Call for papers – The 7th International Hamsun Conference Hamsun and Borders

19 – 20 September 2019
UiT – The Arctic University of Norway

For more than four decades UiT – The Arctic University of Norway has prioritized research into the oeuvre of Knut Hamsun. We hereby invite abstracts for the 7th International Hamsun Conference, to be held at UiT, Tromsø, 19 – 20 September 2019.

Suggested topics of relevance to the conference theme:

  • Genre boundaries
  • Places and “placelessness”
  • Geographical borders; ecocriticism; postcolonialism
  • Linguistic borders: dialects, sociolects, neologisms
  • Boundary states: medicinal/psychological, religious, gender-related, ethical
  • Society and media

We also invite abstracts that investigate the topic of borders from other perspectives.

Deadline for submissions of abstracts (no more than 300 words) is 1 March 2019. Please submit all abstracts to Henrik Johnsson. Presentations should not exceed 20 minutes. Conference languages include the Scandinavian languages and English.

For all the relevant information please read here.