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Margery Vibe Skagen

Associate Professor
  • E-mailMargery.Skagen@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 25 30
  • Visitor Address
    HF-bygget, Sydnesplassen 7
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7805
    5020 Bergen

Literature and Science

Literature and Psychiatry in the 19th century: Balzac, Nerval, Baudelaire, Flaubert, Maupassant, Goncourt brothers.

Histories of Melancholia, Hysteria, Mesmerism

Charles Baudelaire 

French Supernaturalism and Naturalism.

French Poetry 19th and 20th Centuries

Self-Writing: especially Montaigne and Rousseau.

Ageing in European Literature and Cultural History

Academic article
  • 2001. Hysteri og litteratur. Tribune : Skriftserie for Romansk institutt, Universitetet i Bergen. 135-143.
  • 1996. Pour s'exercer à mourir. Ennui et mélancolie dans Le Tir et le Cimetière de Baudelaire. L'Année Baudelaire 2.
Lecture
  • 2018. le thème du vieillissement dans la littérature française.
  • 2018. Utfordringsdrevet forskning – teoretisk motivasjon eller empirisk nysgjerrighet?
  • 2018. De la littérature pour apprendre à mourir.
  • 2017. Border Crossing into the Kingdom of the Aged: Some Reflections on Late Style.
  • 2017. Aldring som global samfunnsutfordring.
  • 2016. Project launch speech.
  • 2016. Det aldrende subjekt i kulturhistorisk perspektiv: en kort prosjektpresentasjon.
  • 2016. Aldring i litteraturen. Hvordan kan sammenlignende litteraturstudier bidra til å forstå menneskelig aldring?
  • 2015. Presentation of interdisciplinary project on ageing.
  • 2015. Presentasjon av planlagt forskningsprosjekt: en litterær og kulturhistorisk tilnærming til aldring.
Popular scientific lecture
  • 2016. "Littérature et savoirs".
Academic lecture
  • 2019. Montaigne and the art of being alone.
  • 2019. Ageing Women in Baudelaire's Poetry.
  • 2018. Quelles nouvelles perspectives critiques pour la littérature? De la littérature pour apprendre à vieillir.
  • 2018. Historicizing the Ageing Self: The Method of Annie Ernaux.
  • 2017. Virtues of Old Age as "Second Childishness".
  • 2017. Rêverie as Late Genre with some considerations on "Second Childishness" and "Gerotranscendance".
  • 2017. Rêverie and Late Writing.
  • 2017. Pour une science poétique de la psyché : sur quelques thèmes médico-psychologiques chez Baudelaire.
  • 2016. « Littérature et savoirs ou le savoir de la littérature ».
  • 2016. How can literature complement other disciplines in the study of ageing?
  • 2016. About the interdisciplinary research project "Historicizing the Ageing Self": The art of being useful to other disciplines and loyal to one’s own.
  • 2015. Littérature et savoirs ou le savoir de la littérature : le cas du vieillissement.
  • 2015. "The Wild Woman, The Little Mistress and The Pedestal Monster".
  • 2015. "Contributing to a Poetics of Ageing, to a more Poetical Ageing, or both?".
  • 2014. « Le Poème du hachisch » (Baudelaire) : le travestissement poétique d’une monographie médicale.
  • 2012. The Metaphorics of Phosphorescence with Special Reference to Baudelaire.
  • 2012. Sociological, literary and therapeutic narratives of depression:Modern melancholy between critical pessimism, bleak humour and “positive thinking”.
  • 2012. Approaching the Poetical Science of the Psyche.
  • 2010. Symptoms of Hysteria in Baudelaire's Prose Poems.
  • 2003. Ennui vs mélancolie.
Short communication
  • 2012. Avant-Propos : Francophonie et plurilinguisme. Arena Romanistica. 10 pages.
Academic anthology/Conference proceedings
  • 2017. Frontières. Actes du colloque québéco-norvégien. Presses de L'Université du Québec.
  • 2013. Literature and Chemistry Elective Affinities. Aarhus Universitetsforlag.
  • 2011. The human and its limits : explorations in science, literature and the visual arts. Spartacus.
  • 2010. The Art of discovery : encounters in literature and science. Aarhus Universitetsforlag.
Doctoral dissertation
  • 2000. Mélancolie et goût de l'infini : essai sur la mélancolie poétique dans les écrits de Charles Baudelaire.
Interview
  • 2018. Kvinners ­aldring har vært fraværende i litteraturen.
  • 2017. Tema. Evig ung.
  • 2015. "Fortellinger om alderdom".
Programme participation
  • 2019. Mühleisen og Vibe Skagen om mor-datter-forhold i litteraturen.
  • 2019. Kjønnsavdelingen 17 – Overgangsalder, kjerringliv og alder­dommens likestillings­utfordringer.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • 2019. The Wild Woman, the Little Mistress, the Hottentot Venus, and the Pedestal Monster Living Curiosities and Their Counter-spaces in Two Texts by Charles Baudelaire. 24 pages.
  • 2018. Littérature et savoirs: le cas du vieillissement. 9 pages.
  • 2018. Littérature et savoirs ou le savoir de la littérature. 15 pages.
  • 2017. « Le Poème du hachisch » (Baudelaire) : la distorsion poétique d’un genre médical. 16 pages.
  • 2016. Mélancolie et magnétisme. 23 pages.
  • 2013. “The Phosphorescence of Putrefaction and the Scent of Thunderstorms”: Approaching a Baudelairean Metaphor by Way of Literature and Chemistry. 24 pages.
  • 2013. Litterature and chemistry : arts and crafts of transformation. 26 pages.
  • 2011. Introduction. 14 pages.
  • 2011. "Symptoms of Hysteria in Baudelaire's Writing". 20 pages.
  • 2010. Mapping, Bridging, Quilting: Tracing the Relations between Literature and Science. 20 pages.
  • 2010. Baudelaire and the Poetics of Magnetism. 19 pages.
  • 2003. Ennui vs mélancolie. 21 pages.
Digital learning tools
  • 2015. Jean Starobinski et "Le Progrès de l'interprète".
  • 2015. "Les Confessions de Jean-Jacques Rousseau".
  • 2000. FRANPO.
Foreword
  • 2017. Avant-propos : La 'frontière' comme lieu de collaboration. 12 pages.
Brochure
  • 2017. Historicizing the Ageing Self: Literature, Medicine, Psychology, Law.
Website (informational material)
  • 2016. Historicizing the Ageing Self (Project site).
  • 2016. Forskergruppen Litteratur og vitenskap.
  • 2016. Bergen Literature and Science Research Group.
  • 2016. Aldring i kulturhistorisk perspektiv (prosjektside).
  • 2015. Research Group Literature and Science.
  • 2014. Ageing: Histories, Mythologies, Taboos .
Article in business/trade/industry journal
  • 2018. Havet, døden og #metoo. Klassekampen. 14-15.
  • 2005. Kunstige paradiser eller forsmaken av paradiset for kunstneren. Arr - Idéhistorisk tidsskrift. 25-29.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

SAMKUL Research Project: HISTORICIZING THE AGEING SELF: LITERATURE, MEDICINE, PSYCHOLOGY, LAW

SAMKUL Network Project: Defining Frameworks and Tools for an Interdisciplinary Approach to Ageing

SIU Project: Contemporary Transformation of Book and Literature Industry (Québec-Norway)

Fields of competence