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Vera Vladimirovna Meniailo

  • Vera Vladimirovna Meniailo has been at HSE University since 2011.

Education and Degrees

  • 2010

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in Germanic Languages
    Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia
    Thesis Title: Evolution of Concept of FREEDOM Characteristics and Means of Language Representation in J. Fowles" Works

  • 2010

    Doctoral programme in 10.02.04 - Germanic languages
    Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, Department of foreign languages

  • 2007

    Degree in Philology
    Derzhavin Tambov State University, Romanic and Germanic Philology Department

* Candidate of Sciences
According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.

Continuing education / Professional retraining / Internships / Study abroad experience

2020: professional development "Inclusive teaching of disabled students and students with special needs" (Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov)

2019: 3d international conference "More than ESP: Empowering Students to Progress" (ITMO University)

2019: professional development "Contemporary principles and technologies of foreign (English) language teaching in a nonlinguistic higher school" (Higher School of Economics)

2019: professional development "Integrative trends in linguistics and language pedagogy" (MGIMO University)

2018: 2d international conference "More than ESP: Empowering Students to Progress" (ITMO University)

Young Faculty Support Program (Group of Young Academic Professionals)
Category "New Lecturers" (2011-2012)

Courses (2023/2024)

Courses (2021/2022)

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)

Courses (2018/2019)

Courses (2017/2018)

English Language (Bachelor’s programme; School of Law; 2 year, 1-3 module)Rus


  • 2019
    Магия ИННО: интегративные тенденции в лингвистике и лингводидактике (Москва). Presentation: Речевая разминка на занятиях по английскому языку в вузе: проблемы и пути решения
  • 13th International Conference of the Estonian Association of Comparative Literature: Current State of Literary Theory, Research and Criticism in (Non-"Centric") National Cultures (Тарту). Presentation: I.V. Arnold’s theory of foregrounding and its application to text analysis
  • 2018
    Актуальные проблемы лингвистики и лингводидактики иностранного языка делового и профессионального общения (8-я международная научная конференция) (Москва). Presentation: АННОТАЦИИ ДОКЛАДОВ СТУДЕНЧЕСКОЙ КОНФЕРЕНЦИИ КАК МЕХАНИЗМ ОЦЕНИВАНИЯ СФОРМИРОВАННОСТИ НАВЫКОВ АКАДЕМИЧЕСКОГО АНГЛИЙСКОГО ЯЗЫКА
  • 14th ESSE Conference (Брно). Presentation: "The Victorians are not so far away from us": How to maintain Victorian identity in XX century literature
  • Дергачевские чтения - 2018. Литература регионов в свете гео- и этнопоэтики. XIII Всероссийская научная конференция. (Екатеринбург). Presentation: Викторианский текст как культурный код в английской литературе XX века
  • V международная научная школа-семинар "Слово. Текст. In Aevum", посвященная 110-летию И.В. Арнольд (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Викторианский текст и английская литература XX века: интертекстуальный диалог
  • 2017
    Fear and Safety: European Network for Comparative Literary Studies 7th Biennial Congress (Хельсинки). Presentation: Fear to Lose Freedom: evolution of the theme in J. Fowles’ picture of the world
  • 2016
    Англистика XXI века. VIII международная научно-методическая конференция. (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: “Very English, all the Forsytes!”: концепция национальной идентичности в «Саге о Форсайтах»
  • British Comparative Literature Association XIVth International Conference: Salvage (Wolverhampton). Presentation: Victorian Novel Rediscovery in XXth Century Literature: the authors' attempt to preserve identity?
  • International Comparative Literature Association XXIst Congress (Вена). Presentation: You are what you speak: American and English identities of Daniel Martin
  • 2015
    the 2d International Conference on Teaching English for Specific Purposes and New Language Learning Technologies (Ниш). Presentation: Transformation of Western Academic Conventions in Russia: a Case Study of Higher School of Economics, Faculty of Law
  • Longing and Belonging: European Network of Comparative Literary Studies 6th Biennail Congress (Дублин, Голуэй). Presentation: What does it mean to be English: the problem of identity in "Daniel Martin"
  • English Language and Literature Studies: Tradition and Transformation (ELLSTAT) (Белград). Presentation: Tradition and Transformation in Representation of the National Identity in English Literature
  • I международная научно-практическая конференция «Иностранные языки в науке и образовании: проблемы и перспективы» (Москва). Presentation: Англоязычный проект ВКР: территория студенческих предубеждений
  • 2014
    Англистика XXI века. VII Всероссийская межвузовская научно-методическая конференция. (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Викторианский роман в постмодернистском дискурсе
  • The 36th International Conference celebrating SPELTA 20th anniversary: "English Language in the Modern World: Past, Present and Future" (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Comparative Analysis within the Contemporary Framework of Teaching History of Literature: Bildungsroman Case-Study
  • 5th UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference (Ланкастер). Presentation: Metaphoric Representation of Abstract Concepts in Literary Discourse
  • 2013
    The Scandinavian Association for Languages and Cognition SALC IV, June 12-14, 2013 (Joensuu). Presentation: Abstract nominees concepts representation in the language
  • CELLS - Going Against the Grain (1st International Conference on English Language and Literary Studies) (Banja Luka). Presentation: A portrait of the artist as a young and a mature man: comparison of the image of artist in J. Fowles and J. Joyce's novels
  • The Inaugural European Conference on Arts and Humanities (Брайтон). Presentation: The Victorian Novel Revisioning: J. Fowles vs. The Victorians

  • II-я международная школа-семинар имени Ирины Владимировны Арнольд (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Abstract Nominee Concepts Representation in the Language (стендовый доклад)
  • 2012
    4th UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference (Лондон). Presentation: Formation and evolution of the individual author's concept (on the basis of the concept of FREEDOM in J.Fowles' picture of the world)
  • Англистика XXI века (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Способы представления авторской позиции в произведениях Дж. Фаулза
  • Круглый стол с международным участием "Никитинские чтения - 2012: Актуальные проблемы семантки и прагматики языковых единиц" (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Formation and evolution of the concept of FREEDOM in J. Fowles' picture of the world (стендовый доклад)
  • 2011
    Герценовские чтения. Иностранные языки (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Доминантный хронотоп в едином тексте Дж. Фаулза
  • 2010
    Герценовские чтения (СПб). Presentation: Индивидуально-авторский концепт FREEDOM в романе Дж. Фаулза «Дэниел Мартин»


Employment history

April 2010 - June 2013 Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, Associate professor of the English philology department

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