Activities Fall 2018
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 19/9, 13.15-14.45, Minerva: KuFo open seminar on “The Uses of Aesthetics.” Short presentations by Catherine Spooner, Professor of Literature and Culture, Lancaster University, UK; Birgit Spengler, Professor of American Literature, Wuppertal University, Germany; Per Krogh Hansen, Head of Department of Design and Communication, University of Southern Denmark; and Malte Hagener, Professor in Media Studies, Marburg University, Germany.
Tue 25/9, 9.00-12.00, 1D321: KuFo workshop. Work-in-progress workshop with KuFo researchers. Submit texts to Maria no later than 17/9, noon.
Tue 25/9, 13.15-15.00, 3A340: PhD seminar. Text by Fredrik Svensson, discussant Tim Roberts.
Wed 26/9, 9.00-12.00, 3A340: KuFo workshop. Work-in-progress workshop with KuFo researchers. Submit texts to Maria no later than 17/9, noon.
Wed 26/9, 15.00–16.30, 12A522: KuFo. Guest seminar, "Western Sights/Sites: Spatial Imaginaries in Women's Turn-of-the Century Photography,” with Professor Dr Birgit Spengler, Wuppertal University.
Tue 2/10, 13.15–15.00, Minerva: KuFo. Seminar publishing (books, articles, and more) organized by KuFo and ISLI's PhD student supervisors. It is foremost intended to benefit PhD students and early career researchers, but all are welcome.
Tue 9/10, 11.15–13.00, 12B545: English Linguistics. Data session with Tim Roberts; PhD project data.
Wed 17/10, 10.15–17.00, Minerva: KuFo invites researchers to the workshop: Satire as perspective on the contemporary. More information here.
Thu 25/10, 9.30-11.30, 3A340: KuFo workshop. Work-in-progress workshop with KuFo researchers. Submit texts to Maria no later than 16/10, noon.
Tue 30/10, 14.15–16, 3A340: KuFo. Ola Sigurdsson, University of Gothenburg visits KuFo to present his work on humour (in Swedish): "När är det roligt? Om humor, subjektivitet och transcendens."
Mon 12/11, 13.00–15.00, Minerva: KuFo/Geomedia: Philip Auslander gives a talk at Geomedia in advance of the Popular Music Discourses conference.
13–14 Nov: KuFo conference: Popular Music Discourses: Authenticity and Mediatization. This mini-conference will feature keynote presentations by Philip Auslander, Georgia Tech; Niall Scott, University of Central Lancashire; and Magnus Ullén, Stockholm University. It will also feature paper presentations by the KuFo Popular Music Discourses group. More information here.
Mon 19/11, 13.15–15, 3A340: PhD seminar. Text by Tim Roberts, discussant Sophia Liu Fei.
Tue 20/11, 13.15–14.45, 3A340: KuFo. Seminar with Eamonn McCallion and James Lees (GIO) on possibilities for EU funding.
Tue 27/11, 10.15–12, Minerva: PhD seminar. Text by Sophia Liu Fei, discussant Fredrik Svensson.
Wed 28/11, 14.00–15.00, 3A340: KuFo/Västanå. Seminar with Västanå's Leif Stinnerbom.
Wed 28/11, 16.00–18: KuFo/Västanå. Västanå Theater's performance of Selma Lagerlöf's Bortbytingen.
Tue 4/12, 13.15–15, Minerva. PhD seminar. Text by Sebastian Malinowski, discussant Alexander Kofod-Jensen.
Fri 7/12, 10.15–12.00, 12A522: English Linguistics. Peter Wikström presents work in progress on screen-recorded Snapchat data from the project "Uppkoplade klassrum".
Tue 11/12, 13.15–15, 3A340. PhD seminar. Text by Alexander Kofod-Jensen, discussant Sebastian Malinowski.
Wed 12/12, 9.00–15.00 in 3A340 and 15.00–17.00 in 12A522: KuFo workshop. Work-in-progress workshop with KuFo researchers. Submit texts to Maria no later than 4/12, noon. Please note the change of rooms 15–17!
Fri 21/12, 10.15–12.00, 12B545: English linguistics. RJ project application draft about "non-apologies" in social media discourse in the wake of #MeToo, with Erica Sandlund and Peter Wikström.
Fri 21/12, 13.15–15, Geijersalen: Thesis defense. Djamila Fatheddine defends her doctoral thesis. Opponent, Professor Eva Hultin, Institutionen för pedagogik, didaktik och utbildningsstudier, Uppsala universitet.
Wed 9/1, 9.00–17.00, Minerva before lunch, 3A340 after: KuFo workshop. Work-in-progress workshop with KuFo researchers, with a focus on RJ and VR postdoc applications. Submit texts to Maria no later than 4/1, noon.