On June 30, 2020, the topics of theses of PhD students and candidates for a degree of the Department of English Language and Literature was discussed via “Zoom” platform.
Gozel Mammadova's “The study of the journey from journalism to literary realism based on the works of James Joyce”; and Aygun Huseynova's “Stable and changing values in J.Chang's Wild Swans (in the example of women and society)” works were presented.
After the presentations by the PhD students, the discussions were held by the participants. The discussions were joined by Dr. Bahman Amani, Head of the Department, Saida Sharifova, Coordinator of the Division of Graduate Studies and Research, Milana Abbasova, Research Coordinator of the Department, PhD, Prof. Rahila Geybullayeva and PhD, Prof. Nigar Isgandarova. It was recommended to bring the topics to the Academic Council of the University.
On June 29, 2020, Khazar University's English Language and Literature Department held an online defense of dissertations for master’s students majoring in linguistics via Microsoft Teams platform. Following students presented their dissertations: Roya Kerimli on “A Comparative Study of Second Language Teaching Techniques at Public, Private and International Schools in Azerbaijan”; Jamila Mammadova on “Types and Functions of Code Switching Used by Foundation Students at Khazar University”.
The members of the Defense Council included Dr. Bahman Amani, Head of the Department, Saida Sharifova, Coordinator of the Division of Graduate Studies and Research, Milana Abbasova, Research Coordinator of the Department, department’s faculty - Irina Orujova, Ilham Tagiyev and Nailya Gasimova. After discussions on the topics, the works were evaluated and in the end it was decided to award the applicants with master's degree.