Aasta Marie Bjorvand Bjørkøy

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Phone +47-22856738
Room HW 619
Visiting address ILN Henrik Wergelands hus Niels Henrik Abels vei 36 0313 OSLO
Postal address ILN postboks 1102 Blindern 0316 Oslo

Academic interests

  • Textual criticism and book history
  • time and space
  • short stories
  • picturebooks
  • children's literature
  • old age narratives
  • modernism
  • Impressionism
  • Shared Reading and Creative Writing


Ongoing research

  • Part of the RCN-project Literary Citizens of the World (SAMKUL 2016-2020, headed by Aina Nøding, National Library): https://nbdcms.nb.no/index.php/forskning/litcit-norsk/. Arbeider med resirkulering av barnelitteratur i perioden 1790--1850.
  • Norwegian short stories
  • Depiction of old age in contemporary Norwegian literature




  • Ph.d., The Work in the Grapewine (2015).
  • Associate Professor at Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies, UiO 2017, professor since 2020.
  • Head of Research, ILN 2019–2020
  • Associate Professor at the University Colleg of Southeast-Norway 2016--2017.
  • Henrik Ibsens skrifter 2004--2010 (www.ibsen.uio.no)
  • Member of  the Board of Norwegian Language and Literature Association, drifting bokselskap.no: http://www.bokselskap.no/hjelp_om/nsl
  • Member of  the board of Nordisk nettverk for edisjonsfilologer: http://www.nnedit.org/
  • Leader of Work package 1 Education, Religion and Literacy. Tracing the Transnational crossroads of books in Early Modern Norway, RCN-project Literary Citizens of the World (SAMKUL 2016-2020, headed by Aina Nøding, National Library): https://nbdcms.nb.no/index.php/forskning/litcit-norsk/



Tags: Nordic literature
Published Dec. 14, 2010 3:10 PM - Last modified Jan. 25, 2021 12:08 PM