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Description of research and teaching

Sarianna Kankkunen is a doctoral student working on her dissertation ”Harassing Habitats. Experienced Space in Maarit Verronen’s Prose Fiction”. She’s a member of the European PhDnet for Literary and Cultural Studies and writes a co-supervised thesis between the University of Helsinki and Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, Germany. Kankkunen has taught classes on Finnish literature for the international students of the University of Helsinki.

Education/Academic qualification

Finnish literature, MA

Fields of Science

  • 6122 Literature studies
  • spatial turn
  • spatial studies
  • Finnish literature
  • contemporary literature

Publications

Karsinnasta karsinaan. Dystopia ja utopia Maarit Verrosen teoksissa Karsintavaihe ja Kirkkaan selkeää

Kankkunen, S. M., 29 Aug 2017, In : Joutsen : kotimaisen kirjallisuudentutkimuksen vuosikirja. 2017 / Erikoisjulkaisuja 2, Pakkovaltiosta ekodystopiaan. Kotimainen nykydystopia, p. 54-72 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Saaristo kaupungissa: Helsingin saaret kirjallisuudessa

Ameel, L. & Kankkunen, S. M., 20 Nov 2017, Lintukodon rannoilta. : Saarikertomukset suomalaisessa kirjallisuudessa. Laakso, M., Lahtinen, T. & Sagulin, M. (eds.). Helsinki: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura, p. 357-374 18 p. (SKS:n Toimituksia; vol. 1430).

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

Minuuden paikat ja tilat: Tilan poetiikka kirjailija Maarit Verrosen romaanissa Pieni elintila

Kankkunen, S. M., 30 Sep 2014, 106 p.

Research output: ThesisMaster's thesisTheses

Projects

European PhDnet for Literary and Cultural Studies

Kankkunen, S.

01/01/201731/12/2019

Project: Research project

Activities

  • 23 Organisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars
  • 1 Oral presentation
  • 1 Academic visit to other institution

European PhDnet for Literary and Cultural Studies: Doctoral symposium, Stockholm

Sarianna Kankkunen (Speaker: Presenter)
15 May 201917 May 2019

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

The Cultural Work of Fictions: Trajectories of Literary Studies in the 21st Century

Sarianna Kankkunen (Speaker: Presenter)
23 Oct 201925 Oct 2019

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

Synkistyvät tulevaisuudenkuvat. Dystopiat ja niiden vastareaktioita nykyfiktiossa ja yhteiskunnallisessa keskustelussa

Sarianna Kankkunen (Attendee)
22 Nov 2019

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

Nordic Perspectives: University Pedagogy and Teaching in the Nordic Academia

Sarianna Kankkunen (Speaker)
24 Jan 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Lisbon Summer School for the Study of Culture: Cyber + Cipher + Culture

Sarianna Kankkunen (Speaker: Presenter)
2 Jul 20187 Jul 2018

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