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Бакалавриат 2023/2024

Научно-исследовательский семинар "Современные лингвистические школы и направления"

Лучший по критерию «Новизна полученных знаний»
Направление: 45.03.02. Лингвистика
Когда читается: 3-й курс, 1, 2 модуль
Формат изучения: без онлайн-курса
Охват аудитории: для своего кампуса
Язык: английский
Кредиты: 3
Контактные часы: 30

Course Syllabus


The discipline familiarizes the students with the main trends that shape the development of Linguistics in the 21st century. The primary focus is on interdisciplinary cooperation and the emergence of integrative lines of research at the interface between Linguistics, Psychology, Social Sciences and Natural Sciences. The course also considers the social impact of Linguistics and invites the students to explore the potential of contemporary linguistic theories for responding to urgent societal needs.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • The course is aimed at familiarizing the students with the most current trends in the development of Linguistics. Of particular relevance are two main tendencies: rise in interdisciplinary research and desire to be socially impactful. The students consider opportunities of interdisciplinary collaboration and explore the potential of different disciplines in enriching the scope of Linguistics.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • The student applies systemic principles when conducting research
  • The student knows the basic principles of multi- inter- and transdisciplinarity and is able to design interdisciplinary research with a focus on linguistics
  • The student knows types of interdisciplinarity (conceptual and instrumental)
  • The student understands the role of Linguistics in the modern society and sees its potential for dealing with social issues
  • The students know the principles of research at the interface between Linguistics and Psychology
  • The students are able to design research that combines Linguistics and Psychology and has a strong language focus
  • The student understands the role of Linguistics in dealing with topical social issues
  • The student understands the responsibility of linguists for providing true and verifiable information
  • The students critically assess contemporary research that attempts to prioritize the role of one language above all others
  • The student should understand the role of linguists in assessing and counteracting negative social phenomena (diffamation, plagiarism, linguistic chauvinism, etc.)
  • The students are able to assess the heuristic potential of Natural Sciences for Linguistics
  • The students are able to critically assess terminological interventions from Natural Sciences into Linguistics
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Basic Principles and Vectors of Contemporary Linguistics
  • Linguistics and Psychology
  • Linguistics and Social Sciences
  • Linguistics and Natural Sciences
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Tests/HW
    Students take 10-minute tests on the material covered. At the discretion of the tutor, the tests can be conducted on online platforms. The content and presence of homework are determined by the tutor in accordance with the course materials.
  • non-blocking Participation
  • non-blocking Project (practice)
  • non-blocking Project (theory)
    The students present an innovative line of research in contemporary Linguistics
  • non-blocking Review
    The students write a review of three papers on a relevant linguistic issue dated 2020-2023
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2023/2024 2nd module
    0.2 * Participation + 0.2 * Project (practice) + 0.2 * Project (theory) + 0.2 * Review + 0.2 * Tests/HW


Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Begon, M., Townsend, C. R., & Harper, J. L. (2006). Ecology : From Individuals to Ecosystems: Vol. 4th ed. John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
  • Danny D. Steinberg, Hiroshi Nagata, & David P. Aline. (2001). Psycholinguistics : Language, Mind and World: Vol. Second edition. Routledge.
  • Fundamentals of psycholinguistics, Fernandez, E. M., 2011
  • Interdisciplinarity : reconfigurations of the social and natural sciences, , 2013
  • Murasugi, K., & Stainton, R. (2019). Philosophy And Linguistics. London: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=2154542
  • Robert Blackwood, & John Macalister. (2019). Multilingual Memories : Monuments, Museums and the Linguistic Landscape. London: Bloomsbury Academic. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=2230136
  • Robins, R. H. (2014). General Linguistics (Vol. 4th ed). London: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=778554
  • Rowe, B. M., & Levine, D. P. (2018). A Concise Introduction to Linguistics (Vol. Fifth edition). London: Routledge. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1775794
  • Schmitz, U. (2018). Media Linguistic Landscapes. https://doi.org/10.21248/JFML.2018.5

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • The Oxford handbook of interdisciplinarity, , 2010
  • Undisciplining knowledge : interdisciplinarity in the twentieth century, Graff, H. J., 2015