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English educator

Biljana Dragoslav Obradovic, American English educator. Avocations: painting, volleyball, languages. E-mail: bobradov@xula.edu. F C. Named Honorary Citizen Nebraska, 1993. Member Modern Language Association, Associated Writing Programs, Serbian Writers' Association Beta Delta.

Background

Obradovic, Biljana Dragoslav was born on February 25, 1961 in Bitola, Macedonia, Yugoslavia. Came to the United States, 1988. Daughter of Dragoslav and Vera (Ristic) Obradovic.

Education

Bachelor in English Language, Literature, Belgrade University, 1987. Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, Poetry, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1991. Doctor of Philosophy in English, University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1995.

Career

Professor Milica Pavlovic, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 1987-1988. Instructor University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1995. Visiting assistant professor Drake University, Des Moines, 1995-1996.

Instructor Delgado Community College, New Orleans, 1997. Associate professor Xavier University Louisiana, since 1997. Teaching assistant Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 1988-1991, University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1991-1994.

Instructor Loyola University, New Orleans, 1997, Tulane University, New Orleans, 1997, Notre Dame Seminary, New Orleans, 1997. Translator Serbian to English and English to Serbian.

Achievements

  • Avocations: painting, volleyball, languages. E-mail: bobradov@xula.edu. F C.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: (poems) Frozen Embraces, 1997, Le Riche Monde, 1999, Three Poets in New Orleans, 2000. Contributor poetry: First Light, 1997, From a Bend in the River, 1998, We Hear Their Voices, 1997. Translator: American Ghost, 1999, Fives of Petice: Fifty Poems by Serbian and American Poets, 2002.

      Reviewer Prairie Schooner, 1995, World Literataure Today. Contributor poems to magazines.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, Associated Writing Programs, Serbian Writers' Association, Phi Beta Delta.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Painting, volleyball, languages.

Connections

father:
Dragoslav Obradovic

mother:
Vera (Ristic) Obradovic