Helle Kannik Haastrup

Helle Kannik Haastrup

Associate Professor

Primary fields of research

  • celebrityculture - film, politics, science and climate
  • conntemporary art film, multiprotagonistfilm, mind game film and popular cinema
  • film and media culture
  • cross media analysis & theory
  • contemporary  TV series


  • celebrity culture and media genres - politics, cinema, science/climate
  • film aesthetics and culture (art film, genre film, film aesthetics, film theory, documentary film, independent film)
  • Media aesthetics and culture (contemporary  TV series - genre and aesthetics, digital media genres, social media, media events)
  • cross media theory and analysis

Recent courses:

  • Contemporary film narratives and the media culture (MA)
  • Digital media fictions: Storytelling and media convergence (MA)
  • Media analysis 1 + 2 (BA)

Selected publications

  1. Published


    Haastrup, Helle Kannik, 1 May 2020, Frederiksberg: Samfundslitteratur. 161 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

  2. Published

    Hermione’s feminist book club: celebrity activism and cultural critique

    Haastrup, Helle Kannik, 21 Dec 2018, In: MedieKultur: Journal of media and communication research. 65, p. 98-116 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Storytelling Intertextuality: From Django Unchained to The Matrix

    Haastrup, Helle Kannik, 2014, In: Film International. 12, 1, p. 85-97

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    One re-enchanted evening: The Academy Awards as a mediated ritual within celebrity culture

    Haastrup, Helle Kannik, 2008, In: Nordic Journal of Media Studies. 6, p. 127-142 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  5. Published

    Genkendelsens glæde: Intertekstualitet på film

    Haastrup, Helle Kannik, 2004, København. 215 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportPh.D. thesisResearch

  6. Published

    Når naturen kalder - celebrity-aktivisme og klimakamp

    Haastrup, Helle Kannik, 2017, In: Retorik Magasinet (Aastorp, 1991).

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleCommunication

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