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Line Henriksen

 

Research interests:

Hauntology, monster theory, ethics, feminist theory, creative writing, speculative fiction, creepypasta and other tales from the web

 

Background:

2011 – 2016 : PhD candidate at the Unit for Gender Studies, The Department of Thematic Studies, Linköping University, Sweden.

2007 – 2011: MA in Modern Culture and Cultural Communication, at the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies, the University of Copenhagen. Title of MA-thesis: 'These are Strange Times and Strange Things are Happening - om gengangeren som feministisk figuration' (2011).

2007: As part of my MA, I studied Women's Studies at the School of Social Justice, University College, Dublin. January – June 2007.

2003 – 2006: BA in Comparative Literature at the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies and Gender Studies at the Department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics, the University of Copenhagen.

 

Publications:

2016. In the Company of Ghosts - Hauntology, Ethics, Digital Monsters. Ph.D-thesis, Linköping University Press.

2015. Book review of Prismatic Ecology: Ecotherory beyond Green (ed. by Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, 2013), in: Somatechnics, volume 5, number 2, pages 258-261. 2015.

2015. With Marietta Radomska, ‘Missing Links and Non/Human Queerings: an Introduction’, in: Somatechnics, volume 5, number 2, pages 113-119, 2015.

2014. A Short Bestiary of Creatures from the Web, in: The Ashgate Research Companion to Paranormal Cultures, January 2014 pages 405-416.

2014. ‘“Come, so that I may Chase you Away!” On Ghost Hunts and Posthuman Ethics’, in: Somatechnics. Volume 4, issue 1, page 39-52, 2014.

2013. Here be Monsters: ‘The Choreomaniac’s Companion to the Danse Macabre, in: Women & Performance: a journal of feminist theory (Ampersand), volume 23, issue 3, pages 414-423. 2013. 

 

As editor:

2015. With Marietta Radomska and Margrit Shildrick, Somatechnics: Missing Links and Non/Human Queerings, volume 5, number 2, 2015

 

Other media:

TV:

2015. ‘Digital Monsters: Into the Depths of the Web’/’Vår tids digitala monster’. Arranged by Linköping University and Folkuniversitetet.

Radio:

2012. 'Kvindelige filosoffer – Donna Haraway'. Eksistens, DR P1, 26 March 2012.

 

Recent conference and seminar presentations:

2016. 'Monsters in Art'. Panel debate with artists Tove Kjellmark and Mark Peter Wright at the international conference Promises of Monsters, the University of Stavanger, April 2016.

2015. ‘Monsters and Machines: On Hospitality & the Depths of the Web’. Invited speaker at the Queer Seminar, University of Uppsala, March 2015.

2015. ‘Smile Guide: Ethics of the Ghostly Smile’. Invited speaker at the Death and Corpses mini-symposium, the Centre for Gender Studies, Linköping University, February 2015.

2014. ‘”Mostly Void, Partially Stars”: Monstrous Imaginaries of the Void and the Web’. NORA Conference – Voices in Nordic Gender Research, Roskilde University, November 2014.

2014. ‘What Lurks Beneath the Waves: A Sea Voyage’. Life Matters: Affect, Sex, and Control, Linköping University, May 2014.

2014. ‘The Broken Promises of Monsters: Or How to Eat your Creepypasta Well’. The International Conference for the Fantastic in the Arts, Orlando, Florida, March 2014

2013. ‘On Memes and Monsters, or: how to eat your creepypasta well’. Invited speaker at the Monstrous Encounters: Embodiment, Technology, Ethics mini-symposium, the Centre for Gender Studies, Linköping University, February 2013.

2013. ‘Secure, Contain, Protect’. Paper presented at the Environ Body Object Veer course, taught by professor Jeffrey Jerome Cohen, at the Medieval and Early Modern Studies Institute, George Washington University, Washington D.C., USA. April 2013.

2013. ‘The Companionship of Monsters: Responding to the Curse of the Creepypasta’. International Somatechnics Conference, Linköping University, Sweden, June 2013.

2012. 'On the Secret Pleasures of Ghost-Seers'. Sensualising Deformity – Communication and Construction of Monstrous Embodiment conference, University of Edinburgh, June 2012.

 

Teaching:

 

2014 – 2015: Master thesis supervisor of two students at Centre for Gender Studies, Linköping University

2014. Completed the course 'Learning and Knowledge - Basic Course in Higher Education Pedagogy'. Linköping University, Sweden.

2014: Invited guest teacher at the course ‘horror writing in English’ at the Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages, University of Oslo. 9th of November 2014.

2014: Invited guest teacher at the course ‘Identitet og diskurs: Danskhed, nationalitet og racialiserning’ at the Department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics, The University of Copenhagen. 28th of February 2014.

2012-2014: Tutor at MA courses, Tema Genus, Linköping University

2012: Co-organiser of the InterGender course ‘Out of Order: Disability, Danger and Desire’. December 2012.

 

Networks:

Founding member of the Monster Network

The Posthumanities Hub

 

Conferences, workshops, seminars:

2016: Co-organiser of the international Promises of Monsters conference

2014: Co-organiser of the Monstrous Imaginaries panel (part of the International Monster Network]. NORA Conference – Voices in Nordic Gender Research, Roskilde University, Denmark. November 2014.

2014: Co-organiser of the Tema Genus Higher Seminars. January – December 2014.

2013: Co-organiser of the International Monster Network workshop, University of Bergen, Norway. May 2013.

2013: Member of the organising committee for the International Somatechnics Conference, Linköping University, Sweden. June 2013.

2013: Organiser of the panel ‘Where be Dragons’. The International Somatechnics Conference, Linköping University, Sweden. June 2013.

 

Visiting scholar:

2014: Visiting scholar at The George Washington University Medieval and Early Modern Studies Institute. Contact: Professor Jeffrey Jerome Cohen. March 2014.

2013: Visiting scholar at The George Washington University Medieval and Early Modern Studies Institute. Contact: Professor Jeffrey Jerome Cohen. April 2013.

 

Boards and councils:

2014 - 2015: Representative at the Linköping University PhD council.

2012 - 2015: Substitute for student representative at the Board of Tema Genus, Linköping University.

 

Funding:

2014: Helge Ax:son Johnsons Stiftelse

2013: Sixten Genzéus Stiftelse

 

Fiction:

2016. ‘Stilts’, in: Clowns – The Unlikely Coulrophobia Remix, Unlikely Story Journal.

2015. 'Cat's Lunch', in: Northern Light, Edinburgh University Press.

2015. ‘Jellyfish’, in: theEEEL by tNY.Press.

2015. 'See', cover of Northern Light, Edinburgh University Press.

2015. ‘The Hour and a Half in Long Street West’, in: Pankhearst Slim Volume: Wherever You Roam, Pankhearst.

2015). ‘The Kitchen is Burning’, in freeze frame fiction.

 

Line Henriksen
PhD Candidate at Tema Genus, Linköping University
581 83 Linköping
Sweden
Email: line.henriksen@liu.se
Tel.: +46 (0)13 28 66 62



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