Friday, 19 October, 2018.


Key Questions, Key Concepts (Biljana Dojčinović Nešić,  Daša Duhaček, Trivo Inđić, Olivera Milosavljević, Zorica  Mršević, Žarana Papić, Dragan Popadić, Dragana Popović, Dubravka Stojanović, Nikola Tucić): Women’s Studies/Gender Studies; Patriarchy; Issues of Identity/Differencies; Introduction to Feminist Methodology and Epistemology

Feminist Theory and Philosophy in a Historical Perspective (Daša Duhaček, Lepa Mlađenović, Obrad Savić, Svenka Savić, Slavica Stojanović, Vanda Perović): Women, Slaves and Foreigners in Ancient Philosophy; Woman in Medieval Philosophy; Modern Age: From Liberalism to Anarchism; Radical Feminism; Postmodernism and the "Other" 

From Multidisciplinary Towards Interdisciplinary Studies (Marina Bogdanović, Biljana Dojčinović Nešić, Dubravka Đurić, Anđelka Milić, Snježana Milivojević, Zorica Mršević, Dragana Popović, Svenka Savić): Language, Art and Literature; Sciences; Discrimination and Violence; Women’s Rights; Family; Media; Women and Work


Anthropology of Sex/Gender (Žarana Papić): Women’s Studies/Men’s Studies: Masculinity From Inside; Levy Strauss: Incest and Social Contract; Derrida and Foucault: Contraversies; Body in Media and Pop Culture: The Case of Serbia

Kinship Anthropology (Zorica Ivanović): Social and/or Biological Kinship: Contraversies of Anthopology; A New Question on Incest: a Homosexual Incest?; Marriage and Matrimonial Contracts: From Rules to Strategies; Kinship: Terminology and Systems, Kinship and Sexuality, Kinship and New Technologies of Reproduction: Problem/s of Identity

Body, Dressing, Identity/Difference (Zorica Ivanović (coordinator), Ildiko Erdei, Predrag Šarčević): Body As Artefact; Models of Body Selves: Body, Dressing, Identity/Differencies; Limits of Gender: Transvestites and Identity; Kinship and Body’s Symbolic Re-arangements Motherhood and Identity: Between Nature, Culture and Ideology; How to "Dress Up" A Political Message? Body and Dressing in the Context of Political Communication; Body of the Leader on the Body of the Nation: African Memorial Textile In Political Context

Archaeology of Gender (Staša Babić): Objects and Culture – Material Culture; Social Roles and Material Culture; Past: A Source of Socialy Acceptable Roles and How to Behave Models;  Women: Objects in Archaeology and Archaeologists; A Case Study: Kinship and Social Structure of Early Iron Age

Patriarchy, Traditionalism, Nationalism (Olivera Milosavljević and Dubravka Stojanović (coordinators); Latinka Perović, Ljubinka Trgovčević, Aleksandar Molnar, Radmila Radić, Aljoša Mimica, Ivan Čolović, Branka Prpa, Ana Stolić, Olga Popović Obradović, Radina Vučetić Mladenović, Vera Gudac): "Authentic" and Modern: Patriarchy and the Concept of Future: Serbian Socialists in 19th Century; Patriarchy and Modernity: Serbian Avant Garde; Serbian Political Culture: Between Patriarhy and Modernity; Polemics on the "Victor" Myth and History: Myth and History; Myth and National History; Kosovo’s Myth; Myth and Warriorship; Language and Myth in Serbian National Discourse We and Others: Nation and Nationalism; Stereotypes of Nation: Serbian Intellectuals in the 19th Century; Stereotypes of Others; Others: Past as the Concept of Future; Media: Preparing Nation for the War Women and Society: Serbian Women at European Universities in the 19th Century; Serbian 19th Century Law: Women’s Legal Status; Education of Women in 19th Century Serbia; Communism: A Step Towards Modernity?; Women and Everyday Life (1945 -1955 -1965) Round Table: Nationalism and the Wars of the 90s

Eroticism in Serbian Literature (Tatjana Rosić): Adultery (Crnjanski, Seobe I); Rape (Petrović, Dan šesti); Incest (Stanković, Nečista krv); Homoeroticism (Crnjanski, Seobe; Albahari,  Fras u šupi); Oniric Eroticism (Pavić, Hazarski rečnik); Eroticism: Exercising Skill/Imagination (Judita Shalgo, Da li postoji život?); An Attempt of "Normal" Eroticism (Velikić, Astragan; Pantić, Novobeogradske priče); Absence of Eroticism: Pornography as Consequence (Basara: Looney Tunes)

Towards the Feminist History of Literature (Biljana Dojčinović Nešić): Diary of Milica Stojadinović Srpkinja as a Women’s Text; Magic Dream of the Orient: On the Novel Nove by Jelena Dimitrijević; Historical Characters of Men in Modern Women’s Prose; Milena Pavlović Barilli: A Painter and a Poet

Gender and Genre (Jasmina Lukić): Literary Genres; Gender in Feminist Literary Critisism; Gender and New Literary Practise; Gender and Novel in Realism; Women’s Metaprose; Autobiography as Gendered Genre

Women in Shakespeare’s Tragedies (Vladislava Gordić): Ophelia and Gertrude: On the Opposite Sides of Gender (Hamlet); Lady Magbeth: Power, Authority and Gender (Magbeth); Cordelia and Desdemona: Love and Devotion (Othelo, King Lear)

Love Novel: From Novel To Tele-Novel (Marija Ivanić): Love Novel in Ancient Greece; Girl Persecuted: Unprotected Innosence; Language and Scene

Women and Medieval Christian Mysticism (Zorica Bečanović)

Lesbian Identity (Zorica Mršević): Homofobia and Compulsory Heterosexuality; Coming out: Defining Lesbian Identity; Lesbian Body and Communities; Gender and Global Lesbian Communication

Feminist Approach to Theology (Svenka Savić)

Others and Their Worlds: India and China (Vesna Krmpotić, Viktorija Vukićević): Number and Numberless: India’s View of the World; Ramayana: Oldest Epos in India’s Literature; Mahabharata: Longest Epos in World Literature; Satya, dharma: Universal Concepts in India’s Religion; Shanti, prema, ahimsa: Universal Concepts in India’s Philosophy; On Traditional Role of Women in Chinese Patriarchy; Changing Gender Concepts in Modern China; Women’s Characters in Modern Chinese Literature 

Violence Against Women, Women’s Human Rights, Theory and Praxis of Gender Based Discrimination (Zorica Mršević): Gender Based Violence; Incest: Between Myth and Reality; Women’s Rights Are Human Rights; Women’s Self-organizing; Lesbian Rights;

Women’s Reproductive Rights (Zorica Mršević): Prostitution, Sex Trafficking and Internet Pornography; Women Lawyers, Prosecutors and Judges; Women and Sport

Intellectuals, Democracy, Gender (Đorđe Vukadinović): Power(lessness) and (ir)responsibility of intellectuals; Intellectuals, their role in making and breaking up of Yugoslavia; Intellectuals and Gender

Media Representing Women (Snježana Milivojević): Private and Public: Feminist Criticism of the Concept of Public; Mass Media, Everyday Life and Experience; Power of Media-Created Concepts; Socialization for Inequality: Female Roles Defined by Media; Stereotypes and Status Quo: Women’s Press; Exclusion on a Gender Basis: Women’s Columns and Shows; Feminization of Media: In the Shadow of Gender; Sexism in Mass Media Language; Commercials and Soap Operas: Women as Consumers; Pleasure: A New Code in Media Studies; Politics of the Popular: Subversive Ambiguity of Media Messages

Turbo folk: Roots and Consequences (Ivana Kronja)

The Issue of Responsibility (Daša Duhaček): Hannah Arendt and the Issue of Responsibility; "Cog Theories" and Personal Responsibility; Collective Responsibility; Karl Jaspers: Political and Methaphysical Guilt; Evil, Radical Evil and the Banality of Evil; Emmanuel Levinas: Responsibility for the Other

Women and Political Repression (Jelka Imširović): Rosa Luxemburg: Theory and Revolution; Marina Cvetaeva: Death She Chose; Nadezda Mandelstam: Disident and Wife of A Disident; Women in Yugoslav Prisons (from 40s to 70s)

Children rights (Mirjana Obretković)

Innnovators or Interpreters: Women, Science, Technology and Environment (Dragana Popović (coordinator); Sonja Prodanović, Ivana Vitas, Ljiljana Dobrosavljević Grujić, Nikola Tucić): Is Science Anxiety Gender Oriented?; Innovators and/or Interpreters: A Historical View; "Boys In the Lab" and Women Scientists; Nobel Prize Women Winners; The Woman on Top: Marie Sklodowska Curie; The Women in Shadow: Mileva Marić Einstein; Ecofeminism and Feminist Groups for Environmental Protection; Women and New Technologies: Searching for the Human Genome; Women and New Technologies: Computers: Men’s Toys and Women’s Profession? Cyberfeminism (Round Table)

Classics of Psychoanalysis (Vera Smiljanić): Freud on Women; Psychoanalytical Criticism of Freud; Koldberg’s Theory of Gender Identity; Carl Gustav Jung

Psychology and Discrimination (Marina Bogdanović): Stereotypes, Prejudices, Discrimination; Myths Supporting Violence Against Women: The Wounded Prince and His Loving Lady; Psychotherapy and Domination; Un-Masking Domination In Psychotherapy: Imelda Colgan McCarthy

Feminism, Social Constructivism and Gender in Family

Therapy (Jasmina Veselinović)

Family: The Feminist Approach (Anđelka Milić): Mothers; Housewifes; Working Women; Husbands/Fathers; Children

Prostitution: A Social Analysis (Jelena Špadijer Džinić): International Sex Industry; Social Roots of Prostitution; Social Control of Prostitution

Shakespeare and Film (Ljiljana Bogoeva Sedlar): Ted Hughes, Mythical Shakespeare and Film; Kubrick, Greenaway, brothers Quay: On Garden; Bergman, Tarkovsky: Hamlet; Altman, Greenawey, Bergman: Three Women; Polanski, Kurosawa, Kresnik: All About us (Magbeth); Brook, Kurosawa, Godard: King Lear; Bresson, Drayer, Wenders: Modern Perditas; Sibeberg, Rohmer, Von Trier: Winter Tales

Film Heroines and Their Transposition in Time and Space (Vladislava Vojnović): The Beginnings: A Naive girl, La Famme Fatale, Fashion Girl; Sound Movie: Vamp, Good Friend, Pin-Up Girl; Before Television, in the 50s: Nimfet, Clown; In the 80s and Afterwards: Remake Girls 

Music (Ivana Stefanović): Women Composers: A Historical View; Women Composers in Serbia; Women Performers

Visual Arts and Dance (Dubravka Đurić): Woman’s Body in Modern Art; Materials and Women’s Sensitivity; Dance: Modernism and Postmodernism; Feminism and Postmodernism

Women and Visual Arts: A Historical Perspective (Branislava Anđelković): Art of the Late Renaissance; Dutch – Flemish Genre Painting; Eclecticism of the 19th Century; 20th Century Art: Feminism and Socialism; First Women Artists in Serbia; Nadežda Petrović; New American Feminist Photography; Video and Documentaries

English for Women’s Studies (Vanda Perović): Topics: Establishing attitudes: Our attitudes towards ourselves as women; Women and Creativity (Virginia Woolf, Anais Nin, Sylvia Plath); Women as leaders (Emma Goldman, Barbara Ehrenreich); An interview with Simone de Beauvoir; Marriage and Love (Emma Goldman, Wanda fon Sacher Masoch, Julia Kristeva)

Seminar on Women’s Health (Vera Litričin, Gordana Rajkov, Lepa Mlađenović, Vuk Stambolović)

Round-table: Nationalism and the war of the 1990s (panelists Olivera Milosavljević, Dubravka Stojanović)

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