20072020

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Curriculum vitae


Docent (adjunct professor) in Film and Television Studies

Education and training

Doctor of Philosophy, Theatre Research, University of Helsinki, Finland, 2012

Master of Arts, Film and Television Studies, University of Warwick, UK, 2006

Bachelor of Arts, Film and Television Studies, University of Warwick, UK, 2004



Academic posts

University lecturer, Film and Television Studies, University of Helsinki, 1.1.2019–

University lecturer (substitute professor), Film and Television Studies, University of Helsinki, 1.3.2018–31.12.2018

Postdoctoral researcher, Film and Television Studies, University of Helsinki 2014–2016

Research fellow, Film and Television Studies, University of Helsinki, 1.1.2012–31.12.2013

Part-Time Teacher, Film and Television Studies, University of Helsinki, since 2006


Main positions of trust

Chair of Finnish Society for Cinema Studies, years 2014–2017

Film specialist in The Film Classification Board of Finland, since 2014

Member of the editorial board of Lähikuva, since 2007

Member of Academy Club for Young Scientists of The Finnish Academy of Science and Letters, academic year 2013–2014

Member of the editorial board of WiderScreen, years 2012–2013

 

Description of research and teaching

 

Key Research Interests

Silent Cinema, with a particular focus on Finnish film culture and Hollywood

Aki Kaurismäki

Nordic noir and complex serial drama

Melodrama

Adaptation

Film and Television Style

Cinemetrics

Film Criticism

 

Teaching

World Film History

Film Theory

Film Analysis

Finnish Cinema

Nordic noir television and cinema

Fields of Science

  • 6131 Theatre, dance, music, other performing arts

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications

Introduction: Nordic Noir as Adaptation

Seppälä, J., Badley, L. & Nestingen, A., 2020, Nordic Noir, Adaptation, Appropriation. Palgrave Macmillan, p. 1-14 14 p. (Palgrave Studies in Visual Culture and Adaptation).

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

Nordic Noir, Adaptation, Appropriation

Seppälä, J. (ed.), Nestingen, A. (ed.) & Badley, L. (ed.), 2020, Palgrave Macmillan. (Palgrave Studies in Adaptation and Visual Culture)

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issue

ReFocus: The Films of Teuvo Tulio: An Excessive Outsider

Seppälä, J., Bacon, H. & Laine, K., 2020, (Accepted/In press) Edinburgh University Press. (ReFocus: The International Directors Series)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

The Style of Nordic Noir: Bordertown as a Stylistic Adaptation of the Prototype

Seppälä, J., 2020, Nordic Noir, Adaptation, Appropriation. Seppälä, J., Nestingen, A. & Badley, L. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 255-273 19 p. (Palgrave Studies in Adaptation and Visual Culture).

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

SF:n kriisin ratkaisuyrityksenä Eddie Constantine -mukaelmat: "Nyrkeissä paukkuvaikutus ja donnilla hunajaääni sekä anteliaat kurvit kohdillaan"

Seppälä, J., 2019, Unelmatehdas Liisankadulla: Suomen Filmiteollisuus Oy:n tarina . Laine, K., Santakari, M., Seitajärvi, J. & Hupaniittu, O. (eds.). Helsinki: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura, p. 294-306 13 p.

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

Activities

  • 19 Organisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars
  • 6 Public Talks
  • 6 Oral presentation
  • 5 Editor of special theme number

Suomen Filmiteollisuuden toimintaelokuvat

Jaakko Seppälä (Speaker)
24 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Nordic noirin matka brittiläisistä kirjallisuuskeskusteluista pohjoismaisten televisiosarjojen tyyliksi

Jaakko Seppälä (Invited speaker)
26 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Viileä Pohjola: Nordic noir elokuva- ja mediatutkimuksen kohteena

Jaakko Seppälä (Invited speaker), Heidi Keinonen (Invited speaker), Kaisa Hiltunen (Invited speaker)
21 Oct 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Nordic noir and Slowness

Jaakko Seppälä (Speaker)
13 Jun 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

On the Functions of Nordic Noir Stylistic Devices: Melancholia and Affective Mapping

Jaakko Seppälä (Invited speaker)
19 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk