DEPARTMENT OF WRITING, LITERATURE & PUBLISHING
B.A. University of Belgrade, Serbia
M.A. Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Ph.D. Harvard University
Vladimir Boskovic's dissertation deals with the ethical philosophy of the Greek poet Odysseus Elytis, with a particular emphasis on Elytis' dialogs with German Romanticism and the Platonic tradition. His current research focuses on the global aspects of the literature of Southeastern Europe in the 19th and 20th century. His interests include Modern Greek poetry, travel literature, early feminism, the age of Enlightenment, literary context of the late Ottoman Empire. and the Byzantine cultural tradition.
He collaborated on various research projects at Harvard University, Widener Library, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Dumbarton Oaks, and the Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, DC. He is a founding member of the Advanced Training in Greek Poetry Translation Workshop at Harvard. He also teaches at Harvard University and The Greek Institute in Cambridge. He was awarded a Certificate of Distinction in Teaching by the Derek Bok Center at Harvard.
He published texts in Latin, English, Serbian, Ancient and Modern Greek. He edited a modern edition of the Letters from Salonica by Jelena Dimitrijevic (2008, bilingually with his translation into Greek). He is preparing a series of articles on Modern Greek and transnational literary topics.
Humanities and Cultural Studies