12 December, 10:15–11:00
Docentship Lecture: Sofia Ahlberg
13 December, 15:15–17:00
WIP-Seminar: Early Swedish-American cookbooks CANCELLED!
14 December, 13:15–15:00
Martyn Bone, Univ. of Copenhagen, gives a lecture based on his book Where the New World Is: Literature about the U.S. South at Global Scales
26 January, 14:15–16:00
Lecture: Survival Reading: Terrors of Illness and Animality in the New Millennium.
27 January, 10:15–12:00
Doctoral Defence: Ryan Palmer, Enchanting Irruptions: Wonder, Noir, and the Environmental Imaginary
This thesis investigates narratives of re-enchantment and disenchantment in three contemporary U.S. novels, Lydia Millet’s Mermaids in Paradise, Karen Tei Yamashita’s Tropic of Orange, and Thomas Pynchon’s Inherent Vice.
07 March, 15:15–17:00
Seminar: “Patterns of grammaticalization yielding continuative prohibitive”
22 March, 11:15–12:00
Why Write in Irish?
Irish novelist, poet and short-story writer Éilís Ní Dhuibhne speaks about the processes, challenges, opportunities and inspirations of being a bilingual author, publishing in two languages, and some of her own Irish works.
10 April, 16:15–17:00
The 2018 Fulbright Lecture
Lecture title: Ironclad Icon: Remembering John Ericsson in Sweden and America
19 April, 15:15–17:00
THIS SEMINAR IS CANCELLED!: ‘Politically Correct’ Language: What is at Stake in these Debates?
20 April, 10:15–12:00
Doctoral Defence: Sarah Schwarz. Passive Voices: BE-, GET- and Prepositional Passives in Recent American English
24 April, 13:15–15:00
Dora F. Edu-Buandoh: "The Discourse of Questioning at Thesis Proposal Defense"
26 April, 15:15–17:00
JBA Afful: "Rhetorical Analysis of Grant Recommendation Letters"
03 May, 09:15–12:30
Symposium on language learning and use
03 May, 15:15–17:00
WIP-Seminar: First-language (L1) and second-language (L2) writing
03 May, 16:15–17:30
Reckless Ambition: Explaining Moscow's Attempts to Interfere in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election
with Professor Kimberly Marten (Columbia University)
17 May, 09:15–16:30
Digital Humanities: Past Accomplishments, Future Directions
To honor and celebrate the contributions of Professor Hayles to the fields of literature and digital humanities, the Faculty of Languages takes great pleasure in announcing a one-day symposium on Thursday, 17 May 2018, in Humanistiska teatern, Engelska parken. The invited talks and presentations will be followed by a reception.
19 September, 10:00 – 21 September, 18:00
Conference: The Joys of Violence
“Joys of Violence” is the first workshop of the Interpreting Violence project.