Om Netværket

Nordisk Netværk for Avantgardestudier er et nordisk forskningsnetværk støttet af Nordforsk 2004-2007. Nordisk Netværk for Avantgarde Studier vil styrke og koordinere mindre og spredte nationale forskningsmiljøer, bidrage til at fremme udveksling af viden om forskelle og ligheder mellem de nordiske lande og gøre nordisk avantgardeforskning internationalt synlig. Nordisk Netværk for Avantgardestudier afholder en årlig konference. Netværket danner også ramme for udarbejdelsen af De nordiske avantgarders kulturhistorie i 4 bind og et elektronisk arkiv for dokumenter fra de nordiske avantgarder. Det nordiske forskningsnetværk er en videreudvikling af det danske forskningsnetværk ”Avantgardernes genkomst og aktualitet” støttet af Det humanistiske Forskningsråd 2001-2004. Under forberedelse er et Europæisk Netværk for Avantgarde og Modernisme Studier, EAM, hvis første konference afholdes i Ghent, Belgien, maj 2008.

About the Network

The Nordic Network of Avant-Garde Studies is supported by Nordforsk 2004-2007. The Nordic Network of Avant-Garde Studies aims to support and coordinate small and dispersed national centres of research, help promote the exchange of knowledge about differences and similarities among the avant-garde currents and research in the Nordic countries, and make Nordic avant-garde research visible in a European and international context. The Nordic Network of Avant-Garde Studies has a yearly conference. Within the Network an editorial group is preparing a four-volume Cultural History of the Nordic Avant-Gardes and an electronic archive of documents from the Nordic avant-gardes. The Nordic network is an extension of the Danish research network ”The Return and Actuality of the Avant-Gardes” supported by the Danish Research Council 2001-2004. A European Network of Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies, EAM, is under preparation and will have its first conference in Ghent in May 2008.
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Call for Applications - Danish-American Writer's Retreat MAY 2010

We are pleased to announce that a week-long writers' retreat will be held at Hald Hovedgaard's lakeside estate in northern Denmark from May 8 to May 16, 2010. The retreat will bring together five American writers and five Danish writers in a beautiful location where they will be able to work without interruption in a supportive environment. The American writers chosen to participate in the retreat will receive roundtrip airfare from New York to Denmark, room and board throughout their stay, and a travel stipend. The available spots are open to writers who have published, or who are under contract to publish, at least one book of fiction or poetry.


Applicants should send a one-page letter to stating their interest in participating in the retreat, their motivation for applying, and a brief description of the project they plan to work on during their stay. Applicants should also enclose a resume listing their publication history. If they'd like, they may attach to their application a five-page writing sample of a work in progress, but this is optional.

Applications are due on February 1.

The retreat will be funded by an initiative of the Danish Arts Council called DaNY Arts, which aims to create opportunities for artists in Denmark and New York to establish new connections, explore the process of artistic collaboration, and mutually benefit from each other's background and


About Hald:

Hald Hovedgaard, a Manor House built in the 18th century, is now the home of the Danish Centre for Writers and Translators, whose primary function is to host Danish writers and translators for work retreats. The Hald Manor House is situated in its own French-styled park six miles outside Viborg, one of the oldest towns in Denmark, having been founded by Vikings in the eighth century. The unusually beautiful surroundings include the Hald Lake, the hills of Dollerup Bakker and the ancient Hald Oak Forest. The Danish Centre for Writers and Translators is a self-governing institution run with economical support from the Danish state and the council of Viborg.

If you have any questions, or would like any additional information, please



Yours sincerely,

Nathaniel Rich

Martin Glaz Serup