Managing Board:

President: Dubravka Djurić, Singidunum University, dubravka.djuric @

Dubravka Djurić (1961, Croatia), is  Professor at the Faculty for Media and Communication, Singidunum University, Belgrade. Besides Media studies, her fields of interest are modernist studies, especially American experimental poetry of 20th century, with the focus on Language Poetry.

Vice-president: Aleksandra Izgarjan, English Department, University of Novi Sad,

Aleksandra Izgarjan is Associate Professor at the Department of English, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad. She teaches a number of courses at that department (XIX Century American Literature, American Culture and Society, African American literature, African American Women Writers, Postmodern American Women writers). She has published three books and more than thirty articles in the field of literature and gender studies. She has recently participated in the following projects: “Comparative Studies of Serbian and Foreign Literatures and Cultures” and “Serbian and Foreign Literature and Culture in Contact and Discontact”. She was awarded Fulbright scholarship in 2011 and spent the winter semester at New York University. She was guest lecturer at Howard University and University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, USA. She participated in postgraduate programs at the University of Illinois at Chicago, USA and Democracy and Diversity program in Krakow, Poland. She is the president of the Association for American Studies in South East Europe and vice-president of the Serbian Association for Anglo-American Studies.

Secretary: Sabina Halupka Rešetar, English Department, University of Novi Sad,

Sabina Halupka Rešetar graduated from the Department of English, Faculty of Philosophy, Novi Sad in 1995, obtained an MA degree in 2000 and PhD in 2009.  She has worked at the Department of English since April 1996, first as a Teaching Assistant, later as Assistant Professor. She is currently Associate Professor in English Linguistics at the same department. Her main areas of interest lie both in the realms of theoretical linguistics (syntax and the syntax-discourse interface, pragmatics) and applied linguistics (SLA, interlanguage pragmatics, developing (E)FL/SL learners’ communicative competence).