Janicke S Kaasa

Postdoctoral Fellow - Allmenn litteraturvitenskap
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Visiting address Niels Henrik Abels vei 36 Niels Treschows hus 0851 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1003 Blindern 0315 OSLO

Academic interests

Book history, sociology of literature, children's literature, periodicals, travel writing, literature and national identity, Canadian literature and culture, Arctic literature, literary representations of the North

Ongoing research

Transnational aspects, import and adaption: The first children's magazines in Denmark-Norway (pdf, in Norwegian)

Courses taught

EXFAC03-EST Examen facultatum (BA)

EXFAC03-LIT Examen facultatum (BA)

LIT3000 The Literary Arctic (BA, with Johan Schimanski)

LIT3000 Literary Journeys (BA)

Higher education and employment history

2017: Ph.D. in Comparative Literature, University of Oslo

2016-2017: Completion grant, University of Oslo

2009-2013: Research Assistant (ILOS), Higher Executive Officer and Research Assistant (Centre for Ibsen Studies, ILN), Editorial Assistant (Ibsen Studies)

2009: MA in Comparative Literature, University of Oslo

Distinctions

His Majesty the King’s Gold Medal. Awarded in 2018 for the dissertation Shaped by the North, Shaping the North. English-Canadian Travel Writing in the 1950s.

Tags: Comparative literature, Book history, Literature, Travel Writing, Canadian Literature, Identity politics, Genre, North, Children's Literature, Periodicals

Publications

  • Kaasa, Janicke S. (2019). "Saavel fra fjerne Lande som fra vort eget Hjem". Importert materiale i Billed-Magazin for Børn, I: Aasta Marie Bjorvand Bjørkøy; Ruth Solveig Hemstad; Aina Nøding & Anne Birgitte Rønning (red.),  Litterære verdensborgere: Transnasjonale perspektiver på norsk bokhistorie 1519–1850.  Nasjonalbiblioteket.  ISBN 978-82-7965-414-8.  Kapittel 12.  s 310 - 329
  • Kaasa, Janicke S. (2019). "Travel and fiction", In Nandini Das & Tim Youngs (ed.),  The Cambridge History of Travel Writing.  Cambridge University Press.  ISBN 9781107148185.  Chapter 30.  s 475 - 487
  • Kaasa, Janicke S. (2019). Å gi sin daler med glede: Barn som forbrukere i Ungdommens Ven (1770). Barnboken.  ISSN 0347-772X.  42, s 1- 18 Show summary
  • Kaasa, Janicke S. (2018). Anna Karenina i Arktis: Tekst og landskap i Aritha van Herks Places Far From Ellesmere. Norsk Litteraturvitenskapelig Tidsskrift.  ISSN 0809-2044.  21(1), s 66- 77 . doi: 10.18261/issn.1504-288X-2018-01-05
  • Kaasa, Janicke S. (2017). “A Country of Unanswered Questions”—Pierre Berton: The Mysterious North, In Eva Margareta Lambertsson Björk & Jutta Cornelia Eschenbach (ed.),  Travel and Intercultural Communication: Going North.  Cambridge Scholars Publishing.  ISBN 9781443879149.  Chapter Five.  s 79 - 96
  • Kaasa, Janicke S. (2012). Historiens supplement - Små ting og flerperspektivisme i Arundhati Roys Guden for små ting. Agora : Journal for metafysisk spekulasjon.  ISSN 0800-7136.  31(4), s 56- 74

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