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Education/Academic qualification

Comparative Literature, PhD, University of Tampere

Comparative Literature, Master of Arts, University of Iowa

External positions

Life member, Clare Hall college, University of Cambridge

1 Sep 2015 → …

Keywords

  • 6122 Literature studies
  • French literature
  • Narratology
  • British literature
  • Modernism
  • 19th century studies
  • Narrative research
  • Comparative literature
  • Travel literature
  • Theory of literature
  • Theory of fiction
  • Literary nonfiction
  • Interpretation
  • Reading
  • Stylistics
  • 6132 Visual arts and design
  • Word and image studies
  • Graphic narrative
  • Comics
  • Illustration
  • Picture books

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

Publications 1999 2019

Global Attention in Reading Comics: Eye movement indications of interplay between narrative content and layout

Mikkonen, K. H. & Lautenbacher, OP., Mar 2019, In : ImageTexT. 10, 2, 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Jules Verne 2018

Mikkonen, K., 24 Nov 2018, In : Synteesi : taiteidenvälisen tutkimuksen aikakauslehti. 37, 2, p. 2-6 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

Terrorism, fiction and assassinating Thatcher: introduction

Mikkonen, K. & Clavaron, Y., Dec 2018, In : Neohelicon. 45, 2, p. 533-538 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Totuus Stendhalin oireista

Mikkonen, K., 30 Aug 2018, In : Parnasso. 67, 4, p. 46-51 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

Projects 2013 2016

Activities 2000 2019

“The marquise went out at 5 o'clock”. The Novel’s Beginning and Realistic Expectations

Kai Mikkonen (Speaker)
29 Jan 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

European Comic Art (Journal)

Kai Mikkonen (Reviewer)
19 Dec 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Reading Picture Books and Comics: Points of Contact and Divergences

Kai Mikkonen (Speaker)
6 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Gaudeamus Helsinki University Press (Publisher)

Kai Mikkonen (Reviewer)
29 Apr 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Press / Media

Kuunnelman esittely: Pelkällä säikähdyksellä

Kai Mikkonen

16/04/2016

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Interviewee

Kai Mikkonen

01/04/2015

1 media contribution

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Interviewee

Kai Mikkonen

13/09/2012

1 media contribution

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Interview for the Finnish Public Radio

Kai Mikkonen

12/09/2012

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media