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Mads Bunch

Mads Bunch

Part-time lecturer

MA in Nordic Literature from University of Copenhagen (2004). Danish Lecturer at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (2006-2011), PhD in Nordic Literature (thesis on Karen Blixen and Søren Kierkegaard), University of Copenhagen (2013). Assistant Professor in The Department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics, University of Copenhagen from 2014.

Primary fields of research

Contemporary Danish Literature. Autofiction. Shame and guilt. Gender. Narratology. Lars von Trier. Karen Blixen/Isak Dinesen and Søren Kierkegaard.

Current research

Creative Writing, Didactics

Teaching

Contemporary Danish and Nordic Literature including minimalism, realism and autofiction (e.g. Knausgård, Nielsen and Llambias). Creative Writing. Shame and guilt, gender, narratology, Lars von Trier, Karen Blixen/Isak Dinesen and Søren Kierkegaard. Also Ibsen, Strindberg and other writers from the time around The Modern Breakthrough. 

NB! As of Dec. 17th 2015 I will not be able to supervise MA- and BA-projects until August 1st 2017.

Selected publications

  1. Published

    En Ibsen eller Hamsun går rundt iblandt os

    Bunch, M. 26 Mar 2016 In : Information. 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalContribution to newspaper - Comment/debateCommunication

  2. Published

    Autofiktion har knust modernismens facade

    Behrendt, P. & Bunch, M. 28 Apr 2015 In : Politikens Kronik.

    Research output: Contribution to journalContribution to newspaper - Feature articleCommunication

  3. Published

    Selvfortalt: autofiktioner på tværs: prosa, lyrik, teater, film

    Behrendt, P. & Bunch, M. 27 Apr 2015 København: Dansklærerforeningen. 270 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

  4. Published

    Autofiktion og det humane: Den etiske drejning i dansk 2010er-litteratur

    Bunch, M. & Salling, L. 10 Apr 2015 In : Reception. 73, p. 98-109

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearch

  5. Published

    Karen Blixen. The Devil's Advocate: Reading Blixen in the Light of Kierkegaard

    Bunch, M. 15 Nov 2013 Københavns Universitet, Det Humanistiske Fakultet. 241 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportPh.D. thesisResearch

  6. Published

    Ehrengard, Kierkegaard, and the Secret Note

    Bunch, M. 20 Nov 2013 In : Scandinavian Studies (Provo). 85, 4, p. 489-523 35 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  7. Published

    Millennium: Nye retninger i nordisk litteratur

    Bunch, M. (ed.) 10 Apr 2013 Hellerup: Forlaget Spring. 353 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthologyResearchpeer-review

  8. Published

    Castration Anxiety and Traumatic Encounters with the Real in the Works of August Strindberg and Lars von Trier

    Bunch, M. 30 Nov 2012 The International Strindberg: New Critical Essays. Stenport, A. W. (ed.). Northwestern University Press, p. 70-102 33 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  9. Published

    Behind Idealism: The Discrepancy Between Philosophy and Reality in The Cinema of Lars von Trier

    Bunch, M. 30 Jun 2012 Evaluating the Achievement of One Hundred Years of Scandinavian Cinema: Dreyer, Bergman, Von Trier, and Others. Tucker, J. (ed.). New York: Edwin Mellen Press, p. 194-224 30 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

  10. Published

    Flappers and Macabre Dandies: Karen Blixen's "Carnival" in the Light of Søren Kierkegaard

    Bunch, M. 21 Mar 2012 In : Scandinavica: An International Journal of Scandinavian Studies. 50, 2, p. 74-108 34 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  11. Published

    Samtidsbilleder: realismen i yngre dansk litteratur 1994-2008

    Bunch, M. 2009 Frederiksberg: Dansklærerforeningen. 180 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

  12. Published

    Minimalismen i dansk 1990'er-litteratur: gennembrud og forudsætninger

    Bunch, M. 2003 In : Danske Studier. 98, p. 236-264 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  13. Published

    Strindbergs Gengangere

    Bunch, M. 2002 In : Nordica. 19, p. 115-156 42 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Selected activities

  1. Autofiktion

    Bunch, M. (Lecturer)
    28 Apr 2016

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

  2. Autofiktion, skam og identitet

    Bunch, M. (Lecturer)
    7 Dec 2015

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

  3. Autofiktioner i ny dansk prosa, lyrik teater og film

    Bunch, M. (Lecturer)
    9 Apr 2015

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

  4. Conference on Narrative

    Bunch, M. (Speaker)
    27 Mar 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation of and participation in conference

  5. Dansklærerforeningens skolebaserede kurser

    Bunch, M. (Speaker)
    1 Feb 20161 Apr 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  6. Icelandic and Faroese Literature in a Scottish Context

    Bunch, M. (Lecturer)
    18 Feb 2015

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

  7. Interview med Rektor for Filmskolen Vinca Wiedemann

    Bunch, M. (Other)
    15 Apr 2015

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

  8. Karen Blixen. A Bilingual Authorship

    Bunch, M. (Lecturer)
    17 Feb 2015

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

  9. Krop og Identitet

    Bunch, M. (Speaker)
    26 Feb 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  10. Lars von Trier på Søndre Campus

    Bunch, M. (Organizer)
    15 Apr 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation of and participation in conference

  11. Lars von Trier. The Doctor is Sick

    Bunch, M. (Lecturer)
    7 Dec 2015

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

  12. Millennium. Nye retninger i nordisk litteratur 2000-2012

    Bunch, M. (Lecturer)
    3 Oct 2013

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

  13. Pseudonym og Maske. Forfatteridentiteter hos Blixen og Nielsen

    Bunch, M. (Lecturer)
    15 Nov 2014

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

  14. SASS. Baltic and Scandinavian Studies Conference

    Bunch, M. (Speaker)
    15 Mar 2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation of and participation in conference

  15. Selvfortalt. Tre former for autofiktion

    Bunch, M. (Lecturer)
    28 Aug 2015

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

  16. The Cinematic Oeuvre of Lars von Trier.: From European Postmodernism to Dogma, Fusion Film and Scandinavian Symbolism

    Bunch, M. (Lecturer)
    26 Nov 2014

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

  17. Three Types of Autofiction in Contemporary Scandinavian Literature

    Bunch, M. (Lecturer)
    3 Jun 2015

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

  18. Karen Blixens "Ehrengard" with speical regards to Kierkegaard's "The Seducers Diary"

    Bunch, M. (Lecturer)
    28 Apr 2009

    Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

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