Katica Čorkalo,

Academic titles:

  • doctor of Science

Institutions:

  • Director - The Center for Scientific Work in Vinkovci (1986. - 2004.)

BORN: October, 11 1936 in Rokovci, Croatia

FAMILY: husband Gvido, teacher, son Goran, journalist and daughter Dinka, psychologist

EDUCATION:

  • B.A. in Croatian language and literature, University of Zagreb, 1960
  • M.A. in Philology, University of Zagreb, 1975
  • Ph.D. in Philology, University of Zagreb, 1980

POSITIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Teacher of Croatian language and literature in Vinkovci grammar school 1960-1986
  • Director of the Center for Scientific Work of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts in Vinkovci 1986-
  • Research associate 1988-1992
  • Senior research associate 1992-1996
  • Scientific advisor 1996-
  • Editor of Radovi (Monographs) and of Posebna izdanja (Special Editions) of the Academy’s Center for Scientific Work in Vinkovci; editor of the editions Dukat and Croatica
  • Director of the research project Udio Slavonije u hrvatskoj književnosti i kulturi (Slavonian Contribution to Croatian Literature and Culture) 1997-

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Association of Croatian Writers
  • Association of Croatian Philologists
  • Matica Hrvatska
  • Croatian Council of the European Movement (president of the Branch in Vinkovci, Vukovar and Županja 1990-1995)

PUBLICATIONS

  • Tragični velikani u djelu Miroslava Krleže (Great tragic characters in the work of Miroslav Krleža), Osijek, 1987;
  • Spomenica Dionizija Švagelja (Memorial of Dionizije Švagelj), Vinkovci, 1990; Slavonica (Vinkovci, 1993);
  • Isidor Kršnjavi: Listovi iz Slavonije / Članci (Izidor Kršnjavi: Papers from Slavonia/Articles), Vinkovci, 1995;
  • Vjekoslav Kaleb, Književnopovijesna monografija (Vjekoslav Kaleb: Retrospective Literary Monograph), Vinkovci, 1995;
  • Ferdo Juzbašić: Djela / Pjesme i proza (Ferdo Juzbašić: Works/Poems and Prose), Vinkovci - Zagreb, 1999;
  • Zavičaj riječi (The Homeland of Words), Vinkovci, 2000);
  • Spomenica Centra za znanstveni rad Hrvatske akademije znanosti i umjetnosti u Vinkovcima 1969/70-2000 (Honorary memorial records of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts Centre for Scientific Work at Vinkovci 1969/70-2000), Zagreb - Vinkovci, 2000);

Published numerous scientific and professional papers (essays, presentations, prefaces, epilogues, reviews)

AWARDS:

Award of the town Vinkovci, 1977 Ivan Filipović award for pedagogical work, 1984

RECREATION:

gardening