АНГЛИЙСКА ФИЛОЛОГИЯ – бакалаври
Януарска изпитна сесия – 22 януари – 16 февруари 2018 г.
| I курс
|Академичен и общ английски език – I част||гл.ас. д-р Ирена Димова
гл.ас д-р Дж. Маккрийди
|Английски чрез литература
|гл.ас. д-р М.Димитрова||65||01.02.2018||13.00-16.30|
|От Модернизъм към Постмодернизъм (устен изпит)||проф.Вл.Трендафилов||164 каб.||6, 7, 8, 9 февр. 2018||9.00-18.00 ч.|
|Английски за професионална комуникация (презентации)||Гл. ас. д-р Емилия Славова||243||22. 01. 2018
23. 01. 2018
24. 01. 2014
25. 01. 2018
|Практически английски||гл.ас. д-р Р. Благоева
ас. Албена Николова
ас. Вл. Филипов
|доц. Хр. Стаменов
|От Модернизъм към Постмодернизъм (устен изпит)||проф.Вл.Трендафилов||164 каб.||10, 12, 13, 14 февр. 2018||09.00-18.00 ч.|
|Английска литература: Просвещение||гл.ас.д-р Веселин Будаков||65||10.02.2018||13.00-17.00 ч.|
|Английска литература: от Средновековие към Ренесанс||проф. Е.Панчева
доц. А. Аспарухов
|Стилистика||гл.ас.д-р М. Димитрова||?
|13,14,15 и 16 февр.2018 г.||9.00 ч.|
|Мира Ковачева||65||15.02.2018||13.30-17.00 ч.|
|Психология||проф.Соня Карабельова||65||25.01.2018||10.00-12.00 ч.|
Междукултурна комуникация (презентации)
|Гл. ас. д-р Емилия Славова||243||29. 01. 2018||10.00-15.00|
|Американска литература||проф. М.Данова||65||15.02.2018||9.00-13.00 ч.|
|Транскултурални диалози||Доц. Ал. Главанакова||165||16.02.2018||9.00-14.00 ч.|
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SWIFT TODAY: HIS LEGACY FROM THE ENLIGHTENMENT TO MODERN-DAY POLITICS
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH AND AMERICAN STUDIES
NOVEMBER 30 – DECEMBER 1, 2017
|Thursday, November 30|
|9:00-10:00||Conference registration the Aula lobby|
|10:00-10:30||Conference opening – AulaOpening address: Michael Forbes, Ambassador of Ireland to Bulgaria.
Introductory address: Prof. Madeleine Danova, Dean of the Faculty of Classical and Modern Philology.
|10:30-11:30||Keynote speech Marc Martinez, University of Rouen
SATIRE, TRUTH AND THE ART OF LYING IN GULLIVER’S TRAVELS
|13:00-15:00||Panel 1Hall 1
Chair: L. Kostova
|Eóin Ó Cuinneagáin, University of AmsterdamCOLONIALITY OF BEING AND GLOBAL LINEAR THINKING IN SWIFT’S A MODEST PROPOSAL|
|Ludmilla Kostova, University of Veliko TarnovoMONARCHICAL POWER IN GULLIVER’S TRAVELS:
SWIFT AS A CRITIC OF ENLIGHTENED ABSOLUTISM?
|Gus Worth, American University of BulgariaA SWIFT BREXIT?|
|Jonathan McCreedy, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”“IS BREXIT THE MODERN DAY ‘WOOD’S HALF-PENCE’?” RE-EVALUATING SWIFT’S ECONOMIC POLICIES IN A TIME OF CONTEMPORARY CRISIS AND UNCERTAINTY IN IRELAND|
|15:30-17:00||Panel 2Hall 1
Chair: E. Pancheva
|Tatyana Stoicheva, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”Literaturen VesTnik AND THE FIRST Bulgarian Translation of A Modest Proposal (2013)|
|Teodora Tzankova, Institute for Literature, Bulgarian Academy of SciencesPARODY AND SATIRE IN TRANSLATION: AN ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE TASK (NOTES ON SOME BULGARIAN TRANSLATIONS OF GULLIVER’S TRAVELS)|
|Evgenia Pancheva, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”“ST. PATRICK’S DEAN, GOOD SIR”: SELF-REFERENTIALITY IN SWIFT’S POETRY|
|17:00-18:30||Panel 3Hall 1
Chair: E. Slavova
|Christo Stamenov, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”JONATHAN SWIFT ON LANGUAGE AS A SEMIOTIC SYSTEM|
|Rayna Rossenova, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”“[O]NE WHO HAS LONG BEEN AN INVISIBLE SPY OVER THE ACTIONS OF UNCONSCIOUS MORTALS”: MARY ROBINSON’S “SYLPHID” AND THE IMAGE OF THE SATIRIST|
|Emilia Slavova, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”POLISHING THE LANGUAGE, POLITENESS, “POLITICAL CORRECTNESS”: FROM JONATHAN SWIFT’S PROPOSAL FOR CORRECTING, IMPROVING AND ASCERTAINING THE ENGLISH TONGUE TO PRESENT-DAY LANGUAGE AND CULTURE WARS|
|Friday, December 1|
|9:30-10:30||Hall 1Keynote speech
James Ward, University of Ulster
LEGACIES OF MADNESS
|11:00-12:30||Panel 4Hall 1
Chair: A. Glavanakova
|Filipina Filipova, Independent scholarA WONDERFUL YAHOO THAT COULD SPEAK LIKE A HOUYHNHNM: POST-TRUTH AND GULLIVER’S GENTLE READER|
|John Mullen, American University of Bulgaria“A GLASS WHEREIN BEHOLDERS DISCOVER EVERYBODY’S FACE BUT THEIR OWN”: SWIFTIAN TRAITS IN RECENT ANTI-TRUMP SATIRE|
|Alexandra Glavanakova, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”REWRITING JONATHAN SWIFT’S A MODEST PROPOSAL IN “POST-RACIAL” AMERICA|
|13:30-15:30||Panel 5Hall 1
Chair: V. Budakov
|Mariya Dogan, Hacettepe UniversityALEXSANDER PTUSHKO’S THE NEW GULLIVER (1935): THE WORLD’S FIRST FULL-LENGTH ANIMATED FILM AND PRAGMATICS OF IDEOLOGICAL ADAPTATION|
|Melissa Richard, University of RouenSWIFT: FROM BOOK TO TV ADAPTATION_A NEW LEGACY|
|Monika Kosa, University of Cluj-NapocaENCHANTING THE MIND: THE ROLE OF MAGIC IN JONATHAN SWIFT’S GULLIVER’S TRAVELS|
|Vesselin Budakov, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”TRAVELS INTO REMOTE PLANETS AND TIMES: ADVENTURE AND SPECULATIVE SF IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY IMITATIONS OF JONATHAN SWIFT’S GULLIVER’S TRAVELS|
With the kind support of:
Academic Foundation for English and American Studies
Embassy of Ireland in Bulgaria
28-29 September 2018
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH AND AMERICAN STUDIES
SOFIA UNIVERSITY “ST. KLIMENT OHRIDSKI”
Call for papers
The Department of English and American Studies at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” invites scholars to submit proposals for the international conference Traditions and Transitions – to be held in Sofia, Bulgaria.
The conference is dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the Department of English and American Studies at Sofia University and the 130th anniversary of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. People celebrate anniversaries in order to commemorate what has been achieved so far and to envision what should be achieved in the future. The event aims to look back at a distinguished past, and ahead to a challenging future.
The conference seeks to bring together young and established scholars, and also professors emeriti from academic institutions in Bulgaria and abroad, giving them a venue to debate and exchange views on traditions and transitions in the research in and the teaching of English-language-related disciplines.
The field of English and American Studies is in transition, as it seeks new approaches, and re-examines older ones, in order to address the multiple issues facing the development of English-language related disciplines required for participation in today’s global community. The organizers of this conference encourage papers using a variety of interdisciplinary approaches to developments in the field and a wide range of analytical perspectives (historical, artistic, literary, political, aesthetic, ethical, linguistic, sociolinguistic, cognitive etc.).
We invite individual abstracts and panel proposals in an array of topics, discussing traditions and transitions in any of the areas below:
- The study of literatures written in the English language (including literatures from the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, India, Pakistan, South Africa and the Middle East, among other areas);
- The study of English linguistics (including English phonetics, phonology, syntax, morphology, semantics, pragmatics, historical linguistics, sociolinguistics, text linguistics, discourse analysis, corpus linguistics and stylistics);
- The study of Anglophone cultures and societies with a special focus on the complexity and hybridity of cultural interaction, transnationalism and transculturalism; the movement between places, identities and cultures;
- Translation studies;
- Мedia studies, transmedia.
Abstracts for twenty-minute presentations and panel proposals should be submitted by 1 March, 2018.
Please include the following in your submission:
- Email address:
- Title of Abstract or Panel Proposal:
- Abstract (250 words):
- Bio (100 words):
Please address emails to: TandTconf2018@gmail.com
Conference Organizing Committee:
- Prof. Evgenia Pancheva, Dr. Habil.
- Assoc. Prof. Alexandra Glavanakova, PhD
- Assoc. Prof. Alexandra Bagasheva, PhD
- Assoc. Prof. Rositsa Ishpekova, PhD
- Asst. Prof. Emilia Slavova, PhD
The conference VISUAL WORLDS: THE AESTHETICS AND POLITICS OF AFFECT will bring together international scholars from diverse fields of the humanities such as literary studies, cultural studies, film studies, material culture studies, and social science to discuss interdisciplinary and cross-cultural approaches to visually immersive social and cultural environments (media, urban settings, virtual reality, performance, and digital culture).
Discussions will address the challenges related to new forms of visuality in everyday life, social, academic and urban environments, from a critical positioning informed by affect theory. Latest trends raise serious questions: How has the nature of visual experience changed, turning spectatorship into a new sensory experience that exceeds the optical? How far can the simulative drive go? Why is contemporary society investing so much money and effort to produce hyper-images which are impossible to distinguish from actual reality? How do people watch websites, TV series, telenovelas, commercials, video games?
The conference aims at setting up an international network of scholars working on various aspects of visual culture to stimulate state-of-the art research, to facilitate meaningful knowledge exchange among partners and transnational cooperation in the field of higher education, and work on future joint project VIEW (Visual Innovative Educational Worlds).
3rd June, Saturday beginning at 9.00 AULA, then rm. 243 Rectorate Bldg
4th June, Sunday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. rm. 29, Faculty of Journalism Bldg
Further info (program. abstracts) at the conference site:
Lecture on May 29th Monday 12.15-1.15, rm 243
“Top-down Multiculturalism versus Multiculturalism from Below”
by Sneja Gunew, Professor Emerita
University of British Columbia,
Vancouver, B.C. Canada
Sneja Gunew (FRSC) B.A. (Melbourne), M.A. (Toronto), Ph.D. (Newcastle, NSW) has taught in England, Australia and Canada. She has published widely on multicultural, postcolonial and feminist critical theory and is Professor Emerita of English and Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of British Columbia, Canada. She was Director of the Centre for Research in Women’s and Gender Studies (2002-7) and North American editor of Feminist Theory (Sage) 2006-10. She was Associate Principal of the College for Interdisciplinary Studies, UBC, 2008-11.
She has edited and co-edited four anthologies of Australian women’s and multicultural writings: Feminist Knowledge: Critique and Construct and A Reader in Feminist Knowledge (Routledge 1990-91). In Australia, she compiled (with others) A Bibliography of Australian Multicultural Writers (the first such compilation in Australia) and co-edited Striking Chords: Multicultural Literary Interpretations (1992), the first collection of critical essay to deal with ethnic minority writings in the Australian context. She set up the first library collection of ethnic minority writings in Australia. Continuing her focus on cultural difference, Gunew edited (with Anna Yeatman) Feminism and the Politics of Difference(1993) and (with Fazal Rizvi) Arts for a Multicultural Australia: Issues and Strategies (1994).
Her books include Framing Marginality: Multicultural Literary Studies (1994) and Haunted Nations: The Colonial Dimensions of Multiculturalisms (Routledge 2004). Based in Canada since 1993, her current work is on comparative multiculturalisms and diasporic literatures and their intersections with national and global cultural formations. Her most recent book is titled: Post-Multicultural Writers as Neo-Cosmopolitan Mediators. http://faculty.arts.ubc.ca/sgunew/
10 юли 2017 г. (понеделник)
7 септември 2017 г. (четвъртък)/ устен – 8 септември 2017 г. (петък)