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prof. dr hab. Gennadiy Zeldovych

  • Position: Professor; Head of the Department of Semiotics
  • Department: Semiotics
  • Room: 3.047
  • E-mail: g.zeldovych@uw.edu.pl
  • Duty hours: Tuesday 13:15-14:15, Wednesday 14.00-15.00 (except weeks with Institute Council or Faculty Council meetings)


  • M.A. in Russian philology, Kharkov State University (Ukraine), 1986
  • Ph.D. in Russian philology, Kharkov State University (Ukraine), 1990
  • D.Litt. in Russian philology, Moscow Pedagogical Correspondence State University, 1999

Research interests:

  • Lexical semantics
  • Communicative structure of words and utterances
  • Semantics and pragmatics of grammar (aspect, case, voice)

Teaching experience:

  • Introduction to linguistics
  • Russian lexicology and lexicography
  • Russian morphology
  • Russian word formation
  • Russian syntax
  • Pro-seminar
  • Seminar on Russian aspectology
  • Seminar on sociolinguistics
  • Seminar on Russian and Polish linguistic view of the world
  • Linguistic aspects of translation
  • Communicative types of linguistic information
  • Introduction to modern semantics and pragmatics
  • Meaning in language

Scholarships/research grants/fellowships:

  • Scholarships at the University of Warsaw (Chair of Formal Linguistics), April-May, 1997; March, 1998
  • Open Society Institute Grant, 1997-1998

Guest lectures:

  • University of Warsaw, April-May, 1997; March, 1998


  • Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Rector’s 1st Degree Award, 2003

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