Karen Hvidtfeldt

cand.mag., ph.d.

  • Campusvej 55

    5230 Odense M

    Denmark

19992022
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Personal profile

Curriculum

2018-2021 PI of the Research Project 2 Medicine Man: Media Assemblages of Medicalized Masculinity, funded by the Independent Research Fund Denmark

2018-2019 Participant in the research project: Young Danish cancer patients use and experience of social media, Aarhus University, funded by Danish Cancer Foundation.

2018 - Chair, Department of Cultural Studies, University of Southern Denmark 2018 -Assessment committee member, Experience Economy, Aarhus University, DK

2018 - Assessment committee member, Gender Studies, University of Copenhagen, DK

2017-2018 Participant in research network Take Part funded by the Independent Research Fund Denmark.

2017 - Member of the research group Kulturel transformation og kulturdesign, Department for the Study of Culture, University of Southern Denmark

2013-2016 Head of the research group Cultural analysis of Health, Reproduction, Gender and the Body, Department for the Study of Culture, University of Southern Denmark

2013-2018 Participant in the research project “Reproduction, Medicin and Mobility” (REMM), University of Southern Denmark

2012 Editor of K&K – Kultur og Klasse (Academic Journal, BFI level 2)

2011 - Assessment committee member, Ilisimatusarfik/University of Greenland2010 Assessment committee member, Aesthetics and Culture, Aarhus University, DK

2011-2014 Participant in the research project (Trans)formations of kinship: Travelling in search of relatedness (KinTra), funded by The Danish Council for Independent Research (FKK)

2013 Participant in the research project “Danish Research Center on Education and Advanced Media Materials” (DREAM)

2006-2013 Chair, Department of Cultural Studies, University of Southern Denmark

2005 - Associate Professor with tenure, Department of Cultural Studies, University of Southern Denmark, Odense (maternal leave 2006/07)

2001-2005 Assistant Professor, Department of Cultural Studies, University of Southern Denmark, Odense (maternal leave 2002)

2002 - Member of the International Association of Cultural Studies

2001-2005 Member of the Steering Commitee ”National Network for Cultural Research and Cultural Analysis, supported by SFH 2003-2005

2000 Ph.D., European Cultural Studies, Department of Languages and Culture, Roskilde University, DK (maternal leave 1996/97)

1995 MA in the Faculty of Arts, Department of Comparative Literature and Modern Culture, University of Copenhagen, DK.

Research areas

I head the research project Medicine Man: Media Assemblages of Medicalized Masculinity funded by the Independent Research Fund Denmark from 2018-2022 and is a participant in the research project: Young Danish cancer patients use and experience of social media (Aarhus University 2018-2019).  My research lies in the border area between critical cultural studies, gender studies and health sciences, and examines how cultural analytical methods may be applied to issues related to health, disease, reproduction, sexuality, gender and the body. Former research includes independent and collaborative studies on transnational surrogacy, motherhood, family, and cultural aging.

Research Output 1999 2019

”Læs, lyt, del og kom ud": Evaluering af deltagelse og deltagelse i evaluering af litteraturfestivalen Kbh Læser

Hvidtfeldt, K. & Offenberg, N., Jan 2019, Kunst, kultur og deltagelse. Eriksson, B., Rung, M. H. & Sørensen, A. S. (eds.). Aarhus: Aarhus Universitetsforlag, p. 171-187

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

"Det er den samme film": Edgar Reitz: Heimat, Die zweite Heimat, Heimat 3, Heimat Fragmente og Die andere Heimat

Hvidtfeldt, K., 2019, Odense: Syddansk Universitetsforlag. 244 p. (University of Southern Denmark Studies in Art History, Vol. 11).

Research output: Book/anthology/thesis/reportBookResearchpeer-review

'Last-minute mothers’: the construction of age and midlife motherhood in Denmark and Israel

Lahad, K. & Hvidtfeldt, K., 21. Mar 2019, Intersections of ageing, gender, sexualities: Multidisciplinary international perspectives. King, A., Almack, K. & Jones, R. L. (eds.). Policy Press, p. 103-119 (Ageing in a Global Context).

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

"Det vil tage os 250 år at nå ud til så mange mennesker i en koncertsal". Tradition og transformation: symfoniorkesteret som flashmob."

Hvidtfeldt, K., 2018, Tilblivelser: Aktuelle Kulturanalyser. Jensen, E. G. & Sørensen, A. S. (eds.). Odense: Syddansk Universitetsforlag, p. 149-170 21 p. (University Press of Southern Denmark Studies in Scandinavian Languages and Literatures, Vol. 141).

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

Hvem er mor til Marcus? Retlige og kulturelle konstitueringer af slægtskab

Kristensen, K., Pedersen, F. H., Nebeling, M., Kroløkke, C., Tjørnhøj-Thomsen, T., Hvidtfeldt, K., Petersen, M. L. & Fedder, J., 2018, In : Nordisk socialrättslig tidskrift. 17, p. 75-98

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Activities 2003 2019

NORDMEDIA

Karen Hvidtfeldt Madsen (Participant)
11. Aug 201113. Aug 2011

Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation

"Familiefortællinger": Emnekursus på Institut for Sprog, Litteratur og Medier

Karen Hvidtfeldt Madsen (Other)
3. Mar 200830. Mar 2008

Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

’Reproductive Tourism – Surrogacy and Globalization

Karen Hvidtfeldt Madsen (Speaker)
17. Dec 2012

Activity: Talks and presentationsGuest lectures, external teaching and course activities at other universities

Aarhus Universitetsforlag (Publisher)

Karen Hvidtfeldt Madsen (Editor)
2013

Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewEditor of research journalResearch

Projects 2011 2022

Young Danish cancer patients use and experience of social media, Aarhus University

Stage, C., Hvidtfeldt, K. & Klastrup, L.

01/09/201831/08/2019

Project: Research

K&K Kultur og Klasse

Hvidtfeldt, K., Kjærgaard, J. R., Simonsen, K., Skov, H., Sharma, D., Bolt, M., Eliassen, K. O., Sjöholm, C. & Hansen, P. K.

01/01/201931/12/2021

Project: Research

KinTra: (Trans)Formations of Kinship. Traveling in Search of Relatedness

Kroløkke, C., Hvidtfeldt, K., Tjørnhøj-Thomsen, T., Adrian, S. W., Myong, L. & Soelmark, N.

01/09/201131/08/2014

Project: Research

K&K Kultur og Klasse

Hvidtfeldt, K., Kjærgaard, J. R., Simonsen, K., Bolt, M., Sharma, D. & Skov, H.

01/01/201531/12/2018

Project: Research

Press / Media

 Børnefamilier flytter tilbage til fødebyen

Karen Hvidtfeldt Madsen

29/05/2007

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

 Flere mænd læser til far

Karen Hvidtfeldt Madsen

11/02/2007

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

”Den offentlige ydmygelse har ramt mig mest”

Karen Hvidtfeldt

15/11/2018

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Ægtefæller aber efter hinanden

Karen Hvidtfeldt Madsen

05/10/2007

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Alletiders mor

Karen Hvidtfeldt Madsen

01/01/2013

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Prizes

Tildelt statens legatbolig i Paris

Karen Hvidtfeldt Madsen (Recipient), 1. Jul 2009

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

Teaching & Supervision

Kandidatuddannelsen i Kultur og formidling: Kulturformidlingsprojekt A

Karen Hvidtfeldt

03/09/201931/01/2020

Course: Teaching and supervisionTeaching

Kandidatuddannelsen i Kultur og formidling: Kulturformidlingsprojekt B

Karen Hvidtfeldt

03/09/201931/01/2020

Course: Teaching and supervisionTeaching

Kulturformidlingsprojekt

Maja Klausen & Karen Hvidtfeldt

01/09/200912/12/2019

Course: Teaching and supervisionTeaching

Kulturformidling I

Karen Hvidtfeldt & Camilla Bruun Eriksen

09/09/201909/12/2019

Course: Teaching and supervisionTeaching

Kandidatuddannelsen i Kultur og formidling: Kulturformidling 2

Karen Hvidtfeldt

01/02/201930/06/2019

Course: Teaching and supervisionTeaching