Olena Materynska




Olena Materynska

POSITION
Associate professor at the Department of German Philology and Translation

WORK EXPERIENCE
2004–2006
Teacher of English language
Donetsk National University, Donetsk (Ukraine)

2006–2012
Associate professor
Donetsk National University, Donetsk (Ukraine)

2012–2014
Professor
Donetsk National University, Donetsk (Ukraine)

2014–2015
Associate professor
Kirovohrad State Pedagogical University, Kirovohrad (Ukraine)

2015-Present
Associate professor
Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv (Ukraine)

2016Present
Vice President
Association of Ukrainian Germanists (AUG)

EDUCATION AND TRAINING
1999–2003
Bachelor Degree in Philology and Translation
Donetsk National University, Donetsk (Ukraine)

2002
Summer School, SDI, Munich, (Germany)

2003
Scholarship of the President of Ukraine

2003–2004
Master Degree in Philology and Translation
Donetsk National University, Donetsk (Ukraine)

2005
PhD Degree
Donetsk National University, Donetsk (Ukraine)

2009-2012
Doctoral
Donetsk National University, Donetsk (Ukraine)

2013
Doctor of Science
Donetsk National University, Donetsk (Ukraine)

GRANTS, HONORS AND ACHIEVEMENTS


2009
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster within the GIP-Partneship, DAAD, Münster (Germany)

2010
Grant of the Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung, Munich (Germany)

2012
Prize for the young scientists of the Donetsk oblast

2015
Prize of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine for young scientists for the achievements in the field of fundamental and applied sciences (for the year 2014)

2016
DAAD Summer School Perspectives for young researchers in Science and Education, Essen (Germany), Strasbourg, (France)

Germanic languages and translation in the cross-cultural context

Research Fields:
Social Sciences, general

Previous and Current Research

  • Cognitive Linguistics
  • Phraseology
  • Translation and Discourse Studies
  • Lexical Semantics and Terminology
  • Pragmalinguistics
  • Comparative linguistics and language typology

Main field of research

Germanic languages and translation in the cross-cultural context

Group leader: Dr.habil. Materynska Olena

The linguistic studies of our group are aimed at establishing the model for a holistic description of different processes taking place in the Germanic languages, researching the lexical system of the languages under analysis, highlighting the peculiarities of the language perception and categorization, studying the translation paths in the cross-cultural context. Taking into consideration the ongoing European integration process, we are interested in treating all the linguistic problems from a viewpoint of interdisciplinary and synergetic approach, dwelling upon the differences and similarities revealed, observing the regularities of the language development as a whole. Our team consists of 4 Doctors of Science, about 6 Ph.D. associate professors and lecturers, academic advisers, Master, Bachelor and postgraduate students

Future Projects and Goals

  1. Studying Germanic languages in the cross-cultural context
  2. Linguo-cultural and socio-pragmatic aspects of the German-Ukrainian literary translation and translation for specific purposes
  3. Translation and Discourse studies

Methodological and Technical Expertise

  • Linguistic and comparative linguo-cultural analyses
  • All approaches for providing systematic linguistic analysis of the lexical system of the Germanic languages, their terminological system and morphosyntactic peculiarities etc.
  • Discourse analysis, research of the European legal standards, interdisciplinary approaches revealing main translation paths and techniques in different types of text

Selected Publications

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Materynska Olena
Typologie der Körperteilbenennungen: [Monographie / [Hgg. A. Kątny, K. Lukas, C. Schatte].
Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New-York, Oxford, Warszawa, Wien: Peter Lang, 2012. 246 S. (Danziger Beiträge zur Germanistik. Bd. 41.).

Materynska Olena
Typologische Verallgemeinerungen im Bereich der Meronymie
Vielheit und Einheit der Germanistik weltweit: Akten des XII. internationalen Germanistenkongresses, Warschau 2010. Interkulturelles Verstehen und Kontrastives Vergleichen. Band 13: Formen literarischer und interkultureller Zusammenarbeit. Frankfurt am Main u.a.: Peter Lang, 2012. S. 161168.

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Materynska Olena
Meronymie im Deutschen und Englischen
Semantik und Pragmatik im Spannungsfeld der germanistischen und kontrastiven Linguistik. Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New-York, Oxford, Warszawa, Wien: Peter Lang, 2013. S. 7181. (DonezkStudien zur Germanistik, kontrastiven und diachronen Linguistik Bd. 1.)

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Materynska Olena
Teil-Ganzes Beziehungen im interkulturellen Vergleich[Festschrift für Prof. A. Kątny zum 65. Geburtstag.]
Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New-York, Oxford, Warszawa, Wien: Peter Lang, 2014. S. 357369 (Danziger Beiträge zur Germanistik. Bd. 48.).

Ivanytska M.
Literature of Danubian Monarchy in Ukrainian Translations
Journal of Danubian Studies and Research. − Galati: Danubius University Press, 2013. − Vol. 3. − Issue No.1. − P. 322 332.

Ivanytska M.
Die Entwicklung der deutsch-ukrainischen Literaturbeziehungen und der Beitrag von Anna-Halja Horbatsch
Welt der Slaven. Internationale Halbjahresschrift für Slavistik. − München-Berlin-Washington: Otto Sager, 2014. − Jahrgang LIX. − Heft 2. − S. 268 292.

Ivanycka M.
Alterität und im ukrainisch-deutschen Kontext.
In: Schamma Schahadat / Stepán Zbytovsky (Hg.)Übersetzungslandschaften Themen und Akteure der Literaturübersetzung in Ost- und Mitteleuropa. Bielefeld: transcript Verlag 2016 (Bd. 9, Interkulturalität. Studien zu Sprache, Literatur und Gesellschaft.

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Kyjak T.
Sprachgeist und innere Wortform.
Germanistik in der Ukraine. Jahresheft 6, 2011. Kyjiw, Verlagszentrum der KNLU. . 104-109.

Kyjak T.R., Martnjuk W.A.
Deutsch ukrainische Beziehungen
Geschichte, Kultur, Germanistik. Germanistik in der Ukraine. Jahresheft 8, Kyjiw: . .2013. . 19-24.

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Contacts


olenamaterynska@ukr.net