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The Department of English Language and Literature is the largest foreign language department of the Faculty of Letters, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, and one of the most important in Romania. 

It has highly enthusiastic, fully qualified members in the main specializations at undergraduate and MA levels that it offers, i.e. English Language and Literature, American Studies, Translation Studies, Terminology, Interpreting and Applied Linguistics.These are also the main areas of study and research for our undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral students.

There is considerable opportunity for staff members and students to participate in research groups, conferences and other activities. The peer-reviewed printed and e-journal LINGUACULTURE is one of our successful projects – to which both outstanding Romanian and international scholars as well as successful MA and PhD graduates have contributed.

The Department of English of Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi was set up in 1925 when Iancu (Ioan) Botez (1872-1947) was appointed professor of English literature and civilization.



  • Second Call for Papers: Interdisciplinary Conference "C.S. Lewis: Of This and Other Worlds"

    Afis lewisThe 5th International Interdisciplinary Conference in Iasi, Romania devoted to the life and work of C. S. Lewis:
    Of This and Other Worlds

    Start date - end date:19-21st November 2020
    Registration deadline: 1st November 2020
    Early bird deadline: 15 September 2020
    The fifth C. S. Lewis conference focuses on C. S. Lewis and his literary and academic kin as creators of worlds. His entire work testifies to his fascination with alternative universes, from his scholarly exploration of Medieval literature, with its haunting myths and arcane symbolism, through his fiction, to his apologetics, where Christianity is seen as a parallel kingdom seeking to be reinstated in “an enemy-occupied territory”. From pain to love, through faith and imagination, he opened a spectrum of realities inviting exploration and reflection. The collection of essays by Lewis alluded to in the title of this year’s conference spans both this and other worlds: “this” realm, which we inhabit, is the necessary, unavoidable starting point for any explorers, conquerors, pilgrims, even refugees into the “others”.
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  • Înscrieri deschise la Simpozionul InterCulturalia pentru studenți și tineri cercetători!

    InterCulturalia 2020Pe 8-9 mai 2020, Catedrele de Engleză și Franceză de la Facultatea de Litere, în colaborare cu Facultatea de Economie și Administrarea Afacerilor și Facultatea de Filosofie și Științe Social-Politice de la UAIC organizeaza cea de-a IV-a ediție a Simpozionului InterCulturalia pentru studenți și tineri cercetători. Evenimentul își propune să sprijine tinerii cu înclinații spre domeniul cercetării și studiului, fiind o platformă prietenoasă, care le permite să își facă ideile cunoscute, să împărtășească experiențe și să învețe lucruri noi. Lucrările prezentate pot aborda teme variate, dintr-o varietate de domenii, precum literatura, studiile culturale, lingvistica, traducerile, comunicarea în afaceri, filosofia, și multe altele. Limbile de lucru ale simpozionului sunt engleza și franceza.

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