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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
1580, 324
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

CLCS: Centre for the Study of the Literatures and Cultures of Slavery

Baggesgaard, M. A., Pelckmans, L., Kjærgård, J. R., Ladegaard, J., Andersen, F., Simonsen, K. & Myrup Munk, A.

01/09/2018 → …

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. & Pelckmans, L.

01/02/201523/09/2019

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

Baggesgaard, M. A.

Forskningsrådet for kultur og kommunikation

01/02/201131/01/2014

Select publications

Baggesgaard, Mads Anders and Jan Løhmann Stephensen. "Making Off with Michel Houellebecq – Adaptational Strategies and La Carte et le territoire". Australian Journal of French Studies. 2019, 56(1). 91-116. https://doi.org/10.3828/AJFS.2019.8
Kjærgård, Jonas Ross, Mads Anders Baggesgaard and Christina Kullberg, ed. Karib: Haiti and the World: Global Effects of Haitian Tremors – 1791, 2010 E-tidsskrift på nettet udg. Stockholm: Stockholm University Press. 2018. (Karib – Nordic Journal for Caribbean Studies; Journal number 1, Vol. Vol. 4). https://doi.org/10.16993/karib.54
Verstraete Hansen, Lisbeth and Mads Anders Baggesgaard, ed. Écrire le monde en langue française Paris : Presses Universitaires de Vincennes. 2017. (Littérature Hors Frontière).
Baggesgaard, Mads Anders. "Precarious Worlds: Danish Colonialism and World Literature". Journal of World Literature. 2016, 1(4). 466-483. https://doi.org/10.1163/24056480-00104009
Baggesgaard, Mads Anders Nye franske verdener Aarhus Universitetsforlag. 2016. (Verdenslitteratur, Vol. 5).
Baggesgaard, Mads Anders, Stefan Iversen, and Tobias Skiveren, ed. Et andet Danmark? 2016. (Passage, Vol. 76).
Baggesgaard, Mads Anders and Stefan Jonsson, ed. Mellem Eurafrika og Afropa: K&K 119 2015. (K&K: kultur og klasse; Journal number 119).
Baggesgaard, Mads Anders. "Farvebilleder fra det mørke Afrika: Race, krop, økonomi og politik i Mahamet-Saleh Harouns Grigris". K&K: kultur og klasse. 2015, (119). 103-126.
Baggesgaard, Mads Anders, Jacob Lund and Jacob Ulrich, ed. Passage 73: Proust Aarhus Universitetsforlag. 2015. (Passage; Journal number 73).
Jørgensen, Steen Bille and Mads Anders Baggesgaard, ed. Verden på fransk Aarhus Universitetsforlag. 2015. (Verdenslitteratur; Journal number 4).
Philipsen, Lotte and Mads Anders Baggesgaard. "Against Globalization: Introduction to theme section". Journal of Aesthetics & Culture. 2013. 5. https://doi.org/10.3402/jac.v5i0.22695
Baggesgaard, Mads Anders. "Picturing the world: Cinematic globalization in the deserts of babel". Journal of Aesthetics & Culture. 2013. 5. https://doi.org/10.3402/jac.v5i0.22704
Baggesgaard, Mads Anders. "Mod en ny fransk litteratur. Problemer og tendenser". Passage. 2012, 67. 7-20.
Baggesgaard, Mads Anders. "Franske Europaer". Litteraturmagasinet Standart. 2011, 25(3). 48-49.
Ladegaard, Jakob and Mads Anders Baggesgaard, ed. Confronting Universalities: Aesthetics and Politics under the Sign of Globalisation Aarhus Universitetsforlag. 2011. (Acta Jutlandica; Journal number 4, Vol. 2011). (Humanities Series; Journal number 4, Vol. 2011).
Baggesgaard, Mads Anders De franske og verden: Postglobale perspektiver på ny fransk litteratur Århus. 2010.
Baggesgaard, Mads Anders, Lotte Philipsen, and Ida Krøgholt, ed. Hvad er verdenskunst? Århus: Klim. 2009.
Baggesgaard, Mads Anders, ed. "Passage 60 - 9/11: 9/11". Passage. 2008. 60. https://doi.org/10.7146/pas.v23i60.4124
Baggesgaard, Mads Anders and Lene Thorlund Nielsen Houellebecq i kontekst: Læsninger i og omkring Michel Houellebecqs prosa Århus: Litteraturhistorisk Netforlag. 2006.

Recent activities

'Rethinking the Past: The Cultural Politics of History, Memory and Temporality'

Sara Dybris McQuaid (Organizer), Jacco Visser (Organizer), Annemarie Majlund Jensen (Organizer), Helle Strandgaard Jensen (Speaker), Mads Anders Baggesgaard (Speaker), Hans Lauge Hansen (Speaker), Nick Shepherd (Speaker), Laura McAtackney (Speaker), Graham Dawson (Speaker), Kate Newby (Speaker), Tim Huzar (Speaker), Anita Rupprecht (Speaker), Diana González Martin (Speaker), Kristin O’Donnell (Speaker)
20 Nov 201821 Nov 2018

After the Empires

Mads Anders Baggesgaard (Organizer)
29 May 201331 May 2013

Against Globalisation

Mads Anders Baggesgaard (Organizer)
14 Sep 2011

Columbia University in the City of New York

Mads Anders Baggesgaard (Visiting researcher)
1 Oct 20081 Jan 2009

Columbia University, New York

Mads Anders Baggesgaard (Visiting researcher)
1 Apr 201230 Jun 2012

Confronting Universalities - Aesthetics and Politics under the Sign of Globalisation

Mads Anders Baggesgaard (Organizer)
24 Sep 200826 Sep 2008

Cultural memory studies: methods and practices

Mads Anders Baggesgaard (Organizer)
9 Mar 2011

Displacements

Mads Anders Baggesgaard (Organizer)
3 Oct 20135 Oct 2013

Displacements

Mads Anders Baggesgaard (Speaker)
5 Oct 2013

John Benjamins Publishing Company (Publisher)

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

Negotiating Human Rights

Mads Anders Baggesgaard (Organizer)
23 Jan 201425 Jan 2014

Passage (Journal)

Mads Anders Baggesgaard (Editor)
2006 → …

Racialisation & Ethnification Politics and Problems in Cultural Representations

Mads Anders Baggesgaard (Organizer)
18 Mar 2015

Shaking Up the World?

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

Slavery and Emotion

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

Slavery, Authorship and Literary Culture

Mads Anders Baggesgaard (Organizer), Karen-Margrethe Simonsen (Organizer), Madeleine Dobie (Organizer)
24 Jan 201926 Jan 2019

Slavery, Memory and Literature

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

The Aesthetics of Memory

Mads Anders Baggesgaard (Organizer)
30 Sep 20111 Oct 2011

The Danish Atlantic

Mads Anders Baggesgaard (Organizer)
15 Jan 201616 Jan 2016

The Poetics and Aesthetics of Cultural Memory

Mads Anders Baggesgaard (Organizer)
28 Apr 201129 Apr 2011

The Postmigrant Condition

Mads Anders Baggesgaard (Speaker)
9 Apr 2013

The Practice of Memory: Time, Place, Performance

Mads Anders Baggesgaard (Organizer)
8 Dec 20119 Dec 2011

The World in French

Mads Anders Baggesgaard (Organizer)
13 Jan 201415 Jan 2014

University of the Virgin Islands

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

University of the Virgin Islands

Mads Anders Baggesgaard (Visiting researcher)
3 Dec 201810 Jan 2019