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Potential Research Areas and Supervisors - LLAC

                      

 
 
Ozouf Amedegnato

Sociolinguistics; applied linguistics; linguistics-literature interface; Emile Benveniste

 
Mushegh Asatryan

Religious, cultural and social history of the medieval Islamic Middle East; interface between religion, culture and society; Islamic history; Shi’ism; Arabic and Persian languages

 
Nayibe Berm
údez Barrios

Latin American film; gender and performance studies

 
Marie-Andrée Bergeron

20th-century Québec literature; discourse analysis; feminist studies; literary theories

 
Elena Bratishenko

Slavic historical linguistics; diachronic nominal morphosyntax; cognitive approaches to linguistics; Russian language and culture; the dialect of Medieval Novgorod; Medieval Slavic literature; Proto-Indo-European

 
Kenneth Brown

Hispanic literatures of the medieval to the Rococo; the Dutch Master, Rembrandt; Spanish Baroque poetry; Sephardic studies; textual criticism; Catalan


Francesca Cadel

Italian and Film Studies, Modernism and Comparative Literature, with a focus on the Postwar Period, and authors such as Pier Paolo Pasolini, Elsa Morante, Umberto Saba, Ezra Pound, History of Ideas, Philosophy, and Translation. Italian classics such as Alessandro Manzoni’s I promessi sposi and Carlo Collodi’s Pinocchio are also included.

 
Wei Cai

Second Language Listening, Vocabulary Acquisition, Language Teaching Materials Development and Evaluation, Second Language Acquisition, Chinese Applied Linguistics

 
Mark Conliffe

Russian culture, Russian language, 19th and early 20th century Russian literature

 
Cheryl Dueck

GDR and post-unification German literature and culture; German and Central European cinema

 
Sélom K. Gbanou

Francophone African Literature; postcolonial studies; theatre; visual arts; literary theories

 
Angela George

Sociolinguistics; second language acquisition; second language pedagogy; Hispanic linguistics; language variation; language contact

 
Olga Mladenova

Slavic and Balkan languages and cultures; textual studies; historical linguistics; ethnolinguistics; semantics; pragmatics; etymology

 
Mary Grantham O’Brien

German; second language acquisition and learning; pronunciation; speech perception; speech production; prosody

 
Elizabeth Montes

Latin American prose fiction; Latin American women writers; literature and film in Latin America

 
Jean-François Richer

French Literature of the 18th and 19th centuries

 
Rachel Schmidt

Cervantes; early-modern Spanish literature; visual arts and literature; literary theory

 
Jan Süselbeck

Emotion research; literary antisemitism; the Holocaust and its aftermath; postcolonial studies; film and theatre studies

 
Luis Torres

Contemporary Spanish-American literature; exile literature; creative writing; prose, poetry and theatre

 
Devika Vijayan

Travel literature, 17th century French literature, Jesuit writings on Canada and India

 
Martin Wagner

18th- and 19th-century European literature; German intellectual history; German literature

 
Anthony Wall

Literary theory (relationship between literature and the visual arts); 18th-century France (Denis Diderot); Mikhail Bakhtin; contemporary French and Québécois literatures

 
Benjamin Whaley

Modern Japanese Literature, Manga and Anime Studies, Videogame Studies, Music

 
X. Jie Yang

Classical Japanese; Japanese medieval literature; picture scrolls; digital technology; digital humanities