Riikka Rossi

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    Research areas

  • 6122 Literature studies - Theory and history of realism and naturalism, Literature and emotions, 19th century studies, Genre theory, Finnish literature, French literature, Comparative literature, The primitive in literature

Description of research and teaching

Riikka Rossi’s current research centers on affective aspects of literary realism and naturalism and negative emotions in literature and culture. She has been leading a three-year research project on realistic worldmaking funded by the University of Helsinki: http://blogs.helsinki.fi/realism-literature/. She is currently a university researcher in an Academy of Finland project Literature and Emotions http://blogs.helsinki.fi/literature-and-emotions/

Riikka Rossi has taught courses on Finnish literature, realism and naturalism, genre theory and text analysis at the University of Helsinki and in several universities abroad including the University of Vienna, the University of Cologne, the University of Greifswald and INALCO, Paris.

 

 

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Latest publications

  1. Tunteiden taistelua. Tunteet lukijaan vaikuttamisen keinoina kaunokirjallisuuden sisällissotakuvauksissa.

    Hollsten, A. C. & Rossi, R. J., 2019, Kiinni fiktioon. Kirjallisuuden opetuksesta ja tutkimuksesta.. Murto, M. (ed.). Äidinkielenopettajain liitto , p. 83-96

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

  2. "Maailmanparantaja on aina epämukava": kirjallisuudesta ja negatiivisista tunteista

    Rossi, R., Dec 2018, In : Niin & näin : filosofinen aikakauslehti. 25, 4 (99), p. 45-48 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

  3. Citizenships under Construction: Affects, Politics and Practices

    De Graeve, K. (ed.), Rossi, R. J. (ed.) & Mäkinen, K. (ed.), 2017, Helsinki: Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies. 82 p. (COLLeGIUM; vol. 13)

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology or special issueScientificpeer-review

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Latest activities

  1. Orbis Litterarum (Journal)

    Riikka Rossi (Reviewer)
    2019 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

  2. Thumos seminar, University of Geneva, Switzerland

    Riikka Rossi (Speaker)
    4 Oct 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

  3. Helsinki Workshop on Empathy and Emotional Sharing

    Riikka Rossi (Speaker)
    16 Aug 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

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Latest projects

  1. Naapuridialogien affektiiviset lähtökohdat

    Salmela, M., Voutilainen, L., Rossi, R., Henttonen, P. J. & Lampi, I.

    01/01/201831/12/2020

    Project: Research project

  2. Tunne ja Tieto /Thinking and Feeling

    Rossi, R. & Salmela, M.

    01/01/201631/12/2016

    Project: Other project

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