Erlend Lavik

Position

Professor

Belonging

Department of Information Science and Media Studies

Research groups

Research

Tv series, production studies, film history, film analysis, film theory, criticism, video essays, copyright

Publications

2014: "Tv-serier: The Wire og den tredje gullalderen", Universitetsforlaget, ISBN: 9788215023182.

2014: "Romantic authorship in copyright law and the uses of aesthetics", i The Work of Authorship, edited by Mireille van Eechoud, University Amsterdam Press. Available as free ebook here.

2013: "On the prospects of raising the originality requirement in copyright law: Perspectives from the Humanities", co-authored with Stef van Gompel, in The Journal of the Copyright Society of the USA, vol. 60, no. 3.Preprint available here.

2013: "Quality, merit, aesthetics and purpose: An inquiry into EU copyright law’s eschewal of other criteria than originality", co-authored with Stef van Gompel, in Revue Internationale du Droit d'Auteur, vol. 236. Preprint available here

2012: "The Video Essay: The Future of Academic Film and Television Criticism?", in Frames, no. 1.

2012: "Style in The Wire", video essay on Vimeo.

2012: "Mystisk, magisk, svulstig, tragisk: Terrence Malicks The Tree of Life". Review of Tree of Life, in Ekfrase, no. 1, 2012.

2012: "Theory's Pyrrhic Victory", in Hunting High and Low. Skriftfest til Jostein Gripsrud, edited by Jan Fredrik Hovden and Karl Knapskog, Scandinavian Academic Press.

2011: "The Poetics and Rhetorics of The Wire's Intertextuality", in Critical Studies in Television, 1: 6.

2010: "Den norske filmoffentligheten", in Vagant, no. 4.

2010: "Forward to the Past: The Strange Case of The Wire", in "Relocating Television. Television in the Digital Context", edited by Jostein Gripsrud, New York: Routledge.

2010: "Filmkritikkens vedvarende impotens - tid for digital Viagra?", in Norsk Medietidsskrift, no. 1.

2009: "New Narrative Depths? Spectacle and Narrative in Blockbuster Cinema Revisited", in Nordicom Review, 30:2. Available here. 

2009: "'Not the Obstacle but the Means': Film History and the Postmodern Challenge", in Rethinking History, 13:3. Available here. (subscription required).

2009: "Instruktive filmanalyser" . Review of Filmanalytiske tradisjoner, in Norsk Medietidsskrift, no. 2.

2009: "Relativt komplekst om narrativ kompleksitet". Review of Puzzle Films. Complex Storytelling in Contemporary Cinema., in 16:9. Full text.

2008: "Filmkritikk i den digitale tidsalderen", in Kulturjournalistikkens Offentlighet, edited by Karl Knapskog and Leif Ove Larsen). Spartacus Forlag.

2008: Changing Narratives. Five Essays on Hollywood History. Doctoral dissertation.

2008: "The Battle for the Blockbuster: Discourses of Spectacle and Excess", in New Review of Film and Television Studies, 6:2. Available here.

2008: "Film audiences", co-authored with Jostein Gripsrud, in Handbook of Film Studies, edited by James Donald and Michael Renov, London: Sage.

2007: "Komikk og Romantikk i Hollywood", in 16:9, no. 20, February 2007. Full text.

2006: "Narrative Structure in The Sixth Sense: A New Twist in 'Twist Movies'?", in The Velvet Light Trap, no. 58. Full text (subscription required).

2006: "'The Way Bordwell Tells It': Om Klassisk og post-klassisk Hollywoodfilm", in Norsk Medietidsskrift, no. 3. Full text.

2004: "Pressen og teatrene. En case-studie fra Bergen", in Søkelys på kulturjournalistikk. Bergen: Department of Information Science and Media Studies. ISBN 82-8033-023-2.

2001: Kjærlighet i seriemonogamiets tidsalder. Romantiske komedier i Hollywood. Hovedoppgave/Masters thesis, Bergen: Department for Media Studies

Academic article
Article in business/trade/industry journal
Reader opinion piece
Feature article
Book review
Programme participation
Popular scientific lecture
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
Lecture
Popular scientific article
Academic monograph
Academic lecture
Digital learning tools
Documentary
Interview
Doctoral dissertation
Poster
Thesis at a second degree level

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