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Maria Salenius

  • PL 24 (Unioninkatu 40)

    00014

    Finland

1992 …2018
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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Maria Salenius is Senior Lecturer in British Literature and Docent of English Philology at the Department of Languages. Her primary research interests are topics related to language and religion in general, and the sermons and the sacred poetry of John Donne (1572–1631) in particular. Her other main research interests are the royal history of Medieval and Early Modern England and the texts that create that history. Theoretically, Maria Salenius works primarily with rhetoric, metaphors, and semantics. She has published on Donne’s poetry and prose as well as on Shakespeare, Marlowe, and Evelyn Waugh, and also on Pedagogy, and on Translation.

In addition to a variety of Early Modern/Renaissance topis within Philology and Literary Studies, Maria Salenius teaches literature survey courses as well as courses on Victorian literature and the development of the novel, and Text Analysis/Translation (English/Finnish/Swedish). She supervises research in all these topics.

Maria Salenius has contributed to the John Donne Society Digital Donne Project, http://donneprose.blogspot.com/, and she is Contributing Editor to The Variorum Edition of the Poetry of John Donne, vols. 4.3 (Songs and Sonnets) and 7.2 (Divine Poems). Maria Salenius is the incoming President of the John Donne Society (2020–21).

Maria Salenius is Vice-Director of the BA Programme of Languges at the Faculty of Arts, and Head of English Philology at the University of Helsinki.

See blog at: blogs.helsinki.fi/salenius

 

Curriculum vitae

Docent (Adjunct Professor) of Englsih Philology (2015) - University of Helsinki

Doctor of Philosophy - University of Helsinki, 1998 - English Philology

Licentiate in Philosophy - University of Helsinki, 1994 - English Philology

M.A. - University of Helsinki, 1989 - English Philology, Scandinavian Languages and Literature, Education

 

Education/Academic qualification

Teachers' Academy Fellow, Helsingin yliopisto

English Philology, Docent, Helsingin yliopisto

Fields of Science

  • 612 Languages and Literature
  • religion
  • rhetoric
  • metaphor
  • 6121 Languages
  • metaphor
  • rhetoric
  • religion
  • 6122 Literature studies
  • metaphor
  • rhetoric
  • religion

Publications 1992 2018

"bring men to heaven by Preaching": Donne's Use of Grammatical Voice in the Adaptation of Biblical Narratives of Death

Salenius, M. C. C., 2018, In : John Donne Journal. 34, p. 101-123 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Historia

Salenius, M. C. C., Jan 2018, In : Poetry Scribe : About language, and about literature-blog.

Research output: Contribution to journalOther articlesGeneral public

Open Access

Memories in Stone

Salenius, M. C. C., Oct 2018, In : Poetry Scribe : About language, and about literature-blog.

Research output: Contribution to journalOther articlesGeneral public

Open Access

Parhelion

Salenius, M. C. C., Feb 2018, In : Poetry Scribe : About language, and about literature-blog.

Research output: Contribution to journalOther articlesGeneral public

Open Access

Poems and Science

Salenius, M. C. C., Mar 2018, In : Poetry Scribe : About language, and about literature-blog.

Research output: Contribution to journalOther articlesGeneral public

Open Access

Projects 2013 2013

Classical Rhetoric and Early Modern European Culture

Peltonen, M., Kivistö, S. & Salenius, M.

01/01/201331/12/2013

Project: Research project

Prizes

Inspiring Staff Member 2010

Maria Salenius (Recipient), 2010

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities 2001 2019

Rosornas krig förr och nu

Maria Salenius (Speaker)
22 Jan 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

”hee is here, within these walles”: John Donne on the Consecration of Lincoln’s Inn Chapel in 1623

Maria Salenius (Speaker)
15 Jun 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

The Brontës - Tales greater than life

Maria Salenius (Speaker)
26 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

The Stuarts - the royal family that made Britain great

Maria Salenius (Speaker)
23 Aug 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Aktiverande lärande

Maria Salenius (Invited speaker)
16 Oct 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Press / Media

Asiantuntialausunto videopelistä

Maria Salenius

01/12/2015

1 media contribution

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Asiantuntijalausunto videopelistä

Maria Salenius

01/11/2015

1 media contribution

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Min Morgon: Swedish-language morning show on network television

Maria Salenius

21/11/2012

1 media contribution

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Eeva Luotonen: Samuel Richardson: Pamela

Maria Salenius

01/01/2011

1 media contribution

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Eeva Luotonen: Totta ja tarua Tudoreista

Maria Salenius

01/10/2009

1 media contribution

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