Howard Sklar, PhD

University Lecturer

Department of Modern Languages (English Philology)

University of Helsinki


Title of Docent in Literary Studies, with a Special Emphasis in Narrative Theory (University of Tampere)


April 18, 2021

“The first duty of love is to listen.”


                                                                                    — attributed to the theologian Paul Tillich




























































This website includes descriptions of my teaching and research at the University of Helsinki, Finland.  You’ll also find materials for some of the courses that I’ve taught, links to articles that I’ve written, links to course-related blogs, and other nice things.


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