Background and activities

Bio

Dr. Stine H. Bang Svendsen’s research focuses on how sexuality, gender and race come to matter in current Nordic cultural politics and education. With Prof. Åse Røthing, she has written the book Seksualitet i skolen. Perspektiver på undervisning (Cappelen 2009) about sex education. She also writes about sexuality in Norwegian immigration policy, and the role of LGBT issues in new northern European immigration discourses and policies, and gender equality more generally. Dr. Svendsen's educational background is in American Studies (MA) and Gender Studies (BA), both from the University of Oslo. Her PhD is in interdisciplinary studies of culture, from NTNU. Among her most recent publications  are "The Cultural politics of Sex Education in the Nordics" in Eds. L. Allen and M. L. Rasmussen The Palgrave Handbook of Sexuality Education (2017), and the edited volume Bodies, Symbols and Organizational Practice: The Gendered Dynamics of Power, with Agnes Bolsø and Siri Ø. Sørensen (Routledge 2018).

Research interests

Race, Racism and Coloniality in Education - Sexuality and Sex Education  - LGBT Issues and Movements - Ethnic & Racial Diversity & Integration - Feminist Pedagogies

Current projects

LIM - Language, Integration, Media

DENOR - Decolonial Critique, Knowledge Production and Social Change in the Nordic Countries

Research groups

Education Policy & Social Justice

Decolonial Research Group

GenderHUB

Concluded projects

Mirror, Mirror - on gender and power

Sexual harassment in online computer games

 

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications

Books

  • Bolsø, Agnes; Svendsen, Stine Helena Bang; Sørensen, Siri Øyslebø. (2018) Bodies, Symbols and Organizational Practice. The Gendered Dynamics of Power. Routledge. 2018. ISBN 978-1-138-23370-6. Routledge Research in Gender and Society.
  • Røthing, Åse; Svendsen, Stine H. Bang. (2011) Sex och samlevnad. Perspektiv på undervisning. Studentlitteratur AB. 2011. ISBN 9789144060408.
  • Røthing, Åse; Svendsen, Stine Helena Bang. (2009) Seksualitet i skolen. Perspektiver på undervisning. Cappelen Damm Akademisk. 2009. ISBN 978-82-02-29707-7.

Part of book/report

  • Akin, Deniz; Svendsen, Stine Helena Bang. (2018) Becoming Family: Orientalism, Homonormativity and Queer Asylum in Norway. National Politics and Sexuality in Transregional Perspective: The Homophobic Argument.
  • Bolsø, Agnes; Svendsen, Stine Helena Bang; Sørensen, Siri Øyslebø. (2018) Transdisciplinary interventions. Bodies, Symbols and Organizational Practice. The Gendered Dynamics of Power..
  • Svendsen, Stine Helena Bang. (2018) Beautiful soldiers: Depicting a gender-inclusive Army. Bodies, Symbols and Organizational Practice. The Gendered Dynamics of Power..
  • Svendsen, Stine Helena Bang. (2017) The Cultural Politics of Sex Education in the Nordics. The Palgrave Handbook of Sexuality Education.
  • Svendsen, Stine H. Bang. (2015) Feeling at Loss: Affect, Whiteness and Masculinity in the Immideate Aftermath of Norway's Terror. Affectivity and Race: Studies from Nordic Contexts.
  • Mühleisen, Wencke; Røthing, Åse; Svendsen, Stine Helena Bang. (2009) Norske seksualiteter - en innledning. Norske seksualiteter.
  • Røthing, Åse; Svendsen, Stine Helena Bang. (2009) Norskhet og seksualitet i skolen. Norske seksualiteter.
  • Røthing, Åse; Svendsen, Stine Helena. (2008) Norske verdier: Homotoleranse og heteroseksualitet. Verdier.

Report/dissertation

  • Svendsen, Stine H. Bang. (2014) Affecting Change? Cultural politics of sexuality and "race" in Norwegian education. 2014. ISBN 978-82-4948-5.
  • Røthing, Åse; Svendsen, Stine Helena. (2008) Undervisning om seksualitet ved ungdomsskolene i Trondheim kommune. 2008.