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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”.



Introductory lectures Monday 2 September 2019

The new academic year at the department starts with three introductory lectures on Monday 2 September:

  • New students: 9-10 in Westermarck (C101)
  • ‘Old’ BA students: 11-12 in Helikon (A202)
  • MA students: 12-13 in Helikon (A202)

The introduction is an important occasion where you will get a lot of essential information concerning your studies. So do come along!

Doctoral defence, 27 April 2019: Petter Skult

FM Petter SKult Öhman from English Language and Literature, Åbo Akademi University, will defend his doctoral thesis on Saturday, 27th April, at 13 in Auditorium Armfelt, Arken (Fabriksgatan 2 / Tehtaankatu 2).

The thesis is entitled: The End of the World as We Know It: Theoretical Perspectives on Apocalyptic Science Fiction.
The opponent is Professor Adam C. Roberts (Royal Holloway, University of London). Custos is Professor Anthony Johnson.

Apart from the lectio praecursoria in Swedish, the defence will take place in English.

The thesis is available at