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Education information

PhD in literature, University of Helsinki (topic of doctoral dissertation: Tove Jansson's Moomin books and illustrations)

Docent in literature, University of Helsinki

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Master of Education, primary school education (University of Helsinki)

 

Description of research and teaching

Children's literature

Illustration (pictures and words)

Literature and drama

Children's literature in education

Arts in education

 

Keywords

  • 6122 Literature studies
  • children's literature
  • Picture books
  • Moomin books
  • Moomin comics
  • Tove Jansson
  • 6132 Visual arts and design
  • Illustration
  • Picture books
  • Tove Jansson
  • Moomin books
  • Moomin comics
  • Word and image studies
  • 6131 Theatre, dance, music, other performing arts
  • Dance and literature
  • dance
  • 516 Educational sciences
  • Literature in education
  • Art education

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

Publications 2001 2018

Muumiopas: Tove ja Lars Janssonin muumiteosten alkuperäishahmot

Happonen, S., 5 Nov 2012, 1. ja 2. painos ed. Helsinki: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura. 248 p. (Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seuran Toimituksia; no. 1371)

Research output: Book/ReportBookScientificpeer-review

Parties as Heterotopias in Tove Jansson’s Moomin Illustrations and Texts

Happonen, S., 2014, In : Lion and the unicorn : a critical journal of children's literature. 38, 2, p. 182-199 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Lukulumo - varhaiskasvattajien opas kirjallisuuskasvatukseen

Happonen, S. & Heikkilä-Halttunen, P., 2018, Stockholm: Inläsningstjänst. 46 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookScientific

The Dancing Moominvalley - A Choreographic View on Tove Jansson's Illustrations and Texts

Happonen, S., 2018, In : Nordiques.. 2018, 35, p. 55-73 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Projects 2018 2020

Lukulumo - monikielinen kuvakirjapalvelu varhaiskasvatukseen ja alakouluun

Happonen, S. & Heikkilä-Halttunen, P.

20/09/2018 → …

Project: Other project

Prizes

Shanghain maailmannäyttelyn 2010 kulttuuripalkinto

Sirke Happonen (Recipient), 16 Feb 2011

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities 2008 2018

Children's Literature and European Avant-Garde. (ESF Research Conference)

Sirke Happonen (Speaker: Keynote)
26 Sep 201230 Sep 2012

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

Press / Media

(Hufvudstadsbladet) Mumin gör comeback: "Man får älska vem man vill"

Sirke Happonen

26/01/2019

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Mumin gör comeback: "Man får älska vem man vill"

Sirke Happonen

25/01/2019

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

DN:s kritiker väljer: Här är årets bästa böcker

Sirke Happonen

15/12/2017

1 item of media coverage

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YLE Kirjojen Suomi: Kirjallisia elämänohjeita

Sirke Happonen

13/12/2017

1 media contribution

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