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Christa Holm Vogelius

Christa Holm Vogelius

Assistant professor

PRIMARY RESEARCH AREAS 

  • American literature and culture
  • 19th and 20th century literature
  • Visual culture
  • Archival studies and digital humanities
  • Gender and sexuality 

CURRENT RESEARCH 

  • Book project: Fair Copy: Gender, Originality, and the Making of American Literature. The project concerns ideas around gender and originality in nineteenth-century literature, and has been supported by reasearch grants from the American Antiquarian Society, the Maine Women Writers Collection, and the British Library.
  • Articles about Sarah Piatt and ekphrasis; Edgar Allan Poe and print culture; and Nella Larsen in the photo archive. 

COURSES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF COPENHAGEN

BA

  • Visual Culture and Literary Studies 
  • English-Language Literature II: 1800 to present
  • Literatures of the Environment: Ecocriticism in the Anthropocene
  • Textual Analysis
  • Intro to American Studies (co-taught)
  • American Literary History in the Contemporary World
  • Academic Communication (AFOM)
  • Introduction to American Literature (co-taught)

MA

  • Transnational Literatures of Travel, Exchange, and Immigration
  • Nineteenth-Century American Writers in the Digital World

OTHER INTERESTS

  • Contemporary literature
  • Poetry and poetics 
  • Danish-American literary exchanges

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