Madeleine Danova

Madeleine Danova is Professor in North American Literature and Culture at the Department of English and American Studies at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. She has taught various literary and culture studies courses at other Bulgarian Universities and at SUNY, Albany. She has participated in a number of conferences and workshops devoted to different aspects of American and Canadian Studies and has been involved in several international projects on literary modernism, ethnicity, nationalism, language, mass media, and cultural identity. She is the author of a comparative study, Nationalism, Modernism and Identity (2000), of the two most famous literary families in the USA and Bulgaria, the Jameses and Slaveikovi. Her recent books include The Jamesiad. Between Fact and Fiction: The Postmodern Lives of Henry James (Polis, 2011) and Transformations of the Ethnic Occult in Twentieth-Century American Literature (Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” Press, forthcoming). She is a member of the Bulgarian American Studies Association, the Central European Association for Canadian Studies, Henry James Society, USA, and the European Society of Jamesian Studies.