Erma Nezirevic

Contact Me

nezir001@umn.edu

Spanish & Portuguese
214 Folwell Hall

9 Pleasant Street SE

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. : Hispanic Literatures and Cultures , University of Minnesota - Twin Cities , Minneapolis, MN, 2017.
  • M.A.: Spanish Literature, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 2011.
  • B.A. : Spanish, Boise State University, Boise, ID, 2008.
  • B.A. : Social Science, Boise State University, Boise, ID, 2008.

Specialties

  • Contemporary Iberian Literature and Culture
  • Memory studies
  • Comparative Literature
  • Critical Genocide Studies
Courses Taught
  • Spanish 3105w: Introduction to the Study of Hispanic Cultures
  • Spanish 1003: Intermediate Spanish I
  • Global Studies 3145: Global Modernity, the Nation-State, and Capitalism with Prof. Ajay Skaria
  • CLA 1005: PES First Year Experience with Leah Milojevic
  • Global Studies 1112: "Globalization and Social Justice" with Prof. William Viestenz
  • Global Studies 3144: "Knowledge, Power, and the Politics of Representation in Global Studies" with Prof. Wiliiam Viestenz
  • Span 3104W: Introduction to the Study of Hispanic Literatures
  • Spanish 3015: Composition and Conversation
  • Spanish 1022: Alternate First Semester Spanish (Hybrid)
  • Spanish 201 and 202 (Boise State University)
  • Spanish 201-202-203 (University of Oregon)
  • Spanish 101-102-103 (University of Oregon)
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • CLA Internship Working Group: 2017 - present
  • Spanish and Portuguese Graduate Student Conference : 2013 - 2017
  • Coordinator : Holocaust, Genocide, and Mass Violence Graduate Workshop , 2014 - 2017
  • Invited Panelist : War, What is it Good For? Uses and Abuses of World War History. Discussion following Keynote speech by Daniel Levy, “The Past: Between History and Memory.” , 8 May 2015
  • Discussion Moderator : Discussion Moderator, Pretty Village Film Premiere. Conversation with film subject and producer, Kemal Pervanic. Minneapolis Film Society , 16 October 2015
Publications
  • Review of Simon, Robert. Blanca Andreu, Galicia, and the New Iberian Mysticism. : Nezirevic, Erma, Hispania , Forthcoming 2020.
  • In the Trap of Beatrice: On Florence Conard’s War Memories and Disciplinary Turns: Nezirevic, Erma, José Aguirre Pombo, SAGE Publications , Journal of Memory Studies , Forthcoming 2020.
  • Goytisolo’s Witness in Bosnia: Nezirevic, Erma, Paula Alexandra Varanda Ribeiro Guimaraes, Centro de Estudos Humanísticos, UMinho, Portugal, Intercultural Poetics: Literary Representations of the Foreign Other, Coleção Hespérides. Literatura, , Forthcoming 2019.
  • La lista de Schindler: Nezirevic, Erma, Alejandro Baer, Diccionario histórico de conceptos, expresiones y usos de la memoria colectiva, 2018.
  • Serie Holocausto : Nezirevic, Erma, Alejandro Baer , Diccionario histórico de conceptos, expresiones y usos de la memoria colectiva, 2018.
  • Pérez-Reverte’s Double Witnessing in Territorio Comanche: Nezirevic, Erma, Romance Notes , 57.1 , 2017.
  • A Balkan in Spain: Exploring Hospitality in Bienvenido a Sarajevo, hermano by Boban Minic : Nezirevic, Erma, University of Graz Press , Shifting Perspectives: Europe and the Americas. Eds, 2016.
  • Making Genocide 'Family-Friendly': Preservation of Memory in El Salvador : Nezirevic, Erma, Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, 2017. Link
  • Minneapolis Film Society Screens Pretty Village: Nezirevic, Erma, Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Author. Link
  • Srebrenica: What Remains 20 Years Later: Nezirevic, Erma, Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Author. Link
Awards
  • SPPT Professional Development Award May 2019
  • Global Programs & Strategy Alliance, International Travel Award Summer 2018
  • CLA Professional Development Leave Fall 2018
  • JWG Dunn Jr. Scholarship for Research on International Peace, Institute for Global Studies, Summer 2016
  • Hella Mears Graduate Fellowship, CGES, UMN, Summer 2015
  • Center for Austrian Studies, University of Minnesota, Travel Grant to GUSEGG Summer School “Shifting Perspectives: Europe and the Americas,” University of Graz, Austria , Summer 2015
  • Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies Travel Grant, Summer 2015
  • Graduate Research Partnership Program, Summer 2015 [decline
  • University of Minnesota Spanish and Portuguese Departmental Travel Grant, Fall 2014
  • TASI Summer Fellowship, Center for German and European Studies, Summer 2014
  • SPPT Summer Research Fellowship - Department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies, University of Minnesota, Summer 2014
  • Travel Award. The Graduate and Professional Student Assembly (GAPSA), Spring 2013
  • University of Minnesota Spanish and Portuguese Departmental Travel Grant, Spring 2013
  • University of Oregon Graduate Teaching Fellowship, 2009 - 2011
  • University of Oregon Beall Recruitment Scholarship , 2009