Nordic literature, Nordic cinema, Nordic drama & theatre, Postcolonial studies, Nordic poetry, Swedish language, European modernism, Cultural studies, Translation studies, Women’s and gender studies, Comparative approaches to literature, and African diaspora and Caribbean studies
Canadian literature, Québécois fiction, nordicity, urban space, disasters, trauma fiction
I am an Associate Professor of German & Scandinavian Studies in the Department of Central, Eastern, and Northern European Studies at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. My teaching and research interests include 18th- to 20th-century German literature, the history and culture of the German Democratic Republic (East Germany), and German and Nordic film.
Paul David Flood is pursuing his master’s degree in musicology at the University of California, Irvine. His research primarily focuses on developments of Nordic musical identity and modernism in Denmark. Secondary interests include contemporary music reception, music and philosophy, choral literature, and the Eurovision Song Contest. He received his B.A. in Music from Westminster Choir College in May 2019 and is an active choral singer in Orange County, Los Angeles, and Philadelphia.
Philipp Conzett is a subject librarian for Nordic and Finnish/Kven Linguistics and Literatures at the University Library, UiT The Arctic University of Norway (https://en.uit.no/). As a member of the library’s research support team, he devotes much of his time to working on Open Science, especially research data management. He is one of the developers and managers of DataverseNO (https://dataverse.no) and of the Tromsø Repository of Language and Linguistics (TROLLing; https://trolling.uit.no). He is a member of several working groups and managing committees related to research data management and Open Science, including European Research Infrastructure for Language Resources and Technology (CLARIN), the European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST), LIBER (Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche – Association of European Research Libraries), RDA in Norway, and the RDA Linguistics Data IG. Philipp holds an MA in Nordic Linguistics and is currently doing research on word-formation and grammatical gender in Norwegian.
Chow, Pei-Sze. 2012. ‘The Landmark on Film: Representations of Place and Identity.’ Opticon1826 13: 14–22. doi: 10.5334/opt.ab.
Chow, Pei-Sze and Thomson, C. Claire. Forthcoming in 2017. ‘This Site is Under Construction: Remediating the Øresund Region around the Millennium.’ In Nordic Literature: A Comparative History, Volume 1, edited by Mark Sandberg and Steven Sondrup. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
Chow, Pei-Sze. 2016. ‘Drømme i København (2009): Dreams of the Øresund Region in a Film Portrait of Copenhagen.’ In Beyond Borealism: New Perspectives on the North, edited by Ian Giles et al. London: Norvik Pr…
Postdoctoral researcher in Scandinavian cinema. Currently researching regional screen policy in the Danish film industry. Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, United Kingdom.
C. Parker Krieg is a postdoctoral fellow in environmental humanities at the University of Helsinki, affiliated with the Humanities Programme in the Faculty of Arts, and the Helsinki Institute for Sustainability Science. His research and teaching focuses on twentieth and twenty-first century American literature and culture, environmental justice, and cultural memory studies.
Working on my PhD Affordances for the Future: Allegory and Cognition in Technocritical Speculative Fiction at the Department of Languages, University of Helsinki. Interested in the ways capital, culture, technology, and life intersect and collide.
Working with: runology, epigraphy, medieval media and textual culture, literacy studies, Old Norse philology, Old Norse narratives and their modern reception, historical multimodality. Teaching courses on language, literature, textual culture, on BA-, MA- and PhD-level.
- 2018–2019: Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
- 2016–2018: Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow, University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
- 2014–2016: Visiting Researcher, University of Kent (UK)
- 2011–2012: Seminar Leader, University of Leeds (UK)
- 2011–2013: SSHRC Doctoral Fellow, University of Leeds (UK)
RESEARCH & TEACHING INTERESTS
- Old Norse literature
- Manuscripts, history of the book, editing, and relationships between old and new media (including Digital Humanities)
- Medieval English literature
- Marginal(ized) literature beyond the confines of the canon
- Early Modern literature and afterlives of medieval texts