Aleksandar Bošković

Lecturer in Bosnian, Croatian & Serbian
Columbia University, Department of Slavic Languages

Aleksandar Bošković is a Lecturer in Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Columbia University, where he teaches courses on the intersection of literature and visual culture in Slavic avant-gardes as well as on Yugoslav and post-Yugoslav cinema and literature. He has published essays on issues of digital mnemonics, Yugonostalgia and cultural memory, avant- garde photobooks, Serbian poetry and post-Yugoslav fiction, Küntstlerroman, and the theory of possible worlds. He is the author of The Poetic Humor in Vasko Popa’s Oeuvre (Institute for Literature and Art in Belgrade, 2008) and a co-editor (with Tatjana Aleksić) of Mediated Resistance: The Struggle of Independent Mediascapes During the Yugoslav Dissolution (Brill, 2019). He is currently working on several projects, including the anthology of Yugoslav modernism (with Steven Teref) and the book manuscript, Slavic Avant-Garde Cinepoetry, a cross-cultural and interdisciplinary exploration of photopoetry and bioscopic books within Slavic avant-gardes.