PhD Courses

Upcoming

Time and place: Jan. 31, 2018 9:15 AM - 12:00 PM, 12th floor Niels Treschow Building (big meeting room at the end of the corridor)

Guidelines - monograph or article-based thesis

Please sign up here by the end of 17 January

For those who sign up to present, the deadline for submitting texts is also 17 January. Please send your texts to Tina Skouen, who will circulate them among the participants: tina.skouen@ilos.uio.no

Note: We have a maximum of 4 Presenters for each seminar. Before you sign up, please check the current status. Usually, we need more people to register as Commentators - please volunteer!

Time and place: Feb. 15, 2018 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM, ZEB building, "Salen" ground floor

How does your research matter? What's at stake in your project? Panel discussion with Professor Martin Puchner (Harvard) and special guests Kristina Leganger Iversen (UiO-ILN), Espen Grønlie (UiO-ILOS) and Wassim Rustom (University of Bergen).

For PhD fellows and supervisors in all subject areas at ILOS and affiliated departments. Q&A, drinks and mingling to follow.

Organizer: Tina Skouen

Time and place: Mar. 7, 2018 9:15 AM - 12:00 PM, 12th floor Niels Treschow Building (big meeting room at the end of the corridor)

Guidelines - monograph or article-based thesis

Please sign up here by the end of 21 February

For those who sign up to present, the deadline for submitting texts is also 21 February. Please send your texts to Tina Skouen, who will circulate them among the participants: tina.skouen@ilos.uio.no

Note: We have a maximum of 4 Presenters for each seminar. Before you sign up, please check the current status. Usually, we need more people to register as Commentators - please volunteer!

Time and place: Mar. 19, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Seminar room U31, Helga Engs hus

NB: NEW TIME AND PLACE

Guest lecture and PhD seminar with Prof. Stephen Norris (Miami University) on movies and politics in modern Russia.

10.15–11.30: Guest lecture: All are welcome

12:15–14:00: PhD seminar (2 or 3 ECTS): Registration required

Register for the PhD seminar here by the end of 1 March

Time and place: Mar. 21, 2018 10:15 AM - 1:00 PM, Niels Treschow Building 12th floor (big meeting room at the end of the corridor)

Actor-Network-Theory and Extending the Mind: A Discussion of New Activities in Literary Theory. With Karin Kukkonen

Please sign up here by the end of 9 February

This is the second seminar in a new series engaging PhD fellows in literary and cultural studies. The first seminar (with Mike Lundblad) was held in Oct 2017. Rita Felski (University of Virginia) will visit the seminar 13 Sept 2018 (at Litteraturhuset). Organizer: Tina Skouen

Deadline for written assignment, 2-3 pages (by email to tina.skouen@ilos.uio.no): 14 March

Time and place: Apr. 18, 2018 9:15 AM - 12:00 PM, 12th floor Niels Treschow Building (big meeting room at the end of the corridor)

Guidelines - monograph or article-based thesis

Please sign up here by the end of 4 April

For those who sign up to present, the deadline for submitting texts is also 4 April. Please send your texts to Tina Skouen, who will circulate them among the participants: tina.skouen@ilos.uio.no

Note: We have a maximum of 4 Presenters for each seminar. Before you sign up, please check the current status. Usually, we need more people to register as Commentators - please volunteer!

Time and place: May 16, 2018 9:15 AM - 12:00 PM, 12th floor Niels Treschow Building (big meeting room at the end of the corridor)

Guidelines - monograph or article-based thesis

Please sign up here by the end of 2 May

For those who sign up to present, the deadline for submitting texts is also 2 May. Please send your texts to Tina Skouen, who will circulate them among the participants: tina.skouen@ilos.uio.no

Note: We have a maximum of 4 Presenters for each seminar. Before you sign up, please check the current status. Usually, we need more people to register as Commentators - please volunteer!

Time and place: May 30, 2018 10:15 AM - 1:00 PM, 12th floor Niels Treschow Building (big meeting room at the end of the corridor)

Matt Hayler (University of Birmingham)

Save the date - more info about workload/ECTS to be announced!

Organizer: Tina Skouen

Time and place: June 13, 2018 9:15 AM - 12:00 PM, 12th floor Niels Treschow Building (big meeting room at the end of the corridor)

Guidelines - monograph or article-based thesis

Please sign up here by the end of 30 May

For those who sign up to present, the deadline for submitting texts is also 30 May. Please send your texts to Tina Skouen, who will circulate them among the participants: tina.skouen@ilos.uio.no

Note: We have a maximum of 4 Presenters for each seminar. Before you sign up, please check the current status. Usually, we need more people to register as Commentators - please volunteer!

Time and place: Sep. 13, 2018, Litteraturhuset (Nedjma)

This is the third seminar in a series. The first seminar (with Mike Lundblad) was held at ILOS-Dept of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages in Oct 2017. The second seminar (with Karin Kukkonen) was held March 2018. This third event featuring Rita Felski will be open to the public. Organizer: Tina Skouen

Previous

Time and place: Jan. 17, 2018 10:15 AM - 2:00 PM, 12th floor Niels Treschow Building (big meeting room at the end of the corridor)

Workshop for PhDs in all subject fields at ILOS and affiliated departments.

Time and place: Dec. 13, 2017 9:15 AM - 12:00 PM, 12th floor Niels Treschow

Thesis seminar in literature

Guidelines - monograph or article-based thesis

Please sign up here by the end of 29 November

For those who sign up to present, the deadline for submitting texts is also 29 November. Please send the text to Tina (tina.skouen@ilos.uio.no), who will distribute it to those who have signed up as participants. Note: we usually have 2-4 people presenting, with a commentator for each.

Time and place: Dec. 6, 2017 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, 12th floor Niels Treschow

Academic writing in English with Gjertrud Stenbrenden (ILOS). For PhD fellows at ILOS, ILN and Ibsen. Seminar series: 6 Sept, 18 Oct, 8 Nov, 6 Dec.

6 Dec: How to join a community of practitioners

  • how to write e-mails to professionals
  • how to approach secondary supervisors
  • how to apply for research stays
  • how to apply for (extra) funding
  • how to disseminate your findings
Time: Nov. 29, 2017 9:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Thesis seminar in literature, 12th floor Niels Treschow

Guidelines - monograph or article-based thesis

Please sign up here by the end of 15 November

For those who sign up to present, the deadline for submitting texts is also 15 November. Please send the text to Tina (tina.skouen@ilos.uio.no), who will distribute it to those who have signed up as participants.

Time: Nov. 15, 2017 9:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Thesis seminar in literature, 12th floor Niels Treschow

Guidelines - monograph or article-based thesis

Please sign up here by the end of 1 November

For those who sign up to present, the deadline for submitting texts is also 1 November. Please send the text to Tina (tina.skouen@ilos.uio.no), who will distribute it to those who have signed up as participants.

Time and place: Nov. 9, 2017 9:00 AM - Nov. 10, 2017 4:00 PM, 12th floor Niels Treschow building

For new PhD candidates at the Faculty of Humanities. The seminar is compulsory and counts as 2 ECTS credit. Register by Sept 29.

Time and place: Nov. 8, 2017 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, 12th floor Niels Treschow

Academic writing in English with Gjertrud Stenbrenden (ILOS). For PhD fellows at ILOS, ILN and Ibsen. Seminar series: 6 Sept, 18 Oct, 8 Nov, 6 Dec.

8 Nov: Ways of arguing

  • how to write an engaging introduction
  • how to present arguments for/against sth.
  • how to present data clearly
Time and place: Nov. 3, 2017 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Sophus Bugges hus: Auditorium 3

Interdisciplinary graduate conference investigating how portrayals in history, media, literature, and the arts affect our understandings of gender.

All talks are open to the public. No need to register in advance. Coffee and refreshments will be served.

Keynote speaker: Professor Griselda Pollock  (University of Leeds, UK)

Invited lecturer: Professor Cristina Archetti (University of Oslo)

Time and place: Oct. 27, 2017 9:15 AM - 12:00 PM, Meeting room 489, the P.A. Munch building (4th floor)

ILOS runs the thesis seminars for PhD fellows in area studies. PhD fellows from other departments at the Faculty of Humanities working within area studies are welcome to participate in these seminars.

Please sign up here by the end of 20 October.

Guidelines - monograph or article-based thesis

Time and place: Oct. 26, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, ILOS conference room 11th floor (room 1116)

Please sign up here by 22 October.

Time and place: Oct. 24, 2017 2:15 PM - 4:00 PM, Helga Eng Building, computer room 241

For recently appointed PhD fellows, ILOS: learn to plan and edit your personal webpages.

Time and place: Oct. 18, 2017 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, 12th floor Niels Treschow

Academic writing in English with Gjertrud Stenbrenden (ILOS). For PhD fellows at ILOS, ILN and Ibsen. Seminar series: 6 Sept, 18 Oct, 8 Nov, 6 Dec.

18 Oct: Recognising other voices

  • how to present secondary literature
  • how to paraphrase, quote, refer to
  • styles of referencing
  • punctuation
Time and place: Oct. 11, 2017 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM, 12th floor Niels Treschow

The Cultural Politics of Critique: New Methodologies for Literary and Cultural Studies. With Michael Lundblad

This is the first seminar in a new series engaging PhD fellows in literary and cultural studies. Upcoming speakers include Rita Felski (University of Virginia; Editor of New Literary History) and Karin Kukkonen (University of Oslo). Organizer: Tina Skouen

Registration deadline (by email to tina.skouen@ilos.uio.no): 15 Sept

Submission of short paper (2–3 pages): 2 Oct

Time and place: Sep. 22, 2017 9:15 AM - 11:00 AM, Meeting room 489, the P.A. Munch building (4th floor)

ILOS runs the thesis seminars for PhD fellows in area studies. PhD fellows from other departments at the Faculty of Humanities working within area studies are welcome to participate in these seminars.

Please sign up here by the end of 15 September.

Guidelines - monograph or article-based thesis

Time and place: Sep. 20, 2017 10:15 AM - 2:00 PM, 12th floor Niels Treschow

The aim of this workshop is to bring together insights from the academic study of language, rhetoric, society, mind and brain to get a clearer understanding of problems relating to argumentation and advocacy, persuasion and polarisation. With neuroscientist Kris De Meyer (King's College London). Organizer: Tina Skouen

Register for 3 or 2 ECTS (with or without written assignment) by sending an email to: tina.skouen@ilos.uio.no by 8 Sept.

Submission deadline (800–1000 words; for those signing up as 3 ECTS participants): 18 Sept

Open to many different disciplines and subject fields!