kari; Gjerden, Jorunn Svensen; Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2019. Exploring the Black Venus Figure in Aesthetic Practices. Brill Academic Publishers.
Academic monograph
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2011. Hysteria and Melancholy as Literary Style in the Texts by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Kate Chopin, Zelda Fitzgerald, and Djuna Barnes.
Popular scientific article
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2004. politikkens estetikk. Atrium, Studentmagasinet for HF-fakultetet, UIB. 38-39.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Nichols, Nafeesa Tarajee. 2019. Popular Spaces : Space, Race, and Gender in Four Post-Apartheid Novels.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2000. In strenuous tongue : hysteria and melancholy as discursive practices.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2019. Venus from A to Z in Beryl Gilroy's Inkle and Yarico. 22 pages.
  • Jegerstedt, Kari; Svrljuga, Zeljka; Gjerden, Jorunn Svensen. 2019. Refiguring Black Venus. Preliminary Considerations. 18 pages.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2016. History That Refuses to Be Whitewashed: Barbara Chase-Riboud's Sally Hemings: A Novel. 13 pages.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2016. A Script from the Crypt: Gilman's "The Giant Wistaria". 16 pages.
  • Gjerden, Jorunn Svensen; Jegerstedt, Kari; Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2016. "The Hottentot Venus is Unavailable for Comment": Questioning Representation through Aesthetic Practices. 23 pages.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2014. “In this time brown did not stick around”: Fred D’Aguiar’s Poetics of Slavery . 16 pages.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2014. Queering the Holocaust: Making the Impossible Possible. 16 pages.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2012. Hottentot Venus: Unsettling the Linear Time of History and Science. 19 pages.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2010. The Rigors of Sun, the Clemency of the Shadow: From Eakins to Buffon - with Love? 16 pages.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2010. Patricia Eakins's Marvelous Passages, Real and Imaginary.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2007. The Science/Fiction Carnival in Barbara Chase-Riboud’s Hottentot Venus.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2006. The Spectropoetics of Neo-Slave Narratives: The Case of Ishmael Reed’s Flight to Canada. 12 pages.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2006. The Black Atlantic: Voyage through Death.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2005. “Grief that was never given words”: Melancholy Strategies in A Saloonkeeper’s daughter. 12 pages.
  • Svrljuga, Zeljka. 2005. Preface. 3 pages.
  • Gulliksen, Øyvind T.; Pedersen, Vidar; Svrljuga, Zeljka. 1995. Ole E. Rølvaag, Thorstein Veblen, and the Independent Farmer.

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