various areas of life writing studies
feminist theory and women's writing
development and theories of comparative literature
culture, body and affectivity
literary modernism and the experience of modernity
Life writing studies (Estonian life writing, women's life writing (early 20th century, the Soviet period, exile life writing)
Body and affectivity
Conferences for 2011
a) , "Exaltation of Blood Cells": Gendering Race and Heredity in the Work of Aino Kallas. The 4th Christina Conference on Gender Studies; Gender, Nature and Culture, 20–22 May 2010, University of Helsinki, Finland.
b) Approaching hurtfulness of the repressions of the Stalinist regime in the life-writings of Baltic women . Exploring the Edge of Trauma, West Dean Conference Center (Kingson University), 13-16 mai 2010.
c) “A fight so fierce if awakened her from infant’s slumber: Conflict and camouflage in Post-Soviet Estonian women’s life-writings of childhood.
The 7th Biennial International Auto/Biography Association Conference at University of Sussex, Life Writing and Intimate Publics, 28.06. – 01.07.2010.
d) “Not much love lost between me and my husband:” Love in Estonian women’s life-stories of the Soviet period. GEXcel Conference: Love in Our Time - a Qquestion for Feminism, Örebro Univeristy, Dec 02-04, 2010.