Iva Dimovska is a Postdoctoral Fellow, working on her topic “Utopia and Nationalism in the Formation of Socialist Yugoslavia” (2022-2025) within the Democracy in East Central European Utopianism research project funded by the Gerda Henkel Foundation.
She holds a BA and an MA degree in Comparative Literature from the Ss. Cyril and Methodius University and an MA degree in Gender Studies from CEU. She defended her PhD thesis “Queer(ing) Time in Modernism and How to Read it: James Joyce’s Ulysses and Virginia Woolf’s The Waves” in 2021 at Department of Gender Studies at CEU.
She was a visiting scholar at the University College Dublin and at the Zurich James Joyce Foundation. She has also taught courses in modernist literature, feminism and queer theory at CEU and ELTE’s English Department.
Iva’s research interests include: modernist literature, utopia and utopianism, socialism, 19th and 20th century literature, gender studies and feminism, and queer theory.