The Border Poetics key terms is intended as a resource for scholars and students working with borders, border processes, representation, aesthetics and literature.
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Border Poetics Bibliography
Core list - texts central to border poetics
Border poetics - work dealing with border & literature and with the relationship between represented borders and borders of the representation
Border readings - readings of specific literary texts on border crossings and on/from border regions
Border works - literary works, films and artworks - including essays, photography and travelogues
Medial borders - work dealing with formal and generic borders in texts, artworks and other media
Border discourses and representations - studies of discourses and representations of borders outside of border poetics proper
Border theory - philosophical, topological and other theoretical work on borders, boundaries and limits
Journals and book series
Other border bibliographies
CIBR-ABS Borders Bibliography (Centre for International Borders Research/Association for Borderlands Studies)
Reading lists for courses
Border-Crossing Narratives (ENG-3105) University of Tromsø, Autumn 2005, 2006.
Literature and Borders University of Tromsø, Spring 2001, 2003.
Courses and Programmes
Borderology Joint Master Degree in Borderology offered by Murmansk State Humanities University & University of Nordland
Border Crossings: Global and Local Societies in Transition, Master's Degree Programme in the Social Sciences, University of Eastern Finland
The End, Theory Seminar at the Netherlands Institute for Cultural Analysis, Leiden University, September - December 2012.
National Minorities and Border Regions, Summer School in Flensburg, Germany, yearly.
Cultures, Migrations, Borders, Summer School for MA and PhD-students, Lesbos, Greece 2012
ENG-3105 Border-Crossing Narratives: MA-course at Tromsø University, autumn term 2012 (10 credits)
Border Crossings:Global and Local Societies in Transition: MA-programme at the University of Eastern Finland
Flying University of Transnational Humanities (FUTH), border theme 2010-2012
Lecture recordings and videos
Talking Borders, An Audio Archive, Centre for International Borders Research, Queens University, Belfast
Lecture videos, University of Tromsø (Johan Schimanski)
Video lecture in Norwegian by Johan Schimanski as part of the Lørdagsuniversitetet (Saturday University) Spring 2008 "Borders Theme":
Recordings of border-orientated lectures at l'École normale supérieure, Paris:
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.