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Department of English Philology

 Fields of researchContacts
PROFESSORS
Prof. Dr Almantas Samalavičius Architectural History, Theory and Aesthetics
Urban Studies
History of Culture
Technological Society
Postcolonialism
Lithuanian Literature
Higher Education
ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS
Assoc. Prof. Dr Giedrė Balčytytė-Kurtinienė Phonetics and phonology of English, tonal models of languages
Influence of music to studying foreign language
Synergy of language and music
Assoc. Prof. Dr Davide Castiglione Stylistics
Poetics (esp. the notions of difficulty and imagery)
Empirical studies of literature 
20th  Century Anglo-American and Italian Poetry
Assoc. Prof. Dr Anna Ruskan Epistemic modality
Evidentiality
Academic discourse
Semantics
Pragmatics
Corpus linguistics
Assoc. Prof. Dr Jolanta Šinkūnienė (chair of the department) Semantics
Pragmatics
Discourse analysis
Corpus linguistics
Contrastive analysis
Computational linguistics
Evidentiality
Epistemic modality
Media discourse
Cross-linguistic, cross-disciplinary and cross-generic studies of academic discourse, EAP, ESP Research publication and reviewing processes
Research evaluation
Effective scientific discourse
Academic identity
Assoc. Prof. Dr Rūta Šlapkauskaitė Ecocriticism and Environmental Humanities
Literatures in English
Neo-Victorianism
Visual Materiality
Assoc. Prof. Dr Audronė Šolienė Contrastive linguistics
Corpus linguistics
Epistemic modality
Evidentiality
Translation
 
ASSISTANT PROFESSORS
Dr Linara Bartkuvienė English literature (UK, Ireland, USA)

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Dr Grant Rosson 19th-century American literature
Literatures of space, place, and travel
The history of geographic discourse
Historical poetry and poetics
Emily Dickinson
 
Dr Leonard Stone    
Dr Justina Urbonaitė Cognitive linguistics
Contemporary metaphor research
Discourse analysis
Applied linguistics
English for specific (legal) purposes
Translation
JUNIOR ASSISTANT PROFESSORS
PhD student Andrius Ledas    
PhD student Eimantė Liubertaitė British and American literature
Philosophy
Literary theory
PhD student Greta Maslauskienė

Semantics
Corpus linguistics
Contrastive linguistics

Doctoral thesis: Lithuanian Spoken Academic Discourse: from Macro- to Micro- Analysis, supervisor Assoc. Prof. dr Jolanta Šinkūnienė

 
PhD student Deividas Zibalas Discourse analysis
LECTURERS
Jurga Kasteckienė Academic Writing
Academic discourse analysis
ESP (business English)
Jekaterina Šukalova    
PhD STUDENTS
Justina Liauksminienė    

 

Department of Italian Linguistics and Literature

 Fields of researchContacts
ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS
Assoc. Prof. Dr Diego Ardoino (chair of the department)

Historical Sociolinguistics
Old Prussian
Multimodal and interdisciplinary approaches to the study of ancient (manuscript) texts
The notions od "root" and "identity" in Historical) Linguistics
Baltic Philology
Direct and indirect linguistic data on northeastern Europe in (historical) sources of (late) antiquity and medieval times
Dialectology and Geolinguistics
Ecdoctics

Assoc. Prof. Dr Dainius Būrė Literature of XIII-XVIII century Italy
Comparative studies of literature
Reception theory
Assoc. Prof. Dr Novella Di Nunzio Italian literature (XVII-XXI centuries)
Literary criticism
Theory of literature
Comparative and translation studies
ASSISTANT PROFESSORS
Dr Jogilė Teresa Ramonaitė Second language acquisition
Sociolinguistics
Psycholinguistics
Dr Ekaterina Smagina Italian Language and Literature

LECTURERS
Laura Bakšytė    
Paola Fertoli Italian culture, art, cinema
Italian language
Matteo Notari    
Davide Trezzi Italian language
PhD STUDENTS
Julija Šabasevičiūtė  

 

Department of Classical Philology 

 Fields of researchContacts
PROFESSORS
Prof. Dr Habil Fatima Eloeva Medieval Greek literature
Modern Greek literature
Comparative studies of literature
Dialectology of modern Greek language
Typology of literary standards
Sociolinguistics, etnolinguistics
Prof. Dr Habil Eugenija Ulčinaitė, emerita Literature of Antiquity
Latin literature of Lithuania
Classical Rhetoric
ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS
Assoc. Prof. Dr Vytautas Ališauskas Culture and history of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania
Baltic mythology
Platonic tradition of Greek philosophy
Christian and Classical literature
Assoc. Prof. Dr Mantas Adomėnas  
Assoc. Prof. Dr Mintautas Čiurinskas Biographical genre
Biographistics reception in the literature of Middle Ages, Renaissance and Baroque
Biographistics of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania
Latin literature of Lithuania
Hagiographical researches
Assoc. Prof. Dr Ona Dilytė-Čiurinskienė  
Assoc. Prof. Dr Nijolė Juchnevičienė History of Ancient Greece
Historiography of Antiquity
Literature of Antiquity
Assoc. Prof. Dr Audronė Kučinskienė (chair of the department) Speeches of Cicero
Roman Rhetoric
Roman literature
Roman culture and art
Assoc. Prof. Dr Mindaugas Strockis Versification of Antiquity
Prosody of Classical languages
Lexicography of data bases
Assoc. Prof. Dr Tomas Veteikis Ancient Greek language and literature
Latin language and literature
Latin and Greek literature of Renaissance and Baroque
History of education
ASSISTANT PROFESSORS
Dr Jovita Dikmonienė Literature of Antiquity
Classical dramaturgy and its reception
Dr Lina Girdvainytė    
Dr Alius Jaskelevičius Platonic philosophy
Reception of Platonic philosophy
History of Ancient Greece
Dr Gintė Medzvieckaitė Renaissance Culture
Sixteenth- and seventeenth-century music history
Paraphrases of Latin Biblical texts in Renaissance poetry
Methods of teaching Latin
JUNIOR ASSISTANT PROFESSORS
PhD student Dovilė Čitavičiūtė Latin language
PhD student Ramunė Markevičiūtė    
PhD student Tomas Riklius    
PhD student Mantas Tamošaitis    
LECTURERS
Dalia Andziulytė Greek poetry and philosophy of Archaic period
History of Classical art
Jūratė Baronienė Medical Latin and methodology of teaching specialised Latin language
Paulius Garbačiauskas Didactic poetry
Hellenistic poetry
Greek philosophy
Platonic studies
Antanas Keturakis Latin language 
Renata Papšytė Latin language
Stasė Paškonytė Medical Latin and methodology of teaching specialised Latin language
Kristina Svarevičiūtė Methods and theory of teaching Modern Greek as foreign language
Literary relations of Byzatine Empire and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania
Poetry of XX century Greece
Irena Štikonaitė Methodology of teaching Latin language
Vilma Tamulaitytė-Plevokienė    
POSTGRADUATE TRAINEES
Dr Vilius Bartninkas  
PhD STUDENTS
Gražina Kelmelytė-Ratniece
(on academic leave)
 
Skirmantas Knieža
(on academic leave)
 

 

Department of French Philology

 Fields of researchContacts
ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS
Assoc. Prof. Dr Eglė Kačkutė-Hagan (chair of the department) Motherhood Studies
Contemporary women's writing
French and francophone literature
Gender Studies
Migration and mobility
ASSISTANT PROFESSORS
Dr Vita Valiukienė Linguodidactics
Corpus linguistics
JUNIOR ASSISTANT PROFESSORS
PhD student Povilas Birbilas Studies of Charles Baudelaire
XIX century French literature
Poetry and theological aesthetics
Dandyism in literature
PhD student Jonė Šulcaitė-Brollo

Contemporary Women’s Writing
Contemporary French Literature
Comparative Literature and Culture Studies
Literary Criticism in the Context of the #MeToo Movement
Gender Studies

Doctoral thesis: ‘Reflection on sexual violence in contemporary Lithuanian, French and British women’s literature and culture’, supervisor – Assoc. Prof. Dr Eglė Kačkutė-Hagan (Vilnius University)

 
LECTURERS
Dr Jūratė Navakauskienė Comparative typology of Lithuanian and French
Modern French literature
Translation theory
Lina Perkauskytė Linguistics of text
Sociolinguistics
Daiva Repeikaitė-Jarmalavičienė Linguodidactics
Inga Šerniuvienė French language teaching
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