Traditional scientific conference “Literature and history”, arranged by the philological faculty Zaporizkogo national university, gathered lecturers and students from different regions of Ukraine. Some of them called at our university not for the first time, in order to discuss problems interlinks between history and literature. The person who originated researches of this branch of science in our university was the doctor of philological sciences, the head of the chair of theory of literature and journalism of the faculty of journalism, professor Vitaly Shevchenko.
After greeting words of the rector Sergy Timchenko and the dean of the philological faculty Tamara Khomjak the doctor of historic sciences, well-known writer Raisa Ivanchenko work of the conference. After the plenary session participants of the conference had an opportunity to examine topical book exhibition, prepared by the Scientific library of our university. During sectional sessions such topics were discussed, as conception of history in national literatures, genre and stylistic peculiarities of historic prose, interpretations of cossacs in Ukrainian and world literatures, methods of study of historic works in higher school.