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22 February 2020: Doctoral defence, FM Tommi Alho

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

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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”.

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Welcome!

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!