PhD Programmes

  • PhD Programme in Classical and Roman Philology

    General Information

    Presentation: This PhD Programme offers a highly advanced research training in the areas of Greek Philology, Latin Philology, Indo-European Linguistics, Romance Philology, Galician and Portuguese Philology and Italian Philology. The wide range of lines of research that are specified in the following section will allow students to choose the most appropriate area of specialization for their objectives.

    Access and Admission: See the general entry requirements for PhD Programmes.

    Specific requirements: Students must prove that they have a good knowledge of the philological techniques and the languages they are going to work with.

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    Lines of Research

    GALICIAN AND PORTUGUESE PHILOLOGY: Portuguese literature; Sebastianism in Spanish and Portuguese Literature; Hispanic and Portuguese ballads; Hispanic and Portuguese literary bilinguism; relationship between political thought and literature in Portugal in the 19th and 20th centuries; comparative history of Spain and Portugal in the 19th ad 20th centuries.

    GREEK PHILOLOGY: textual criticism and text editing; translation; Greek linguistics; tragedy; linguistic and literary studies about comedy; Greek literature of the post-classical era; Greek literary tradition; scientific literature; rhetoric.

    ITALIAN PHILOLOGY: contrastive Italian linguistics; glotodidactics of the Italian language; historic grammar; medieval Italian literature; Renaissance Italian literature; contemporary and modern Italian literature; comparative Spanish and Italian literature; Italian literature about the Spanish Civil War; contemporary Italian women authors; translation.

    LATIN PHILOLOGY: textual criticism and text editing; translation; Latin linguistics; vulgar Latin; medieval Latin; humanistic Latin; classical Latin literature; Renaissance Latin literature; conflict between Christianity and Paganism from the 2nd century to the 5th century; classical and renaissance rhetoric.

    ROMÁNCE PHILOLOGY: Romance philology; diachronic linguistics; lexicography; romance and historical Anthroponymy; romance toponomy; provençal historical linguistics; Asturian philology; regulation and standardization of minoritized languages; medieval romance texts; medieval romance lyric; medieval romance narrative; Moorish and Aljamía literature; syntax and pragmatic of romances languages; oral linguistics; Occitan linguistics.

    INDO-EUROPEAN LINGUISTICS: toponomy and vocabulary of Indo-European origin; Greek and Indian literary and philosophical texts.


    International Center for Postgraduate Studies

    Plaza de Riego, s/n, 33003 - Oviedo

    985 10 49 17 / 985 10 49 18
    985 10 49 59

    Coordination :

    • Professor Lucía Rodríguez-Noriega Guillén

    Theses in Progress

    • El Ars Rhetorica atribuida a Apsines. Traducción, comentario y estudio de fuentes
      Molina Molina, Lorena
      Lucía Rodríguez-Noriega Guillén
      Título en inglés
      The Ars Rhetorica adscribed to Apsines. Translation, Commentary and Study of Sources
      Aprobación del plan
    • Edición crítica, traducción y estudio de la obra "De Arte Rhetorica libri tres, ex Aristotele, Cicerone et Quintilliano praecipue deprompti" de Cipriano Suárez
      Pérez Sordo, Amaya
      Juan María Núñez González
      Título en inglés
      "Critical edition, translation and study of the work of Cipriano Suárez "De Arte Rhetorica libri tres, ex Aristotele, Cicerone et Quintiliano praecipue deprompti"
      Aprobación del plan