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A.J. Greimas Centre for Semiotics and Literary Theory

 Area of interestsContacts
PROFESSORS
Prof. Dr Eric Landowski Visiting lecturer, Centre national de la recherche scientifique (Paris, France)
Prof. Dr Irina Melnikova
(head of the centre)
Theory and practice of intertextuality and intermediality
Adaptation studies (literary fiction to screen)
Narrative in literature, painting and film
City in literature and film
Prof. Dr Habil. Kęstutis Nastopka, emeritus Semiotics
Literary theory
Mythology
Comparative studies
Lithuanian literature
Prof. Dr Paulius Subačius Textology, theory of the text
History of nationalism
History of the Catholic Church, religion studies
Lithuanian literature of XIX century
Postcolonial criticism
Sociology of literature
Prof. Dr (HP) Arūnas Sverdiolas, emeritus Cultural philosophy
Philosophy of phenomenology and hermeneutics
History of hermeneutics
Theories of contemporary culture
ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS
Assoc. Prof. Dr Nijolė Keršytė Narratology
Semiotics
Modern rhetoric
Poststructuralism
Philosophy of phenomenology
Modern French philosophy
Assoc. Prof. Dr Jūratė Levina Phenomenological aesthetics
History of literature in English
Modernism
Heritage of Algirdas Julius Greimas
Assoc. Prof. Dr Birutė Meržvinskytė Literary theory
Deconstructionalism
Theory of myth
Modernism
Psichoanalitical criticism of art
Assoc. Prof. Dr Daiva Vaitkevičienė  
ASSISTANT PROFESSORS
Dr Paulius Jevsejevas General theory of semiotics
Methodic of semiotic analysis
Problem of reading in semiotics
Plastical semiotics and formal aesthetics
Sociosemiotics
Literature of Soviet era in Lithuania
Dr Jurgita Katkuvienė Literary theory (structuralism, poststructuralism, semiotics, theory of the text, aspects of corporality in literary theory)
Problematics of semantics
Literary criticism
Lithuanian poetry of XX–XXI century
Latin American literature of XX century
PhD STUDENTS
Aušra Kundrotaitė    
Austėja Oržekauskienė
(on maternity leave)
   
Augustas Sireikis    

 

 

Department of Lithuanian Literature

 Area of interestsContacts
PROFESSORS
Prof. Dr Habil. Viktorija Daujotytė-Pakerienė, emerita Lithuanian literature
Phenomenology
Prof. Dr (HP) Dainora Pociūtė-Abukevičienė History of literature and culture of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and Prussia of XVI-XVIII century
The mindset of early modern period
History of Christian reformation and religious confessions
Religion studies
Cultural ties of Italy and Lithuania
Prof. Dr Brigita Speičytė
(head of the department)
Literary theory and history of literature
Theory and history of culture
Lithuanian culture and literature
 
ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS
Assoc. Prof. Dr Dalia Čiočytė Modelling of classical Lithuanian literature
Christian contexts of literature
Teology of literature
Literary theory
Assoc. Prof. Dr Rimantas Kmita Creative writing
Assoc. Prof. Dr Darius Kuolys Literature of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and Prussia
Assoc. Prof. Dr Mindaugas Kvietkauskas Multilingual literature of XIX–XX century Lithuania
Modernism in Lithuanian literature
Modern literature
Anthropology of literature
Judaica
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Assoc. Prof. Dr Audinga Peluritytė-Tikuišienė Lithuanian literature of XX–XXI century and its contexts
Literature of Eastern and Central Europe
Comparative and intermedial literary studies
Theories of modern and postmodern art
ASSISTANT PROFESSORS
Dr Neringa Klišienė Dramaturgy of XX century
Theory of the drama
Lithuanian literature of XX century
Dr Saulė Matulevičienė Folkloristics (folklore, mythology, history and methodology of folklore)
Baltic Studies
Methodology of literary studies
Documentary literature
Dr Jurgita Raškevičiūtė-Andriukonienė Textology
Children literatur
 
Dr Regimantas Tamošaitis Theory, criticism, and history of Lithuanian literature of XX century
Western and Eastern philosophy
Cultural theory
Theory of myth
PhD STUDENTS
Agnė Ambrazaitė    
Eleonora Buožytė    
Aleksandra Strelcova
(akademinėse atostogose)
   
Gintarė Petuchovaitė-Majauskė
(akademinėse atostogose)
   

 

 

Department of Translation Studies

 Area of interestsContacts
PROFESSORS
Prof. Dr Nijolė Burkšaitienė Studies of English for academic and specific purposes
Competence development in translation studies
Teaching, learning and assessment in higher education
Integration of technologies in university studies
Paradigm change in adults' life-long learning
 
Prof. Dr Jonė Grigaliūnienė Semantics
Language philosophy
Political discourse
Corpus linguistics
Language of school pupils
Prof. Dr Nijolė Maskaliūnienė
(head of the department)
Theoretical and practical aspects of translation studies
Lexical and syntactic semantics
Lexicology
Terminology and terminography
ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS
Assoc. Prof. Dr Liucija Černiuvienė Theory and history of translation
Methodology of translation
Strategies of translation
Analysis of translations
RESEARCHERS
Dr Artūras Ratkus History of linguistics
Morphosyntax; theory of morphology
Historical linguistics
Theory and practice of translation
ASSISTANT PROFESSORS
Dr Dalia Mankauskienė Cultural aspects of translation
Oral translation (interpretation)
Dr Rimas Užgiris  
Dr. Deimantė Veličkienė ESP
Literary translation
 
LECTURERS
Alina Dailidėnaitė Theory and practice of synchronic and consecutive interpretation
Rasa Darbutaitė Strategies of synchronic interpretation; methodics of interpretation
Explicism in interpretation
Diana Guogienė Methodology of written translation
Rasa Kičaitė-Petraitienė Methodology of written translation
Valentinas Kulinič Translation and interpretation applications
Automatic translation
Transformative grammar
Historical linguistics
Lina Rimkuvienė    
Žygimantas Pekūnas    
Nijolė Pivorienė    
Neringa Terleckaitė  
Daina Valentinavičienė Theoretical and practical aspects of translation
Vida Vilkienė Theory of translation
Agnė Zolubienė Literary translation

 

 

Group for Studies in Comparative Literature

 Area of interestsContacts
Assist. Dr Aistė Kučinskienė History of Lithuanian literature
History of Spanish literature
Theory and practice of translation
Assist. Dr Dovilė Kuzminskaitė Latin American literature
Assist. Dr María Sebastià Sáez  
Assoc. Prof. Dr Inga Vidugirytė-Pakerienė
(head of the group)
Romantic literature
Culture of the laughter
Geography and cartography of literature
Literature of Vilnius
PHD STUDENTS
Gintarė Bidlauskienė
(on academic leave)
Spatial representation in literature
Vilnius in Lithuanian novel
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