FM Tommi Alho will publicly defend his doctoral thesis in English language and literature at the Faculty of Arts, Psychology and Theology at Åbo Akademi University, on Saturday 22 February, at 12 noon in Auditorium Armfelt, Arken (Fabriksgatan 2 /Tehtaankatu 2).
The thesis is entitled “Classical Education in the Restoration Grammar School: A Case Study of Orationes et carmina aliaque exercitia (Canterbury Cathedral Archives, Lit. MS E41)”
Professor Sarah Knight, University of Leicester, UK will serve as opponent and professor Anthony Johnson, Åbo Akademi University, as chair.
Apart from the candidate’s lectio praecursoria in Swedish, the discussion will be in English.
The thesis will be available in Doria
M.A. Loukia Lindholm will publicly defend her doctoral thesis in English language and literature at the Faculty of Arts, Psychology and Theology at Åbo Akademi University. The thesis is entitled Form and Function of Response Stories in Online Advice. (Doria)
Professor Camilla Vásquez, University of South Florida, USA will serve as external examiner and professor Tuija Virtanen-Ulfhielm, Åbo Akademi University, as chair.
Professor Camilla Vásquez (University of South Florida)
“Language, Creativity and Humor Online”
Thursday 12 December 3-5pm, in Helikon (A202) Arken
PREMIS, Wednesday 27 November,
16-18 in Aud. Helikon (A202), Arken, to be followed by a book launch for The Materiality of Literary Narratives in Urban History (18-19, Donner)
Richard Dennis, University College London
No Home-Like Place: Delusions of Home in Some Victorian and Edwardian Novels
All are welcome!
Ever wondered what kinds of jobs students of English have after graduation?
Come and find out on 25 November 2019, 1-4pm, Helikon
The English Department’s CAREER DAY
Please sign up so we can get enough coffee
(list on the notice board / Doodle)
Martin Gill (Associate Professor, English Language and Literature)
“‘Post-civility’ and the public sphere: the Brexit debate in comments to Express online.”
Thursday 14 November, 2019, 3-5pm, in Jöns Budde
Programme Autumn 2019
SPREMI meets on Thursdays, every second week, 15-17, in Jöns Budde (except 17 October in Kramer).
Contact Urpo Nikanne if you’d like to present your work at SPREMI next spring.
You are most welcome to attend the SPREMI seminar on Thursday, 17 October (15-17 in Kramer (M220), Arken) when Dr Joanna Pitura (Pedagogical University Krakow, Poland) will be speaking about “Designing technology-mediated genre-based instruction to develop L2 speaking skills among English Philology students”.
You are most welcome to attend the next PREMIS seminar on Wednesday, 9 October (16-18 in Helikon, Arken) when Professor Casie Hermansson (Pittsburg State University, USA) will be speaking with the title “Filming the Children’s Book”.
Our first Subject Moot meeting this academic year will take place on Wednesday the 2nd of October at 16:15 in Arken Donner (M225).
The agenda will include
- Attendance policy and deadlines
- Events and seminars at the department
The Subject Moot meeting is open for all students, researchers and staff of English Language and Literature. If you would like to suggest topics to discuss, please send you suggestions by email to email@example.com. You can also suggest an issue to discuss during the meeting. Do come along!