Department of Foreign Language, Literary and Translation Studies

Prof. dr. Aurelija Leonavičienė

Head of the Department

Research interests: translation theory and critics, contrastive linguistics, text linguistics, stylistics, pragmatics, corpus linguistics

Daiva Kielaitė

Administrator of the Department

Prof. dr. Sigita Barniškienė

Research interests: text linguistics, comparative literary studies, cultural relations between Germany and Lithuania

Prof. habil. dr. Milda Julija Danytė

Research interests: Lithuanian history of emigrants, culture, literature, problems of identity, works of Žemaitė, feminism, genres of popular literature, detective novels in a comparative context of various countries, children and teenager literature in English language, problems of literary translations

Prof. dr. Violeta Kalėdaitė

Research interests: language typology, contrastive linguistics, corpus linguistics, translation studies, multilingualism, language policies

Prof. dr. Jūratė Ruzaitė

Research interests: discourse analysis, language and ideology, corpus linguistics, hate speech, vague language

Prof. dr. Ingrida Eglė Žindžiuvienė

Research interests: contemporary literature in English, comparative literature, USA and European studies, cultural studies, English language teaching methodology

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rūta Eidukevičienė

Research interests: contemporary German literature and literary criticism, comparative literature, connection between literature and culture, business language research

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Stefano Lanza

Research interests: lexicology, language relations, etymology, Lithuanian language philology

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Irena Ragaišienė

Research interests: contemporary English literature and literary criticism, popular literature, comparative literature, gender studies, ecocriticism, literary translation, intercultural communication

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Audronė Raškauskienė

Research interests: Gothic literature, women’s literature, comparative literature, autobiographical literature, academic writing, culturology, intercultural communication

Dr. Moreno Bonda

Research interests: the history of 17th-century ideas, Lithuanian historiography, cultural connections between Italy and Lithuania, Italian language philology

Dr. Jolanta Kovalevskaitė

Research interests: corpus linguistics, phraseology, terminology and lexicography, lexical grammar

Dr. Inga Litvinavičienė

Research interests: French literature, translation theories

Dr. Jurgita Macijauskaitė-Bonda

Research interests: translation studies, translation of cultural meanings, folklore, children’s culture

Dr. Jurgita Vaičenonienė

Research interests: Digital Humanities, Translation Studies, Corpus Linguistics

Dr. Teresė Ringailienė

Research interests: multimodal discourse analysis, academic discourse, discourse of popularizing science, genre analysis, corpus linguistics, translation

Kristina Aurylaitė

Research interests: contemporary dramaturgy, theories of dramaturgy, literature and culture of Canada and South Africa, ethnic minority literature, studies of postcolonialism and multiculturalism, visual aspects in contemporary literature, narratology, cinematic and digital narratives

Sidona Žvaliauskienė

Research interests: translation of business texts, German language (as a foreign language) teaching, intercultural communication

Donata Berūkštienė

PhD topic: Genre features and translation of legal texts: a corpus-based analysis
Supervisor Prof. Dr. J. Ruzaitė

Gintarė Gelūnaitė-Malinauskienė

PhD topic: Analysis of German and Lithuanian business language and communication (example of business negotiations)
Supervisor Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rūta Eidukevičienė

Inga Janavičienė

PhD topic: Cultural identity in Lithuanian Literature in English Translation
Supervisor Assoc. Prof. Dr. Irena Ragaišienė

Ilona Filipenkovaitė

PhD topic: The descriptions of The Curonian Spit in German literature of XIX -XX centuries: fiction and reality
Supervisor Prof. Dr. Sigita Barniškienė