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  • PL 24 (Unioninkatu 40)

    00014

    Finland

1987 …2019

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Description of research and teaching

Research interests

- Stylistics

- Pragmatics, text studies

- French literature

- Contrastive studies (French-Finnish)

 

Topics of recent papers

- Presupposition and pseudo-clefts in French

- Sentence structure and textual coherence in Maylis de Kerangal's work

- Verbal aggression in Régis Jauffret's novel Asiles de fous

- Proper names and their use in fiction

 

Recent courses

- Analysis of French literary texts

- History of French literature

- Intertextuality

- Narrative theory and text analysis

 

 

Education/Academic qualification

French language and literature, PhD

Fields of Science

  • 6121 Languages
  • 6122 Literature studies

Publications

Matematiikan arvosanojen painottamisella opiskelijavalinnoissa on vakavia seurauksia

Helkkula, M., 30 Sep 2019, In : Helsingin Sanomat.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

Proust ja ruumiin muisti

Helkkula, M., May 2019, In : Synteesi : taiteidenvälisen tutkimuksen aikakauslehti. 3-4/2018, p. 40-45 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

La présupposition et les constructions pseudo-clivées

Translated title of the contribution: Presupposition and the pseudo-cleftsHelkkula, M., 2018, La présupposition entre théorisation et mise en discours. Biglari, A. & Bonhomme, M. (eds.). Paris: Classiques garnier, p. 221-233 13 p. (Linguistique; vol. 3).

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

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La famille infernale. Sur la violence langagière dans Asiles de fous de Régis Jauffret

Translated title of the contribution: The infernal family. On verbal violence in Régis Jauffret's novel Asiles de fousHelkkula, M., Sep 2017, Régis Jauffret: Éclats de la fiction. Reig, C. (ed.). Paris: Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle, p. 45-54 (Ecrivains d'aujourd'hui).

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Les jeux dénominatifs dans quelques romans modernes et contemporains

Helkkula, M. A., 2017, Seuils du nom propre. Laurent, N. & Reggiani, C. (eds.). Limoges: Lambert-Lucas, p. 113-121 9 p. (Recherches linguistiques et textuelles).

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Projects

Prizes

Chevalier des Palmes académiques

Mervi Helkkula (Recipient), 15 Nov 2019

Prize: Prizes and awards

Suomalaisen Tiedeakatemian jäsen

Mervi Helkkula (Recipient), 11 Apr 2014

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities

Supervisor of Ph.D. dissertation (Merja Nivala)

Simo K. Määttä (Supervisor), Mervi Helkkula (Co-supervisor), Turo Hiltunen (Co-supervisor)
1 Jan 2020 → …

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

Déviance linguistique

Mervi Helkkula (Scientific Committee Chair)
10 Jun 201911 Jun 2019

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

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Väitöskirjan sivuohjaaja

Mervi Helkkula (Supervisor), Olli Philippe Lautenbacher (Co-supervisor)
2019 → …

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

Faculty of Arts (Organisational unit)

Mervi Helkkula (Member)
Jan 2019Feb 2019

Activity: Membership typesAssessment of candidates for academic posts

Faculty of Arts (Organisational unit)

Mervi Helkkula (Board member)
Mar 2019Jun 2019

Activity: Membership typesAssessment of candidates for academic posts

Press / Media

100 % Finlande (Le printemps de culture finlandaise à Paris 2008

Mervi Helkkula

01/01/2008

1 Media contribution

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Radiouutiset

Mervi Helkkula

01/01/2003

1 Media contribution

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