Lill-Ann Körber

Postdoctoral Fellow - Nordic Literature
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Academic interests

Nordic literatures since the 19th century; postcolonialism; Nordic colonial history; historical and contemporary (literary) relations of Scandinavia, Africa and the Caribbean; Greenlandic contemporary literature and culture; North Atlantic and Arctic Studies; Atlantic Studies; Global History; Memory Studies; travel literature; Scandinavian art since the 19th century; intermediality; gender studies; history of the body and sexuality; biography and autobiography; fact&fiction. 

Courses taught

V18: Arktis i förändring (NOR2320/4320: Epokestudium i nordisk litteratur)

H16: Norwegian World Literature (NOR1403)

V16: Contemporary Scandinavian Film (NOR2415) 

H15: Afrika i nordisk litteratur (NOR2369/4469: Motiv- og temastudium i nordisk litteratur)

Background

Dr. phil. Skandinavistik/Nordeuropastudien, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (2010) 

M.A. Skandinavistik/Nordeuropastudien och konstvetenskap, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (2004)

Positions held

Postdoc, University of Oslo (2015-19)

Associate Professor II, University of Bergen (2015-17)

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (2008-15)

Tags: Postcolonialism, Art History, Nordic literature

Publications

Monograph

Badende Männer. Der nackte männliche Körper in der skandinavischen Malerei und Fotografie des frühen 20. Jahrhunderts. Bielefeld: transcript, 2013 

Anthologies

Lill-Ann Körber, Scott MacKenzie & Anna Westerståhl Stenport (eds.): Arctic Environmental Modernities. From the Age of Exploration to the Era of the Anthropocene. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017

Lill-Ann Körber, Ebbe Volquardsen (eds.): The Postcolonial North Atlantic: Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands. Berlin: Berliner Beiträge zur Skandinavistik 20, 2014

Lill-Ann Körber, Stefanie von Schnurbein (eds.): Gesundheit/Krankheit. Kulturelle Differenzierungsprozesse um Körper, Geschlecht und Macht in Skandinavien. Berlin: Berliner Beiträge zur Skandinavistik 16, 2010

Articles

«Toxic Blubber and Seal Skin Bikinis, Or: How Green is Greenland? Ecology in Film and Art», Lill-Ann Körber, Scott MacKenzie & Anna Westerståhl Stenport (eds.): Arctic Environmental Modernities. From the Age of Exploration to the Era of the Anthropocene. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017, 145-167 

«See the crashing masses of white death... Greenland, Germany, and the Sublime in the Bergfilm SOS Eisberg», Scott MacKenzie, Anna Westerståhl Stenport (eds.): Films on Ice: Cinemas of the Arctic. Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh Press, 2014, 150-162

«Mapping Greenland. The Greenlandic Flag and Critical Cartography in Literature, Art and Fashion», Lill-Ann Körber, Ebbe Volquardsen (eds.) (2014): The Postcolonial North Atlantic: Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands. Berlin: Berliner Beiträge zur Skandinavistik 20, 2014, 361-390

«Eyes on Ice. Greenland Eyes International Film Festival» (with Christina Just), Scandinavica 51:1, 2012, 92-96.

«Den svenske verdensorden på West Kili. At være hvid i Afrika hos Jakob Ejersbo», Kritik 199, 2011, 71-80. 

«Figurations of the Hybrid. Julie Edel Hardenberg's Visions for a Post-Postcolonial Greenland», Bodil Marie Stavning Thomsen, Kristin Ørjasæter (eds.): Globalizing Art. Place, Identity and Transnationalism in Contemporary Nordic Art. Aarhus: Aarhus University Press, 2011, 183-203 

More

Article series «Auf den Spuren des skandinavischen «Black Atlantic»: Sklaven- und Dreieckshandel in Literatur, Kunst und Erinnerungskultur» (Tracing the Scandinavian «Black Atlantic»: slave and triangular trade in literature, art, and memory culture), Nordic History Blog: http://nordichistoryblog.hypotheses.org/2930

  • Körber, Lill-Ann (2017). Toxic Blubber and Seal Skin Bikinis, or: How Green Is Greenland? Ecology in Contemporary Film and Art, In Lill-Ann Körber; Scott MacKenzie & Anna Westerståhl Stenport (ed.),  Arctic Environmental Modernities: From the Age of Polar Exploration to the Era of the Anthropocene.  Palgrave Macmillan.  ISBN 978-3319391151.  Kapittel 9.  s 145 - 167
  • Körber, Lill-Ann (2015). "See the Crashing Masses of White Death…" Greenland, Germany and the Sublime in the Bergfilm SOS Eisberg, In Scott Mackenzie & Anna Westerståhl Stenport (ed.),  Films on ice : Cinemas of the Arctic.  Edinburgh University Press.  ISBN 9780748694174.  11..  s 148 - 160

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  • Körber, Lill-Ann; MacKenzie, Scott & Westerståhl Stenport, Anna (ed.) (2017). Arctic Environmental Modernities: From the Age of Polar Exploration to the Era of the Anthropocene. Palgrave Macmillan.  ISBN 978-3319391151.  273 s. Show summary
  • Körber, Lill-Ann & Volquardsen, Ebbe (ed.) (2014). The Postcolonial North Atlantic: Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands. Nordeuropa-Institut, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.  ISBN 978-3-932406-35-5.  422 s.
  • Körber, Lill-Ann (2013). Badende Männer. Der nackte männliche Körper in der skandinavischen Malerei und Fotografie des frühen 20. Jahrhunderts. Transcript Verlag.  ISBN 9783837620931.  333 s.

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  • Körber, Lill-Ann (2018). Minnet av kolonin Dansk Vestindien 100 år efter försäljningen till USA (rapport om forskningsvistelse i København hösten 2017).
  • Körber, Lill-Ann (2017). St-Barthélemy och (det osynliga) minnet av svensk slavhandel. Show summary
  • Körber, Lill-Ann (2017). Swedish Exceptionalism Elsewhere: "Paradise Tourism" to St. Barthélemy. Show summary
  • Körber, Lill-Ann (2017). The Gold Coast (2015) and Economies of Colonial Guilt. Show summary
  • Körber, Lill-Ann; MacKenzie, Scott & Westerståhl Stenport, Anna (2017). Introduction: Arctic Modernities, Environmental Politics, and the Era of the Anthropocene, In Lill-Ann Körber; Scott MacKenzie & Anna Westerståhl Stenport (ed.),  Arctic Environmental Modernities: From the Age of Polar Exploration to the Era of the Anthropocene.  Palgrave Macmillan.  ISBN 978-3319391151.  Innledning.  s 1 - 20
  • Körber, Lill-Ann (2016). (Not Quite) Dark Tourism: Happy Scandinavian Travelers, Slavery Heritage, and Colonial Amnesia.
  • Körber, Lill-Ann (2016). Cecilie Tyri Holt: Edvard Munch. Fotografier (Oslo: Forlaget Press, 2013). NORDEUROPAforum.  ISSN 1863-639X.
  • Körber, Lill-Ann (2016). Det litterære Arktis.
  • Körber, Lill-Ann (2016). Er grenser fiksjoner? Grenser i litteratur og film.
  • Körber, Lill-Ann (2016). Guldkysten, Narratives of Slavery and the Atonement of Colonial Guilt.
  • Körber, Lill-Ann (2016). Jakob Ejersbo och Afrika-representationer i nordisk samtidslitteratur.
  • Körber, Lill-Ann (2016). Nordatlanten i postkolonial tid.
  • Körber, Lill-Ann (2016). On Geometry and Traveling: Thorkild Hansen and Jeannette Ehlers Tracing the Triangular Trade.
  • Körber, Lill-Ann (2016). På spår av den skandinaviska "Svarta Atlanten" i litteratur och minneskultur.
  • Körber, Lill-Ann (2016). Saint-Barthélemy och minnet av svensk slavhandel.
  • Schimanski, Johan Henrik; Körber, Lill-Ann; Kukkonen, Karin & Espiñeira, Keina (2016). Are Borders Fictions? A film showing and a conversation. Show summary
  • Körber, Lill-Ann (2015). Fliegen und Fliehen in skandinavischer Gegenwartsliteratur.

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