PhD Courses

Upcoming

Time and place: Aug. 22, 2018 10:15 AM - 1:00 PM, 12th floor Niels Treschow (big meeting room at the end of the corridor)

Seminar and lunch meeting for ILOS PhD fellows and all who plan to attend seminars at ILOS. Special guest Lars Fredrik Janby tells all about the ups and downs of writing a thesis from start to finish. Followed by Q&A with the organizers at ILOS: everything you always wanted to know about your program and life at Blindern. Let the fall semester begin!

Time and place: Aug. 29, 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 15 August

For those who sign up to present, the deadline for submitting texts is also 15 August. 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 and/or who has signed up for what. Usually, we need more people to register as Commentators - please volunteer!

Time and place: Sep. 13, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Litteraturhuset

Hooked! Art and Attachment In this talk literary scholar Rita Felski makes a case for “attachment” as a key word for the humanities. Organized by Tina Skouen. Includes panel discussion and Q&A.

Time and place: Sep. 13, 2018 6:00 PM - Sep. 14, 2018 1:00 PM, Litteraturhuset (Nedjma, 13 Sept) and Blindern campus (14 Sept)

Event organized by Tina Skouen, ILOS. There are two segments to this PhD event: a talk and discussion at Litteraturhuset 13 Sept 18:00-20:00 that is open to the public and a special seminar at ILOS 14 Sept 10:15-13:00. To register for 3 ECTS you must participate both days and contribute with an assignment. There is also a list of readings (to be distributed). Registration deadline: 10 August                         

Please email the organizer directly at tina.skouen@ilos.uio.no

Time and place: Oct. 7, 2018, Actual date not yet decided

With Geir Flikke. For PhD candidates in area studies and literature (ECTS to be announced). Focus will be on both interview method and processing of data.

Date to be announced (likely October).

Time and place: Oct. 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 October

For those who sign up to present, the deadline for submitting texts is also 17 October. 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: Dec. 5, 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 November

For those who sign up to present, the deadline for submitting texts is also 21 November. 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: Dec. 11, 2018 9:30 AM - 9:00 PM, Tøyen Hovedgård

One day workshop for ILOS PhD fellows and all who regularly attend seminars at ILOS (mainly candidates from ILN/Ibsen). With Monika Janfelt. Meet three former PhD candidates - how did they land their current careers outside the academe?

Time and place: Jan. 1, 2019, Actual dates not yet decided

Academic writing in English with Gjertrud Stenbrenden (ILOS). For PhD fellows at ILOS, ILN and Ibsen. Four seminars, different topic each time. For more information please contact: tina.skouen@ilos.uio.no

Dates to be announced.

Time and place: Jan. 1, 2019, Actual date not yet decided

For PhD candidates in literature and area studies. With Johan Schimanski and Bruce Barnhart (ECTS to be announced).

Dates to be announced (likely April).

Time and place: Feb. 4, 2019 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Abels Utsikt 12 etg Niels Henrik Abels Hus

One day workshop on abstract writing and journal publication with Josie Dixon. Submit your draft by 7 January to get feedback or bring some text along to the workshop. All participants will be asked to send a short paragraph outlining their research. Please send your materials by email to: tina.skouen@ilos.uio.no

Organizer: Tina Skouen

Time and place: May 9, 2019 10:15 AM - 4:00 PM, 12th floor Niels Treschow's Hus

One day workshop on contextualist narratology, covering Queer/Feminist narrative theory, historicist narratology, and other identity- and context-based approaches (ECTS to be announced).

Susan S. Lanser (Brandeis University) and Robyn Warhol (Ohio State University)

Organizer: Tina Skouen in collaboration with Stockholm University

Time and place: Nov. 3, 2019, Actual date not yet decided

Learn from one of the best professional copy-editors around: Peter Glen (UK). For PhDs in all subject fields at ILOS and affiliated departments. Want to submit a chapter draft in advance for use in the workshop? Please contact: tina.skouen@ilos.uio.no

Date to be announced (likely November).

Organizer: Tina Skouen

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Time and place: June 13, 2018 9:15 AM - 11:00 AM, 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: May 30, 2018 10:15 AM - 1:00 PM, 12th floor Niels Treschow Building (big meeting room at the end of the corridor)

In this seminar we will think about what meaning the bodies of books hold and how this might be changing in an age of digital technologies. With Matt Hayler (University of Birmingham).

Please sign up here by the end of 30 April

Deadline for written assignment, 1,500-2,000 words (by email to tina.skouen@ilos.uio.no): 22 May

Organizer: Tina Skouen

Time and place: May 16, 2018, 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: 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: 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

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: 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. 7, 2018 9:15 AM - 11:00 AM, 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: Feb. 15, 2018 4:00 PM, ZEB building, "Salen"

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: Jan. 31, 2018 9:15 AM - 11:00 AM, 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: 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