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

Écrire le monde en langue française

Baggesgaard, M. A. (ed.) & Verstraete Hansen, L. (ed.) 29 Jun 2017 Paris: Presses Universitaires de Vincennes. 193 p. (Littérature Hors Frontière).

Écrire le monde en langue française – problématiques et perspectives.

Baggesgaard, M. A. & Verstraete Hansen, L. 29 Jun 2017 Écrire le monde en langue française. Hansen, L. V. & Baggesgaard, M. A. (eds.). Presses Universitaires de Vincennes, p. 5-17 (Littérature Hors Frontière).

Øer i verdens hav – om den caribiske litteratur

Baggesgaard, M. A. 2017 Verdenslitteraturer.

Precarious Worlds: Danish Colonialism and World Literature

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

Nye franske verdener

Baggesgaard, M. A. Jun 2016 Aarhus Universitetsforlag. 292 p. (Verdenslitteratur, Vol. 5).

Et andet Danmark?

Baggesgaard, M. A. (ed.), Iversen, S. (ed.) & Skiveren, T. (ed.) 2016 (Passage, Vol. 76).

Mellem Eurafrika og Afropa: K&K 119

Baggesgaard, M. A. (ed.) & Jonsson, S. (ed.) Oct 2015 218 p. (K & K : kultur og klasse, kritik og kulturanalyse; No. 119).

The Migrating Earth: Cinematic Images of Haiti after the 2010 Earthquake

Baggesgaard, M. A. 30 May 2015 The Culture of Migration : Politics, Aesthetics and Histories. Moslund, S. P., Petersen, A. R. & Schramm, M. (eds.). London: I.B. Tauris, Ch. 17, p. 309-326

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

Introduktion

Jørgensen, S. B. & Baggesgaard, M. A. 2015 Verden på fransk. Jørgensen, S. B. & Baggesgaard, M. A. (eds.). Aarhus: Aarhus Universitetsforlag, p. 9-19 11 p. (Verdenslitteratur, Vol. 4).

Nationens udsigelse: Det 20. århundredes kampe om den franske litteratur

Baggesgaard, M. A. 2015 Verden på fransk. Jørgensen, S. B. & Baggesgaard, M. A. (eds.). Aarhus Universitetsforlag, p. 145-63 19 p. (Verdenslitteratur; No. 4).

Passage 73: Proust

Baggesgaard, M. A. (ed.), Lund, J. (ed.) & Ulrich, J. (ed.) 2015 Aarhus Universitetsforlag. 142 p. (Passage; No. 73).

Verden på fransk

Jørgensen, S. B. (ed.) & Baggesgaard, M. A. (ed.) 2015 Aarhus Universitetsforlag. 238 p. (Verdenslitteratur; No. 4).

A World of Emotions – Mediality in the Works of Pierre Alferi

Baggesgaard, M. A. 2014 Exploring Text and Emotions. Sætre, L., Lombardo, P. & Zanetta, J. (eds.). Aarhus: Aarhus Universitetsforlag, p. 197-222 26 p. (Acta Jutlandica. Humanistisk Serie; No. 2014/13). (Acta Jutlandica).

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.

Competing Universals: Sarkozy and Literature

Baggesgaard, M. A. 2011 Confronting Universalities: Aesthetics and Politics under the Sign of Globalisation . Baggesgaard, M. A. & Ladegaard, J. (eds.). Århus: Aarhus Universitetsforlag, p. 183-212 29 p. (Acta Jutlandica; No. 4, Vol. 2011). (Humaties Series; No. 4, Vol. 2011).

Confronting Universalities: Aesthetics and Politics under the Sign of Globalisation

Ladegaard, J. (ed.) & Baggesgaard, M. A. (ed.) 2011 Aarhus Universitetsforlag. 365 p. (Acta Jutlandica; No. 4, Vol. 2011). (Humanities Series; No. 4, Vol. 2011).

Introduction: The Vicissitudes of Universality

Ladegaard, J. & Baggesgaard, M. A. 2011 Confronting Universalities : Aesthetics and Politics under the Sign of Globalisation . Ladegaard, J. & Baggesgaard, M. A. (eds.). Aarhus: Aarhus Universitetsforlag, p. 9-41 33 p. (Acta Jutlandica; No. 4, Vol. 2011). (Humanities Series; No. 4, Vol. 2011).

De franske og verden: Postglobale perspektiver på ny fransk litteratur

Baggesgaard, M. A. 2010 Århus. 247 p.

Hvad er verdenskunst?

Baggesgaard, M. A. (ed.), Philipsen, L. (ed.) & Krøgholt, I. (ed.) 2009 Århus: Klim. 246 p.

Sprezzatura i Sydsudan: Dave Eggers som fortæller, forfatter og forlægger på globale vilkår

Baggesgaard, M. A. 2009 Hvad er verdenskunst?. Baggesgaard, M. A., Philipsen, L. & Krøgholt, I. (eds.). Århus: Klim, p. 39-67 28 p.

Passage 60 - 9/11: 9/11

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

Mulige og umulige øer: Om utopiske strategier i Michel Houellebecqs La Possibilité d’une île

Baggesgaard, M. A. 2008 Æstetik og politik: Analyser af politiske potentialer i samtidskunsten. Simonsen, K-M. & Nielsen, H. K. (eds.). Århus: Klim, p. 37-51 15 p.

The World Seen Double : Negotiations of Literary Autonomy in the Age of Globalisation

Baggesgaard, M. A. 2008 World Literature, World Culture. Simonsen, K-M. & Stougaard-Nielsen, J. (eds.). Århus: Aarhus Universitetsforlag, p. 228-244 17 p.

Le corps en vue - trois images du corps chez Michel Houellebecq

Baggesgaard, M. A. 2007 Michel Houellebecq sous la loupe. Wesemael, S. V. & Clemént, M. L. (eds.). New York og Amsterdam: Rodopi, p. 241-252 12 p.

Houellebecq i kontekst: Læsninger i og omkring Michel Houellebecqs prosa

Baggesgaard, M. A. & Nielsen, L. T. 2006 Århus: Litteraturhistorisk Netforlag. 146 p.

The Complexities of Honesty

Baggesgaard, M. A. 2006 Le Monde de Houellebecq. Bowd, G. (ed.). Glasgow: Centre for Emblem Studies, Glasgow, p. 159-170 12 p.

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