Overview of sessions

The complete list of sessions can be found below. Changes may occur.

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Section 1: Thursday, 13:30-15:00

Venue: Georg Sverdrups hus (see room number under each session)

Affects of Eco-Colonialism

Room: "Undervisningsrom 4"/"elektronisk klasserom" (3514)

Chair: Thorstein Norheim

Affects of (Post)Colonialism

Room: "Stort møterom" (2531, through "Sverdrup Spiseri")

Chair: Markus Huss

Affects of Travel and Migration: Rootlessness, Homesickness, Longing

Room: Group room 7 (3527)

Chair: Heidi Grönstrand

Hanna Mattila:
Nature and Eco-Colonial Guilt in Poems Written by Paulus Utsi, Nils-Aslak Valkeapää and Niillas Holmberg

Lill-Ann Körber:
Figurations of Innocence and Benevolence in Contemporary Scandinavian Historical Novels about Colonialism and Slavery

Anna Meera Gaonkar:
Unpacking Homesickness in the Postmigrant Condition

Johanna Lindbo:
Small Bodies as Invasive Flora – Landscape and Belonging in Mare Kandres’ Prose

Thomas Rasmussen:
The representation of Greenland in Danish satirical magazines  at the beginning  of  the  20th century

Hans Kristian Rustad:
Shame and Longing  in  the  Transnational  Poetry  of  Marie  Silkeberg


Sissel Furuseth:
The Human (as) Nature and the Function of Indigenous Knowledge in Gert Nygårdshaug’s Mengele Zoo (1989) and Kerstin Ekman’s Blackwater (1993)

Kirsten Thisted:
Pride, Shame and Awkwardness in Recent Greenlandic Literature and Art Writing

Olly Löytty:
The Stranger and the Homecomer in Sanna Hukkanen’s Graphic Novel Juuri (Root)


Section 2: Friday, 9:00-10:30

Venue: Georg Sverdrups hus (see room number under each session)

Affects of Contemporary Racism 

Room: Group room 1

Chair: Markus Huss

Language, Power, and Affect (cancelled)

Room: Group room 2

Chair: Hanna Mattila

Epocal and Generational Shame, Pride, and Honor 

Room: Group room 3

Chair: Ellen Rees

Maïmouna Jagne-Soreau:
Adrian Perera and the Art of “Blatte-Poetry”

Katri Talaskivi (cancelled):
Growing an Eleventh Finger – The Role of Affects in Non-Dominant Language Writers’ Language Choices

Lydia Wistisen:
Shame and Shamelessness in Nordic Post-War Counterculture Literature

Tobias Hübinette:
White Terror in Colour-Blind and Antiracist Sweden – Non-White Swedish Authors Remembering and Reconceptualising Swedish Colonialism, Swedish Race Biology and the Swedish Extreme Right

Polina Kopylova (cancelled):
Being a Russian Author or an Author, Writing in Russian? The Observations on the Russian Author’s Creative Identity in Scandinavia

Kaisa Ahvenjärvi:
Sámi Diversity and Self-irony in Maren Uthaug's Comics

Frode Helland:
Islamophobia in the Norwegian Public Sphere – Hege Storhaug

Satu Gröndahl (cancelled):
Minority Literature as an Emancipatory Force – Tornedalian and Sweden-Finnish Literature

Thorstein Norheim:
The Function of (Post-)Honor in Dag Solstad’s Works


Section 3: Friday, 11:00-12:30

Venue: Georg Sverdrups hus (see room number under each session)

Affects of the “Othered” Body: Sexuality, Disease, Ageing, and Suicide

Room: Group room 1

Chair: Lill-Ann Körber

Seeing and Feeling Scandinavia through the “Other” 

Room: Group room 2

Chair: Markus Huss

Gender, Affect, and, Action 

Room: Group room 3

Chair: Thorstein Norheim

Clemens Räthel:
Bodies That (Did Not) Matter – The Literary Resurrection of the “AIDS-Generation” in G. Vinland’s and J. Gardell’s Works

Astrid Sophie Øst Hansen:
Tracing Affect – Intimacy and Structures in Post-Millennial Confrontations with Whiteness

Åsa Arping:
Feeling Different, Acting Indifferently – Gender, Privilege and Vulnerability in Contemporary Swedish Fiction

Aasta Marie Bjorvand Bjørkøy:
Suicide Committed by the Elderly

Anne Klara Bom/Torsten Bøgh Thomsen:
Denmark, My Native Land – Golden Age Nationalism and Contemporary Danish Debates on Immigration

Kaisa Ilmonen:
Feminist Storytelling and Affectivity in Nordic Debates on Intersectionality

Dag Heede:
Guilt and Shame in Early Nordic Homosexual Literature

Heidi Grönstrand:
Serious Playfulness?

Ellen Rees:
Marginalized Masculinities in Niels Fredrik Dahl’s Herre


Section 4: Friday, 13:30-15:00 

Venue: Georg Sverdrups hus (see room number under each session)

Genre and Affect: From Invulnerability to Shame 

Room: Group room 1

Chair: Aasta Marie Bjorvand Bjørkøy

Affects of Traveling Abroad: From Guilt and Shame to “Stranger Fetishism” 

Room: Group room 2

Chair: Olly Löytty

The Sacrificed Child and Affects of Colonialism, Imperialism, and Racism 

Room: Group room 3

Chair: Kirsten Thisted

Per Thomas Andersen:
Standing Cool against Sword, Spears, and Suffering. Christian Martyr Legends

Anja Tröger:
Unequal Encounters – Affective Economies in Snakk til meg (2010) by Vigdis Hjorth and Tilfældets gud (2011) by Kirsten Thorup

Therese Svensson:
In the Company of Silk Worms – A Decolonizing Reading of the Chapter “Silk” in Karin Boye’s Novel Astarte (1931)

Erika Gubrium:
Poverty, Shame, and the Class Journey in Modern Norwegian Novels - from Knut Hamsun to Roy Jacobsen

Piia K. Posti:
“Heart Full of Charity” – Affective Economies in Sven Lindqvist’s Exterminate All the Brutes


Cecilia Luzon:
Reading with the Medea-Child – Migrating Subjectivity and Re-Negotiation of Affects in Contemporary Nordic Poetry

Cecilie Takle:
The Girl with No Tail. Stigma and Shame in The Raven Rings

Hanna Rinderle:
Henning Mankell’s Africa-Novels – A Postcolonial Voice of Swedish Guilt and Shame?


Elisabeth Oxfeldt:
(Post)Colonial Guilt and Sacrificed Children: Kim Leine’s Rød mand/Sort mand (Red Man/Black Man, 2018)

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Publisert 10. okt. 2018 09:19 - Sist endret 31. okt. 2018 12:20