Jenny BonnevierTitle: Senior Lecturer School/office: School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences
Phone: +46 19 303080
About Jenny Bonnevier
Jenny Bonnevier is senior lecturer in English, American literature. Her academic fields are feminist theory and cultural studies.
Bonnevier teaches primarily in the teacher training programs, especially course modules on language and literary pedagogy, English language literature, and culture. She is currently (2015-2019) deputy head of the School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences and thus teaches very little.
Bonnevier received her PhD in 2005 in English, especially American literature, at Uppsala university, with the dissertation Estranging Cognition: Feminst Science Fiction and the Borders of Reason. Her current research falls within the broader field of cultural studies and the working title of her ongoing project is "(Un)making Families: Representations of Reproductive Technologies and the Politics of Family in Contemporary American Culture".
Bonnevier is also interested in the field of literary pedagogy, especially the relations between reading fiction, (cultural) identity, experience, and the concept of reading comprehension in the subject of English in Swedish upper secondary schools.
Since 2010, Bonnevier is on the board of The Swedish Association for American Studies (president of the association 2012-2016). Since 2016 she is on the board of the Advanced Cultural Studies Institute in Sweden (ACSIS). She is also on the editorial boards of the journals American Studies in Scandinavia and Tidskrift för genusvetenskap (Journal of Gender Studies).