Assist. Prof. Jernej Habjan, Ph.D.

Research Fellow, Institute of Slovenian Literature and Literary Studies, Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts



jhabjan@zrc-sazu.si

Education: 

B.A. Comparative Literature, Russian Studies (University of Ljubljana, 2005)

Ph.D. Sociology (University of Ljubljana, 2010)

 

Research interests:

My research interests include literary theory, world literature studies, sociology of literature, contemporary philosophy, psychoanalysis, historical materialism, Slovenian literature, theory and history of the novel, and critical globalization studies.



  • Graduate visiting scholar, Department of Linguistics, University of Paris III (October–December 2009);
  • Postdoctoral researcher, Department of Comparative Literature, University of Munich (2012–2014);
  • Research Fellow, IFK International Research Center for Cultural Studies, University of Art and Design Linz (March–June 2015).

  • Member of the Research Committee on Literary Theory at the International Comparative Literature Association (AILC/ICLA);
  • Member of the Organising Committee of the Slovenian Comparative Literature Association;
  • Member of Editorial Board of the publishing house Sophia (Ljubljana);
  • Member of Editorial Board of the publishing house Studia humanitatis (Ljubljana);
  • Member of Editorial Board of the book series Studia litteraria. Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU. 

  • Habjan, J. 2016. Ordinary Literature Philosophy: Literary Studies after Cultural Studies. South Atlantic Quarterly 115(4):699–714.
  • Habjan, J. 2016. Introduction: Globalizing Literary Genres. In: Jernej Habjan in Fabienne Imlinger (eds.), Globalizing Literary Genres. New York: Routledge, pp. 1–14.
  • Gupta, S., J. Habjan in H. Tutek. 2016. Introduction: Academia and the Production of Unemployment. In: Suman Gupta, Jernej Habjan and Hrvoje Tutek (eds.), Academic Labour, Unemployment and Global Higher Education. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 1–20.
  • Habjan, J. 2016. Novel Fiction, Newspaper Reality. Neohelicon 43(2):461–471.
  • Habjan, J. 2016. Slovenian Sociology of Literature and Slovenian National Poet: France Prešeren between the Partisans, Dissidents and Theorists. Slavica tergestina 17:126–146.
  • Habjan, J. 2015. Introduction: Novel beyond Nation. Canadian Review of Comparative Literature / Revue canadienne de littérature comparée 42(4):347–352.
  • Habjan, J. 2015. Pre-Modern Joking Relationships in Modern Europe: From Le Neveu de Rameau to Le Neveu de Lacan. Canadian Review of Comparative Literature / Revue canadienne de littérature comparée 42(4):370–381.
  • Habjan, J. 2014. Literatura med dekonstrukcijo in teorijo. Ljubljana: Založba /*cf.
  • Habjan, J., in J. Whyte. 2014. Introduction. In: Jernej Habjan and Jessica Whyte (eds.), (Mis)readings of Marx in Continental Philosophy. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 1–18.
  • Habjan, J. 2014. World-Systems Analysis and Form: Distant Reading as Structural Poetics of World Literature. In: María Constanza Guzmán and Alejandro Zamora (eds.), Deterritorializing Practices in Literary Studies. Cuernavaca: Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos; and Toronto: Contornos Publishing, pp. 21–35.
  • Habjan, J. 2013. From Cultural Third-Worldism to the Literary World-System. CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture 15(5):<https://doi.org/10.7771/1481-4374.2346>.
  • Habjan, J. 2013. Buržoazna revolucija, kontrarevolucija in proletarska revolucija kot žanri v Osemnajstem brumairu Ludvika Bonaparta. Filozofski vestnik 34(3):145–161.
  • Habjan, J. 2012. Uvod. In: Jernej Habjan (ed.), Diskurz: od filozofije govorice do teorije ideologije. Ljubljana: Pedagoški inštitut, pp. 11–25.
  • Habjan, J. 2012. The Culturalist Ideology in Literary Theory: From a “Critical” Theory of the Performative to a “Topical” Conception of Performativity. Primerjalna književnost 35(2):251–264.
  • Habjan, J. 2012. The Bestseller as the Black Box of Distant Reading: The Case of Sherlock Holmes. Primerjalna književnost 35(1):91–105.
  • Habjan, J. 2012. Estetski režim umetnosti med performativno subverzijo in transferno transgresijo. Filozofski vestnik 33(1):91–100.
  • Habjan, J. 2011. Research as Reading: From the Close Reading of Difference to the Distant Reading of Distance. Primerjalna književnost 34(2):173–183.
  • Habjan, J. 2011. Kaj smo hoteli od Derridaja? Problemi 49(5–6):161–189.
  • Habjan, J. 2010. Who Chooses the One Who Chooses? On a Forced Choice of Shakespearean Epistemology and Textology. Primerjalna književnost 33(2):193–202.
  • Habjan, J. 2009–2010. Canonization – Culturalization – Sanctification: Romeo and Juliet In the Western Canon, “French Resentment” and Lacanian Ethics. (a): The Journal of Culture and the Unconscious 8(1):35–46.

MODULE GENERAL ELECTIVE COURSES

Discourse theory and literature ǀ

Assist. Prof. Jernej Habjan, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

European literatures and nationalisms ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Marijan Dović, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

History of books and censorship ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Marijan Dović, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Life writing: autobiography, biography, memoirs, diaries, and letters ǀ

Assist. Prof. Alenka Koron, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Literary geography ǀ

Prof. Marko Juvan, Ph. D.,

ECTS: 6

Literature and the visual arts ǀ

Assist. Prof. Luka Vidmar, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Modernism and the avant-garde ǀ

Prof. Marko Juvan, Ph. D.,

ECTS: 6

Narratology ǀ

Assist. Prof. Alenka Koron, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Sociology of the (Slovenian) literary institution ǀ

Assoc. Prof. Marijan Dović, Ph.D.,

ECTS: 6

Textology and digital humanities ǀ

Assist. Prof. Matija Ogrin, Ph.D,

ECTS: 6

World systems and Slovenian literary discourse ǀ

Prof. Marko Juvan, Ph. D.,

ECTS: 6