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 Abisheva Saule Dzhunusovna
Head of the Chair
Doctor of Philology, professor
Dostyk av. 13


The Department of Russian Language and Literature of the Abai KazNPU is a graduate in the specialties of educational programs at three levels of undergraduate - master`s and doctoral programs: 6B (7M, 8D) 01702 - Russian language and literature, 6B (7M, 8D) 01705 - Russian language and literature in schools with non-Russian language of teaching, 6V (7M, 8D) 02301 - Philology, 7M (8D) 02304 - Linguistics, 7M (8D) 02305 - Literary criticism. In 2019-2020 in the specialties of the department are trained 168 bachelors, 53 undergraduates, 17 doctoral students.

The history of the department consisted of the glorious traditions of the Faculty of Philology with its 90-year history and the names of prominent Kazakhstan philologists of the twentieth century: D.T. Tursunova, M.S. Silchenko, N.S. Smirnova, G.S. Amirova and others. At the department registered offices of professors A.L. Zhovtis and L.A. Shelyakhovskaya - teachers of many current members of the department.

The department of Russian language and literature, which employs 37 people (10 doctors of sciences, 11 candidates of sciences, 4 doctors of PhD and 12 masters of education), among them 5 holders of the grant «The best teacher of the university», is led by a graduate of Abai KazPI Doctor of philological sciences, professor S.D. Abisheva.

The members of the Department of Russian Language and Literature are well-known philologists in Kazakhstan and abroad, creators of linguistic and literary schools that determine the development of philological science in the Republic of Kazakhstan in the context of modern theoretical and applied philology. The brand of the department is the international scientific-theoretical conference «Problems of poetics and poetry», which was held eight times from 2003 to 2018. As well as the four-volume «The Artistic World of Kazakhstan Literature» and the annual scientific almanac «LingvLit», published in 2019 for the third time. Most of the members of the department are authors of school and university textbooks, state standards, educational and standard programs.

The department carries out 1 project of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, 1 international project.
Two specialties of undergraduate studies, 6В01702 - Russian language and literature and 6В01705 - Russian language and literature in schools with a non-Russian language of teaching, according to the NAAR rating of 2019, took 2 places among the universities of the republic.

The department maintains close international relations with leading research and educational centers of the CIS countries (Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan), as well as foreign countries (USA, UK, Germany, Poland, Estonia, Japan, Turkey, Italy, Holland, Finland, Spain, Israel, Switzerland, Bulgaria, etc.). Teachers of the department undergo scientific internships in foreign universities, give lectures as invited professors, take part in international conferences, international projects and projects of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, are members of the editorial boards of domestic and international journals.

Teachers of the department give lectures on refresher courses for teachers of the city and region. They regularly participate in the jury of various competitions, as well as competitions for schoolchildren in Almaty and other cities of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Act as managers of scientific projects of schoolchildren. The department conducts a lot of work in schools of Almaty and Almaty region, with which agreements on mutual cooperation are drawn up.

The department achieved great successes in the development of academic mobility of students. Thanks to the initiative of the department, an agreement was concluded between Abai KazNPU and the Pomeranian Academy of Slupsk (Poland). In 2019, the bachelor Anna Balkhanova and undergraduate Anel Abdrakhmanova received diplomas from the Polish university. Every year at the Pomeranian Academy, bachelors and undergraduates of the department undergo semester training. Undergraduates and doctoral students in this foreign university carry out planned internships. In May 2019, the Abai Culture and Science Center of our university was opened at the Academy, which is led by a graduate of the bachelor`s and master`s program of Abai KazNPU, doctoral candidate of the Pomeranian Academy Maxim Ponomarenko.

The department conducts a variety of social and educational work. Students, undergraduates and doctoral students of the department actively participate in scientific work and public life of the Institute of Philology and Multilingual Education, as well as the university. In March 2019, 12 2nd year students took part in the international children`s playground «Children`s Books as Wings» at the Russian State Pedagogical University named after A. Herzen in St. Petersburg.

In October 2019, four 2nd year students visited the Pomeranian Academy in Slupsk (Poland) to attend the International Scientific Seminar of young scientist «Abai: Philosophy: Poetics, Reception» dedicated to the 175th anniversary of the great Kazakh poet, philosopher, composer and enlightener Abay Kunanbayev.


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