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Performance, Space, Utopia: Cities of War, Cities of Exile (Palgrave Macmillan, Spring 2013)

Theatre of Estrangement: Theory, Practice, Ideology (University of Toronto Press, 2006)

Edited monograph

(with Y. Meerzon) Performance, Exile, and ‘America’. Palgrave Macmillan (2009)

Chapters in books

‘Murderous Maids: Reading Contemporary Migrant Domestic Labour Through Genet’s ‘Maids’, Gendered Citizenship: Manifestation and Performance. Eds. B. Dutt et al. Palgrave (2017) 181-96

 (with Milena Dragicevic Sesic) ‘University as Public and Autonomous Sphere: Between Enlightenment Ideas and Market Demands’ International Performance Research Pedagogy: Towards an Unconditional Discipline?  S.Bala et al. Palgrave (2017) 69-83

“Theatricality vs. Bare Life”, The Grammar of Politics and Performance. Eds. Shirin Rai and Janelle Reinelt. Routledge (2015)

“Performing Belgrade: Itineraries of Non-Belonging”, Performing Cities. Ed. Nicolas Whybrow. Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave (2014) 199-218

“Born in YU:Performing, Negotiating, and Transforming an Abject Identity”, Theatre and National Identity: Re-imagining Concepts of Nation, Ed. Nadine Holdsworth. Routledge, (2014) 129-45

“Spatial Concepts”, Performance Studies: Key Words, Concepts and Theories. Ed: Bryan Reynolds. Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave (2014) 156-64

“Sarajevo: The World City Under Siege”, Performance and the Global City. Eds. K. Solga and D.J. Hopkins. Palgrave (2013) 202-223

"How to Defamiliarise Things With Words: Semiotics of Trans-sense Language," Futurist Dramaturgy and Performance. ed. Paul Stoesser. Ottawa: Legas, 2011 pp 67-79

“Exiles and the City: Krzysztof Wodiczko’s New York Interventions of Making the Familiar Strange”, Performance, Exile, and ‘America’ Palgrave Macmillan, 2009 pp 244-64

“Anthropomorphic City Horizon: Structuralist’s Foregrounding in Antony Gormley’s Sculptures”, Structuralism(s) Today, ed. V. Ambros. New York, Ottawa: Legas, 2009 pp191-203

Guest co-editor

Studies in Theatre and Performance: Performing Worksites of the Left. Vol 39, issue 3 2019

Modern Drama: Special issue on Theatre and Exile. 46:1 (Spring 2003)

Refereed articles

Seeing Better: Modernist Estrangement and its Transformations’, Social Research,Vol 85, no 2, Summer 2018

‘Reading into Soundscapes: Between Ma and Concretization,’ special issue of Recherches Semiotiques/Semiotic Inquiry, Vol. 36, (2017) 351-67

“The Maid Vanishes”, Lateral: special issue Leveraging Justice. (November 2016)

"Seeing Better: The Modernist Legacy and its Transformations", ALT Theatre: Culture and Diversity on Stage. Vol 8, no.3, March 2011 pp 18-23

“Nomadksi jezik” [Nomadic Language], Sarajevske Sveske, June, 2009

“Performing Like an Asylum Seeker: Paradoxes of Hyper-Authenticity, ” Research in Drama Education. Vol 13. Jun 2008. 159-70

“The Semiotics of Nonsemiotic Theatre”, Semiotica, Vol 168. January 2008, 93-109

“The Theatrical Memory of Space: from Brecht and Piscator to Belgrade,” New Theatre Quarterly. Vol. XXI, no. 4 (November 2005): 358-367

"Body and Machine: Extending the Codes in Theatre of Laurie Anderson and Robert Wilson", Contemporary Drama in English. Dresden : American Studies, Technische Universität, vol. 11 (Spring 2004): 99-117

“Laurie Anderson: From the Ice-Cube Stage to Virtual Performance,” Contemporary Theatre Review: an International Journal. London: Routledge, vol. 14 no.1 (Winter 2004): 25-39

“Exilic Perspectives: Introduction”, Modern Drama. University of Toronto Press, 46:1 (Spring 2003): 1-4

“Uncle Vanya After Theatre of the Absurd,” Toronto Slavic Quarterly. No. 4 (Spring 2003) Available:

“Theatricality as Estrangement of Art and Life in the Russian Avant-garde,” SubStance: A Review of Theory and Literary Criticism. University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 31 no.2&3 (2002): 42-57

"Playwright Between Languages,” Toronto Slavic Quarterly. (Summer 2002) Available:

“Performing the Symbiosis of Intertextulity and Distancing,” Balagan: Slavisches Drama, Theater und Kino [Balagan: Slavic Drama, Theatre and Film]. University of Potsdam and Regensburg Press, Heft1/01 Band 7 (2001): 52-76

“Theatricalizing Politics/ Politicizing Theatre,” Canadian Theatre Review no.103. University of Toronto Press (Summer 2000): 42-47

[Book cover Exilic Perspectives

~Book cover Performance, Exile and America

Play poster Not My Story

Book cover Space, Performance, Utopia

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