Members

Coordinator: Stephen Wolfe

Border Poetics/Border Culture research group

The Border Poetics research group, now the Border Poetics/Border Culture research group at the UiT The Arctic University of Norway, was started by Stephen Wolfe and Johan Schimanski in 2004. The group works with borders within the framework of literary studies and other aesthetic disciplines and provbide a cross-disciplinary platform for border studies at the Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education. It cooperates with the Russian Space (RSCPR) research group at the same faculty.

Research partners and projects

The group has a network of research partners in Kirkenes, Bergen, Joensuu, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Ljubljana, Århus, Vienna, Zürich, Düsseldorf, Nijmegen, London, Glamorgan, Ithaca (Cornell University), Sydney, Zagreb, Amsterdam, Roskilde, Potchefstroom, Bergamo, the Negev, Madrid, Grenoble, St. Petersburg, Barcelona and Oslo.

The group has had responsibility for two projects with international partners, the Border Aesthetics Project and the "Cultural Production and Borders" Work Package within the EUBORDERSCAPES project. It has strong ties with the Barents Institute (BAI) and cooperates with or has previously cooperated with:

Wolfe, Stephen Frank

Førsteamanuensis engelsk litteraturvitenskap
Department of Language and Culture
Campus Tromsø


Christian Beyer

Stipendiat i dokumentasjonsvitenskap
Department of Language and Culture
Campus Tromsø

77645233
+47 45 10 59 21

Gerd Karin Bjørhovde

Professor emerita engelsk litteraturvitenskap
Department of Language and Culture

Espiritu, Aileen Aseron

Forsker
The Barents Institute
Campus Kirkenes

Kirkenes, Rådhusgt 8, 3. etg
78450556

Cassandra Falke

Professor in English literature
Department of Language and Culture
Campus Tromsø

77645726
+47 91 15 40 16

Fors, Bjarge Schwenke

Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education
Campus Tromsø

BRELIA N 219
77646616

Brynhild Granås

Førsteamanuensis
Campus Alta

Alta BT3-B218
78450163

Gustafsson, Henrik

Associate Professor Media- and Documentation Science
Department of Language and Culture
Campus Tromsø


Ruben Moi

Førsteamanuensis engelsk litteratur
Department of Language and Culture
Campus Tromsø


Holger Pötzsch

Associate Professor Media- and Documentation Studies
Department of Language and Culture
Campus Tromsø


Rogatchevski, Andrei

Professor Russian Literature
Department of Language and Culture
Campus Tromsø


Yngvar B. Steinholt

Førsteamanuensis russisk kultur og litteratur
Department of Language and Culture
Campus Tromsø


Tevlina, Victoria

The Barents Institute
Kirkenes, Rådhusg gt. 8, 3. etg.
78450551

Wråkberg, Urban

Professor
Campus Kirkenes

Kirkenes 410
78450588

Visiting researchers:

In September-November 2010, the group hosted postdoc researcher Mari Ristolainen of the Writing Cultures and Traditions at Borders research project, the Karelian Institute, University of Eastern Finland. She was a participant in the Border Aesthetics project.

In April 2010, the group hosted Associate Professor of American Studies Camelia Elias from Roskilde University, working on the book project In Cite: Epistemologies of Creative Writing.

For January-April 2006, group co-organizer Johan Schimanski was a Visiting Professor of Border Studies at the Centre for Border Studies, Glamorgan University.

For the month of November 2005, the group hosted a visiting researcher, Carl Klintborg from the University of Växjö, working on a postgraduate project on historiography and Michael Ondaatje's Anil's Ghost.

Previous group members:

uit.no/borderpoetics

The Border Poetics / Border Culture research group at the Faculty for Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, UiT The Arctic University of Norway. Participates in the projects Border Aesthetics and EUBORDERSCAPES.

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