Category Archives: Yleinen

Själö – Island of Souls (2020), by Lotta Petronella

10 December 2021, 16.30–20.15 – Armfelt, Arken (Åbo Akademi) SELMA is pleased to invite you to the first instalment of Sensing Spaces of Confinement: Själö – Island of Souls by Lotta Petronella A collaboration between SELMA, Åbo Akademi, Department of Comparative Literature (UTU), … Continue reading

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Book Launch Week!

9 November, 15.00-16.00, Arcanum, Neuvotteluhuone (A229) and online &11 November, 16, Arcanum A355/A357 (IN FINNISH) Book Launch 1: In this book launch event, the editors and contributors of the two recent edited volumes on engaging with trauma will present the … Continue reading

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LECTURE BY PROFESSOR RITA FELSKI

On Monday 20 September, Prof. Rita Felski (University of Southern Denmark and University of Virginia) will give the online lecture “On Resonance” at 14 EEST (7 EDT, 12 BST, 13 CEST). For an abstract of the lecture see here. Attend … Continue reading

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SELMA PROGRAMME WINTER 2021

We hope you had a lovely summer!  SELMA welcomes you back for a semester full of exciting events! More information on the programme is available here. You are invited to follow us on our Facebook page. The thematic collaboration Cultural memory and social change tweets at @UTU_cmcs. SELMA Medical Humanities Seminar … Continue reading

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SELMA MEDICAL HUMANITIES SEMINAR

The new SELMA Medical Humanities Seminar launches at the beginning of February! The first series will deal with “Narratives of Illness”. The seminar is completely online and begins on 2 February at 16 EET. Prior registration is required. For more … Continue reading

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Seminar of Cultural Memory: Mediated Memory of Responsibility

18 November, 3–5pm (GMT) For more information see here All are welcome to attend this free event. Places are limited so please register in advance online. Registration is open here.

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THE IMPOSSIBLE RETURN: POST(?)-SHOAH IN THE WORK OF ANNA LANGFUS (1920-1966)

30 October, 10 am (online Zoom event) In this presentation, France Grenaudier-Klijn (Massey University, New Zealand) will discuss examples of the strategies, imagery, and rhetorical devices Anna Langfus has recourse to in her survivors’ narratives, which are all three centred … Continue reading

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NEW FALL 2020 PROGRAMME

After an abrupt end to our activities during the spring, we are happy to be back with a very exciting series of events. See the FALL 2020 PROGRAMME here. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook​ for regular updates!

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SPRING EVENTS CANCELLED

Due to the current epidemic and the closing down of the university from 18 March onward, we have to cancel all SELMA events for this Spring. Since we cannot know for certain how long these measures will last, we are … Continue reading

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GENDER PERSPECTIVE ON MEMORY AND NARRATIVE (SEMINAR)

5 MARCH, 12–14, JÄNTERE E121 (UNIVERSITY OF TURKU, KAIVOKATU 12) Gender and blackness in African Francophone autobiographical literature written by Ken Bugul – Kaiju Harinen Failing in Gender: Narratives of Embodied Vulnerability – Lotta Kähkönen For more information, see here

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