28.07.2017

Dissertations completed

2014

Elina Westinen:
Construction of authenticity: resources, scales and polycentricity in Finnish hip hop culture

2013

Kytölä Samu: Multilingual language use and metapragmatic reflexivity in Finnish internet football forums: a study in the sociolinguistics of globalization

Räisänen Tiina: Professional communicative repertoires and trajectories of socialization into global working life

 

2012

Kokkinen Jari K. : Racial discourse in James Baldwin's Blues for Mister Charlie (1964): drama and the hegemonic struggle

Miettinen Helena: Phonological working memory and L2 knowledge: Finnish children learning English

Jäntti Saara: Bringing madness home: The multiple meanings of home in Janet Frame's Faces in the water, Bessie Head's A question of power and Lauren Slater's Prozac diary

Copp Jinkerson Alicia: Socialization, language choice and belonging: Language norms in a first and second grade English medium class

 

2011

Koskela Heidi: Constructing knowledge: Epistemic practices in three television interview genres

 

2010

Huang April: London Chinatown: Sociolinguistic ethnography of visuality

Lehtonen Sanna: Invisible girls and old young women: Fantastic bodily transformations and gender in children’s fantasy novels by Diana Wynne Jones and Susan Price

Kääntä Leila: Teacher turn-allocation and repair practices in classroom interaction: A multisemiotic perspective

 

2009

Varis Piia: "The sort of woman I was". Construction of gendered national identity in Maud Gonne's autobiography A Servant of the Queen (1938)

 

2006

Alatalo Pirjo: Directive functions in intra-corporate cross-border email interaction

 

2005

Hakamäki Leena: Scaffolded assistance provided by an EFL teacher during whole-class interaction

 

2003

Pitkänen-Huhta Anne: Texts and interaction: Literacy practices in the EFL classroom

 

2002

Peacock Michael: Teaching English pronunciation at university level in Finland

 

1998

Sallinen Riitta: Two perspectives to text structure representation

 

1997

Alanen Riikka: Grammaticality judgements and reaction time measurement: A tool for analyzing second language knowledge

 

1996

Nikula Tarja: Pragmatic Force Modifiers: A study in interlanguage pragmatics

Hirvonen Tuula: Children's conversation management: Native speaker - non-native speaker talk

 

1995

Mäkinen Kaarina: Topic and comment development in EFL compositions

Piirainen-Marsh Arja: Face in second language conversation

 

1993

Leppänen Sirpa: The mediation of interpretive criteria in literary criticism

 

1989

Kalaja Paula: Service encounters: towards successful negotiations from the perspective of customers

 

1985

Tirkkonen-Condit Sonja: Argumentative text structure and translation

 

1983

Korpimies Liisa: A linguistic analysis of a dramatic text. A study in discourse analysis and cohesion with special reference to the Birthday party by Harold Pinter

 

1979

Markkanen Raija: Tense and aspect in English and Finnish: a contrastive study

 

Licenciates