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Head of the department

Ishniyazova Shoxnoz

1979 - 1984 - a student of the Samarkand State University
1984-1986 - teacher of the 125th professional technical school of Kattakurgan district
1986 - 1987 - Laboratory assistant of the Russian language department of the Samarkand State University
1987 - 2000 - Teacher of the Department of Russian Literature of Samarkand State University
2000 - 2009 - Associate Professor of the Department of Russian Linguistics and World Literature of the Samarkand State University
2009 - 2013 - Associate Professor of the World Literature Department of Samarkand State University
2013 - present time - Head of the Department of World Literature of Samarkand State University

History of the Department of Russian and Foreign literature

The first literary department was created in 1933, which included such talented specialists as docents P.P.Belov, P.V.Vilkoshevsky, L.N. Chernets. At the beginning of the World War II there were working such scientists and literary professors as. B.V. Michaylovsky and critic, literary historian S.A.Malahov.
October 1, 1944, after the restoration of the department it was headed by prof. R.K. Woyzeck, and the members of the department were. LN.Chernets, S.A.Malahov  L.A.Dombran. Since 1947 as a docent later beginning from the 1957 as the department head was working Ya.O.Zundelovich, a prominent scholar who worked at the Samarkand State University till 1965. With his name linked - important stages of Samarkand literature scientific history. R.K.Voytsek with Ya.O.Zundelovich together clearly defined  research area of that period for the next researcher generation (V.G. Lartsev, S.E.Shatalov, R.P.Shaginyan, E.P. Magazannik, E.B.Magazannik I.V.Tonysheva). 
In 1964 were created three two departments based on the Department of Russian and foreign literature: 1. Department of Russian and Soviet literature (Head Ya.O.Zundelovich till 1965, dots.V.G. Lartsev) and theory of literature and foreign literature department (Head -dotsent. R.P.Shaginyan). The latest studies of literature continue  Ya.O.Zundelovich’s  traditions, dealt with the theory and history of Romanticism (G.F.Menshikov, G.M.Pavlova, R. P.Shaginyan), development of genres in Russian classical and Soviet literature (V.N.Blagonravov, L.V.Bogomolova V.B. Lagutov, V.G.Lartsev, G.N.Medvedeva, T.P.Prohorova, V.F. Kholopova, A.V.Shek), on the issue of writer’s skill and vision and method  (A.B.Gevorkyan, E.P. Magazannik, E.B.Magazannik, P.A.Maydanyuk), issues of literary translation (Yu.P.Goltseker, N.N . Namazov, Salamova S.A), the problem of color and  "musicality" in the literary and artistic works (S.A.Asrieva). 
The second generation of scientists includes teachers who researches lyric- epic genres (poems and ballads) V.N.Blagonravov V.B.Lagutov; classical and modern foreign literature G.F.Menshikov, E.M. Horoshuhin; poetic drama - G.M.Pavlova. 
In the beginning 90s departments determined the main directions in research assistant professor of Michaylichemko B.S, Abdullayeva L.H, Kuz'menko E.O. Stepanyantz J.I., who were devoted to theoretical issues as literary criticism and history of Russian and foreign literature. As a result of numerous mergers of departments and faculties  of Samarkand State University and the Pedagogical Institute  Literary direction of faculty transformed into a single Department of The World literature. 
Department are now аssoc. Nazarian R.G, Ishniyazova Sh.A., A.S Abdullayeva,  Senior teachers Kravchenko K.A, N. Usmanova, D.R. Kadimova, B.N. Zikirillayev. There also graduate and postgraduate are there.