What’s Up with Men: SUMS 2016

I spent last week's Friday at the University of Tampere. The reason was that they hosted this year's Miestutkimuspäivät (conference on [critical*] studies on men and masculinities) and I presented a paper there. The event was organized by SUMS (the Finnish society for men's studies). The day was an interesting and fun one. Topics were [...]

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Research News: “It’s a Glorious Thing to Be Funded”

The title quote is from a senior scholar at English Studies here at the University of Vaasa upon hearing the good news that I received further funding for my research. I concur wholeheartedly with it. So, what happened was that I received a one-year research scholarship from Etelä-Pohjanmaan kulttuurirahasto (Southern Ostrobothnia Cultural Foundation) to continue writing my dissertation. [...]