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PhD in Philology and Philosophy

Academic year 2020-21

Lines of research

  • 18th-century baroque poetry, especially Gabriel Álvarez de Toledo and Eugenio Gerardo Lobo
  • 19th-century literature
  • 20th-century Spanish poetry, novels, and theatre
  • Acquisition, teaching, and assessment of second and foreign languages
  • Aesthetics
  • Anthropology
  • Applied linguistics, language evaluation ("testing"); second language teaching and learning
  • Bartolomé Jiménez Patón
  • British literature from the 18th to the 21st centuries.
  • Catalan philology
  • Cervantes
  • Communication studies
  • Contact with languages and bilingualism
  • Contemporary Catalan language and literature
  • Contemporary Catalan literature
  • Contemporary Hispanic philosophy
  • Contemporary Spanish literature
  • Corpus linguistics
  • Cultural studies
  • Diego de Torres Villarroel
  • Emblems
  • Gender studies
  • German idealism, especially Hegel
  • Greek philosophy: pre-Socratic philosophy, Platonism, Aristotelianism, Hellenistic philosophy, formation of vocabulary used in Greek philosophy, doxography, Diogenes Laërtius
  • Historical morphosyntax of Spanish
  • Historical phonology and phonetics of Spanish
  • History of Catalan culture
  • History of Catalan theatre
  • History of ideas
  • History of medieval, Renaissance, and modern thought
  • History of theatre
  • History of the Catalan language
  • Humanism
  • Interculturality
  • Language acquisition
  • Language change and variation
  • Links between epistemology, ethics, and politics in modern and contemporary thought
  • Literary aesthetics
  • Literature by female authors
  • Literature in the French language
  • Literature in the German language
  • Literature in the Portuguese language
  • Medieval Catalan literature
  • Modern Catalan literature
  • Modernity and the avant-garde
  • Modern roots of contemporary thought. Montaigne. Descartes
  • Onomastics
  • Origins of philosophy: Greek religion, Orphism, Dionysism, Greco-Roman mysteries, Neoplatonism, Derveni papyrus, Chrysippus, Stoicism
  • Perception and production of L2 speech
  • Phenomenology, Heidegger
  • Philosophy of science and public policies on science and technology
  • Poetic self-representation of the female
  • Popular literature
  • Postcolonial studies
  • Ramón del Valle-Inclán
  • Reader-response criticism
  • Religion and criticism in society: Walter Benjamin
  • Second and foreign language learning environments: formal teaching, integrated content and language learning, stays abroad in countries where the target language is spoken
  • Shakespeare
  • Social and political philosophy
  • Spanish Golden Age preachers
  • Synchrony and diachrony
  • Textual criticism of texts from the Spanish Golden Age
  • The concept of solidarity
  • The concept of the person in bioethics
  • The link between metaphysics and ethics. The link between the theory of knowledge and anthropology
  • The presence of Spanish classics in contemporary literature
  • The study and translation of the works of F. Nietzsche