At the Andrić Institute in Andrićgrad today is finished student conference dedicated to the First World War and Literature, which was attended by about 65 students.
In the final plenary session of the two-day scientific conference a professor at Faculty of Philology in Belgrade, Ljiljana Bajić addressed to the students.
“I am extremely pleased with the work and the conference at the Andrić Institute. Today we have had an interesting themes, a multitude of topics and authors, which is the advantage of such sections and work with exhibitors,” said Bajić.
A student of the Faculty of Philology in Belgrade, Sofija Simović said that during his first stay in Andrićgrad had the pleasure to work with professionals par excellence, and that the conference she exhibited poetic transposition in one epic poem written on the battlefield during the First World War.
“The aim of my work is to show how that poem communicates with poems from the cycle of the Battle of Kosovo. The poem was found in the magazine `Ratni dnevnik` ( A War Diary ). I wanted to show that the poem was written by a soldier and was completely made on the laws of composition on which is formed and composed folk epic poetry,” said Simović.
A student of the Faculty of Philosophy in Niš, Dragana Blagojević said that she dealt with the poem “Kain” ( Cain ) by Milutin Bojić and the First World War.
“The greatest attention has been given to the work on the presenting the war situation, described in the poem. In addition, I also worked on the analysis and motives concerning the war circumstances, as well as a parallel analysis of the same motives which I found in Bojić’s songs, his war chronicle, personal correspondence and in an unfinished epopee,” said Blagojević.
Two-day conference yesterday opened a professor at the University of Belgrade, Ljiljana Marković, who was speaking on behalf of the Head of the Department of Literature of the Andrić Institute, Aleksandra Vraneš, Marković said that she was very proud of the work of her young colleagues.
She stressed out that the Andrić Institute had recognized the importance of this project, and that this conference represented the results of the students’ work.
Within a student conference was promoted the book “Serbia” and was held a performance “Pokondirena tikva” by a section of Performing Arts, Faculty of Philology, University of Belgrade.