Senker Boris, F.C.A.

Full members VI. Department of Literature
Senker Boris

Date of birth:

  • 11/05/1947

Place of birth:

  • Zagreb

Addresses:

  • Opatička 18, 10000 Zagreb

Phones:

  • +385 01 4895 169
  • +385 01 4895 302

Emails:

Senker Boris, F.C.A.

Full members VI. Department of Literature

Academic titles:

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

Institutions:

  • Professor – Faculty of Philosophy University of Zagreb (01/01/2016 -)
  • professor emeritus – Univerity of Zagreb (05/15/2018 – …)

Functions in Academy:

  • chair – Scientific Council for the Theater, Film, Radio and Television (07/05/2013 – …)
  • head of – Division for the History of the Croatian Theater (01/30/2018 – …)
  • member of the Presidency – Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts (01/01/2019 – …)

Membership in Academy:

  • full member – Department of Literature (05/03/2012 – …)
  • associate member – Department of Literature (05/20/2010 – 05/10/2012)

Boris Senker, a Croatian theatrologist, theater critic, lexicographer, writer and translator, was born in Zagreb on November 5, 1947. He finished high school in Pula. He completed his studies of comparative literature and English at the Faculty of Philosophy in Zagreb (1971), where he received his doctorate with a dissertation on theatrical work by M. Begović (1982) and lectures at the Department of Theatrology and Filmology at the Department of Comparative Literature; since 2018. professor emeritus. He has been a fellow of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts since 2012.

His work covers three main areas; history and theory of theater, theater criticism and original, ie own dramatic creation.