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March 12, 2020

SCAS Lecture Series – “Finding Yourself in the Archive”

SCAS Lecture Series Schedule:

Thursday, March 12, 4:30 PM

“Finding Yourself in the Archive.” Carolyn Dekker, Assistant Professor of English


Thursday, March 19, 4:30 PM

“Laughing All the Way to the Bank (Crisis).” Michael Reay, Assistant Professor of Sociology


Thursday, March 26, 4:30 PM

“What Does Dopamine Really Do?” Jeff Pettibone, Assistant Professor of Psychology


Thursday, April 2, 4:30 PM

“Representation and Appropriation in Open-World Video Games.” Patricia Grosse, Assistant Professor of Philosophy


For more information please contact Mark Lounibos, Associate Professor of English mark.lounibos@finlandia.edu

February 22, 2018

Dr. Carolyn Dekker featured in Lake Superior-region journal

Finlandia University Assistant Professor of English Dr. Carolyn Dekker was featured in Volume 5 of Upper Country, a Journal of the Lake Superior Region with her essay titled “Survival is Insufficient: Northern Michigan as a Post-Apocalyptic Final Frontier.”

This is the cover of Volume 5 of Upper Country: A Journal of the Lake Superior Region in which Dr. Carolyn Dekker was featured for her essay Survival is Insufficient: Northern Michigan as a [...]

April 18, 2017

Textbook Justice Library looking for textbook donations

Book donation boxes are out on campus now to collect books for the Textbook Justice Library.

This project aims to create a collection of textbooks that are used in Finlandia University classes so that students who are in acute financial need and are unable to purchase textbooks will be able to borrow the book and use it all semester long. Donation bins are located near TRIO Student Support Services, in Mannerheim 410, in the Maki Library, and in the lobby of [...]

November 18, 2016

Study Table (english and university studies)

Looking to get a little extra help? Stop by the Finlandia Hall Café for Study Table! These study sessions are open to all FinnU students.

This night’s tutor is Carolyn Dekker and Regan Antila who can help with English and university studies.


June 8, 2016

Finlandia named among Great Small Colleges for Book Lovers

Finlandia University has been named one of 30 Great Small Colleges for Book Lovers by About Great Books. The article was published on the organization’s website in May.

The colleges on this list were chosen for reasons including their extraordinary libraries or other resources for book lovers, their unique dedication to the “great books,” or because they are home to a highly sought-after English and literature department.

According to About Great Books, book lovers will find Finlandia’s English department a [...]

Book cover for A Drama of the Southwest
April 25, 2016

Dekker helps to publish 80-year-old Jean Toomer manuscript

Finlandia University Assistant Professor of English Dr. Carolyn Dekker played the key role of editor in the recently published book A Drama of the Southwest: The Critical Edition of a Forgotten Play. The book is put together from a manuscript written by famous writer Jean Toomer, who passed away in 1967. The heavily credited Harlem Renaissance author wrote the play back in 1935. The unpolished manuscript found the hands of Dekker, and was published in February of this year.

“I found it [...]