Researcher at the Arctic Voices project
The 50 latest publications is shown on this page. See all publications in Cristin here →
Sigfrid Kjeldaas is a researcher at the UiT Arctic Voices project. Her educational background is in ecology and literature, and in 2017 she received her PhD in literature and culture at UiT The Arctic University of Norway with the dissertation Nature Writing as Contact Zone. Kjeldaas’ publications focus on the relationality and aesthetics of nature writing and exploration literature about the Arctic. As a postdoc at GenØk – Centre for biosafety, she did interdisciplinary work on the discourses of genome editing in the project «ReWrite: New knowledge to navigate the rewriting of human/nature relations through genome editing in the search for sustainable food». Kjeldaas has also been active in the work for gender equality at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, where she headed the 2016-2018 “Career Development Program for Women” and acted as coordinator for the RCN project “Prestige: Gender Balance in Research Leadership at UiT The Arctic University of Norway” from 2018 to 2019.
Research interests: Arctic discourses and exploration literature, ecocriticism, ecofeminism, animal studies, science and technology studies, environmental humanities
Member of research group