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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 http://www.doria.fi/handle/10024/168350

Introductory lectures on Monday 3 September 2018

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!

Doctoral defence, 23 February 2018: FM Jennie Öhman

FM Jennie Öhman from English Language and Literature, Åbo Akademi University, will defend her doctoral thesis on Friday, 23rd February, at 13 in Auditorium Ringbom, Axelia (Biskopsgatan 8 / Piispankatu 8). The thesis is entitled: Interaction in Text and Hypertext: Participant Roles on Corporate Websites. The opponent is Professor Merja Koskela, University of Vaasa. Custos is Associate Professor Martin Gill. Apart from the lectio praecursoria in Swedish, the defence will take place in English.

A link to the online version of the thesis can be found here:

https://www.doria.fi/handle/10024/149341