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Department of English Philology

  Area of interestsContacts
PROFESSORS
Prof. Dr Almantas Samalavičius Architectural History and Theory
Baroque Architecture
Aesthetics of Architecture, Urbanism
Postcolonialism
Lithuanian Literature
Cultural Theory and Cultural Studies
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 Linara Bartkuvienė English literature (UK, Ireland, USA)

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Assoc. Prof. Dr Anna Ruskan Evidentiality
Epistemic modality
Academic discourse
Media discourse
Contrastive linguistics
Corpus linguistics
Assoc. Prof. Dr Jolanta Šinkūnienė (chair of the department) Written academic discourse (cross-linguistic and cross-disciplinary comparison of academic texts)
Pragmatics, Semantics
Discourse analysis
Computational linguistics
Contrastive linguistics
Corpus linguistics
Modality, Evidentiality
Assoc. Prof. Dr Rūta Šlapkauskaitė English literature of Canada, Australia, UK, Ireland, and USA
Modern rewritings of Victorian novel
Matterial culture and art
ASSISTANTS
Dr Davide Castiglione The notion of difficulty in poetry
Stylistics and empirical approaches to literature
The language of 20th century poetry
Comparative poetics and literary translation (Italian-American-British)
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 Audronė Šolienė Contrastive linguistics
Corpus linguistics
Epistemic modality
Evidentiality
Translation
 
Dr Justina Urbonaitė Cognitive linguistics
Contemporary metaphor research
Discourse analysis
Applied linguistics
English for specific (legal) purposes
Translation
JUNIOR ASSISTANTS
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)
PhD STUDENTS
Justina Liauksminienė    

 

Department of Italian Linguistics and Literature

 Area of interestsContacts
ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS
Assoc. Prof. Dr Diego Ardoino (chair of the department) Textology
General and historical linguistics
Dialectology
Hermeneutics
Assoc. Prof. Dr Dainius Būrė Comparative studies of literature
Poetry and treatises of XI century Italy
Translation
Assoc. Prof. Dr Novella Di Nunzio Literature of XIX-XX century Italy
Comparative studies of literature
Theory of novel, narratology
History and criticism of literature
History of Italian cinema and theatre
Phonology of Italian language.
ASSISTANTS
Dr Jogilė Teresa Ramonaitė  
LECTURERS
Alessandra Calì Theatre studies
Theory and practice of translation
Paola Fertoli Italian culture, art, cinema
Italian language
Matteo Notari    
Davide Trezzi Italian language
PhD STUDENTS
Julija Šabasevičiūtė  

 

Department of Classical Philology 

 Area of interestsContacts
PROFESSORS
Prof. Dr Vytautas Ališauskas Culture and history of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania
Baltic mythology
Platonic tradition of Greek philosophy
Christian and Classical literature
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 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
ASSISTANTS
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 ASSISTANTS
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
POSTGRADUATE TRAINEES
Dr Vilius Bartninkas  
PhD STUDENTS
Gražina Kelmelytė-Ratniece
(on academic leave)
 
Skirmantas Knieža
(on academic leave)
 
Šarūnas Šavėla Doctoral thesis: 'The Conceptualisation of Music in Ancient Greek Thought (V century B.C. – III century B.C.)', supervisors: Prof. dr Vytautas Ališauskas (Vilnius University), Prof. dr Donatella Restani (University of Bologna)

 

Department of French Philology

 Area of interestsContacts
PROFESSORS
Prof. Dr Vytautas Bikulčius (chair of the department) Theory of novel
Philosophical novels
Narratology
French literature
Prof. Dr Genovaitė Dručkutė Comparative studies of French literature
Cultural studies
Gender studies
Literary translation theory and practice
ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS
Assoc. Prof. Dr Eglė Kačkutė-Hagan Motherhood Studies
Contemporary women's writing
French and francophone literature
Gender Studies
Migration and mobility
ASSISTANTS
Dr Vita Valiukienė Linguodidactics
Corpus linguistics
JUNIOR ASSISTANTS
Povilas Birbilas Studies of Charles Baudelaire
XIX century French literature
Poetry and theological aesthetics
Dandyism in literature
LECTURERS
Deimantė Baikštienė Modern French language
Dr Jūratė Navakauskienė Comparative typology of Lithuanian and French
Modern French literature
Translation theory
Romain Pargny Modern French language
Lina Perkauskytė Linguistics of text
Sociolinguistics
Daiva Repeikaitė-Jarmalavičienė Linguodidactics
Inga Šerniuvienė French language teaching
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