Mads Anders Baggesgaard

Associate professor

Mads Anders Baggesgaard
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Areas of interest

Primary areas of interest are

  • Contemporary literature and cinema with a particular emphasis on contemporary French and francophone literature, cinema and thought.
  • Literary imprints of Danish slavery and colonialism.

Head of the research project Reading Slavery funded by the Velux Foundation

Editor of the Danish literary journal Passage

In 2011 recipient of a elite postdoc scholarship from the Danish Council of Independent Research with the project The World in French - on translations and traces of memory in globalized francophone literature.

In 2010 PhD with the dissertation The French and the World: Post-global Perspectives on Contemporary French Literature that treats new French literature in light of globalization with emphasis on the place of literature in the changed economic and discursive circuits of a globalized world.

Research areas

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  • Shaking Up the World?

    Jonas Ross Kjærgård (Organizer), Mads Anders Baggesgaard (Organizer)
    10 Aug 201712 Aug 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organisation af a conference

  • Slavery, Memory and Literature

    Mads Anders Baggesgaard (Organizer), Karen-Margrethe Simonsen (Organizer), Madeleine Dobie (Organizer)
    18 Oct 201719 Oct 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organisation af a conference

  • John Benjamins Publishing Company (Publisher)

    Mads Anders Baggesgaard (Editor), Karen-Margrethe Simonsen (Editor), Madeleine Dobie (Editor)
    2016 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of unfinished research anthology/collectionResearch

  • Slavery and Emotion

    Mads Anders Baggesgaard (Organizer), Karen-Margrethe Simonsen (Organizer), Madeleine Dobie (Organizer)
    6 Jan 20178 Jan 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in or organisation af a conference

  • University of the Virgin Islands

    Mads Anders Baggesgaard (Visiting researcher)
    1 Dec 201631 Jan 2017

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institution

  • Passage (Journal)

    Mads Anders Baggesgaard (Editor)
    2006 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of Research journalResearch

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