Barbro Bredesen Opset

Faculty of Education
Norwegian version of this page Position
Associate Professor
Contact
+4769608437
+4792828775
Study place
Halden
Office nr.
F1-091

Academic interests

  • Scandinavian studies in literature 
  • Poetry
  • History of literature
  • Interart
  • Contemporary art
  •  Ecocriticism, sustainability and education 
  • Children's and young adults' literature
  • Nationalism, identity and cultural studies
  • Cosmopilatanism and globalisation 

Courses taught

  • Norwegian subjects in Primary and Lower Secondary Teacher Education Programme
  • Courses for further education for teachers

Background

  • Ph.d in literature and Scandinavian studies, University of Oslo. Subject of Ph. d. thesis: Cosmopolitanism, the post-national and the cultural self in Norwegian literature and contemporary art; Henrik Wergeland, Anne-Karin Furunes og Lars Ramberg 
  • Cand. philol, Scandinavian Studies. Subject of master thesis (hovedoppgave): An inter art study of Stein Mehrens poetry and paintings
  • Cand mag in Comparative Religions, Scandinavian Studies and Art History

Current projects

Editing the book project Stories of sustainability 

Publications

  • Opset, Barbro Bredesen (2014). Eidsvoll 1814s Wergeland-blomster og ukrutt: "Fra fremstilling til overeksponering" og spennet mellom nasjonalmonumentet og flanellografen, I: Ståle Dingstad; Thorstein Norheim & Ellen Rebecca Rees (red.),  Kulturmøter i nordisk samtidslitteratur. Festskrift til Per Thomas Andersen.  Novus Forlag.  ISBN 9788270997787.  Den 3: Interart/tverrestetikk.  s 197 - 218
  • Opset, Barbro Bredesen (2014). French Toilets and Wergeland's Flowers: The Making of a Contemporary Norwegian National Monument, In Per Thomas Andersen (ed.),  Globalization in Literature.  Fagbokforlaget.  ISBN 9788232100033.  III National and Postnational Identities in Literature, Film and Visual Arts.  s 185 - 213
  • Opseth, Barbro Bredesen (2011). Franske toaletter og Wergelands blomster. En analyse av Eidsvoll 1814s utsmykkingssak i 2005 for oppføringen av et nasjonalmonument, I: Claes-Göran Holmberg & Per Erik Ljung (red.),  IASS 2010 Proceedings. Föredrag vid den 28:e studiekonferansen i International Association of Scandinavian Studies (IASS) i Lund 3 - 7 august 2010.  Lund University Open Access.  ISBN 978-91-7473-839-1.  Kapittel.  s 1 - 12

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  • Opset, Barbro Bredesen (2017). Franske toaletter og Wergelands blomster. En studie av nasjonale forestillinger i Eidsvoll 1814s utsmykkingssak for Wergelands hus.

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