Faculty of Philology of Yanka Kupala State University develops cooperation with Smolensk State University
Irina Romanova, head of the department of literature and journalism at Smolensk State University, and Alla Radionova, assistant professor of literature and journalism, delivered online lectures for students and teachers of the Faculty of Philology.
Alla Radionova told the students our university about the metaphilosophical lyrics of the Silver Age. And Irina Romanova gave a lecture “Contemporary Russian Poetry and the Smolensk Poetic School” for students of the Faculty of Philology, as well as for participants and prize-winners of the international contest of creative projects “In my soul, poetry”. In her speech, the lecturer spoke about the main trends in modern Russian poetry and the Persona poetry studio, which has existed at the philological faculty of the SmolSU for more than 20 years and unites students and university staff, as well as poets of the region. As part of the online meeting, it was decided to develop contacts between students and teachers of the philological faculty of the Yanka Kupala State University with representatives of Persona in the field of educational, scientific and cultural activities. In addition, as part of the event, participants and prize-winners of the international contest of creative projects “In my soul, poetry” were awarded, in which students of the philological faculty and more than 100 students from schools in Grodno, and also students from Poland and Romania. The preparation and organization of the competition was carried out by associate professor of the Department of Russian Philology Olga Ioskevich. The contestants were invited to show their creative abilities in nine categories: “Acrostich”, “Centon”, “Author’s song”, “Figured verses”, “Poetic dialogue”, “Rhymes”, “Words”, “Let's laugh!” And “Recognition in love”. The most popular among the participants were the nominations “Acrostic”, “Words” and “Rhymes”. Most of the awards in the competition were students of secondary school No.6, gymnasium No.1 named after Academician E.F. Karsky, Lyceum No.1. Participants and winners of the competition were awarded with diplomas and valuable prizes. The events took place within the framework of the project “Russian Language and Literature as a Factor in the Unification of the Modern World”, with the support of the Russkiy Mir Foundation. The executors of the project are the Department of Russian Philology.