29 June, 2018, at 13, Auditorium A, Gadolinia:
Public defence of FM Kai Latvalehto’s doctoral thesis, entitled Finnish Blood, Swedish Heart? Examining Second-Generation Sweden-Finnishness.
Opponent: Dr., Reader in Media and Culture Sean Campbell, Anglia Ruskin University, UK.
Custos (chair): Professor Anthony Johnson.
Thesis in Doria
Emma Kanckos, doctoral student at English Language and Literature, received second prize for her poems in the Arvid Mörne contest.
Dr David Chataignier (French Language and Literature, Åbo Akademi):
“Truth and fiction in travel accounts of the Orient: The imaginary journey of Georges Guillet de Saint George in Ottoman Greece (1675-1676)”
Thursday 3 May 3-5pm (Jöns Budde)
Irina Rogojin (Russian Language and Literature, Åbo Akademi):
“Speech Act Theory and pragmatic functions of Russian diminutives”
Thursday 19 April 3-5pm (Jöns Budde)
Prof. Dominique Lagorgette (Université Savoie Mont Blanc):
“French Medieval Corpora: Including the diatopic and diastratic variation in French medieval linguistic studies – a methodological approach”
Thursday 12 April 3-5pm (Jöns Budde)
All interested are warmly welcome!
Ksenia Kanerva and Gustaf Olsson (University of Turku):
“Redundancy in the Russian case system”
Thursday 5 April 3-5pm (Jöns Budde)
Dr Mari-Liisa Varila (University of Turku)
“Transmission of English text from print to manuscript 1473-1600”
Thursday 8 March, 3-5pm (Jöns Budde)
Professor Fumiko Yoshikawa (Hiroshima Shudo University) will present work on
“Persuasion in Middle English texts written by and for women devoted to religious life”
Thursday 1 March at 15-17 in Jöns Budde.
All interested are welcome!
FM Jennie Öhman from English Language and Literature, Åbo Akademi University, will defend her doctoral thesis on Friday, 23rd February, at 13 in Auditorium Ringbom, Axelia (Biskopsgatan 8 / Piispankatu 8). The thesis is entitled: Interaction in Text and Hypertext: Participant Roles on Corporate Websites. The opponent is Professor Merja Koskela, University of Vaasa. Custos is Associate Professor Martin Gill. Apart from the lectio praecursoria in Swedish, the defence will take place in English.
A link to the online version of the thesis can be found here: