About

Višnja Krstić (1991) is a second-year PhD candidate at the Faculty of Philology of the University of Belgrade. She holds an MA in English Literature (2015) from the University of Warwick as well as an MA (2016) and a BA in English Language and Literature (2014) from the University of Belgrade. Višnja has presented at multiple international conferences, including those organized by: the American Comparative Literature Association (Harvard University, 2016; Utrecht University, 2017), the International Comparative Literature Association (University of Vienna, 2016), the European Network for Comparative Literary Studies (University of Helsinki, 2017), the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (University of Cambridge, 2017), the Modern Language Association (New York, 2018). Višnja has attended Harvard University’s Institute for World Literature (2016) as well as the University of East Anglia’s International Literary Translation and Creative Writing Summer School (2017). Višnja has been awarded scholarships from Harvard University’s Institute for World Literature (2016), the British Comparative Literature Association (2016), the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (2017), Fund for Young Talents Dositeja (2014/15), the Serbian Ministry of Education, Science, and Technological Development (2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2016/17, 2017-). As a young researcher, Višnja is involved in the project of the Serbian Ministry of Education ‘Кnjiženstvo – Theory and History of Women’s Writing in Serbian until 1915’. Author of reviews in Oxford Comparative Criticism and Translation Review, Cultural Sociology, and Knjiženstvo. Research interests: translation, multilingualism, feminism.

Education

  • 2016 – present: PhD Candidate in English Literature (University of Belgrade, Serbia)
  • 2014 – 2016 : MA in English Language, Literature, and Culture (University of Belgrade)
  • 2014 – 2015: MA in English Literature (University of Warwick, UK)
  • 2010 – 2014: BA in English Language, Literature, and Culture (University of Belgrade)

Projects

  • 2017 – present: Young Researcher at the Faculty of Philology of the University of Belgrade
    • project Кnjiženstvo – Theory and History of Women’s Writing in Serbian until 1915 (http://www.knjizenstvo.rs), funded by the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia, in collaboration with the European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) Action IS0901 Women Writers in History – Toward a New Understanding of European Literary Culture

Upcoming Talks and Conferences

  • ‘On the Verge of Academic Attention: The Vicious Circle of Obscure Languages’, (Re)Creating a Global Literary Canon, 14-15 Dec. 2017, University of Vienna, Austria
  • ‘Rendering Commas: Miloš Crnjanski’s Seobe in Michael Henry Heim’s Translation into the English Language’, 133th Annual Convention of the Modern Language Association (MLA), 4-7 Jan. 2018, New York, NY, USA

Memberships

  • 2016 – present:
    • American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA)
    • International Comparative Literature Association (ICLA)
    • British Comparative Literature Association (BCLA)
  • 2017 – present:
    • Modern Language Association (MLA)
    • British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (BASEES)
    • European Network for Comparative Literary Studies (REELC/ENCLS)

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