All students and staff of English Language and Literature are invited to subject moot on Wednesday 14 October 2020, at 4pm in Zoom (you’ll find the link on our Moodle Notice Board)
On the agenda of the moot we have the following items
- Teaching in period 2
- Attendance policy
- Department events
- Experiences of remote teaching
The subject moot is one good occasion for students to bring up issues for discussion. If you have any issues that you wish to be discussed at the meeting, email our department trainee by 11am on Wednesday 14 October.
The new academic year at the department starts with three introductory lectures on Monday 31 August:
- New students: 9-10, ASA Stora Auditoriet
- ‘Old’ BA students: 11-12 via Zoom
- MA students: 12-13 via Zoom
We’ll send the Zoom link to enge-info and post it on our Moodle Notice Board.
The introduction is an important occasion where you will get a lot of essential information concerning your studies. So do come along!
The department is looking for a trainee for the period mid-August to mid-November 2020 (three months).
More information in the Trainee ad autumn 2020
”Digital literacy and a new tool box for university teachers”
Thursday 19 March, 2020, 15.15-17, in Zoom (https://aboakademi.zoom.us/j/872977447)
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
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.