You are warmly welcome to attend our literary research seminar! This term we are meeting in Panorama, Arken. Check the dates and speakers here!
NB! We are having a seminar meeting already in February, on the 27th, when playwright Kevin Doyle is coming to give a talk on his work! This first seminar will take place in Helikon, Arken.
Updated SPREMI spring 2019 programme.
SPREMI meets on Thursdays, every second week, 15-17, in Jöns Budde. Two slots are still available for a presentation this spring. Do not hesitate to contact me or Urpo if you’d like to present work at SPREMI this autumn.
All the best,
Tuija (& Urpo)
Vårens SPREMI startar med ett föredrag av Sofie Henricson från ämnet svenska.
Rubriken är “Nu kan ja ju int innehållet” – När språkhandledaren explicitgör otillräcklig kunskap
Välkomna till Jöns Budde torsdagen den 24 januari kl 15-17!
Welcome to the last PREMIS seminar of 2018! Please note that the seminar is on Thursday instead of Wednesday, 15-17. We are very glad to welcome back as guest lecturer Stuart McWilliams, now working at the University of Oslo. His title for the day is “Commune of Saints: The Remains of Socialist Medievalism”. Here is the poster for the event.
Welcome to the November PREMIS seminar where author Guy Gunaratne will be speaking with the title “The Englishness of Street Verse”! See the poster here.
Guy will also host a seminar on Contemporary London Literature with Jason Finch on Tuesday 20 November 16-18, to which all students, staff, and researchers are welcome. Please sign up by Monday 12 November by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. On 13 November a text for discussion in the seminar will be circulated to those who have signed up.
You are warmly welcome to the second PREMIS seminar of the autumn! On Wednesday UK-based poet Robert Powell will share about his work where rivers, including the river Aura, have a strong presence. See poster.
Here is the PREMIS schedule in Autumn 2018.
If you would like to present in Spring 2019, please contact me (Jason).
STOP PRESS, Booker long-listed novelist Guy Gunaratne will speak at PREMIS on 21 November. The session originally scheduled for then will be rescheduled.
The new academic year at the department starts with three introductory lectures on Monday 3 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!
29 June, 2018, at 13, Auditorium A, Gadolinia:
Public defence of FM Kai Latvalehto’s doctoral thesis, entitled Finnish Blood, Swedish Heart? Examining Second-Generation Sweden-Finnishness.
Opponent: Dr., Reader in Media and Culture Sean Campbell, Anglia Ruskin University, UK.
Custos (chair): Professor Anthony Johnson.
Thesis in Doria
Emma Kanckos, doctoral student at English Language and Literature, received second prize for her poems in the Arvid Mörne contest.