Modern Languages, Cultures and Societies
professor Enrica Villari (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Curriculum aims to train experts with a wide and thorough linguistic-literary, historical-cultural and philosophical-religious education, who are equipped with skills in critical analysis and have a knowledge of the proper instruments needed to conduct it, with regard to the geographical and cultural areas of research (Educational Sector Codes).
The different research specialisations investigate theoretical and methodological issues in linguistic-literary, historical, philosophical-religious, artistic, anthropological, socio-economic and comparative fields.
The Curriculum aims to combine a common educational framework (whose focal point is represented by the literal and cultural heritage of the linguistic, geographical and national areas concerned) with in-depth seminars intended for the advanced study of the languages, literature and cultures of the specific linguistic areas.
The main research topics are:
- Anglo-American culture and literature;
- English culture and literature;
- Postcolonial English culture and literature;
- French and European francophone culture and literature;
- Ibero-American culture and literature;
- Spanish, Catalan and Portuguese (Iberian Peninsula) culture and literature;
- Portuguese-speaking culture and literature of Latin America and Africa;
- German and Austrian culture and literature;
- Culture, literature, philology, linguistics, history and thought related to the following linguistic areas: Albanian, Bulgarian, Czech, Croatian, Greek, Polish, Russian, Serb and Slovenian;
- within the scientific areas of interest: comparative studies, studies on the novel, intercultural studies and inter-artes studies.
The main research lines are:
- The study of literature and cultures from the reference areas, from a comparative perspective .
- Analysis and interpretations of texts, studying their uniqueness and the relationships between them through the history of culture and ideas.
- Analysis and textual philology: deepening and perfection of the metric/stylistic aspects and rhetoric of literary texts.
- Literary theory and critical methodology, both focusing on the history of critics and the hermeneutics of tests with a historical, evolutive approach related to the methodology and aesthetics, in the light of the debate on aesthetics of the last three centuries.
Website [IT] shows the complete breakdown of the PhD and several links to the detail of information.
Department of Linguistic and Comparative Cultural Studies, Ca' Bernardo, Dorsoduro 3199, 30123 Venezia (Italy)
Alba Loccioni, tel.: +39 041 234 9427, fax: +39 041 234 9476, e-mail: email@example.com
Website: www.unive.it/nqcontent.cfm?a_id=96147 [IT]