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Culture and Education

Interior from Södertörn UniversityThe School of Culture and Education includes the following subjects: English, Aesthetics, Aesthetic Learning Processes, Philosophy, Gender Studies, Art History, Comparative Literature, Media and Communication Studies, Education, Rhetoric and Swedish, as well as Teacher Education and the Centre for Studies in Practical Knowledge.

Teachers and researchers at the school largely work across subject boundaries, and Teacher Education involves teachers from a number of subjects at the school and from other academic schools at the university.

Public Defence of Doctoral Theses 2018


27 April 2018: Rebecka Katz Thor

Doctoral thesis: Beyond the Witness. Holocaust Representation and the Testimony of Images: Three Films by Yael Hersonski, Harun Farocki and Eyal SivanDoctoral thesis: Beyond the Witness. Holocaust Representation and the Testimony of Images: Three Films by Yael Hersonski, Harun Farocki and Eyal Sivan

Rebecka Katz Thor is a doctoral student in Aesthetics within the research area of Critical and Cultural Theory at the School of Culture and Education, and part of the research project Perceptions of the other; aesthetics, ethics and prejudice, Södertörn University.

Presentation of doctoral thesis ("spikningsceremoni"): Tuesday 10 April at 15:00 in the library's lounge, floor 5, Alfred Nobels allé 11, Södertörn University. Language: Swedish.

Public defence of doctoral thesis: Friday 27 April at 13:00 in room MB503, Alfred Nobels allé 7, Södertörn University. Language: English

External reviewer: Thomas Keenan, Associate Professor in Comparative Literature, Bard College, USA

Contact: Rebecka Katz Thor, rebecka.thor@sh.se

Sammanfattning_Katz_Thor.pdf      Abstract_Katz_Thor.pdf

25 maj 2018: Maria Lönn

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Doktorsavhandling: Bruten vithet – om den ryska femininitetens sinnliga och temporala villkor

Maria Lönn är doktorand i genusvetenskap inom området Kritisk kulturteori vid Institutionen för kultur och lärande samt BEEGS (the Baltic and East European Graduate School), Södertörns högskola.

Avhandlingpresentation och spikningsceremoni: måndag 14 maj kl.15:00 i bibliotekets lounge, Södertörns högskola, Alfred Nobels allé 11, Flemingsberg.

Disputation: fredag 25 maj kl 13:00 i sal MA624, Moas båge, Södertörns högskola, Alfred Nobels allé 7, Flemingsberg.
Språk: svenska
Opponent: Marianne Liljeström, professor i genusvetenskap, Åbo universitet

Kontakt: Maria Lönn, maria.lonn@sh.se

Sammanfattning_Bruten_vithet_M_Lonn.pdf         Maria_Lonn_abstract_spikblad.pdf

28 September 2018: Matilda Tudor

Doctoral thesis: Desire Lines: Toward a Queer Digital Media Phenomenology

Matilda Tudor is a doctoral student in Media and Communication Studies within the research area of Critical and Cultural Theory at the School of Culture and Education and part of the research project Habitus and higher education: a research project on media, taste and cultural dissonance.

Presentation of doctoral thesis ("spikningsceremoni"): Tuesday 18 September at 15:00 in the library's lounge, floor 5, Alfred Nobels allé 11, Södertörn University. Language: English

Public defence of doctoral thesis: Friday 28 September at 13:00 in room MB503, Alfred Nobels allé 7, Södertörn University.
Language: English
External reviewer: Dr. Sharif Mowlabocus, Senior Lecturer in Media Studies and Digital Media, School of Media, Film and Music, University of Sussex, England.

Contact: Matilda Tudor, matilda.tudor@sh.se