Natalia Cziganj

Natalia Cziganj
Université de Lille · Département Etudes Anglophones - Angellier

PhD (Saratov State University)
Attaché temporaire de recherche et d'enseignement, UFR LLCE Université de Lille

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5 Research Items
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Introduction
As a researcher, I study the semantic change in Middle English through the framework of cognitive semantics. I am particularly interested in the conceptualization of aesthetic categories in medieval societies. My doctoral research focused on the aesthetic vocabulary, primarily in Middle English and Middle French, and what aesthetic vocabulary and its development can reveal of the medieval concept of beauty.
Additional affiliations
September 2013 - January 2018
Saratov State Technical University
Position
  • Lecturer
Description
  • As a lecturer at Saratov State Technical University, I taught courses in English Linguistics, primatily focusing on English Grammar, Lexicology and Stylistics.
September 2013 - July 2015
Alliance Française de Saratov
Position
  • French teacher
Description
  • Teaching French as a Second Language.
Education
September 2013 - May 2019
Saratov State University
Field of study
  • Linguistics
September 2013 - May 2019
Saratov State University
Field of study
  • Linguistics
September 2008 - July 2013
Saratov State University
Field of study
  • English Linguistics

Publications

Publications (5)
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The article focuses on the evolution of the semantic structure of the Middle English nouns SLEUTH and ACCEDIE. The reconstruction of their syntagmatic and paradigmatic relations with other abstract nouns in the religious works of medieval authors allows to determine the semantic components of their meanings, and to provide an insight into the trans...
Preprint
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Accepted presentation proposal for The International Conference on Middle English, University of Glasgow (peer-reviewed).
Article
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The article adresses the text-oriented approach to the studies of language history. Based on the principles of the anthropocentric paradigm in contemporary linguistics, this approach implies a thorough analysis of contexts that allows to look into the semantic evolution of the vocabulary.
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The article looks into the influence of extra-linguistic factors on the historical development of the abstract adjective FAYRE. The paper focuses primarily on the Middle English religious and secular written records of the XIII-XV centuries. The thorough study of a number of contexts taken from the written records of this period gives insight into...