The key research areas include:
- Arts Anthropology – the concept and the image of human in Russian literature of the XIX century, the structure of human in the poetics of a text.
Expert of the division – Doctor of Philology, Professor Lyudmila Siniakova
- The poetics of Russian romanticism – spiritual context of Russian literature of the first third of XIX century.
Expert of the division – Candidate of Philology, Associate professor, Dmitry Vladimirovich Dolgushin
The Section of literature of the XIX–XX centuries
- Russian literature of the XX century and the problem of cultural continuity – identifying the types of links connecting the literature of the modern times with the literature and spiritual culture of past eras, including the middle Ages; study of the problems of historical poetics and the memory of culture and literature.