On the 24th of January 2022 at 2.30 p.m., Merlin Kirikal will defend her doctoral thesis “Olin lahti murdunud elule”: modernse soo ja keha kujutamine Johannes Semperi Teise maailmasõja eelses loomingus (“I broke open to life”: representing modern gender and bodies in Johannes Semper’s pre-WWII work).
The public defence will take place in auditorium M648 at Tallinn University.
The supervisor of the doctoral thesis is Mirjam Hinrikus, Senior Researcher at the Under and Tuglas Literature Centre of the Estonian Academy of Sciences.
The opponents of the doctoral thesis are Jaan Undusk, Director of the Under and Tuglas Literature Centre, and Raili Marling, professor at University of Tartu.
The doctoral thesis is available in the ETERA digital environment of the Tallinn University Academic Library.