Academician Julijan Tamaš – President (2012- )

Academician Julijan Tamaš – President (2012- )

  • Corresponding Member of the Vojvodina Academy of Sciences and Arts since 2004. Foreign/Full Member of the National Academy of Sciences and Arts of Ukraine in Kiev since 1997.
  • Born in Vrbas, on 4 August 1950. Graduated in Yugoslav Literature in 1974 at the Faculty of Philosophy in Novi Sad, obtained his master’s degree in Serbian Literature in 1976, obtained a doctorate in Literary Sciences in 1982, at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad.
  • Full Professor at the Faculty of Philosophy in Novi Sad.
  • E-mail: tamasj@sbb.rs

Areas of Research

Poetry, novels, essays, Ruthenian, Ukrainian, and all Slavic Literatures, small literary traditions of the world, theoretical basis of  Comparativistics and Literary Theory. He has approximately 1000 published literary and scientific papers, from which 40 are books of independent authorship. With single and semestral lectures he attended study visits in Kiev, Lavov, Uzhgorod, Presov, Philadelphia, New York, Washington, Belgrade, Toronto, Urbana-Champaign, Békéscsaba, Zagreb and has presented at 22 international congresses, he was a guest of the American Congress (1993) and the Parliament of Ukraine (1989), he is a member of the Honorary Presidency of the First Ukrainian World Congress (1991), following the decision of the UN International Court of Justice (Toronto, May 1993) he is a political dissident with the right to chose the country in which he wants to reside in. Approximately 50 reviews are written about his work and he has given around 50 interviews in leading newspapers and journals, domestic and abroad, he is represented in around twenty anthologies of Vojvodina’s, Yugoslav and Ukrainian poetry, from Stockholm to Istanbul and Peking. He performed a series of pioneer works, and he introduced Ruthenian Studies in Slavic Studies.

Selected Publications

  1. Tamaš J.: Između književne teorije i interpretacije, Ćirpanov, Novi Sad, 1977, 196pp.
  2. Tamaš J.: Nad htori duma, Ruske slovo, Novi Sad 1982, 96 pp.
  3. Tamaš J.: Gavrijil Kosteljnik medzi doktrinu i prirodu, Ruske slovo, Novi Sad 1986, 352 pp.
  4. Tamaš J.: Darovi moje braće, Univerzitetska riječ, Nikšić 1990, 132 pp.VANU – GODIŠNJAK 2004
  5. Tamaš J.: Konjec XX vika, Parohija sv. Apostola i Pavla, Novi Sad 1995, 186 pp.
  6. Tamaš J.: Istorija ruskej literaturi, Zavod za udžbenike, Beograd 1997, 751 pp.
  7. Tamaš J.: Ukrajinska književnost između istoka i zapada, Matica srpska, Novi Sad 1995, 300 pp.
  8. Tamaš J.: Njebo na koljenoh, Ruske slovo 1972, 48 pp.
  9. Tamaš J.: Balada panonskogo lađara, Ruske slovo 1974, 96 pp.
  10. Tamaš J.: Pesme o prahu (prev. J. Melvinger), Bagdala, Kruševac 1975, 24 pp.
  11. Tamaš J.: Zvičajni dzenj – Običan dan (dvojezički, prev. J. Zivlak), Narodna biblioteka, Vrbas 1984, 50 pp.
  12. Tamaš J.: Špitaljske švetlo, Ruske slovo, Novi Sad 1980, 48 pp.
  13. Tamaš J.: O rosi (prev. B. Ivkov), Matica srpska, Novi Sad 1981, 67 pp.
  14. Tamaš J.: Potjiha prirodi, Ruske slovo, Novi Sad 1984, 71 pp.
  15. Tamaš J.: Pesak i doba (izabrane pesme prev. B. Ivkov, predgovor J. Pogačnik), Dnevnik, Novi Sad 1986, LXXVIII+216 pp.
  16. Tamaš J.: Zlatna hmara, Ruske slovo, Novi Sad 1990, 104 pp.
  17. Tamaš J.: Okupani u vičnosci, Ruske slovo, Novi Sad 1989, 215 pp.
  18. Tamaš J.: Okupani u vječnosti (prev. G. Janjušević), Matica srpska, Novi Sad 1995, 256 pp.
  19. Tamaš J.: Život i poenta, 60 kratkih priča, Radio Novi Sad 1997, 160 pp.
  20. Tamaš J.: Izabrana dela 1-4, Prometej, Novi Sad 2002, 1600 pp. Predavanja na Filozofskom fakultetu u Novom Sadu Rusinska književnost i Ukrajinska književnost sa opštom književnošću.

Other Relevant Information

Head of the Department of Ruthenian Language and Literature (1981-2004). The President of the Alliance of Ruthenians and Ukrainians of Yugoslavia (1900-2000) and the President of the reestablished Vojvodina Academy of Arts and Sciences since 2004.