Maria Mäkelä

Maria Mäkelä (PhD, Docent) is Senior Lecturer in Comparative
Literature and Director of Narrare: Centre for Interdisciplinary
Narrative Studies at the University of Tampere, Finland. Currently she
is running two research projects, Voice as Experience: Life-Storying
in Contemporary Media (2014-2018) and Dangers of Narrative:
Experiential Voice, the Return of the Exemplum, and Social-Critical
Narratology (2017-2018). She is Visiting Professor at Aarhus
University’s Centre for Fictionality Studies and co-founder of the
Unnatural Narratology research group. She is co-editor of Narrative,
Interrupted (de Gruyter, 2012) and Narrative Theory, Literature, and
New Media (Routledge, 2015), and she has published on consciousness
representation, voice and realism across media, the literary tradition
of adultery, authorial ethos, and the methodological exchange between
classical, postclassical, unnatural, and cognitive narratology. /