13 December: Doctoral Defence, Loukia Lindholm

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.

SPREMI 17 October: Dr Joanna Pitura

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”.



Subject Moot

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 aino.tuomola@abo.fi. You can also suggest an issue to discuss during the meeting. Do come along!