Vitaly G. RodionovDoctor of Philology

Professor,

Department of Chuvash Philology and Culture,

I.N. Ulianov Chuvash State University

Education: graduated from the Department of History and Philology, I.N. Ulianov Chuvash State University(1975)

Doctoral thesis: The Genesis and Evolution of the Chuvash Verse (IWLRAS, 1992)


Research interests:poetry, literature and mythology of the Urals and Volga region peoples, folklore studies, literary theory, ethnography and anthropology, Turkic and Finno-Ugrian studies

 

Professional service

Chairman of the Dissertation Council, I.N. Ulianov Chuvash State University

Member of the Dissertation Council, IWLRAS

Memberofthe Academic Senate,Chuvash State Institute for the Humanities

Awards and Distinctions

Honored Scholar of the Chuvash Republic (1997)

Honored Scholar of the Russian Federation (2010)

Distinguished Professor of the I.N. Ulianov Chuvash State University (2012)

 

Academic publications — over 200 publications, including 6 monographs and 4 edited collections

Selected publications

Monographs

  • Chuvash Verse: Problems of Formation and Development. Cheboksary: Chuvash BookPress, 1992. In Russ.
  • Culture. Word. Cheboksary: Chuvash University Press, 2006. In Russ.
  • Word. Form. Cheboksary: Chuvash University Press, 2007. In Chuvash.
  • Snowdropis the Flower of the Earth and the Sky. Cheboksary: Chuvash Book Press, 2014. In Russ.
  • Chuvash Ethnos: Study in Ethnology and Mythopoetics. Cheboksary: Chuvash State Institute for the Humanities Press, 2017. In Russ.
  • Chuvash Comparative Literature: Theory and Practice. Cheboksary: New Time Press, 2017. In Russ.

 

Edited Collections

  • Comparative Literature of the Ural and Volga Region Peoples: Theory and History. Eds. V. Rodionov at al. Cheboksary: Chuvash University Press, 2014. In Russ.
  • The History of Chuvash literature of the Twentieth Century (1900–1955). V. Rodionov et al. Cheboksary: Chuvash Book Press, 2015.In Russ.
  • The History of Chuvash Literature of the Twentieth Century. Part 2. (1956–2000). Eds. V. Rodionov et al. Cheboksary: Chuvash Book Press, 2017. In Russ.
  • F. Zhakov: On the Verge of Creativity.Eds. V. Rodionov et al. Syktyvkar: Institute of Language, Literature and Arts of Komi Scientific Center Press, 2018. In Russ.
  • SelectedEssays(last five years)
  • “Chuvash Literature and Criticism of the 1980s: The Struggle of Schools,”Philological Sciences. Questions of Theory and Practice. 2015, no 12 (54), vol. 4. P. 177–180.In Russ.
  • “Inter-literary Dialogue of the Tatar and Chuvash peoples(Second Half of the Nineteenth – Beginning of the Twentieth Century),” Tatarika. 2015,no 4. P. 67–71.In Russ.
  • “Etymology and Semantic Transformation of the Serpent-patron’s Name in the Chuvash Mythology,”Bulletin of the Chuvash University. 2016,no 4. P. 238–244. In Russ.
  • “Chronological Stratification of the Ancestors’and Saints’Namesin the Chuvash Folk Religion,”Bulletin of the Chuvash University. 2017,no 4. P. 311–322.In Russ.
  • “Semantic Shifts of Lexems Connected with the Developmental Stagesof Prototurkic People’s Artistic Consciousness,”Bulletin of the Chuvash University. 2017, no 2. P. 305–310.In Russ.
  • “Semantic and Chronological Stratification of the Names of the Home Patron Spiritsin the Chuvash mythology,” Bulletin of the Chuvash University. 2018,no 2. P. 268–277.In Russ.

 

Teaching

Head of the Department of Chuvash and Comparative Literary Studies, I.N. Ulianov Chuvash State University (1997–2014)

Professor at the Department of Chuvash Philology and Culture, I.N. Ulianov Chuvash State University (2014 – present)

Lecturecourses: History of Chuvash literature (Eighteenth–Nineteenth Centuries, 1900–1940). Graduate supervision.I.N. Ulianov Chuvash State University –Modern information technology in philology (for graduate students).

PhD supervision at the I.N. Ulianov Chuvash State University.

Leading Researcher in Philology, Chuvash State Institute for the Humanities (2010 – present).