Name: Jelena Šesnić
Position: Associate Professor, English Department, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
2012 – present Associate Professor, English Dept., Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Zagreb
2011 – 2013: Head, English Department
2006 – 2012: Assistant Professor
1998 – 2006: Teaching Assistant
2005 PhD in Philology, University of Zagreb
2001 MA in Philology, University of Zagreb
1997 BA, English and Comparative Literature, University of Zagreb
2011. Forum for Young Researchers, European Science Foundation, Ireland
2008. Futures of American Studies, USA
2004. EAAS Travel Grant, Germany
2002. – 2003. Fulbright Research Fellow, USA
2001., 2007., 2014. J-F-Kennedy-Institut library grant, Germany
Membership in Professional Associations:
Croatian Association for American Studies
European Association for American Studies
Croatian Association for English Studies
Croatian Philological Society
Modern Languages Association
Society for Multi-Ethnic Studies: Europe and the Americas
Selected Bibliography (max 5 titles):
1. Mračne žene. Prikazi ženstva u američkoj književnosti ( 1820.-1860.). Zagreb: Leykam International, 2010.
2. Siting America/ Sighting Modernity: Essays in Honor of Sonja Bašić . Ed. Jelena Šesnić. Zagreb: FF Press, 2010.
3. From Shadow to Presence: Representations of Ethnicity in Contemporary American Literature. Amsterdam, New York: Rodopi, 2007.
4. „Croatian American Literature as a Transculturated Discourse“. East Central Europe in Exile. Volume 2: Transatlantic Identities. Ed. Anna Mazurkiewicz. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013. 13-29.
Countries of Work Experience: Croatia, USA
Languages Spoken: Croatian, English, Italian, German
American literature and culture
American Studies paradigms