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ENGS6-13/VENS10 Option: Language, Communication and Digital Culture 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
DP in English Language, Literature and Translation
School of Language, Translation and Literary Studies

General description

This course, jointly organized by English Philology and Russian 
Language and Culture, takes a bicultural and contrastive look at 
current topics in digital media such as social networking, online 
news, netspeak, and memes; the working language of the course will be 
English. The course will offer new insights into the changing 
landscapes of computer-mediated communication and tools for the 
linguistic and discursive analysis of multicultural phenomena.

Coursework will comprise lectures, practical exercises and a final 

Enrolment for University Studies

16 students will be selected to the course: 8 from the English degree programme and 8 from the Russian degree programme. If either quota is not filled students queueing in the other quota will be selected instead.

Enrolment time has expired


Jukka Tyrkkö, Teacher responsible
Saara Ratilainen, Teacher responsible


30-Oct-2014 – 18-Dec-2014
Thu 30-Oct-2014 - 18-Dec-2014 weekly at 10-14, 10-12 Pinni B 4117, 12-14 Pinni B 4079