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Polonistyka na Litwie po drugiej wojnie światowej
Polish studies in Lithuania after world war II

Author(s): Irena Masojć
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies
Published by: Instytut Slawistyki Polskiej Akademii Nauk
Keywords: Lithuania; Polish studies; dialectology; sociolinguistics; Polish-Lithuanian cultural ties

Summary/Abstract: The history of academic Polish in Lithuania after the Second World War was largely dependent on historical and political circumstances, therefore, it can be divided into two periods: Polish studies in the Soviet Lithuania (1961–1989) and Polish studies in the independent Lithuania (1990–2010). The purpose of this article is to characterize didactic, scientific and popularizing activity of the two centers – Department of Polish Philology and Didactics, which exists at Vilnius Pedagogical University since 1961, and Centre of Polish Studies at Vilnius University, which was established in 1993. Description of Polish academic researches seeks to distinguish main directions of the carried out researches and present most significant achievements of Polish academicians in Vilnius. Particular attention is paid to linguistic issues, where the dominant role is played by the studies of dialectologic and sociolinguistic nature.

  • Issue Year: 2011
  • Issue No: 35
  • Page Range: 189-202
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: Polish