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  • PL 24 (Unioninkatu 40)

    00014

    Finland

20032016
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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Teaching (in Spanish):
• Contemporary Spanish and Spanish-American Literature
• The Spanish Civil War and the Franco Dictatorship in Contemporary Spanish Literature
• History of Spanish-American Literature
• Spanish History and Culture
• History and Culture of Spanish America
• Written and Oral Communication

Study guidance for BA and MA students of Spanish Philology, supervisor of students’ personal study plans in intermediate studies.

My research interests focus on three overlapping areas: contemporary Spanish and Spanish American narrative, cultural memory of violent pasts in the Hispanic world, and migration and transcultural memory.

Keywords

  • 6122 Literature studies
  • Spanish literature
  • Cultural Memory Studies
  • Representations of the Spanish Civil War and the Franco dictatorship
  • Spanish-American literature
  • Migration literature

Publications 2003 2016

Sodan jäljet Espanjan nykykirjallisuudessa

Liikanen, E., Feb 2016, In : Ydin : rauhanpoliittinen aikakauslehti. 2, p. 48-53 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

Introducción

Liikanen, E. & Santamaría Colmenero, S., 2015, Pensar con la historia desde el siglo XXI: Actas del XII Congreso de la Asociación de Historia Contemporánea. Folguera, P., Pereira, J. C., García, C., Izquierdo, J., Pallol, R., Sánchez, R., Sanz, C. & Toboso, P. (eds.). Madrid: Ediciones de la Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, p. 6025-6031 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientific

La novela como viaje al pasado: El modo vivencial de representar la Guerra Civil y la dictadura franquista en la novela española actual

Liikanen, E., 2015, Conflictos de la memoria/Memoria de los conflictos: Modelos narrativos de la memoria intergeneracional en España et Italia. Cecchini, L. & Lauge Hansen, H. (eds.). Copenhague: Museum Tusculanums Forlag, p. 115-125 11 p. (Etudes Romanes; vol. 62).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Silmäyksiä Espanjan sisällissotaan ja 1930-luvun aatemaailmaan

Liikanen, E., 2015, In : Työväentutkimus. 2015, p. 82 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review (scientific)Scientific

Open Access

Projects 2012 2016

Red internacional de investigación "La memoria novelada"

Alías, A., Bundgaard, A., Cifre Wibrow, P., Cruz Suárez, J. C., González Martín, D., Hansen, H. L., Liikanen, E., Lindström Leo, I., Norgaard, P. & Ruiz Martínez, J. M.

03/07/201214/11/2014

Project: Research project

Activities 2004 2019

Keskiajan espanjalainen kirjallisuus. Lyhyt johdatus

Elina Liikanen (Speaker)
23 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Identidad, hogar y pertenencia en tres narrativas del retorno

Elina Liikanen (Speaker)
5 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Nordic Perspectives on Migration, Language and Identities

Eeva Sippola (Chair of organizing committee), Riikka Elina Liikanen (Member of organizing committee)
8 Nov 20189 Nov 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Home, identity and belonging in 21st century Hispanic ‘return narratives’

Elina Liikanen (Speaker)
1 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Lyhyt johdatus Espanjan nykykirjallisuuteen

Elina Liikanen (Speaker)
23 Apr 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Press / Media