DR Ana Dragojlovic

DR Ana Dragojlovic


  • (Affect Theory, The body studies, Mobilities, Queer and Feminist theory, Masculinity studies, Post-colonial theory, critical race theory)



  • Dr Ana Dragojlovic is working at the intersection of feminist, queer, postcolonial, and affect theory with a primary focus on gender and mobility; violence, memory, and trauma. She has received her PhD in anthropology from the Australian National University. Prior to joining the University of Melbourne, she lectured in Gender Studies and Anthropology at the Australian National University and held postdoctoral fellowships at the International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) in Leiden and at the University of Queensland. She is the author of Beyond Bali: Subaltern Citizens and Post-Colonial Intimacy (Amsterdam University Press 2016, forward by Michael Herzfeld). She is a co-author of Bodies and Suffering: Emotions and Relations of Care (Routledge, 2017, with Alex Broom). Her recent publications include: ‘Politics of Negative Affect: Intergenerational Hauntings, Counter-Archival Practices and the Queer Memory Project’, Subjectivity forthcoming, May 2018; ‘Knowing the Past Affectively: Screen Media and the Evocation of Intergenerational Trauma’, 2018. Special Issue, Broken Narratives and the Lived Body, Arts & Humanities in Higher Education 17(1); ‘Playing Family: Unruly Relationality, and Transnational Motherhood’, 2016. Gender, Place and Culture: Journal of Feminist Geography, 23(2); ‘Affective Geographies: Intergenerational Hauntings, Bodily Affectivity and Multiracial Subjectivities’, 2015. Subjectivity 8; ‘Haunted by Miscegenation: Gender, the White Australian Policy and the Construction of Indisch Family Narratives’, 2015. Journal of Intercultural Studies, 36(1). Her other publications include special journal issues: ‘Foreign Travel, Transnational Sex, and Transformations of Heterosexualities’ (in Gender, Place and Culture 23:2, co-authored with S. Frohlick and A. Piscitelli, 2016); ‘Colonial Re-Collections: Memories, Objects, Performances’ (in Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Landen Volkenkunde (Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia) 170, co   


Selected publications


Education and training

  • Phd, The Australian National University 2008



Available for supervision

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