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Anne Marit Waade

Associate Professor , Professor, Head of Department

Profile photoAnne Marit Waade
Associated Professor
Department of Information and Media Studies
The Section for Media Science
Helsingforsgade 14, 5347, 235
8200, Aarhus N
E-mail: amwaade@hum.au.dk
Phone: 89429269

Research interests and teaching

Anne Marit Waade is teaching media aesthetics, textual analysis and strategic communication. Her research interests are on screen industries and in particular collaborations across industries (media and tourism), mediated places, e.g. how location is used in TV series production, film tourism, place branding, landscapes and cartographic aesthetics in travel series and travel journalism, site specific aesthetics, paradise as a visual matrix in commercials and performative spatial authenticity. She has a MA in dramaturgy and interdisciplinary aesthetics and culture from Aarhus University 1995. Her Ph.d. (Aarhus University 2002) focused on contemporary theatre, festivals and culture policy.

Research projects and international cooperation

She is the project leader of the national funded long-term project "What Makes Danish Television Drama Series Travel? (FKK, 2014-2018, http://danishtvdrama.au.dk), where she is coordinating the international and empirical research including production studies of the Danish television drama series as well as audience studies in nine different countries around the world. Waade is the director of the research programme "Cultural Transformations" at DAC, Aarhus University, and she has recently been engaged in other national long-term projects on respectively Digital Heritage and Commercials, (Danish National Library 2006-2007), TV Entertainment (FKK 2006 – 2009, www.tvunderholdning.au.dk) and Crime Fiction and Crime Journalism in Scandinavian (FKK 2007 – 2010, www.krimiforsk.aau.dk). In these projects her research work have covered respectively Tourist images in commercials, Armchair tourism in travelseries and Wallander tourism. She is also involved in a Scandinavian interdisciplinary research network on Emotional geography, and she has recently organized an international conference on the subject in Aarhus October 2009 and co-editing the book Re-Investing Authenticity – Emotion, Place and Tourism (2010). During the spring 2009, she was a research fellow at Centre for Tourism and Cultural Change at Leeds Metropolitan University, U.

Publications (selected)

Den skandinaviske krimi - bestseller og blockbuster

Waade, A. M. & Agger, G., 2010, (redaktører).

Haptic Routes and digestive destinations in cooking series: images of food and place in Keith Floyd and The Hairy Bikers in relation to art history

Waade, A. M. & Jørgensen, U. A., 2010, In: Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change. 8, 1-2, p. 84 - 100 17 p.

Imagine Paradise in Ads: Imagination and visual matrices in tourism and consumer culture

Waade, A. M., 2010, In: Nordicom Review. 31, 1, p. 15 - 33 18 p.

Re-investing Authenticity: Tourism, Place and Emotions

Knudsen, B. T. (ed.) & Waade, A. M. (ed.), 2010, Leeds: Channel View Publications. 250 p. (Tourism and Cultural Change).

Medier og Turisme

Jensen, J. L. & Waade, A. M., 2009, Systime Academic. 208 p.

Travel Series as TV Entertainment: Showing and consuming the world

Waade, A. M., 2009, In: MedieKultur.

Aesthetification of Politics: Non-verbal Political Communication in Danish Television Documentaries

Waade, A. M. & Have, I., 2008, Political Communication. Stömbäck, J., Ørsten, M. & Aalberg, T. (eds.). Nordicom

Kunsten at stille de gode spørgsmål: Observations- og spørgeteknikker i kollegial supervision, undervisning og vejledning

From, U. & Waade, A. M., 2007, Kollegial supervison på universitetet. Andersen, H. L. & Søndergaard, L. (eds.). Århus: Aarhus Universitetsforlag, p. 59-72 14 p.

Armchair Travelling with Pilot Guides: Cartographic and Sensuous Strategies

Waade, A. M., 2006, Geographies of Communication: The Spatial Turn in Media Studies. Falkheimer, J. & Jansson, A. (eds.). Göteborg: Nordicom, p. 155-168 13 p.


Leeds Metropolitan University

Anne Marit Waade (Visiting researcher)

1 May 200915 Jul 2009

Nordisk netværk for emotionel geografi (External organisation)

Anne Marit Waade (Member)

1 Jun 20071 Jun 2010

Motion and Emotion within Place : International conference

Anne Marit Waade (Organizer)

7 Oct 20098 Oct 2009

Emotion, Media and Crime

Anne Marit Waade (Organizer)

29 Sep 20101 Oct 2010