Karen Blixens Plads 8, 2300 København S, Søndre Campus, Building: 10-2-49
1988–1990: Postgraduate Fellow at the Institute of Nordic Philology, University of Copenhagen.
1990-1993: Assistant Professor at the Institute of Greenlandic, Ilisimatusarfik/University of Greenland.
1993-1994: External lecturer at the Minority Studies Section, Institute of Nordic Philology, University of Copenhagen.
1994-1996: Research fellowat theInstitute of Nordic Philology, University of Copenhagen.
1997–2001: Assistant professor at the Minority Studies Section, Institute of Nordic Philology, University of Copenhagen.
2002 - : Associate professor at the Minority Studies Section, Institute of Nordic Philology, University of Copenhagen. In 2005 the department moved to the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies.
2009: Fulbright Professor at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Scholarships, individual and collective research projects
- 1994-1996: From oral tradition to written literature. 3 year scholarship from the Carlsberg Foundation in order to study and edit parts of the Rink collection at the Royal Library in Copenhagen.
- 1993-96: Publication of the Rink texts funded by the Carlsberg Foundation and KVUG (Commission for Scientific Research in Greenland).
- 2002-2003: As blubber and water? Mutual interpretations of the cultural encounter between Denmark and Greenland. 2 year scholarship funded by the Danish Research Committee.
- 2006-2009 Arctic Discourses. A project with active participants from Tromsø University, Umeå University, University of Copenhagen, Amsterdam University, Vienna Museum and University College, London.
- 2006-2009: The Urban Greenland. Movements, Narratives, Creativity. Research project at ToRS, Copenhagen University. Funded by The Danish Research Council for Humanities.
- 2007-2010 From Oral Tradition to Rap. Literatures of the Polar North. IPY (International Polar Year) project. A collaboration of researchers from Greenland, Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Norway, Canada, Great Britain and Alaska.
- 2007: Tranquebar in Danish Representation The Danish National Museum’s Tranquebar initiative. Funded by Bikubenfonden.
- 2009: Fulbright Scholarship For Visiting Professors.
- 2009-2010: Cosmopolitanism, Post-Nationalism And The Cultural Self In Recent Nordic Literature And Culture. A collaboration of literary scholars from Norway, Sweden and Denmark. Funded by the Research Council of Norway.
- 2009-2013 SARP (The Sámi Art Research Project), Funded by The Research Council of Norway and the Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, University of Tromsø.
- 2012-2016 Leader of the international research project Denmark and the New North Atlantic.
- 2016- Project participant in the “Centre of Excellence for Resources, Extractive Industries and Sustainable Arctic Communities (REXSAC)”
- 2016- Project participant in ”Politics of Postcoloniality and Sustainability in the Arctic (POSUSA)”
Recent participation in networks
- DINO. Diversity in Nordic Literature
- Network for Migration and Culture: The Interrelations of Migration, Culture and Aesthetics.
- Northern Research Network
Guest lectures held at Danish, Nordic, European, American and Australian universities; including Roskilde, Aalborg, Odense, Kolding, Uppsala, Stockholm, Tromsø, Nuuk, Reykiavik, Edinburgh, Hamburg, Bonn, Bochum, Münster, Greifswald, Basel, Berlin, Bologna, Madison, Berkeley, UCLA, Minneapolis, Canberra.
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