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Anne Magnussen

PhD, Associate Professor, Department of History University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

Anne Magnussen (PhD) is Associate Professor at the Institute of History and Civilization, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark. Comics constitute an important part of Anne Magnussen’s work, from her PhD thesis on Spanish comics to her latest articles about memory, dictatorship and political conflict in Spanish and Argentine comics. Her theoretical focus is on semiotics, narratives, uses of history/memory and national/ethnic identities, with a specific focus on time and space. Her publications about comics include Comics and Culture. Analytical and Theoretical Approaches to Comics. Co-edited with Hans-Christian Christiansen. Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press, 2000; “Spanish Comics and Politics.” In Stephan Packard (ed.) Comics & Politik. Berlin: Christian A. Bachmann Verlag (2014), pp. 157-178; ”The New Spanish Memory Comics. The Example of Cuerda de presas.” European Comic Art, Vol. 7, No. 1 (Spring 2014), pp. 56–84. See also here.

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