News from the Nest


Oct. 31, 2014 — Master Promotion
Promotion of new masters in Aula Magna at Stockholm University.

Febr. 17, 2014 — Master of Arts Degree No 2
Application for Master of Arts Diploma from Stockholm University.

Jan. 17, 2014 — Final Grade in Film Criticism.
Last assignment at Stockholm University.

Jan. 16, 2014 — Final Grade in Media and Communication
Last exam at Stockholm University.

June 18, 2013 — Master of Arts Degree
Final results for an MA Degree at the University of Gothenburg.

June 12, 2013 — Duly Discussion on Lilja’s Dissertation
Supervisor: Roland Lysell. Opponent: Per Stam. Place: Stockholm University.

Jan. 16, 2012 — Hermeneutic, Phenomenologic and Deconstruktive Theory
Blackbird's second exam for his MA Degree at Stockholm University.

Nov. 21, 2011 — Introduction to Literary Interpretation
Receives his final grade in Introduction to Literary Interpretation at Stockholm University.

Nov. 19, 2011 — Elementary Logic
Receives his final grade in Elementary Logic at Uppsala University.

Sept. 14, 2011 — Licentiate Degree
Holds his Licentiate in Philosophy degree at Stockholm University.

Sept. 7, 2011 — Licentiate Dissertation
The doctorate seminar at at Stockholm University discusses Blackbird licentiate dissertation.

Jan. 1, 2011 — Torgny Lilja 50 years
Celebrates his 50th birthday in Stockholm, Sweden.

Nov. 17, 2010 — Seminar on Edfelt
The doctorate seminar at Stockholm University will discuss another chapter of Lilja’s forthcoming thesis on Johannes Edfelt at 3 p m November 17 in the conference room.

Oct. 27, 2010 — Seminar on Edfelt
The doctorate seminar at Stockholm University will discuss a chapter of Blackbird's thesis on Edfelt from 3 p m to 5 p m October 27 in the conference room.

May 3, 2010 — Dissertation on Edfelt
Starts writing the last chapters of his dissertation for the doctorate on Swedish author Johannes Edfelt, which probably will be done this or next year.

Jan. 1, 2010 — Blackbird 49 years
Celebrates his 49th birthday in Stockholm, Sweden.

May 27, 2009 — Stockholm-Arlanda Airport
Arrives at 7:30 a m May 27, local time, to Stockholm-Arlanda Airport, Sweden.

May 23, 2009 — End of the Semester at SBCC
The academic year ends. Lilja has successfully completed the Web Journalism Program at SBCC, Calif.

May 22, 2009 — Skills Competency Award
Receives The Skills Competency Award in Web Journalism from SBCC.

May 20, 2009 — Final in Public Relations
Has to make a speech in front of class.

May 19, 2009 — Final in Internship in Journalism
Has to submit a journal and a research paper.

May 18, 2009 — Final in Multimedia
The final is all about the punk rock movement.

May 15, 2009 — President's Honor Roll
Among students awarded this spring with the SBCC President's Honor Roll for superior academic performance.

To qualify for the Honor Roll, a full-time student needs at least 12 units of letter-graded courses with a grade point average of 3.5 or better. Currently, Lilja’s GPA is 4.0. At the end of May, he most likely has completed another 12 units for a total of 24 at City College.

In addition to his education in Web Journalism, Lilja holds a Bachelor Degree and more than 180 units from Stockholm University, Sweden, and at least another 90 units from postgraduate studies. He also holds a diploma in PR and Communications from Pace University in New York.

The reception will be 11:30 May 15 at Winslow Maxwell Overlook on East Campus.

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