Mapping Identity: The Challenges of Immigrant Culture

Friday, February 5, 2016
6:00 pm
Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 IAB, 420 West 118th St.)

Please join the Harriman Institute and the the Njegos Endowment for Serbian Studies for a talk with Dr. Krinka Vidaković-Petrov, diplomat, translator, journalist, and Senior Fellow at the Institute of Literature and Arts in Belgrade, Serbia.

Dr. Krinka Vidaković-Petrov is a scholar, professor, diplomat, translator and journalist. She holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature. Currently she is Senior Fellow (Full Professor) affiliated with the Institute of Literature and Arts in Belgrade, Serbia. Her fields of interest are comparative literature and folklore, Hispanic and Jewish Studies, Balkan and Serbian Studies, emigrant culture, Holocaust studies, literary translation, international relations. She is the author of several books, textbooks, numerous contributions published in academic journals in Yugoslavia/Serbia and abroad (Spain, Italy, Israel, UK, USA, France, Poland, Rumania, China, New Zealand). Vidaković-Petrov served as ambassador of Yugoslavia to Israel.