Elena N. Polyakova


Address
15 Bukireva, Perm 614990, Russia
Perm State University
Faculty of Philology
Department of General and Slavonic Linguistics
 
Phone, Fax, e-mail
+7 (342) 239-67-95, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Date of Birth
26.05.1932
 
Educational Background
1955 – Specialist Study, Perm State University, Faculty of History and Philology.
1961 – Post-graduate Study, Ural State University, Faculty of Philology.
1983 – Doctorate Course, Leningrad State University, Faculty of Philology.
 
Аcademic Degrees and Titles
1968 – Candidate of Philology, Leningrad State University.
1984 – Doctor of Philology, Leningrad State University.
 
Stages of Professional Career
1960-1962 – Laboratory Assistant, Foreign Languages Department, Faculty of Philology, Perm State University.
1962-1964 – Laboratory Assistant, Department of Russian Language and General Linguistics, Faculty of Philology, Perm State University.
1961-1968 – Post-graduate student, Department of Russian Language and General Linguistics, Faculty of Philology, Ural State University.
1964-1968 – Assistant Lecturer, Department of Russian Language and General Linguistics, Faculty of Philology, Perm State University.
1968-1975 – Senior Lecturer, Department of Russian Language and General Linguistics, Faculty of Philology, Perm State University.
1975-1985 – Reader, Department of General and Slavonic Linguistics, Faculty of Philology, Perm State University.
1968-1971 – Deputy Dean of Faculty of Philology (full-time department), Perm State University.
1984-1985 – Dean of Faculty of Philology, Perm State University.
1985 – present time – Professor, Department of General and Slavonic Linguistics, Faculty of Philology, Perm State University.
 
Membership in Academic Councils, other State and Public Associations
1985-2000 – member of Specialised Dissertation Council for Doctoral Dissertations, Ural State University.
1991-2000 – Deputy Chairman of  Dissertation Council for Candidate Dissertations, Perm State University, specialities 10.02.01 – “Russian Language”, 10.02.19 – “Language Theory”.
2000 – present time – member of Dissertation Council D212.189.11 for Doctoral Dissertations, Perm State University, specialties 10.01.01 – “Russian Literature”, 10.02.01 – “Russian Language”, 10.02.19 – “Language Theory”.
1973-2008 – member of Commission of street naming of Perm municipal Administration.
2008-2011 – member of Toponymic Community Council of Perm Municipal Administration.
Member of Scientific Council under Faculty of Philology and Perm State University.
Member of Editorial Board of the journal “Questions of Onomastics” (published by V.V. Vinogradov Russian Language University of the Russian Academy of Sciences and A.M. Gorky Ural State University).
Member of Editorial Board of the journal “Perm State Herald”, series “Russian and Foreign Philology”.
Editor-in-chief of the symposium book “Linguocultural space of the Perm Region: materials and investigations”.
 
Research Project Management
1. 2003-2004 – Grant of Russian Foundation for the Humanities № 03-04-00245 а/Т “Lexis and onomastics of the Perm Region”.
2. 2006-2007 – Grant of Russian Foundation for the Humanities (regional) № 06-04-82406 а/U “Etymology and history of lexis and onomastics of the Perm Region”;
3. 2008-2009 – Grant of Russian Foundation for the Humanities (regional) № 08-04-82404 а/U “Reflection of culture and history in lexis and onomastics of the Perm Region”.
4. 2009-2011 – Analytical Departmental Target Programme of High School Scientific Potential Development № 2.1.3/2175  (№ 2.1.3/11793 – 2011) “Linguocultural space of the Upper and Middle Kama Region”.
 
Current Research Activities
Linguistic and paleographic analysis of scrolls, notes of old business acts, decipherment of the Perm written records of the XVIth - XVIIIth centuries; analysis of manuscripts of the XVIIIth century of the State Archive of the Perm Krai.
Investigation of lexis of old written records and dialects of the Perm Region in various aspects (regional linguistic studies, interaction between the Russian language with other Kama region languages, reconstruction of the vanished appellative lexis based on onomastics data)
Investigation of etymology of appellatives and proper names (toponyms, nicknames and surnames), that are functioning in the Perm Region.
Development of the problems of historical, dialect and onomastic lexicography; work on the Dictionary of Perm toponyms, Etymological dictionary of Perm appellatives roots.
 
Academic and other Awards:
Meritorious Scientist of the Russian Federation.
Medal “Veteran of Work”.
Badge of the Ministry of Higher Education of the USSR “For great work results”.
Badge “Honorary scientist of the Russian Federation”
1998 – Laureate of L.E. Kertman Regional Prize in the sphere of the Humanities.
 
Total Number of Publications
Scientific articles – 240.
Monographs – 20.
 
Selected Publications
1. Polyakova E.N. Dictionary of Perm surnames. Perm, 2005. 462 p. (In Russian)
2. Polyakova E.N. The role of business language in the development of Russian anthroponomy of the XVII-XVIIIth centuries // Onomastics as part of the Humanities: Proceedings of International Scientific Conference. Yekaterinburg, 2005. pp. 66–68. (In Russian)
3. Polyakova E.N. Specificity of colloquial speech reflection in the Perm ancient business written records of the XVI-the early XVIIIth century // Rigidity and creativity in the text. Iss. 9: based on the Proceedings of International Scientific Conference: Inter-university collection of papers. Perm, 2005. pp. 209-213. (In Russian)
4. Polyakova E.N. Regional Lexicology and Onomastics: exercise materials: Study Guide. Perm, 2006. 256 p. (In Russian)
5. Polyakova E.N. Dictionary of geographical terms in the Russian speech of the Perm Region. Perm, 2007. 420 p. (In Russian)
6. Polyakova E.N. Dictionary of the Perm Region inhabitants’ names in the XVI-XVIIIth centuries. Perm: Byvaltsev Press, 2007. 463 p. (In Russian)
7. Polyakova E.N. Linguocultural space of the Upper and Middle Kama Region: exercise materials: Study Guide / Perm State University. – Perm, 2009. 260 p. (In Russian)
8. Polyakova E.N. On relation of language and culture based on lexis and onomastics data (surname Konoplyev and word “konoplya” (“hemp”)) // Perm State University Herald. Russian and Foreign Philology. Perm, 2010. Iss. 5(11). pp. 7–17. (In Russian) (In the journal of the Higher Attestation Commission list). (In Russian)
9. Polyakova E.N. Development of the Perm postnominal toponyms in the Kama Region in the XVI-XVIIth centuries (a case study of cadastres and census books) // Perm University Herald. Russian and Foreign Philology. Perm, 2010. Iss. 4(10). pp. 7-16. (In Russian)
10. Polyakova E.N. Dictionary of lexis of Perm ancient written records of XVI-the early XVIIIth century; Perm State University. Perm, 2010. Vol. 1. 428 p. (In Russian)
11. Polyakova E.N. Dictionary of lexis of Perm ancient written records of XVI-the early XVIIIth century; Perm State University. Perm, 2010. Vol. 2. 424 p. (In Russian)
12. Polyakova E.N. Formation of the Perm postnominal surnames in the XVII-XVIIIth centuries // Perm University Herald. Russian and Foreign Philology. Perm, 2010. Iss. 3(9). pp. 7-17. (In Russian)
13.  Polyakova E.N. Appearance of women of fashion in the Kama Region of the XVII-the early XVIIIth century (a case study of the Perm ancient written records) // Perm University Herald. Russian and Foreign Philology. Perm, 2010. Iss. 2(18). pp. 14–24. (In Russian)
14. Polyakova E.N. What people smoked and drank in the Kama Region of the XVIIth-the first third of the XVIIIth century (a case study of the Perm ancient written records) / E.N. Polyakova // Perm  University Herald. Russian and Foreign Philology. Perm, 2010. Iss. 1(7). pp. 5-11. (In Russian)
15. Polyakova E.N. History of the Perm Region inhabitants’ names in the XVI-XVIIIth centuries: Monograph / E.N. Polyakova. Perm State University, Perm, 2010. 280 p. (In Russian)

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