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 in the field of language arts, 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.
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.
On September 8-12, 2014 Elizaveta Kuzmenko, third-year student of Fundamental and Computational Linguistics (Faculty of Philology) took part in an international seminar at the Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium). The event was dedicated to research projects based on materials of the learner corpus and titled ‘Learner Corpus Research Summer School’.
Indian Summer School in Linguistics is a new project carried out by the Department of linguistics of the Faculty of Philology of the Higher School of Economics. The school is focused on linguistic typology and field linguistics. The audience includes bachelor and master students, Ph.D. students and everyone who is interested in linguistics. The school took place in Moscow at the Faculty of Philology of HSE on September 1-5 of 2014.
12 Languages Were Researched by HSE Linguists in Three Regions around the World during Trips This Summer
Instructors and students from the Fundamental and Computational Linguistics programme (Faculty of Philology) travel each year to conduct field research on languages. This year, they worked with understudied languages in Africa, eastern Siberia, the Volga Region, the Northern Caucasus and the Philippines.