Mihajlo "Misha" Djordjevic Book Prize


Mihajlo "Misha" Djordjevic was one of the founding members of NASSS. He was a professor of French literature at Penn State University and a translator of Serbian poetry into English. This award in his honor is given annually to distinguished authors of books published in English on Serbian language, literature, and culture in general. Nominations should be sent to the members of the Committee.

Members of the Committee: Slobodanka Vladiv-Glover, Chair (slobodanka.vladivglover@monash.edu), Rajka Gorup (rjg26@columbia.edu), Ida Sinkević (sinkevic@lafayette.edu), Dragana McFadden (draganamcfadden@yahoo.com)

Votes are sent by email to the Committee Chair after she circulates the nominations. The Chair reports on the outcome of the vote count. If there is a tie, the whole Committee is asked to decide on the winner or winners.

Recipients:

2018 — Jovana Babović, Metropolitan Belgrade: Culture and Class in Interwar Yugoslavia, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018
2017 — Tatjana Aleksić, The Sacrificed Body: Balkan Community Building and the Fear of Freedom, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2013
2016 Slobodanka Vladiv-Glover, Scholarship as the Art of Life: Contributions On Serbian Literature, Culture, And Society, Slavica Publishers, 2016
2013 — Radmila Gorup, After Yugoslavia: The Cultural Spaces of a Vanished Land. Stanford University Press, 2013
2012 — Tomislav Z. Longinović, Vampire Nation: Violence as Cultural Imaginary. Duke University Press, 2012
2009 — Gregory A. Freeman, The Forgotten 500: The Untold Story of the Men Who Risked All for the Greatest Rescue Mission of World War. New American Library 2007
2007 — Charles Simić, the fifteenth Poet Laureate of the United States.