Prof. Dr Julijan Tamas – Full-Member

Prof. Dr Julijan Tamas – Full-Member

  • Foreign Member of the National Academy of Sciences and Arts of Ukrain, since 1997 and Full Member of the Academy of Sciences and Arts of Vojvodina since 2004
  • Born on 4 August 1950 in Vrbas. He graduated at the Faculty of Phylosophy, Novi Sad, in 1974 and got his Masters degree in 1976. He got his PhD at the University of Novi Sad in 1982.
  • Since 1994 he is the full-time Professor at the Faculty of Phylosophy in Novi Sad. His lectures for undergraduate and graduate students is in Ruthenian literature and Ukrainian literature. He gives lectures for PhD studies in the Characteristics of investigation of the literature.
  • He retaired on 1 October 2015, but is already included into master and PhD studies at the University of Novi Sad
  • He is the Honored Doctor of the Uzgorod Natoional University (2009)
  • e-mail: tamasjulijan@gmail.com
  • Investigation Topics:

Author’s poems, novels, essays, of the Ruthenian, Ukrainian, Serb and other Slovenian literature, literature with small tradition in the world, theory and bases of comparative theory of literature. He has about 1000 publication, 55 single-author books. As visiting professor he gave lectures in Kiev, Lvov, Ternopol, Uzhgorod, Prešovo, Philadelphia, New York, Washington, Belgrade, Toronto, Urbana – Shampagne, Bekeščaba, Zagreb, Trir, Tartu and Wroczlavve. He attended 32 international Congrsses; he was the guest of the Congress of USA (1993) and Verhovnej Radi Ukrajini (1989); member of the Honour Presidency of the First Congress of Ruthenians in the world (1991).

Prof. Tomas was the reviewer of the Letopis Matice srpske and Dnevnik, editor-in-chief of the Zbornika za slavistiku Matice srpske, Polja i Švetlosci; editor-in-chief of NIRO “Ruske slovo” and Studia Ruthenica. He is the author of language textbooks in ruthenian for all college students. He is the Editor of the Ruthenian poetry in Ruthenian, Serb and Hungarian language and also of Ruthenian eseys in Serb and Slovak language.

About 70 studies and reviews dealing with Prof. Tomas publications and almost 70 interviews presented in domestic and foreign newspapers and magazines; his works are included in 20 Antologies of Vojvodinas, Yugoslav and Ruthenian poems and essays presented from Stockholm, Amsterdam, Uzhgorod, Moscow to Istanbul, Saporo, Tartua and Beijing. He was the first to introduce the Ruthenian language in the University education. He was the first who won the PhD in Ruthenian in the world and he founded the Department of Ruthenian language at the Faculty of Phylosophy in Novi Sad. As the supervisor he helped in founding new ruthenian departments off in other university centers in central Europe.

Selected Publications:

  • Tamaš J.: Između književne teorije i interpretacije, rasprave, Ćirpanov, Novi Sad, 1977, 193pp.
  • Tamaš J.: Nad htori duma, eseji i zapisi, Ruske slovo, Novi Sad 1982, 96 pp.
  • Tamaš J.; Rusinska književnost, istorija i status, Matica srpska, Novi Sad 1984, 491pp.
  • Tamaš J.: Gavrijil Kosteljnik medzi doktrinu i prirodu, studija, Ruske slovo, Novi Sad 1986, 351 pp.
  • Tamaš J.: Darovi moje braće, izabrani eseji i kritike o srpskoj i hrvatskoj književnosti XX veka, Univerzitetska riječ, Nikšić 1990, 132 pp.
  • Tamaš J.: Konjec XX vika, bešedi i eseji o univerzalijoh, Parohija sv. Apostola i Pavla, Novi Sad 1995, 168 pp.
  • Tamaš J.: Istorija ruskej literaturi, Zavod za udžbenike, Beograd 1997, 751 pp.
  • Tamaš J.: Ukrajinska književnost između Istoka i Zapada, Matica srpska, Novi Sad 1995, 295 pp.
  • Tamaš J.: Njebo na koljenoh, pisnji, Ruske slovo 1972, 48 pp.
  • Tamaš J.: Balada panonskogo lađara, lirski špiv, Ruske slovo 1974, 96 pp.
  • Tamaš J.: Pesme o prahu (prev. J. Melvinger), Bagdala, Kruševac 1975, 24 pp.
  • Tamaš J.: Zvičajni dzenj – Običan dan (dvojezički, prev. J. Zivlak), Narodna biblioteka, Vrbas 1984, 50 pp.
  • Tamaš J.: Špitaljske švetlo, Ruske slovo, Novi Sad 1980, 48 pp.
  • Tamaš J.: O rosi (prev. B. Ivkov), Matica srpska, Novi Sad 1981, 65 pp.
  • Tamaš J.: Potjiha prirodi, Ruske slovo, Novi Sad 1984, 71 pp.
  • Tamaš J.: Pesak i doba (izabrane pesme prev. B. Ivkov, predgovor J. Pogačnik), Dnevnik, Novi Sad 1986, LXXVIII+216 pp.
  • Tamaš J.: Zlatna hmara, Ruske slovo, Novi Sad 1990, 104 pp.
  • Tamaš J.: Okupani u vičnosci, roman, Ruske slovo, Novi Sad 1989, 215 pp.
  • Tamaš J.: Okupani u vječnosti, roman (prev. G. Janjušević), Matica srpska, Novi Sad 1995, 258 pp.
  • Tamaš J.: Ruski Kerestur – ljitopis i istorija 1745 -1991, Ruski Kerestur 1992, 454 pp.
  • Tamaš J.: Izabrana dela 1-4, Prometej, Novi Sad 2002, 1600 pp.
  • Tamaš J.: O prirodi književnosti i prirodi proučavanja književnosti, pristupna beseda sa bibliografijom do 2005, VANU, Novi Sad 2006, 160 pp.
  • Tamaš J.: Veličina malih, poetika regionalnih i malih književnih tradicija, studija,VANU, Novi Sad, 2008. 290 pp.
  • Tamaš J.: Jevangelista Mihajlo Kovač, studija, Ruske slovo, Novi Sad, 300 pp.
  • Tamaš J.: Đura Papharhaji od ruralizma po populizem, studija, Ruske slovo, Novi Sad, 148 pp.
  • Tamaš J.: Dereglja z mrijoh, roman, Ruske slovo, Novi Sad 2010, 536 pp.
  • Tamaš J.: Splav od čežnji, roman (preveo N. Šanta), VANU, Novi Sad, 2010, 503 pp.
  • Tamaš J.: Deset ljubavnih zapovesti, roman o jadima starog Vertera Remeckog, Orfeus, Novi Sad 2013, 171pp
  • Tamaš J.: Ukrajinska literatura pomiž Shodom i Zahodom, Gražda, Užgorod, 2013, 264 pp
  • Tamash J. CENTURION, Izabrane pesme na rusinskom, ukrajinskom, srpskom I nemackom jeziku, Zavod za kulturu vojvodjanskih Rusina, Novi Sad 2014, 544 pp.
  • Tamaš J.: Reka Monomah, merač posmrtnog vremena, autobiografski roman, Orion Spirit, Sremska Kamenica, 2017, 285 pp.
  • Tamaš J.: Ispred smrtnog talasa, lirika, Prometej, Novi Sad 2017, 80 pp.
  • Tamaš J.: Skladanje identitetoh, izabrane studije i eseji iz rusinistike i ukrajinistike, Ruske slovo, Novi Sad 2017, 280 pp.

Other Information:

Prof. Tomas was the Head of the Chair of Ruthenina language and literature (1981- 2015), President of the Society for Ruthenians and Ukrainians in Yugoslavia (1990-2000), President of the Vojvodina Academy of Sciences and Arts in the interval 2004-2008 and since 2012.

He is awarded with the highest prizes of Ruthenian, Vojvodina, Serbia and Ukrain. Let us mention some of the most important: two awards Gavrilo Kosteljnik for the best book in ruthenian language (essays and novels 1980-1990), “Petro Kuzmjak” award for fundamental education of Ruthens according to celebration of 250 years of settling Ruthenies in Vojvodinu (2003), Branko Radičević award for esey (1972), Stražilovo award (1977), Oktobarer award of Novi Sad (1983), The best book award given by DKV (1984), Laza Kostić award on the International Book Exhibition in Novi Sad for the project entitled: Izabranih dela (2002), Golden Medal for his literature production from Cultural Centre of Vojvodina (2011. he was the first to won this prize), Award of 55 founders of Ukrainian independency (1996), Award of the Ukrainian Government for consolidation of Ukrainians in the world (2005), “Golden Fortune”, award of the International academy of sciences and arts, Gregorian medal of Assembly of independent countries (2006), Certificate of the Lvov University “Ivan Franko” for his contribution to world Ukrainistics (2016).