Lada Čale Feldman (en)

Lada Čale Feldman, PhD, full professor (Section for Theatre Studies)
office hours: Monday 13:30-14:15 h and Thursday 12:45 - 13:30 h (B-214)

e-mail: lcfeldma@ffzg.hr ; tel. 4092-114, house 2114

Lada Čale Feldman was born in Zagreb on 11 July 1963. She graduated in French Language and Literature and Comparative Literature at the Zagreb University Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in 1986, where she also received her M.A. (in 1990) and PhD (in 1994). She wrote her theses on theatre topics: Play within the Play in Ivo Brešan’s Predstava Hamleta u selu Mrduša Donja (graduation thesis), Travesties of Ivo Brešan: Anera (M.A. thesis), Play within the Play in Croatian Plays (PhD thesis).

She worked at the Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research from 1991, starting as an assistant and becoming a research associate in 1997, senior research associate in 2001 and research advisor in 2004. During this period she twice went abroad for several months on a study grant. In 1991 she started lecturing at the following institutions of higher learning: Academy of Dramatic Art at Zagreb University, Centre for Woman Studies in Zagreb, Postgraduate course in Literature and Cultural Studies and Postgraduate course in Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology (both at the University of Zagreb), and also in the Postgraduate course at the Institute for Humanities in Ljubljana. She co-operates on projects with the Miroslav Krleza Croatian Institute of Lexicography and the Croatian Radiotelevision. She is a member of the performance studies association Performance Studies international, where she became a board member in 2009. She chaired the Croatian Semiotic Society in 1999-2000, and she is also a member of other professional associations. On June 1st 2005 she received tenure at the Theatre and Drama Studies section of the Department of Comparative Literature at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Zagreb University.

Professor Čale Feldman participated in organizing three international academic meetings: War, Exile, and Everyday Life (Zagreb, 1995), Gender and Nation, Tradition and Transition (Dubrovnik, 2002), and the 15th annual PSi conference titled Misperformance: Mis-firing, Mis-fitting, Mis-reading (Zagreb, 2009), which drew around 400 international scholars and performance artists.

She writes academic papers, theatre criticism and book reviews, lectures at Croatian and international meetings on topics concerning theatre studies, anthropology, literary theory and feminist criticism. In 2002 she received the Petar Brečić award for her book Euridice Looking Back. In May 2005 she received the Martin Stevens award for the Best New Essay in Early Drama Studies from The Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society for the essay Blackened Faces and a Veiled Woman: Early Korčula Moreška (co-authored with Max Harris). In 2009 she was awarded the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Annual award for her work on the book In Canon and on the organization of the 15th annual PSi conference titled Misperformance: Mis-firing, Mis-fitting, Mis-reading.

Selected bibliography (see also the page at Croatian Scientific Bibliography):

Books (author)

1989. Brešan’s Theatre. Aspects of Brešan’s Dramaturgy

1997. Play within the Play in Croatian Theatre

2001. Eurydice’s Turns, on Gender Performances in Theory, Folklore, Literature and Theatre

2005. Femina Ludens

2008, & M. Čale, Within the Canon, Studies on the Double

2012. Dreams are not to be trusted

2012. & A. Tomljenović, Introduction to feminist literary criticism

 

Books (editor)

1993. & Ines Prica, Reana Senjković, Fear, Death and Resistance, an Ethnography of War, Croatia 1991-1992.

1998. & Vlaho Bogišić, Dean Duda, Ivica Matičević: A Small Lexicon of Croatian Literature

2006. & Ines Prica, Deviations and Misfires: Ethnographies of Indigenous Socialism

2010. Tonko Lonza (ed. and introductory text) 

2014. Neva Rošić (ed. and introductory text)

2014. & M. Blažević, MISperformance: essays in shifting perspectives

 

Book chapters

2007.a “The Context within: The Play within the Play between Theatre Anthropology, System Theory and Postcolonial Critique”, u: The Play within the Play. The Performance of Meta-Theatre and Self-Reflection , ur . G. Fischer i B. Greiner, 285-296.

2007.b “Drama kao romaneskni intermedij: dva kontrastivna modernistička primjera (Virginia Woolf, Između činova i Miroslav Krleža, Banket u Blitvi )”, u: Poetika pitanja, Zbornik radova u povodu 70. rođendana Milivoja Solara , ur . D. Duda, G. Slabinac i A. Zlatar, Zagreb : FF press, 159-174.

2008. “Don Juan, galantnost, libertinizam: od muškog prototipa do njegove ženske inverzije. Moliere i Marivaux”, u: Poslanje filologa, Zbornik radova u povodu 70. rođendana Mirka Tomasovića , ur . T. Bogdan i C. Pavlović, Zagreb : FF press, 345-371.

 

Other works in Croatian

1991. “Igra svatova u okviru svadbe: teatar, meta-teatar ili meta-običaj?”, Narodna umjetnost , Zagreb , 28, str. 227-241.

1992. “Predstavljačka obilježja folklora dubrovačkog područja”, Narodna umjetnost , 29, str. 169-184.

1995. “Mjesto teatarske semiotike u književnoteorijskim razmišljanjima Darka Suvina”, u: Trag i razlika , ur . V. Biti, N. Ivić i J. Užarević, Zagreb : Naklada MD, 179-198.

1996. “Postoji li suvremeno hrvatsko dramsko žensko pismo?”, Republika , Zagreb, 3-4, str. 29-40.

1997. “Poetika tame, uskrate, manjka”, Kolo , Zagreb , 2, str. 352-364, 1997.

2001.a “Korpusi, leševi i tijela”, Treća , časopis Centra za ženske studije broj 1-2, Vol. III, 2001, 116-133.

2001.b “‘Šteta što je kurva': Glumica i njezina dvojništva između postkomunizma i posthumanizma”, Frakcija , magazin za izvedbene umjetnosti , 20/21, 88-106.

2003.a “Krležiana / Senkeriana / Stoppardiana”, Kazalište 13-14, 2003, 144-153.

2003.b “Bezdani snovi i njihove strukture: Northrop Frye, anatomija šekspirologije”, Kolo XII , 4, 147-161.

2003.c “Morisco, moresca, moreška: Agonalni mimetizam i njegove interkulturne jeke”, Narodna umjetnost , 40/2, 61-80.

2003.d “Medijacije Medeje”, Sarajevske bilježnice , 2, 95-112.

2004.a “Dvoglave hidre: nacija, žene i gluma”, u: Između roda i naroda , ur . T. Škokić i R. Jambrešić Kirin, Zagreb : Institut za etnologiju i folkloristiku & Centar za ženske studije, 323-340.

2004.b “‘Glorija' i ‘Gloriana'”, Komparativna povijest hrvatske književnosti, Zbornik radova VI, Europski obzori Marinkovićeva opusa , ur . M. Tomasović i V. Glunčić-Bužančić, Split : Književni krug, 182-195.

2004.c “Antigona, Antigone”, Kazalište 17/18, 90-95.

2006. “ Identité, alterité, autorité : Marivauxove utopijske komedije”, Kolo 2, 293-331.

2007.a “Histerija realizma i ženski pogled u Begovićevu Pustolovu pred vratima ”, Umjetnost riječi , 1-2, 79-108.

2007.b “Wilde X 3”, u: Govor drame – govor glume , ur . S. Anđelković i B. Senker, Zagreb : Disput, 119-134.

2007.c “Teatar, svečanost, igre – misao Branka Gavelle”, u: Način u jeziku / Književnost pedesetih , Zbornik radova 36. seminara Zagrebačke slavističke škole, ur . Krešimir Bagić, Zagreb : Zagrebačka slavistička škola, 101-110.

2008.a “Pomet – Greenblattov Jago?”, Forum , 4-6, 572-591.

2008.b “Dvojnik: od teme do metode”, u: Komparativna povijest hrvatske književnosti – Zbornik radova XI. Smjerovi i metodoogije komparativnog proučavnja hrvatske književnosti , ur . C. Pavlović i V. Glunčić-Bužančić, Split – Zagreb : Književni krug, Odsjek za komparativnu književnost Filozofskog fakulteta u Zagrebu, 176-184.

2008.c “Don Juan, galantnost, libertinizam: od muškog prototipa do njegove ženske inverzije. Molière i Marivaux”, u: Poslanje filologa, Zbornik radova u povodu 70. rođendana Mirka Tomasovića, ur. T. Bogdan i C. Pavlović, Zagreb: FF press, 345-371.

2009.a “Dundo Maroje ili ljubav prema geometriji”, u: Marin Držić. Svjetionik dubrovačke renesanse , ur . J-L Thomas i S. Anđelković, Zagreb : Disput, 133-146.

2009.b “Analyse this! Držićološke psihoanamneze”, u: Komparativna povijest hrvatske književnosti – Zbornik radova XI. Držić danas. epoha i nasljeđe , ur . C. Pavlović i V. Glunčić-Bužančić, Split – Zagreb : Književni krug, Odsjek za komparativnu književnost Filozofskog fakulteta u Zagrebu, 17-34.

2010. “Femmes fatalesi njihovi portreti nakon 1910: od hrvatskog dramskog artizma do analitičkog realizma”, u: Komparativna povijest hrvatske književnosti – Zbornik radova XII. Poetika i politika kulture nakon 1910, ur . C. Pavlović i V. Glunčić-Bužančić, Split – Zagreb : Književni krug, Odsjek za komparativnu književnost Filozofskog fakulteta u Zagrebu, 292-311.

2012. “Tumačenje snova kao teatrološki problem”, u: Prostori snova, ur. D. Fališevac i Ž. Benčić, Zagreb: Disput, 71-99.

 

Other works in foreign languages

1993.a “The theatralization of reality: Political rituals”, u: Fear, Death and Resistance: an Ethnography of War, Croatia 1991-1992 , edited by Ines Prica, Lada Čale Feldman and Reana Senjković, Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research, Matrix Croatica, X-press, Zagreb, str. 5-23.

1993.b “Šingala-mingala, from recitation to theatre”, Narodna umjetnost , Zagreb , 30: Festschrift für Maja Bošković-Stulli = In the honor of Maja Bošković-Stulli, 1993, str. 183-199.

1995.a “Intellectual concerns and scholarly priorities: a voice of an ethnographer”, Narodna umjetnost , Croatian Journal for Ethnology and Folklore Research , Zagreb, 32/1, 1995, str.79-90.

1995.b “The image of the leader: being a president, displaying a cultural performance”, Collegium Antropologicum , 19, 1995, str. 41-52.

1996. “Theatrical metamorphoses: turning exile into a fairy tale”, u: War, Exile, Everyday life, Cultural Perspectives (ed. by Maja Povrzanović and Renata Jambrešić-Kirin), Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Research, Zagreb , str. 209-229.

1997.a “Die Stadt als Theater – eine kulturanthropologische Sicht auf Dubrovnik von der frühen Neuzeit bis 1992”, Kleine Städte im neuzeitlichen Europa (Hrsg. Holger Th Gräf), 243-268, Berlin: Berlin Verlag, Arno Spitz Gmbh, 1997.

1997.b “Darko Suvin's Theatre Semiotics between Literary Theory and Cultural Criticism”, Znakolog, An International Yearbook of Slavic Semiotics , br. 6/7, Graz IFISS, 1997., str. 221-242.

1998. “Existe-t-il une écriture féminine dramatique contemporaine croate?”, Le Pont, Magazine littéraire , Zagreb , 3-4, str.204-211.

1999.a “Le radici culturali e letterarie straniere del motivo di travestimento nel dramma croato preottocentesco”, u: Talijanističke i komparatističke studije u čast Mati Zoriću , str. 299-326.

1999.b “The Misuses of Enchantement: Blurring the Boundaries between Literary Criticism and Anthropology”, Mediterranean Ethnological Summer School , Vol. 3 – Piran, 1997 i 1998, Ljubljana , str. 49-62.

2000.a “Historical Reference and Theatrical Autoreference”, Modellierungen von Geschichte und Kultur / Modelling History and Culture, Akten des 9. Internationalen Symposiums der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Semiotik, Universität Graz, 22.-24. November 1996 / Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium of the Austrian Association for Semiotics, University of Graz , November 22-24, 1996, Band I, Vol. I, Theoretische Grundlagen und 5. Österreichisch – Ungarisches Semiotik-Kolloquium – Theoretical Foundations and 5th Austro-Hungarian Semiotic Colloquium, hg. Jeff Bernard, Peter Grzybek, Gloria Withalm, 123-134.

2000.b “Performative cross-genderings and disciplinary border-crossings”, European Journal for Semiotic Studies, posebno izdanje s radovima skupa Borders, Signs, Transitions / Grenzen, Zeichen, Übergänge , hg. Jeff Bernard, Gloria Withalm, Lada Čale Feldman, 12/2, 311-326.

2000.c “Il carnevale nel teatro di Ivo Vojnović”, Most / Il Ponte, Rivista di letteratura Croata, 1-4, 107-116.

2001.a “Self as a Cluster of Socio-Cultural Simulacra: Georg Simmel's and Luigi Pirandello's feminist anthropology of acting”, u: Mythen-Riten-Simulacra / Myths, Rites, Simulacra , Akten des 10. Internationalen Symposiums der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Semiotik, Universität für Angewandte Kunst Wien, Dezember 2000 / Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium of the Austrian Association of Semiotics, University of Applied Arts Vienna, December 2000, Band II / Vol. II, Felder und Applikationen, Fields and Applications , Wien: OGS, 2001, 807-822.

2001.b “‘Tis a pity she's a whore: an actress and her doubles between postcommunism and posthumanism”, Frakcija , magazin za izvedbene umjetnosti, 20/21, 88-106.

2002. “Science, Space, Time: Contours of (Croatian) Literary Antrhopology” (Znanost, Prostor, Vrijeme: Obrisi (hrvatske) književne antropologije), Narodna umjetnost , 39/1, str. 75-96.

2003. “Unified in a Conflict, Moros y Cristianos and Moreška, Mimetic Fascination of an Intercultural Agon”, u: TRANS. Internet-Zeitschrift für Kulturwissenschaften , No. 15/2003, www:http//www.inst.at/trans/15Nr/001_2/feldman15.htm

2004.a “The Aura of the Actress”, Frakcija, magazin za izvedbene umjetnosti, 28/29, 062-069.

2004.b “Blackened Faces and a Veiled Woman: The Early Korčula Moreška” (u koautorstvu s Maxom Harrisom), Comparative Drama 37, br. 3, 4, 297-320.

2008. “Il doppio materno: ancora sulla maternita in Pirandello”, u: Il doppio nella lingua e nella letteratura italiana, Atti del Convegno Internazionale Dubrovnik , 9-11 settembre 2004, ur . M. Čale, T. Peruško, S. Roić i A. Iovinelli, Zagreb : FF press, 387-399.

2009. & Marin Blažević, “Translate or Else: Marking the Glocal Troubles of Performance Research in Croatia”, u: Contesting Performance, global sites of research, ur. J. Mckenzie, H. Roms i C. J. W.-L.Wee, New York: Palgrave, 168-187.

2010. “The Common Reader Translated and Re-edited: Woolf and the Question of 'Lecture Feminine'“, Translating Virginia Woolf, ur. Oriana Palusci, Bern: Peter Lang, 157-166.

 

Translations

Barthes, Roland, Kritika i istina