Activities Fall 2017
The schedule is continually updated and subject to change. Seminar materials are normally distributed via the KuFo and ISLI mailing lists. Anyone not reached by these lists should feel free to contact us.
Wed 30 August 14.30-15.15, 12A floor 5: Book launch. Sigfrid Siwertz – en författares uppgång och fall, ed Per-Olof Mattsson (SU) and Anna Forssberg. Kulturvetenskapliga skriftserien, no 3.
Tue 5 September, 15.15-17, Minerva: KuFo. "Neoclassicism Now: A Prehistory of Cognitive Poetics". Seminar with Karin Kukkonen, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Oslo, Norway.
14-16 September: Erotema. A conference on rhetoric and literature. Visit the website here.
Tue 19/9, 10.15-12.00, Minerva: KuFo. "The Paragone as Game: Agon and Mimicry in Ekphrastic and Pictorialist English Texts": Seminar with guest researcher Jeff Thoss, Free University of Berlin.
Tue 19/9, 13.15-15.00, Minerva: PhD seminar. María Luisa Vera Mota (UPO Sevilla) presents her doctoral project "Om det verbala språket i mellanmänsklig kommunikation via skärm".
Tue 3/10, 9.00-17.00, Minerva: KuFo. Full day work-in-progress workshop. Deadline to submit texts noon 25/9, send texts to Maria.
Fri 6/10, 9.00-11.00, 12A 324: Mock defense. Seminar on Peter Wikström's PhD thesis-in-progress, I tweet like I talk: Aspects of speech and writing on Twitter. Opponent Gisle Andersen, Professor of English language at NHH, Norwegian School of Economics, Bergen.
Tue 10/10, 10.15-12.00, 12A 522: English linguistics. Una Cunningham, Canterbury University, New Zeeland, presents her project "Greening the information desert: Multilingualism in New Zealand."
Tue 17/10, 13.15-15.00, 3A340: PhD seminar. James Lees presents GIO (Grants and Innovation Office).
Fri 27/10, 09.15-11.00, 12B 545: English linguistics. Pia Sundqvist presents an article on digital gaming and vocabulary, "Playing digital games on one's own or with others: Implications for L2 English vocabulary learning."
Tue 7/11, 13.15-15.00, 3A 340: PhD seminar. Text by Andreas Nyström, discussant Kari Løvaas.
Fri 17/11, 13.15-15.00, 12B 545: English linguistics. Data session with Sebastian Malinowski; we discuss data from an ongoing study from Sebastian's dissertation project.
Tue 21/11, 13.15-15.00, 3A 340: PhD seminar. Text by Kari Løvaas, discussant Alexander Kofod-Jensen.
Wed 22/11, 9.00-17.00, Minerva: KuFo. Full day work-in-progress workshop. Deadline to submit texts noon 13/11, send texts to Maria Holmgren Troy.
Wed 22/11, 18.00, Hörsalen, Värmlands museum: Public lecture. Helene Blomqvist lectures on Bellman.
Thu 23/11, 10.00: Spikning. Peter Wikström nails his dissertation by the university entrance and at the department.
Thu 23/11, 13.00-15.00, 3A 340: CSL. Seminar with Ulrikke Rindal, University of Oslo. Ulrikke will present her research concerning student attitudes, identities, and beliefs in relation to pronunciation variation in the context of learning English. Ulrikke's research has implications for linguistic normativity and standardization processes.
Tue 28/11, 10.15-12.00, 3A 340: KuFo. Seminar with librarian Inga-Lill Nilsson on information retrieval, database searches, Web of Science.
Tue 28/11, 13.15-15.00, 3A 340: PhD seminar. Text by Alexander Kofod-Jensen, discussant Andreas Nyström.
Wed 6/12, 13.15-15.00, Minerva: PhD seminar. Text by Sebastian Malinowski, discussant Tim Roberts.
Tue 12/12, 13.15-15.00, Minerva: PhD seminar. Text by Tim Roberts, discussant Sebastian Malinowski.
Fri 15/12, 13.15-15.00, 1B 309: Thesis defense. Peter Wikström defends his PhD thesis, I tweet like I talk: Aspects of speech and writing on Twitter. Opponent Dr. Ruth Page, University of Birmingham.
Tue 16/1, 13.15-15.00, 12B 545: English linguistics. Pia Sundqvist and Erica Sandlund present a book section on assessment (accepted for publication in 2018), "Doing versus assessing interactional competence."