Marjut Johansson
Head of School of Languages and Translation Studies

Professor, Department of French (School of Languages and Translation Studies)

marjut.johansson@utu.fi
+358 29 450 3318
+358 50 328 9207

Koskenniemenkatu 4
Turku
Rosetta
Office: 201



Areas of expertise
interactional (socio)linguistics, sociocultural linguistics, digital discourse, computer-mediated communication, political media discourse, language use in professional and expert contexts, multilingualism and language practices, academic language learning and language expertise

Biography

Marjut Johansson is a Professor at the Department of French Studies (since 2001) and also serves as the Head of the School of Languages and Translation Studies, University of Turku. She has worked as a university teacher and as a lecturer at the Universities of Tampere and Turku, and as a visiting scholar at the Université de Provence, France (1997)  and as a senior scientist at the Academy of Finland (2009-2010). 

She has completed her MA studies at the Université de Provence and at the University of Turku where she also defended her PhD thesis (2000).



Research
Marjut Johansson's recent research interests cover a variety of topics in socio-political media discourse, including  work that examines changing online news discourse, social media discussions, and multimodal digital texts. She has co-edited several volumes pertaining to these topics: Special issue on Digital Agora (Johansson, Kleinke and Lehti 2017), Language on the Net - Perspectives to Digital Interaction (Helasvuo, Tanskanen and Johansson 2014, in Finnish). Currently she is preparing a special issue on Mediatizing emotion: Networked Practices of Stance-taking in Reactions to  Global Events and Crises ( Giaxoglou and Johansson, forthcoming).


Marjut Johansson's expertise also includes discourse and interaction, political media discourse, language use in professional and expert contexts, multilingualism, language practicies and policies. In these domains she has co-edited the following volumes: Language at Work (Johansson, Pyykkö and Nuolijärvi 2011, in Finnish), Discourse in Interaction (Tanskanen, Helasvuo, Johansson and Raitaniemi 2010), Commitment in Political Discourse (Bull, Fetzer and Johansson 2008),  and Multilingual Europe (Johansson and Pyykkö 2005, in Finnish).


Teaching
(digital) discourse and interaction,  pragmatics, interactional sociolinguistics, francophonie, multilingualism, supervision of MA and doctoral theses.

Publications
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Opening up #jesuisCharlie. Anatomy of a Twitter discussion with mixed methods (2018)
Journal of Pragmatics
Johansson Marjut, Kyröläinen Aki-Juhani, Ginter Filip, Lehti Lotta, Krizsán Attila, Laippala Veronika
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Verkkokeskustelujen kansa. Korpusavusteinen diskurssianalyysi Suomi24-keskustelupalstasta (2018)
Sananjalka
Johansson Marjut, Jarmo H. Jantunen, Anne Heimo, Mirka Ahonen, Veronika Laippala
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Discourse, Context and Media Special Issue: The Digital Agora of Social Media (2017)Johansson Marjut, Kleinke Sonja, Lehti Lotta
(
C2 Edited book)

Everyday opinions in news discussion forums: Public vernacular discourse (2017)
Discourse, Context and Media
Johansson Marjut
(
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Kielitietoisuus ja tulevaisuuden kielitaitovaranto (2017)
Hiiskuttua: Turun yliopiston humanistisen tiedekunnan verkkolehti
Johansson Marjut, Raitaniemi Mia
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Pääkirjoitus: Sosiaalinen media, kieli ja merkitykset (2017)
Kieli, Koulutus Ja Yhteiskunta
Johansson Marjut
(
D1 Article in a trade journal)

Teemanumero: Sosiaalinen media (2017)
Kieli, Koulutus Ja Yhteiskunta
Johansson Marjut
(
D1 Article in a trade journal)

The digital agora of social media: Introduction (2017)
Discourse, Context and Media
Johansson Marjut, Kleinke Sonja, Lehti Lotta
(
B1 Journal article)

YouTube (2017)Johansson Marjut
(
A3 Book chapter)

YouTube ja videot: arkea, huumoria vai asiaa? (2017)
Kieli, Koulutus Ja Yhteiskunta
Johansson Marjut
(
D1 Article in a trade journal)

Digin - Mikä? Miksi? (2016)Johansson Marjut
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Participation in Public and Social Media Interactions. Edited by Marta Dynel and Jan Chovanec. (2016)
Journal of Pragmatics
Johansson Marjut
(
B1 Journal article)

Ranskan "tasavaltalainen kevät" velloaa (2016)
Turun Sanomat
Johansson Marjut, Mutta Maarit
(
E1 Popularised article, newspaper article)

Digital literacy in academic language learning contexts – Developing information-seeking competence (2014)Maarit Mutta, Sanna Pelttari, Leena Salmi, Aline Chevalier, Marjut Johansson
(
A3 Book chapter)


Last updated on 2019-20-03 at 01:19