Background and activities

I am an Associate Professor in the Section for Scandinavian Language and Literature, Department of Language and Literature, Faculty of Humanities, with a PhD in Scandinavian Literature from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

Research interests:

  • 19th century Scandinavian literature
  • Graphic novels
  • Literature and law / Literature and medicine

My PhD dissertation Den fødte forbryter. Diskursive brytninger i fremstillinger av kriminalitet og degenerasjon i norsk litteratur og offentlighet 1890-1910 (The Born Criminal) from 2016 studies representations of criminality and degeneration in Norway between 1890 and 1910.

 

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Part of book/report

  • Warberg, Silje. (2017) Unimaginable Crime and Imaginary Criminals: The Thorvald Sletten Matricide Case 1899-1907. Parricide and Violence Against Parents throughout History. (De)Constructing Family and Authority?.

Report/dissertation

  • Warberg, Silje. (2016) Den fødte forbryter : diskursive brytninger i fremstillinger av kriminalitet og degenerasjon i norsk litteratur og offentlighet 1890-1910. 2016. ISBN 978-82-326-1974-0.