Marija Cetinić is Assistant Professor of Literary and Cultural Analysis at the University of Amsterdam and a research affiliate at the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis. She is coordinator of the MA Comparative Literature program and founding member of the research group Sex Negativity. She completed her PhD in Comparative Literature at USC, Los Angeles. Her essays have appeared in Mediations, Discourse, and the European Journal of English Studies. A co-written chapter on oil barrels in the work of Christo and Jeanne-Claude appears in Saturation: An Elemental Politics (Duke UP, 2021). With Stefa Govaart, she is involved in an ongoing epistolary project, as well as a series of transcribed dialogues on five concepts: Sentence / Essence / Woman / Negation / Sex.
Climate Realism: The Aesthetics of Weather, Climate, and Atmosphere. Edited with Lynn Badia, Marija Cetinić, and Jeff Diamanti. Routledge, 2020.
Journal Articles and Book Chapters (peer reviewed)
“Affect” (co-written with Jeff Diamanti). A Companion to Critical and Cultural Theory. Eds. Sarah Blacker and Justin Sully. London: Wiley-Blackwell, May 2017.
“House and Field: On Rachel Whiteread and Ai Wei Wei.” Mediations. Fall 2016.
“House, Library, Field: The Aesthetics of Saturation.” Book Chapter in Neoliberalism, Value, and Jouissance, ed. ACT (Art, Critique, Theory). Seoul: Booknomad, 2013.
“Principles of Oil Barrel Architectures: A Review of Three Artworks by Jeanne-Claude and Christo, 1961-2007,” (co-written with Jeff Diamanti), American Book Review, Special Issue on “Petrofictions,” 33.3 (March-April 2012).
“Sympathetic Conditions: Toward a New Ontology of Trauma,” Discourse: Journal for Theoretical Studies in Media and Culture 32.3 (Fall 2010). 285-301.
“Fragile Pages of Grey Ashes: Inoperative Archives in Dubravka Ugrešić’s The Museum Of Unconditional Surrender and David Markson’s Wittgenstein’s Mistress,” European Journal of English Studies, Special Issue on “Beyond Trauma” 14.1 (April 2010). 75-87.
Edited Journal Volumes
Resilience: An Environmental Humanities Journal special double issue on “Climate Realism: The Aesthetics of Weather, Climate, and Atmosphere” (Winter 2018).
“Theses on Postpartum.” (with Madeline Lane-McKinley). GUTS: Canadian Feminist Magazine, May 2015.
“Letters to _____: On the Inexhaustibility of Exhaustion.” GUTS: Canadian Feminist Magazine. Spring 2014.
“Letters to ----: On the Construction and Sharing of Effective Means,” Inter-media work. frakcija: Performing Arts Magazine, Winter 2012.