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Adriana Margareta Dancus

Associate Professor

 
Office:
D4020 ( Universitetsveien 25, Kristiansand )

Ph.D. Theory and Criticism, Department of Scandinavian Studies, University of Washington, Seattle, 2009. 

Dissertation: “Screening the Norwegian Heart: The Cultural Politics and Aesthetics of the Emotions in Norwegian Cinema 2000-2008.”  

Academic interests

TEACHING

  • Film studies, film history, film analysis
  • Nordic literature
  • The Nordic welfare state, values, and national identity in an era of accelerated migration

Projects

RESEARCH

  • Nordic film and literature
  • Affect, emotions, moods, sensations, intensities
  • Nationalism in the Nordic countries
  • Public spheres and intimacies
  • Multiculturalism and globalization
  • Gender and sexuality

CURRENT PROJECTS

Trauma Fictions in Contemporary Culture, University of Agder

http://www.hf.uio.no/english/research/theme/scandinavian-narratives-of-guilt-and-privilege/

Scandinavian Narratives of Guilt and Privilege in an Age of Globalization (Scanguilt), University of Oslo

http://www.hf.uio.no/english/research/theme/scandinavian-narratives-of-guilt-and-privilege/

Mapping Vulnerability in Contemporary Scandinavia, University of Agder

Nordic Fylleangst in a Cultural Perspective, University of Agder

Scientific publications

  • Dancus, Adriana Margareta (2018). The virality of Norwegian guilt. How a story of male rape from Norway made international headlines. Journal of Aesthetics and Culture. ISSN: 2000-4214. 10 (2). s 74 - 82. doi:10.1080/20004214.2018.1447218.
  • Dancus, Adriana Margareta (2017). Å filme sine dype arr. (Selv)mediering og selvskading i 'Idas dagbok' (2014). Lidelsens estetikk: Sår, sorg og smerte i litteratur, film og medier. ISBN: 9788290359954. Alvheim og Eide akademisk forlag. Adriana Margareta Dancus: Å filme sine dype arr. s 141 - 158.
  • Dancus, Adriana Margareta (2016). Skyld, humor og den kommunistiske fortiden i norsk og rumensk samtidsfilm. Skandinaviske fortellinger om skyld og privilegier i en globaliseringstid. ISBN: 9788215027753. Universitetsforlaget. 6. s 113 - 132.
  • Dancus, Adriana Margareta (2016). Trollism, Reality Hunger, and Vulnerability. Trolls in film and literature in the 2000’s. European Journal of Scandinavian Studies. ISSN: 2191-9399. 46 (2). s 250 - 269. doi:10.1515/ejss-2016-0022.
  • Dancus, Adriana Margareta (2016). Women, vulnerability and depression: The cruel optimism of not giving a damn in Good Girl. Journal of Scandinavian Cinema. ISSN: 2042-7891. 6 (2). s 137 - 151. doi:10.1386/jsca.6.2.137_1.
  • Dancus, Adriana Margareta (2016). Å skape broer med flerkulturell sansing. Filmens og litteraturens rolle i dagens samfunn.. Studia Universitatis Babeş-Bolyai Philologia. ISSN: 1220-0484. 61 (3). s 199 - 208.
  • Dancus, Adriana Margareta (2015). Melankoli i vinterland. En studie av Hisham Zamans filmer 'Vinterland' (2007) og 'Før snøen faller' (2013). Det tredje språket: Multimodale studier av interkulturell kommunikasjon i kunst, skole og samfunnsliv. ISBN: 9788283140361. Portal forlag. Kapittel 1. s 34 - 48.
  • Dancus, Adriana Margareta (2014). Film and Pathoscapes: A Study of 'Upperdog' (Sara Johnsen, 2009). Globalization in Literature. ISBN: 9788232100033. Fagbokforlaget. Del III, Kapittel 11. s 215 - 225.
  • Dancus, Adriana Margareta (2014). Ghosts Haunting the Norwegian House: Racialization in Norway and "The Kautokeino Rebellion". Framework. ISSN: 0306-7661. s 121 - 139.
  • Dancus, Adriana Margareta (2013). “Male Mental Illness and Norwegian Compassion. A Study of Elling (2001) and The art of negative thinking (2006)”. Norma. ISSN: 1890-2138. s 7 - 25.
  • Dancus, Adriana Margareta (2011). "Diasporic Feeling and Displaced Nostalgia. A Case Study: Import-eksport and Blodsbånd". Scandinavian Studies. ISSN: 0036-5637. s 247 - 266.
  • Dancus, Adriana Margareta (2011). A father's body, a nation's heart : caregiving fathers in contemporary Norwegian film. NORA - Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research. ISSN: 0803-8740. 19 (2). s 71 - 86. doi:10.1080/08038740.2011.568000.
  • Dancus, Adriana Margareta (2010). "War and Literature: A Genealogy of Shame in Postwar Norway". Studia Universitatis Babeş-Bolyai Philologia. ISSN: 1220-0484. s 51 - 59.
  • Dancus, Adriana Margareta; Mørck, Endre (2008). “Sammenlikningskonstruksjoner med enn som eller bare som etter komparativ og annen i norske dialekter”. NLT - Norsk lingvistisk tidsskrift. ISSN: 0800-3076. s 13 - 36.
  • Dancus, Adriana Margareta (2017). Å framkalle sårbarhet – om nordiske samtidsfilmer av og med kvinnelige filmskapere.
  • Dancus, Adriana Margareta (2017). Om å tørre å stå naken foran kameraet - intervju med Anne Haugsgjerd.
  • Dancus, Adriana Margareta (2017). Nordic Fylleangst in a Cultural Perspective.
  • Dancus, Adriana Margareta (2017). Å framkalle sin samiskhet.

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