Conference programme

The International Conference

Challenges of the Modern World Dynamics for the Humanities

2-3 December, 2010

Mykolas Romeris University, 20 Ateities, Vilnius

Institute of Humanities (IOH), Lithuania

Agenda

2 December

9.00-10.00 Registration of the participants lobby I - 414

10.00-10.20 Conference opening and welcoming addresses I - 414

10.20-11.00 Keynote speech I - 414

Associate Prof. Dr. Giedrius Viliūnas, Vice-Rector for Education

The Humanities and Social Sciences Within the Prospective Context of the Lithuanian Science and Study Growth

11.00 -11.40 Keynote speech I - 414

Prof. Dr. Neil Gordon

The Humanities in the United States

11.40- 12.10 Coffee break I - 220

12.10-13.00 Parallel sessions

Philosophy and the other Humanities

Room I-310

Language and Culture

Room III-413

Chair D. Sommer

Working language English

E. Sauers

Univeristy of Latvia Department of Philosophy

VIOLENCE OF IMAGE IN THE PHILOSOPHY OF J.L.NANCY

G. Jankovskis

University of Latvia Institute of Philosophy and Sociology

HEGEL’S PHILOSOPHY AS A PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE AND ITS STRUCTURE IN THE CONTEXT OF VIRTUAL MODELLING

D. Sommer

Center of Oriental Studies Vilnius University and Department of Religious Studies Gettysburg College Pennsylvania

CONFUCIANISM AND GLOBALIZATION: THE SURVIVAL AND TRANSFORMATION OF TRADITIONAL CULTURES IN HYPER-MODERN CHINA.

D. Dmitrieva, V. Kosyakova

University for the Humanities Russian Anthropology School department

DAILY PHILOSOPHY OF COMMON: TV-SERIES AS REPRESENTATION OF THE MODERN EPISTEMOLOGICAL CONCEPTS

Chair E. Račienė

Working language Lithuanian

R. Stunžinas

Mykolas Romeris university Institute of Humanities Department of Language Culture

FOLK AND SCIENTIFIC TERMINOLOGY: SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES

E. Račienė

Vilnius Pedagogical University Faculty of Philology Department of the German Language and Didactics

GLOBALISATION - LANGUAGE –CULTURE. PERSPECTIVES OF INTERCULTURAL LINQUISTIC RESERACH.

D. Aliūkaitė, J. Jončaitė

Vilnius University Kaunas Faculty of Humanities Department of Lithuanian Philology

IMAGINARY BOUNDARIES OF DIALECTS: A COGNITIVE MAP OF LITHUANIAN DIALECTS

13.00-14.00 Lunch break Dining Hall 

14.00-14.40 Keynote speech I - 414

Prof. Dr. Farouk Seif

Reframing Challenges - Rethinking Humanities: Surviving the Paradoxical Encounter with a Transmodern World

14.40-16.00 Parallel sessions

Culture, Literature and Arts

Room I - 310

Language and Culture

Room III - 413

Chair R. Brūzgienė

Working language Lithuanian

M. Romanenkova

Vilnius Pedagogical University, Faculty of Foreign Languages Department of Russian Philology

LITHUANIAN-RUSSIAN CULTURAL CONNECTIONS IN THE POEM BY JUDITA VAIČIŪNAITĖ
"BESIDE MIKHAIL VRUBEL'S 'LILAC' ('SIREN')"

I. Buckley

Vytautas Magnus University Faculty of Humanities Department of Lithuanian Literature

IDEAS OF FRENCH REVOLUTION IN THE LITHUANIAN LITERATURE OF THE 20TH CENTURY

R. Brūzgienė

Mykolas Romeris University Institute of Humanities Department of Language Culture

INTERACTION OF LITERATURE AND MUSIC: STUDY SPECTRUM, TOPIC AND PERSPECTIVES

I. Čiužauskaitė

Mykolas Romeris University Institute of Humanities Department of Language Culture

(NON)TOPICALITY OF VAIŽGANTAS TODAY: REFLECTION OF ETHICAL ATTITUDES IN NON-FICTIONAL TEXTS

S. Gaižiūnas

Institute of Lithuanian Literature and Folklore

PARADIGMS OF MYSTICISM IN LATVIAN LITERATURE

Chair J. Kerevičienė

Working language English

B. Ryvitytė

Vilnius University Faculty of Philology Depatment of English Philology

ADJECTIVES IN ACADEMIC WRITING

M. Brede

University of Latvia, Faculty of Humanities Department of Contrastive Linguistics Translation and Interpreting

SOME BORROWED FEATURES IN LATVIAN AS MANIFEST IN PRINTED MEDIA TEXTS ON CULTURE

J. Kerevičienė

Vilnius University Kaunas Faculty of Humanities Department of Germanic Philology

GRAMMATICALIZATION AND/OR CONVENTIONALIZATION (A COGNITIVE VIEW TO SOME GRAMMATICAL PECULIARITIES)

V. Janulevičienė, S.Rackevičienė

Mykolas Romeris University Institute of Humanities Department of Foreign Languages

LEGAL LANGUAGE IN INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION

V. Zasymenko

Lecturer of Kherson State University

ENGLISH SPEECH ETIQUETTE AS MEANS OF BRINGING UP COMMUNICATION CULTURE OF TEENAGERS

H. Jankauskaitė, L. Pogožilskaja, O. Ušinskienė

Mykolas Romeris University Institute of Humanities Department

APPLICATION OF DISTANCE LEARNING TOOLS IN FULL-TIME ESP STUDIES AND STUDENTS’ MOTIVATION

16.00-16.30 Coffee break I-220

16.30- 17.30 Parallel session

Philosophy and the other Humanities

Room I - 310

Rhetoric and communication

Room III - 401

Language and Culture

Room III - 413

Chair D.M. Stančienė

Working language Lithuanian

D.M. Stančienė

Mykolas Romeris University Institute of Humanities

METAMORPHOSIS OF THE IDENTITY: ECOLOGICAL MORPHOLOGY AND THE OTHER

J. Žilionis

Vilnius Pedagogical University

DIALOGICAL PHILOSOPHY TOWARDS GRAMMATOLOGY AND TRANSCEDENCE: A. MACEINA, J. DERRIDA, M. BACHTIN

R. Bubelis

Mykolas Romeris University Institute of Humanities Department of Philosophy

GLOBALIZATION OF THE PHYSICS TERM „ENERGY“

G. Gaidys

Mykolas Romeris Faculty of Law Department of Philosophy

GLOBAL CRISIS:DO WE KNOW THE ROAD TO BALANCE?

S. Kanišauskas

Mykolas Romeris Faculty of Law Department of Philosophy

TRANSDISCIPLINARY DISCOURSE: LANGUAGES OF MIND AND HEART

Chair E.Gabrėnaitė

Working language Lithuanian

E.Gabrėnaitė

Vilnius University Kaunas Faculty of Humanities, Department of Lithuanian Philology

RHETORIC OF THE ADVERTISING DISCOURSE:

LITHUANIAN LANGUAGE AND SOCIOCULTURAL FACTORS

V. Jankauskas

Vilnius College of Higher Education Fcaulty of Business Management Department of Humanities

THE LANGUAGE OF DIOGENE‘S LANGUAGE IN THE MODERN DISCOURSE OF HUMANITIES

J. Girčienė

Institute of Lithuanian Language

21ST.C.: HOW SHALL WE SPEAK TO BE HEARD?

M. Poškutė

Mykolas Romeris University

REFLECTION IN CULTURE SYNTHESIS IN THE WORLD OUTLOOK OF LITHUANIAN INTELLIGENTSIA AT THE END OF 19TH AND THE START OF 20TH CENTURIES.

Chair

V. Vaičiūnienė

Working language English

O. Apse

Liepaja University

GERONTOLOGICAL EDUCATION: THE FOREIGN EXPERIENCE

V. Vaičiūnienė, D.Užpalienė

Mykolas Romeris University Institute of Humanities Department of Foreign Languages

AUTHENTICITY IN TECHNOLOGICALLY ENRICHED ESP CONTEXT

V. Mažeikienė, G. Oleškevičienė, D.Valūnas

Mykolas Romeris University Institute of Humanities Department of Foreign Languages

COOPERATIVE APPROACH IN LANGUAGE LEARNING AND TEACHING

J. Šliogerienė

Mykolas Romeris University Institute of Humanities Department of Foreign Languages

FOSTERING CREATIVITY IN BLENDED LEARNING COURSE

3 December

9.00 - 10.30 Parallel sessions

Digitalisation of culture

Language and Culture

Chair L.Tamošiūnienė

Room III - 401

Working language English

M. Kūlis

University of Latvia Faculty of History and Philosophy

PHILOSOPHY IN DIGITAL FORMAT: CONCEPTS, PERSONS AND WORKS

I. Berzina, A. Stibe

School of Business Administration Turiba

University of Latvia

THE ROLE OF DIGITAL COMMUNICATION IN INFORMATION CONSUMPTION OF SOCIETY.

Chair I. Darginavičienė

Room III - 413

Working language Lithuanian

V. Samedy, V. Vitkauskienė

Mykolas Romeris University Institute of Humanities Department of Foreign Languages; Vilnius university Faculty of Philology Department of French Philology

STATES OF FRENCH

N. Burkšaitienė, I. Darginavičienė, L. Tamošiūnienė

Mykolas Romeris University Institute of Humanities Department of Foreign Languages MULTILIGUALISM: THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL ASPECTS

G. Kadžytė

Lithuanian Institute of Literature and Folklore

THE EVOLUTION OF A TRADITIONAL CALENDAR IN INFORMATION SOCIETY:RECONSTRUCTION, INNOVATION, UNIFICATION AND AN ATTEMPT TO STATUS QUO

10.30-11.10 Keynote speech I - 414

Prof. dr. Jean-Louis Vieillard-Baron

La crise actuelle de la philosophie entre sociologie et littérature/ On the modern philosophy crises, between sociology and literature

11.10-11.40 Coffee break I - 220

11.40-13.00 Parallel sessions

Philosophy and the other Humanities

Room I - 310

Culture, Literature and Arts

Room I - 408

Rhetoric and communication

Room III - 401

Chair J. Rosak - Szyrocka

Working language English

E.A. Samier

Faculty of Education The British University in Dubai United Arab Emirates

“HUMANISING THE FIELD OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION: AESTHETIC SOURCES AND CRITIQUES FOR ADMINISTRATIVE STUDIES”

S. Borkowski, J. Rosak - Szyrocka

The Czestochowa University of Technology Faculty of Management Division

of Production Engineering

EFQM MODEL AS ORGANISATION’S SUCCESS DETERMINANT ON THE HEALTH CARE UNITS EXAMPLE IN EUROPE

U. Libkovska

Riga Technical University Ventspils branch

YOUTH PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS AND DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN NOWADAYS CONDITIONS OF GLOBALIZATION

Chair H. Protasova

Working language English

O. Derykoz

Yuriy Fedkovich Chernivtsi National University Philological faculty Department of World Literature and Theory of Literature

„SHORT STORY” IN THE ASPECT OF THE POETICS OF INTERTEXTUALITY

O. Shtanyuk

Yuriy Fedkovich Chernivtsi National University Philological faculty Department of World Literature and Theory of Literature

ETHNIC COMPONENT AS A RELEVANT FEATURE OF CHINUA ACHEBE’S LITERARY EXPERIENCE

L. Lapa

University of Latvia, Faculty of Humanities English Department

THE DATA ISSUE: SOME ASPECTS OF COMMUNICATION BETWEEN ALIEN AND HUMAN LIFE FORMS WITHIN STAR TREK SERIES.

J. Gretsov

THE SCULPTOR MUKHIN'S BELIEF AND ITS WORKS IN PROGRESS DEVELOPMENT

H. Protasova

National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy Kyiv

THE ELEMENTS OF NIETZSCHEAN DISCOURSE IN VALERIAN PIDMOHYLNY’S PROSE

M. Elbakidze

Tbilisi Shota Rustaveli Institute of Georgian Literature

THE SUBJECT OF HOLINESS IN THE GEORGIAN HAGIOGRAPHIC TEXTS

Chair E. Katkuvienė

Working language English

E. Katkuvienė

Vilnius University Faculty of Philology Department of English Philology APPLICABILITY OF CLASSICAL RHETORIC TO MODERN TIMES: DIFFERENCES AND SIMILARITIES BETWEEN CLASSICAL AND MODERN RHETORIC

Ž. Nemickienė

Vilnius University Kaunas Faculty of Humanities Department of Germanic Philology

SLOGAN STYLISTICS IN RE-BRANDING PROCESS: LINGUISTIC ASPECT

T. Ivchenko

Russian State University for the Humanities Oriental studies

LANGUAGE AND CULTURE: THE SEMIOTIC ANALYSIS OF CHARACTERS

N. Ivanova

People’s Friendship University of Russia

EXPATRIATES’ COMMUNITY AS A MEANS FOR INTERCULTURAL INTERACTION AND COMMUNICATION OF THE STUDENTS ON THE EXAMPLE OF PEOPLE’S FRIENDSHIP UNIVERSITY OF RUSSIA

O. Bessert

Northern (Arctic) State University

Arkhangelsk Department of Foreign Languages

EXTENSIVE READING IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE

I. Modebadze

Tbilisi The Shota Rustaveli Institute of Georgian Literature Scientific Department of Literary Theory and Comparative Science

NATIONAL LANGUAGE IMAGE OF THE WORLD AND THE PROCESSES OF CULTURAL GLOBALIZATION

I. Ratiani

Tbilisi The Shota Rustaveli Institute of Georgian Literature

REFLECTION OF ETHNICAL TERMS “THE CAUCASUS” AND “CAUCASIAN” IN GEORGIAN LITERATURE

13.00-14.00 Lunch break Dining Hall

14.00 - 14.40 Keynote speech I - 414

Prof. Dr.Philippe Capelle-Dumont

La philosophie et les ordres de vérité / Philosophy and the orders of truth

14.40 - 16.00 Parallel sessions

Rhetoric and communication

Room III - 401

Philosophy and the other Humanities

Room I - 310

Chair R. Koženiauskienė

Working language Lithuanian

R. Koženiauskienė

Vilnius University Faculty of Philology Department of Lithuanian Language

CULTURE OF RHETORIC: THE IMPORTANCE OF THE CONTINUITY OF TRADITION

I.E. Čekmonienė

Mykolas Romeris University Institute of Humanities Department of Language Culture

TRADITION AND PRESENT OF RHETORIC

R. Valienė

Mykolas Romeris University Institute of Humanities Department of Language Culture

TRADITION OF RHETORIC STUDIES IN THE MODERN WORLD

V. Rudaitienė

Mykolas Romeris University Institute of Humanities Department of Language Culture

LITHUANIAN LANGUAGE AND SOCIOCULTURAL FACTORS

Chair V. Rubavičius

Working language Lithuanian

A. Juzefovič

Vilnius Gediminas Tehnical University Deapartment of Philosophy and Political Theory

WHAT SHOULD WESTERN CULTURE LEARN FROM CHINESE CULTURE?

A. Sprindžiūnas

Mykolas Romeris University Institute of Humanities Department of Philosophy RELIGIOUS TOLERANCE AND THE FUNDAMENTALS OF EUROPEAN VALUES

P. Aleksandravičius

Mykolas Romeris University Institute of Humanities Department of Philosophy

THE ISSUE OF AUTHORITY IN POLITICS: IS THOMAS AQUINAS TEACHING IMPORTANT TODAY?

V. Valatka

Mykolas Romeris University Institute of Humanities Department of Philosophy

THE CHALLENGES OF ANTIQUE CYNICS TO MODERN WORLD

V. Rubavičius

Lithuanian Institute of Cultural Research

THE THEORY OF THE HUMANITARIAN RESEARCH IN THE ENVIRONMENT OF MEDIA

B. Kuzmickas

Mykolas Romeris University Institute of Humanities Department of Philosophy

THE STATUS AND THE TENDENCIES OF THE HUMANITIES

16.00-16.30 Coffee break I - 220

16.30- 17.30 Closing plenary session

Conference working languages: Lithuanian and English.
The summary of keynote speeches will be published on the website in English .

Conference formats: 15- minute presentations followed by 5 minutes of discussions; plenaries - up to 45 minutes.