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[ecrea] Political humor in the hybrid media system - Summer school course in Helsinki

Mon Mar 19 14:08:37 GMT 2018

Helsinki Summer School offers an interdisciplinary course "Political humor in the hybrid media system" (August 7 - August 23, 2018).

The course is open for doctoral students of media and communication studies, journalism, political science, sociology, cultural studies, and arts.

See further details on

Topics include:

- Political humor in hybrid media system: an overview (Joonas Koivukoski, Grant Researcher, University of Helsinki) - Audience genre work and hybrid political comedy (Joanna Doona, Assistant professor, Lund University) - Organizational communication, humor, and social media (Pekka Sauri, Professor of Practice in Organizational Communication, University of Helsinki) - Memes and politics (Eliisa Vainikka, Doctoral candidate, University of Tampere) - Alt-right movement and humor (Jussi Pullinen, Visiting Professor in Journalism, University of Tampere) - Stereotyping white trash: flexible class-making (Marjo Kolehmainen, Post-doc researcher, University of Tampere) - Social media, global warming, and the comedy of Donald Trump (Juha Ridanpää, University researcher, University of Oulu)
- Popular geopolitics of Sacha Baron Cohen (Juha Ridanpää)
- Articulations of populism in Nordic cartoons (Juha Herkman, Academy of Finland Research Fellow, University of Helsinki)
- Verbal humor in populist rhetoric (Joonas Koivukoski)
- Integration of journalistic ideals and comedy among Finnish news satirists (Joonas Koivukoski) - Culture jamming and adbusting (Aino Koskenniemi, Doctoral candidate, University of Helsinki) - Gender and humor in popular culture (Outi Hakola, Academy of Finland Research Fellow, University of Helsinki) - Humor in feminist activism (Saara Särmä, Researcher, University of Tampere)

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For further information, please contact:
(summer-school /at/ with questions concerning Helsinki Summer School or the application process or (joonas.koivukoski /at/ with questions concerning the course content

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