Petar Ramadanovic

Office: English, Hamilton Smith Hall Rm 349G, Durham, NH 03824
Petar Ramadanovic


  • Ph.D., Comparative Literature, State University of New York at Binghamton
  • M.A., Comparative Literature, State University of New York at Binghamton
  • B.A., Comparative Literature, University of Belgrade

Research Interests

  • Collective identities
  • Creative writing
  • Ecology
  • Interdisciplinary inquiry
  • Memory/forgetting
  • Race
  • Theory
  • Trauma

Courses Taught

  • ENGL 419: Writing about Literature
  • ENGL 440A: Honors/On Race
  • ENGL 440A/441: Honors/On Race
  • ENGL 619: Critical Approaches Literature
  • ENGL 714/814: Crit Approaches to Lit
  • ENGL 814: Literary Theory

Selected Publications

Ramadanovic, P. (2018). But Then, A Moral Experiment. Philosophy and Literature, 42(1), 230-235. doi:10.1353/phl.2018.0014

Ramadanovic, P., & Dimock, W. C. (2017). Forum. PMLA, 132(3), 706-707. doi:10.1632/pmla.2017.132.3.706

Petar Ramadanovic. (2014). NO PLACE LIKE IDEOLOGY (ON SLAVOJ ŽIŽEK): IS THERE A DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE THEORY OF IDEOLOGY AND THE THEORY OF INTERPRETATION?. Cultural Critique, 86, 119. doi:10.5749/culturalcritique.86.2014.0119

Ramadanovic, P. (2014). The Time of Trauma: Rereading Unclaimed Experience and Testimony. Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies, 3(2), 1-23. doi:10.1353/jlt.2014.0027

Claviez, T., & Ramadanovic, P. (2014). Forum. PMLA, 129(1), 125-127. doi:10.1632/pmla.2014.129.1.125

Ramadanovic, P. (2010). The Non-Meaning of Incest or, How Natural Culture Is. Postmodern Culture, 20(2). doi:10.1353/pmc.2010.0004

Petar Ramadanovic. (2008). “You your best thing, Sethe”: Trauma’s Narcissism. Studies in the Novel, 40(1-2), 178-188. doi:10.1353/sdn.0.0009

Robinette, N. (2006). Postcolonial Studies: A Materialist Critique (review). Cultural Critique, 62(1), 207-209. doi:10.1353/cul.2006.0009

Ramadanovic, P. (2004). Black Boy's Comedy: Indestructibility and Anonymity in Autobiographical Self-Making. Callaloo, 27(2), 502-521. doi:10.1353/cal.2004.0083

Ramadanovic, P. (1998). When "To die in freedom" is written in English. diacritics, 28(4), 54-67. doi:10.1353/dia.1998.0029

Most Cited Publications