Modern Languages

Zivojin Jakovljevic

Zivojin Jakovljevic, Lecturer of Serbian Language and Culture

He received his Ph.D in Eastern European Languages and Literature at the Ohio State University. Before coming to Cleveland State he taught as a Teaching Associate Serbo-Croatian Language and Russian Culture at the Ohio State University. His research interests include: Medieval Russian and Serbian Church Slavonic lexicography and semantics; Language acquisition; Eastern European business culture; Medieval Serbian History.

Room: RT  1626
Phone: 687-4651
Email: z.jakovljevic@csuohio.edu

Education

Diploma: Saint Sava School of Theology, Belgrade, Serbia, 1988
Diploma (BA): Saint Sava School of Theology, Libertyville, IL, 1992
MA: Lutheran School of Theology, Chicago, IL, 1994
MA in Eastern European Languages and Literature: The Ohio State University Columbus, OH 1999
Ph.D in Eastern European Languages and Literatures: The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 2011

University honors
Finalist in The Ohio State University Distinguished Teaching Award, Spring 2000

Research interests
Medieval Russian and Serbian Church Slavonic lexicography and semantics; Language acquisition; Eastern European business culture; Medieval Serbian History.

Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant: Church History, The Saint Sava School of Theology, Libertyville IL 1994-1995
Teaching Associate: Serbo-Croatian, The Ohio State University, Spring 1998.
Teaching Associate: Russian Culture, The Ohio State University, Fall 1998.
Teaching Associate: Russian Culture, The Ohio State University, Winter 1999.
Teaching Associate: Serbo-Croatian, The Ohio State University, Spring 1999.
Teaching Associate: Serbo-Croatian, The Ohio State University, Fall 1999.
Teaching Associate: Serbo-Croatian, The Ohio State University, Winter 2000.
Teaching Associate: Serbo-Croatian, The Ohio State University, Spring 2000.
Instructor:  Accelerated Serbo-Croatian, Berlitz, Independence, OH, 2006
Lecturer: Church History, Saint Sava School of Theology Libertyville, IL 2010.
Assistant Professor- Part-time: Church History, Saint Sava School of Theology Libertyville, IL Winter 2011 – Present
Lecturer: Serbian Language and Culture, Cleveland State University, Fall 2012-Present

Research

Editing in a Sixteenth-Century Serbian Manuscript (HM.SMS. 280)
A Lexical Analysis with Comparison to the Russian Original. Dissertation. The Ohio State University 2010.

Articles published in peer-reviewed journals

Jakovljević, Živojin. 2011. The History of the Jewish War: Editing in a Sixteenth-Century Serbian Manuscript (HM.SMS.280). Pale: Radovi Filozofskog Fakulteta u Istočnom Sarajevu broj 13., knjiga 2. [Articles of the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of East Sarajevo, number 13., book 2] pp. 205-224.

Other publications

Jakovljević, Živojin. 2012. The Heritage of Saint Sava – A workbook for students and teachers. Belgrade: Rascian School.

Jakovljević, Živojin. 2012. Nasledje Svetog Save – Priručnik za studente i učitelje. Beograd: Raška škola.

Jakovljević, Živojin. 2013. Editing in a Sixteenth-Century Serbian Manuscript (HM.SMS. 280) A Lexical Analysis with Comparison to the Russian Original. Belgrade: Rascian School.

Public and invited presenations

Saint Sava as the enlightener. Presentation presented at the Saint Sava Celebration of the Saint Sava School of Theology, Libertyville, IL. February 5, 2012.

Is the Church Young or Old? Presented at the Fall Seminar 2012 at the Saint Archangel Michael Serbian Orthodox Church, Lansing, IL., November 16, 2012.

Standardized Serbian language education for Diaspora children. Presented at the Serbian Professional Networking Conference. Chicago, IL., December 1, 2012.

The Enduring Legacy of the Hilandar Monastery for Serbian Culture. Presented at Columbia University, New York, NY, December 14, 2012.

5. Development of Serbian Literacy: Discussion of a XVI Century Manuscript. Presented at the Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH, March 21, 2013.

6. Hilandar Slavic Manuscript 280: Josephus’ History of the Jewish Wars and the Tale of Constantinople. Presented at the 6th International Hilandar Conference “Medieval Slavic Text and Image in the Cultures of Orthodoxy” at The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, July 10-21, 2013.

7. Profile of Hieromonk Grigorije Vasilije, the scribe of the first South Slavic copy of Josephus Flavius’ “The History of the Jewish War.” Presented at the 5th Crossing Over Symposium at Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH, October 11-13, 2013.

8. An Insight into One Serbian Royal Family: The Significance of Saint Sava and his Parents for the Establishment of Serbian Monasticism and the Serbian Church. Presented at the Sophia Institute – Sixth Annual Conference “Monasticism, Asceticism and Holiness in the Eastern Orthodox World” at the Union Theological Seminary New York, NY, December 6, 2013.

Work in progress

Article: “An Insight into One Serbian Royal Family: The Significance of Saint Sava and his Parents for the Establishment of Serbian Monasticism and the Serbian Church.”In Sophia Studies in Orthodox Theology. New York: The Theotokos Press.

Jakovljević, Živojin. 2014. The Heritage of Saint Sava II– A workbook for students and teachers. Belgrade: Rascian School.

Jakovljević, Živojin. 2014. Nasledje Svetog Save -Druga knjiga– Priru?nik za studente i u?itelje. Beograd: Raška škola.

Monograph: Editing in a Sixteenth-Century Serbian Manuscript (HM.SMS. 280) A Lexical Analysis with Comparison to the Russian Original. Belgrade: Rascian School.

Judejski rat: Redaktura jednog srpskog rukopisa iz sesnaestog veka (HR.SMS.280)