Hannu K. Riikonen#

Email:hannu.riikonen 'at' helsinki.fi
Membership Number:4026
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:FINLAND
Section:LITERARY & THEATRICAL STUDIES
Username:hriikonen
Elected:2015
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Present and Previous Positions
  • 1997 - present Full Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Helsinki
  • 1994 - 1997 Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, University Helsinki
  • 1979 - 1993 Acting Associate Professor, Associate Professor and Acting Professor of Comparative Literature, University of Turku
  • 1978 - 1993 Reader of Comparative Literature, University Helsinki

Fields of Scholarship
  • Greek and Roman literature
  • Classical Ttradition
  • Literary Modernism, esp. Pound, Joyce, the Finnish Torchbearers Group
  • Finnish and Scandinavian literature
  • History of translations
  • History of Learning, esp. H. G. Porthan, history of aesthetics in Finland

Honours and Awards
  • 2002- Member of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters
  • 2010- Member of the Finnish Society of Science and Letters
  • 2008 Silver medal of the University of Helsinki

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