Deputy Vice-Chancellor Heidi Hansson

Heidi Hansson is Deputy Vice-Chancellor with responsibility for education and equal opportunities at Umeå University. Her post also includes third stream activities and internationalisation within her area.

Portrait of Heidi Hansson.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Heidi Hansson.
Photo: Mattias Pettersson.

Heidi Hansson is professor in English Literature at Umeå University and among other things, her research has concerned postmodern romance, Irish women's literature and Irish book history.

Between 2002 and 2009, she led the interdisciplinary research programme Foreign North: Outside Perspectives on the Nordic North. Within this programme, she investigated gendered visions and accounts of the North in particular. Current projects are a studie on children's literature about and from the Arctic and a study of Irish women's contribution to intellectual journals at the end of the 19th century.

Heidi Hansson is a member of the board of Arcum, Arctic Research Centre at Umeå University, and is connected to several scholarly networks within Arctic Studies and Irish Literary Studies.

As Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Umeå University from 1 July 2016, Heidi Hansson is responsible for educational issues, internationalisation and equal opportunities. She leads the Educational Strategy Council (USSR), the Equal Treatment Council and the Language Council.

Publications

Author

Title

Year sorteringsordning

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Hansson, Heidi
Norberg, Cathrine

"Winter Feeds It": Cold and the Construction of Good and Evil in Susan Cooper's The Dark Is Rising
The Lion and the unicorn, 40(1): 62-80

2016

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Hansson, Heidi

P. G. Wodehouse och Punch som författarskola

2016

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Hansson, Heidi

The Rising as Romance: O’Reilly of the Glen by N. M. Chastel de Boinville
Moving Worlds : A Journal of Transcultural Writings, 16(1): 95-106

2016

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Hansson, Heidi

Battles in the Garden: Emily Lawless’s A Garden Diary 1899-1900 and the Boer War

2016

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Hansson, Heidi

Nature, education and liberty in The Book of Gilly by Emily Lawless

2016

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Heidi Hansson
Umeå University
SE-901 87 Umeå 

Visiting Address
University Liaison Building, Universitetstorget 4, level 6

Tel:  +46 90-786 56 49

Mobile:  +46 73-034 81 04

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Vice-Chancellor coordinator

Malin Larsson
Phone: +46 90-786 71 08

Support to the Vice-Chancellor and University Director

Katarina Andersson
Phone: +46 90-786 63 27

Support to the Pro-Vice-Chancellor

Anna Tjernberg
Phone: +46 90-786 55 48

Support to the Deputy Vice-Chancellors and the Deputy University Director

Karina Sandström
Phone: +46 90-786 52 02

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University Liaison Building (Samverkanshuset), Universitetstorget 4, Level 6