Associate Professor and Chair of Theater and Performance Studies, University of Stanford
Branislav Jakovljević’s book Alienation Effects: Performance and Self-Management in Yugoslavia 1945-1991 (University of Michigan Press 2016), was the winner of ATHE Outstanding Book Award, and a finalist for AATSEEL 2017 Best Book in Russian Slavic Culture Prize. Jakovljevic publishes widely on subjects ranging from history of modernist theater, to experimental performance, to avant-garde and conceptual art, to contemporary performance. His articles appeared in leading scholarly journals in the United States (Theatre Journal, TDR, PAJ, Art Journal, Theater) and in Europe (Serbia, United Kingdom, Spain, Sweden, Croatia, Poland, and Belgium). He is currently completing a critical edition in English of Radomir Konstantinovic’s landmark work The Philosophy of Parochialism (1969).
Branislav Jakovljević, Claire Tancons, and Anoma Pieris consider how concepts related to self-representation and performativity not only generate sites of resistance, but also recast our perspective on established discourses of the national, ethnic, diasporic, and racial.