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Franjo Švelec, F.C.A.

Date of death:

  • 12/26/2001

Academic titles:

  • fellow of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts
  • doctor of Science

Institutions:

  • Professor (retired) - Faculty of Arts, Zadar

Membership in Academy:

  • full member - Department of Philological Sciences (07/24/1991 - 12/26/2001
  • izvanredni član - Department of Philological Sciences (06/09/1983 - 07/24/1991)

Date and place of birth: 1916, Koškovec, Croatia

Education:

  • B.A. Faculty of Arts, Zagreb,
  • Ph.D. 1956, Faculty of Arts, Zagreb (Theses: Literary work of Mavro Vetranović)

Employment:

  • Faculty of Arts, Zagreb (1951-1956)
  • Since 1956 teaches at the Faculty of Arts, Zadar

Scientific and educational professions:

  • Assistant, Faculty of Arts, Zagreb (1951-1956)
  • Assistant Professor, Faculty of Arts, Zadar (1956-1961); Associate Professor (1961-1965); Full Professor (1965-1978).

Membership and functions at scientific and professional societies:

  • 1983 – Associate Member of the Yugoslav Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 1991 – Full member of the Croatian Academy of Arts and Sciences (former Yugoslav Academy)
  • since 1953 member of Matrix Croatica
  • since 1967 member of Organization of Croatian Writers

Awards:

  • 1966. Annual award of the municipality of Zadar
  • 1971. Republic award “Božidar Adžija” for distinguished scientific activity
  • 1987. Award of the municipality of Zadar.

Scientific and professional meetings:

  • Participated in organizing and with papers at many international congresses

Educational activity:

  • 1961-1978 Professor of Croatian Literature at Faculty of Arts, Zadar
  • 1964-1965 i 1970-1971 – Visiting Professor of Older Croatian Literature, University of Johann Wolfgang Goethe, Frankfurt, Germany