Helle Kannik Haastrup

Helle Kannik Haastrup

Associate Professor

Primary fields of research

  • film aesthetics and genres
  • film and media culture
  • cross media analysis & theory
  • celebrity culture
  • contemporary  TV series


  • 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
  • celebrity culture and media genres

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

    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

  2. Det globale prisuddelingsshow: Tværmedialitet, mainstream filmkult og celebritymatrice

    Haastrup, Helle Kannik, 2011, In : Akademisk kvarter. 02, Juni 2011, p. 263-275

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  3. Dramedien som genre - fra livsstilsserie til krisefortælling

    Haastrup, Helle Kannik, 2011, Fjernsyn for viderekomne: De nye amerikanske tv-serier. Turbine Forlaget

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearch

  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

Selected activities

  1. Society of Cinema and Media Studies 2015 Conference

    Haastrup, Helle Kannik (Participant)
    25 Mar 201529 Mar 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

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