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Nevena Stojanovic


Nevena Stojanovic Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Nevena Stojanovic teaches courses in composition and rhetoric and American literature. Her primary research interests include race, gender, nomadism, and displacement in American literary realism and naturalism, but she is also interested in radical performance art and pedagogy. She is currently working on a few projects that examine performances of Jewishness in transatlantic novels at the turn of the twentieth century. 


Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century American Literature 
Henry James 
Critical Race Theory 
Performance Theory 
Transatlantic Literary Studies 
Composition and Rhetoric  

Selected Publications

Articles and Book Chapters

“On the Echoes of Henry James’s The Reverberator: Reflections on Teaching Argumentative       Research Papers in Undergraduate Classes on Literature.” International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies 4.2 (2017): 229-37.

“On the Humanities in the Internet Era: Cyber Migrancy, Radical Performance Art, and Guillermo Gómez-Peña’s La Pocha Nostra.St. John’s University Humanities Review 14.1 (2017): 63-76.

“Like a Dazzling Curtain of Light’: Fanny Assingham’s Performances of Jewishness in Henry James’s The Golden Bowl.” Henry James Review 36.2 (2015): 129-47.

“On Values, Interests, and Rewards: Fleda Vetch’s Quiet Victory in Henry James’s The Spoils of Poynton.” An Introvert in an Extrovert World: Essays on the Quiet Ones. Ed. Myrna Santos. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2015. 80-88.

“Like Eliza Rachel Félix: Enacting Change in Louisa May Alcott’s Behind a Mask.” Otherness: Essays and Studies 4.2 (2014): 71-103.

Book Reviews

“Review of Stacey Margolis’s Fictions of Mass Democracy in Nineteenth-Century America.” International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies 4.3 (2017): 352-54.

“Review of Ellen Samuels’s Fantasies of Identification: Disability, Gender, Race.Canadian Journal of Disability Studies 6.4 (2017): 223-28.  

“Review of Fred Miller Robinson’s Rooms in Dramatic Realism.” Theatre Journal 68.3 (2016): 490-92.

“Review of Amy Holzapfel’s Art, Vision, and Nineteenth-Century Realist Drama: Acts of Seeing.” Theatre Journal 66.3 (2014): 485-86.

“Review of Guillermo Gómez-Peña and Roberto Sifuentes’s Exercises for Rebel Artists: Radical Performance Pedagogy.” Interactions: EGE Journal of British and American Studies 23.1-2 (2014): 303-306.   

Teaching Contributions

“Guidelines for Debaters and Their Audiences.” Joining Academic Conversations: A Companion Text. Eds. Amy Colombo and JoAnn Dadisman. 1st ed. Plymouth: Hayden McNeil, 2007-2008. 31-34.