Faculty of EducationComenius University in Bratislava

Research profile

In the area of research the Department focuses mainly on:

  • literature for children and youth,
  • comparatistics,
  • contemporary Slovak literature,
  • contrastive grammar. 

Within the different disciplines particular attention is given to the following fields of research and specialisation:

  • history of Slovak literary-science reflection of children's and youth literature,
  • children´s literary magazines,
  • totalitarian Slovak literature,
  • comparative view of verbs in Romance languages and in Slovak.

The Department has regularly organised international scientific conferences:

  • 1st International conference of Dionýz Ďurišin Centre POETIC TRANSFORMATIONS IN THE 20th CENTURY NOVEL IN CENTRAL EUROPE AND THE WHOLE AREA OF EUROPE
  • 2nd International conference of Dionýz Ďurišin Centre THE ESSAY AS A GENRE – THE REFLECTIVE AREA OF 20th-CENTURY EVENTS
  • 3rd International conference of Dionýz Ďurišin Centre NOVEL AS A GENRE PANCATEGORY IN WORLD LITERATURE: WHY?