About the School
The School of Philology was launched within the Faculty of Humanities on February 2, 2015 following a reorganization of the Faculty of Philology. The school, which brings together specialists in literary studies and interdisciplinary researchers of language, houses the Laboratory of Linguo-Semiotic Studies and the Neurolinguistics Laboratory.
The school offers undergraduate and Master’s programmes in Philology, Russian Literature from a Crosscultural Perspective, and Philological Hermeneutics – For Teachers of Literature (this programme is run by the Institute of Development of Education). Research work involving students forms an important part of the school’s academic life.
On May 15, Dr James Canton of the University of Essex will deliver a lecture at HSE on ‘Wild Writing’, a form of literature that emerged in the mid-twentieth century as a novel way of understanding the urban landscape and nature. The author of numerous publications focused primarily on British travel writing in Arabia, Dr Canton’s lecture will focus on a discussion of local Essex landscapes.
First-year student at the Postgraduate School in Philology Anastasia Preobrazhenskaya is starting a two-month fellowship at the Artes Liberales department of the University of Warsaw. She has spoken to HSE News Service about her experience studying at HSE and future academic plans.
Tutor Outreach is a new volunteer initiative developed by School of Philology students under the HSE’s ICEF Outreach organization. The initiative aims to help people in children’s homes with their studies. All the volunteers work as tutors, preparing the children for exams, helping them with their homework, answering difficult questions and helping them catch up with the curriculum.
On Thursday, Professor Stefania Sini from the Amedeo Avogadro University of Eastern Piedmont, Italy gave a lecture on the study of narrative.
HSE Masters student Alexei Lukashkin talks about his impressions of the exchange programme with the French and comparative literature department (Littérature française et comparée) of the Faculty of Philology (Lettres) of Paris IV (Sorbonne).
On the 12th - 14th February 2015 students from the School of Philology and Linguistics presented their papers at a conference of young philologists in Tallinn.
The School of Philology congratulates Natalya Sarana, Lecturer and postgraduate student of the School on publishing her article in the international journal ‘Enthymema’.
From personal contacts to formal agreement
On November 14 a research seminar on linguistics took place at the HSE. Ruprecht von Waldenfels (Bern University) spoke on ‘Slavic Derivational Morphology between Contact and Inheritance: A Corpus Driven Approach’. The event was organized by the Faculty of Philology.