Back at JYU Plus Empirical Ecocriticism

This June has seemed to fly by but just wanted to write a very quick update post. A couple of weeks ago I again spent a few days at University of Jyväskylä to attend a seminar and a "development day". It was good visiting JYU again to see my colleagues there. The trip turned out … Continue reading Back at JYU Plus Empirical Ecocriticism

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Job Application Update

This spring, I applied for three different teaching posts at the universities of Jyväskylä and Vaasa. I mentioned that in this blog, too, so thought I'd just announce the end result here, too. So, long story short, I didn't get a job this time. This is not such bad news as it may sound, as … Continue reading Job Application Update

A New Year as a Doctoral Student at University of Jyväskylä

Due to overwhelming demand (i.e. one public blog comment and a few private ones), I thought I'd write a quick summary of what it actually means that I got a continuation to my job as Doctoral Student at University of Jyväskylä. So, this post of "Doctoral Student" is a salaried position that allows me to … Continue reading A New Year as a Doctoral Student at University of Jyväskylä

2017 Year in Blogging Review and Looking Ahead

"Quantity has a quality all its own." -Napoleon Bonaparte It's already been two years and a day since I started this blog! So, the blog's 732 days old (Yeah I may be a humanities scholar and not that great at math but I do know that 2016 had 366 days, ha!). In 2016, I blogged … Continue reading 2017 Year in Blogging Review and Looking Ahead

Good News! Got a Job! Read All About It!

All the blogging guides that I read before starting this blog said that you should update your blog as often as possible, preferably daily. Still, I feel embarrassed to be posting for the third straight day, as I usually only post a few times per month. But, I guess the good news I have qualifies … Continue reading Good News! Got a Job! Read All About It!

Ecophobia Revisited

The summary of the successful ecophobia webinar with Dr. Simon Estok this past spring is finally available on the EASLCE website here. The summary was mostly written by my colleague with whom I coordinated the webinar. I took the liberty of also posting the summary here, so here you go: Summary On May 22nd 2017 … Continue reading Ecophobia Revisited

First Days at University of Jyväskylä

Well, it's my lunch break on the Friday of my first week as a Doctoral Student at the University of Jyväskylä and I thought I'd write a little update. I'm actually working from home today for a change because I have the place to myself. Anyway, I talked at length in the previous post about … Continue reading First Days at University of Jyväskylä