Bilde av Kjeldaas, Sigfrid
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Bilde av Kjeldaas, Sigfrid
Department of Language and Culture sigfrid.kjeldaas@uit.no +4777646763 Tromsø SVHUM A3027

Sigfrid Kjeldaas


Job description

Researcher at the Arctic Voices project


  • Sigfrid Kjeldaas, Tim Dassler, Trine Antonsen, Odd Gunnar Wikmark, Anne Ingeborg Myhr :
    With great power comes great responsibility: why ‘safe enough’ is not good enough in debates on new gene technologies
    Agriculture and Human Values 2022 ARKIV / DOI
  • Sigfrid Kjeldaas, Trine Antonsen, Sarah Hartley, Anne Ingeborg Myhr :
    Public Consultation on Proposed Revisions to Norway's Gene Technology Act: An Analysis of the Consultation Framing, Stakeholder Concerns, and the Integration of Non-Safety Considerations
    Sustainability 2021 ARKIV / DOI
  • Sigfrid Kjeldaas, Trine Antonsen :
    Visions of gene technology
    Wageningen Academic Publishers 2021 DOI
  • Sigfrid Kjeldaas :
    Icebergs and Light: Modernity and the Artic Sublime in Barry Lopez's Artic Dreams
    Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2017
  • Sigfrid Kjeldaas :
    Landscape and Vision in Gretel Ehrlich's This Cold Heaven: Seven Seasons in Greenland
    Nordlit 2015 ARKIV / DOI
  • Sigfrid Kjeldaas :
    Barry Lopez's Relational Arctic
    Ecozona 2014 ARKIV / DOI
  • Sigfrid Kjeldaas, Odd-Gunnar Wikmark, Tim Dassler :
    Hvordan vil vi produsere maten vår i framtida?
    Nordnorsk debatt - Nordlys 2022
  • Sigfrid Kjeldaas :
    "The beaver does everything to perfection": knowledge about animals that scientifically-bent explorers and fur traders of the late 18th century Canadian North did not know or care about
    2022
  • Sigfrid Kjeldaas :
    The Prestige project from 2018-2019: The start
    2022
  • Sigfrid Kjeldaas, Trine Antonsen, Torill Pauline Bakkelund Blix, Erik Lundestad, Hedda Smedheim Bjerklund :
    Emotion and imagination in laboratory practice
    2022
  • Trine Antonsen, Sigfrid Kjeldaas, Jeremie McGowan :
    Lab2Fork congress poster
    2022
  • Sigfrid Kjeldaas, Tim Dassler, Trine Antonsen, Odd Gunnar Wikmark, Anne Ingeborg Myhr :
    Correction: With great power comes great responsibility: why ‘safe enough’ is not good enough in debates on new gene technologies (Agriculture and Human Values, (2022), 10.1007/s10460-022-10367-6)
    Agriculture and Human Values 2022 DOI
  • Trine Antonsen, Sigfrid Kjeldaas :
    ReWrite project: analyses and approaches to ethics of genome editing
    2022
  • Ingeborg Høvik, Sigfrid Kjeldaas, Svein Aamold :
    Advancing new Arctic voices from old historical sources
  • Ingeborg Høvik, Sigfrid Kjeldaas, Marie-Theres Federhofer :
    Arctic Voices in Art and Literature (session conveners) Session on Theme G: Living in the Arctic
  • Ingeborg Høvik, Sigfrid Kjeldaas :
    Arctic Voices April Workshop
    2021 PROSJEKT
  • Sigfrid Kjeldaas :
    Visions of gene technology - the ReWrite project
    2021
  • Sigfrid Kjeldaas :
    Visions of gene technology
    2021
  • Sigfrid Kjeldaas :
    Some reflections on the natural, monsters, and the art of living well with gene technologies in the Anthropocene
    2021
  • Trine Antonsen, Tim Dassler, Sigfrid Kjeldaas, Torill Pauline Blix Bakkelund :
    Hva mener nordmenn egentlig om genmodifisert mat?
    Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.) 19. May 2020
  • Sigfrid Kjeldaas :
    GMOs and complex collectivity: a discourse analysis of the framing of public debate on Norway’s Gene Technology Act
    2020
  • Trine Antonsen, Odd-Gunnar Wikmark, Sigfrid Kjeldaas, Torill Pauline Blix Bakkelund :
    Problematisk undersøkelse om genredigering
    Nationen 29. April 2020
  • Sigfrid Kjeldaas :
    Nye forståelser av Arktis i moderne amerikansk 'nature writing'
    2015
  • Sigfrid Kjeldaas :
    Gendered landscapes and new Arctic sublimities
    2015
  • Sigfrid Kjeldaas :
    Barry Lopez in the Arctic: the poet at the edge of the ice - and Romanticism
    2015
  • Sigfrid Kjeldaas :
    Barry Lopez's Relational Arctic
    2014
  • Sigfrid Kjeldaas :
    Visions from the Dogsled
    2014
  • Sigfrid Kjeldaas :
    Visions from the Dogsled: Animals and Landscape in Gretel Ehrlich's This Cold Heaven
    2014
  • Sigfrid Kjeldaas :
    The Significance of Hunting: What an Awareness of Animals Engenders in Barry Lopez’s Arctic Dreams
    2013

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    Research interests

    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



    SVHUM A3027