STUDIES IN ENGLISH LITERATURES, CULTURES, LANGUAGE, AND TRANSLATION

ID : 
30099
Course type : 
Dottorato
Accademic year : 
2018/2019
Positions : 
5
Grant numbers : 
2
Number of scholarships financed by institutions : 
0
Number of scholarships financed by consortiums : 
2

Specifiche concorsuali

Per tutti è obbligatoria una conoscenza della lingua inglese certificata, di livello C2. Certificazioni ammesse sono il CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English); CAE (Certificate in Advanced English) grade A; lo IELTS 8.0-9.0; il TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreiegn Language), 110-20 da presentare al momento della prova orale. Non deve presentare uno dei suddetti certificati chi è di madre lingua inglese, ma tale condizione sarà oggetto di verifica in sede scritta e orale. All applicants must provide a certification of having reached a level of C2 in the knowledge of the English language. These are the ONLY certifications that are accepted: CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English); CAE (Certificate in Advanced English) grade A; IELTS 8.0-9.0; TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreiegn Language), 110-20 to be handed in during the interview. The certification is not required of applicants whose mother tongue is English, though their status as native speakers of English will be assessed both orally and in the written exam. ATTENZIONE: Tutti i candidati sono tenuti a presentare AL MOMENTO DELLO SCRITTO una proposta di progetto di ricerca (la proposta non si intende vincolante per la determinazione dell’argomento di tesi dottorale). Il progetto verrà poi discusso al momento dell'orale. Il progetto di ricerca va presentato in formato cartaceo e in Lingua Inglese, la mancata consegna costituirà motivo di esclusione dal concorso. I candidati vincitori dovranno obbligatoriamente chiedere la co-tutela con l’Università Silesia di Katowice (Polonia) e quindi trascorrere un periodo presso la suddetta Università. PLEASE NOTE: all applicants are required to hand in ON THE DAY OF THE WRITTEN EXAMINATION a research project (this proposal does not oblige the applicant to pursue the same project as his or her doctoral dissertation). The project will be duscussed during the oral exam. The project must be printed on paper and written in English. Failure to hand in the project will result in the exclusion of the applicant from the examination procedure. Students admitted to the program are compelled to write their dissertation in co-tutele with a professor from the University of Silesia at Katowice (Poland) and therefore will have to spend at least one semester at ther partner university.

The acquisition of up-to-date critical and exploratory skills that will allow candidates to pursue specialized researches in the fields of English language and literatures as well as in those cultural and disciplinary areas that are connected to them; the acquisition of competences a) in regards to the history and the periodization of literature, with a specific focus of the problems related to its main epochs, including the contemporary scene; b) the analysis of texts, developed in light of critical methodologies, with a special emphasis on those from the English-language world; c) the connection with theories of literature, and other literatures; d) the investigation of linguistic problems, approached both from a specifically communicative perspective and from a literary and non-literary point of view, on the basis of the instruments of contemporary stylistics and discourse analysis; e) the investigation of theories, methods, and approaches developed within Translation and Adaptation Studies, and especially those of the last 30 years; f) the study of theories, methods and approaches connected to the history of the English language, with a specific focus on linguistics and historical pragmatics.  Research areas that will be pursue are the following: 1) Medieval English Literature 2) Shakespeare and dramatic language 3) Forms and objects of modern literary discourse 4) Contemporary voices 5) American Studies 6) Post-colonial Literatures 7) Comparative studies, including studies on the relation between the Bible and literary discourse 8) Translation Studies and literary translation 9) Adaptation Studies 10) History of the English Language 11) Historicalpragmatics and stylistics 

Exam - written

Giorno: 12/9/2018 Ora: 09:30 Aula: T02 Indirizzo: Edificio Marco Polo Via della Circonvallazione Tiburtina 4, 00185 Roma

Exam - Oral

Giorno: 17/9/2018 Ora: 09:30 Aula: Stanza n. 337, Terzo piano, Edificio Marco Polo Indirizzo: Edificio Marco Polo Via della Circonvallazione Tiburtina 4, 00185 Roma

Committee

Membri effettivi

Prof.ssa Donatella Montini - Sapienza Università di Roma
Prof. Giorgio Mariani - Sapienza Università di Roma
Prof. Grazzi Enrico - Universita' degli Studi di Roma "Roma Tre"

Membri supplenti

Prof.ssa Emilia Di Rocco - Sapienza Università di Roma
Prof. Enrico Terrinoni - Universita' degli Studi di Perugia
Prof.ssa Iolanda Plescia - Sapienza Università di Roma

Department
Studi europei, americani e interculturali
Phone contacts

+39 06/88378087

Coordinator

Giorgio Mariani (giorgio.mariani@uniroma1.it)

Staff

Luana Rizzolo

Ranking

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