This profile was current as of 2023, when she was part of the on-campus Kellogg community.
Sonja Stojanovic is an assistant professor of French at the University of Notre Dame, where she is a concurrent faculty member with the Gender Studies Program and a faculty fellow at the Nanovic Institute for European Studies.
Stojanovic specializes in 20th- and 21st-century French and Francophone literature and culture. Her current book project examines how disappearance is formalized within certain memorializing practices through a theoretical engagement with the figure of the ghost. She is concurrently working on a project that looks at the gendered representation of precarious workers in contemporary fiction.
Her other interests include contemporary women’s writing, immigration and migration, narratives of loss and mourning, representations of motherhood, contemporary European fiction, and literary translation. She organizes the Contemporary Writers Series.
Stojanovic earned an MA from Notre Dame and an MA and PhD from Brown University.