Mads Anders Baggesgaard

Associate professor

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Mads Anders Baggesgaard

Associate professor

  • School of Communication and Culture - Comparative Literature
Postal address:
Langelandsgade 139
8000
Aarhus C
Denmark

Email: madsbaggesgaard@cc.au.dk

Mobile: +4561658194

Education

2010PhD in Comparative Literature, Aarhus University
2005MA in Comparative Literature, Aarhus University
2003-4Studies at l’UFR de Littérature française et comparée, Université Paris IV, Sorbonne (1 år)

Held positions

2015-Assistant professor in Comparative Literature, Aarhus University
2011-15:Postdoc, Comparative Literature, Aarhus University
2009-10Research Assistant, Comparative Literature, Aarhus University
2006-09PhD fellow, Comparative Literature, Aarhus University

Research areas

Primary areas of interest are:

- Contemporary literature and cinema with a particular emphasis on contemporary French and francophone literature, cinema and thought.
- The literary imprints of Danish colonial history,

2016- Head of the collective research project Reading Slavery funded by the Velux foundation
In 2011 recipient of a elite postdoc scholarshiop from the Danish Council of Independent Research with the project 1979 - 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. Has published a number of books and articles in Danish, English and French on contemporary French and American literature and culture.

Research projects

Reading Slavery - Comparative Studies of the Literature of the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Kjærgård, J. R., Andersen, F., Simonsen, K., Carvalho, V. M. D., Ladegaard, J., Baggesgaard, M. A. & Smed, S. J.

01/02/201501/02/2019

The World in French - on translations and traces of memory in globalized francophone litereature

Baggesgaard, M. A.

01/02/201131/01/2014

Select publications

Precarious Worlds: Danish Colonialism and World Literature

Baggesgaard, M. A. Dec 2016 In : Journal of World Literature. 1, 4, p. 466-483 18 p.

Farvebilleder fra det mørke Afrika: Race, krop, økonomi og politik i Mahamet-Saleh Harouns Grigris

Baggesgaard, M. A. 2015 In : K & K : kultur og klasse, kritik og kulturanalyse. 119, p. 103-126

Against Globalization: Introduction to theme section

Philipsen, L. & Baggesgaard, M. A. 2013 In : Journal of Aesthetics and Culture. 5, 2 p.

Picturing the world: Cinematic globalization in the deserts of babel

Baggesgaard, M. A. 2013 In : Journal of Aesthetics and Culture. 5, 9 p.

Mod en ny fransk litteratur. Problemer og tendenser

Baggesgaard, M. A. 2012 In : Passage. 67, p. 7-20 14 p.

Franske Europaer

Baggesgaard, M. A. Oct 2011 In : Litteraturmagasinet Standart. 25, 3, p. 48-49 2 p.

De franske og verden: Postglobale perspektiver på ny fransk litteratur

Baggesgaard, M. A. 2010 Århus. 247 p.

Passage 60 - 9/11: 9/11

Baggesgaard, M. A. (ed.) 1 Aug 2008 In : Passage. 60

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