Aida Vidan holds a Ph.D. in Slavic language and Literatures from Harvard University, where she currently teaches. Her areas of interest include language instruction, sociolinguistics, South Slavic oral traditional literature and mythology, war narratives, and film. Robert Niebuhr is a university instructor of modern European history, politics, and south-Slavic language. A specialist in South-eastern Europe, Niebuhr has lived and studied in Bosnia- Herzegovina, Croatia, and Serbia. He currently resides and teaches in the Boston area.