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

CfP: Masculinities Studies Conference in August at JYU

We now take another quick break for advertising: The Finnish masculinities studies society SUMS arranges a one-day conference/seminar on critical studies on men and masculinities at University of Jyväskylä in August. I have attended this happening in 2015 (at U of Helsinki) and 2016 (at U of Tampere), and last year attended the Finnish gender … Continue reading CfP: Masculinities Studies Conference in August at JYU

Acceptances, Appearances, Applications

Wheew, it's been busy times but I thought I'd write a quick little post on a couple of new turns in the PhD student life. Besides the normal busyness, I've also had some annoying personal stuff going on, but I've mostly managed to work through that normally. Anyway, first, I mentioned in the previous post … Continue reading Acceptances, Appearances, Applications

Another Visit to JYU

February is already over halfway done, and I have one more deadline to meet before I can take just a small breather for a few days. I sent in a revised version of a long-time-coming article at the beginning of the month and still have until the end of the month to tinker with this … Continue reading Another Visit to JYU

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

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!