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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

Poster

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.

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!