Djordje Popović, Assistant Professor


Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Affiliated with the Program in Critical Theory (profile)

Spring 2023 Office Hours: TBA

Ph.D. University of Minnesota (Comparative Literature)

20th- and 21st-century South Slavic literature and cultural history; Yugoslav modernism; philosophy and literature; critical and social theory; literature of exile.

Research interests:
Yugoslav and post-Yugoslav literature; Danilo Kiš; Dubravka Ugrešić; critical theory (Frankfurt School); intellectual history.

Current book project:
The Concept of Statelessness in Second-World Literature


  • “Making the world philosophical again.” Filozofija i ekonomija: [zbornik], edited by Tomislav Krznar, Hrvatsko filozofsko društvo, 2020, pp. 367-379.
  • “Circuits of influence: Brodsky’s Platonov and the ontology of alienation.” History, Imperialism, Critique: New Essays in World Literature, edited by Asher Ghaffar, Routledge, 2019, pp. 113-129.
  • Materialist Regressions and a Return to Idealism.” Contradictions: A Journal for Critical Thought / Časopis pro kritické myšlení, vol. 1, no. 2, 2017, pp. 63-91.