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Mads Rosendahl Thomsen

Mads Rosendahl Thomsen is professor of comparative literature at Aarhus University, Denmark. He is chair of the book panel of the Ministry of Culture Denmark, director of the Center for Language Generation and AI, and an elected member of the Academia Europaea. Thomsen is the author of four books, including Mapping World Literature: International Canonization and Transnational Literatures (2008) and The New Human in Literature: Posthuman Visions of Changes in Body, Mind and Society after 1900 (2013), a coauthor with Stefan Helgesson of Literature and the World (2019), and the editor of fourteen books, including World Literature: A Reader (2012), The Posthuman Condition: Ethics, Aesthetics and Politics of Biotechnological Challenges (2012), Danish Literature as World Literature (2017), Literature: An Introduction to Theory and Analysis (2017), and The Bloomsbury Handbook of Posthumanism (2020). Thomsen is a coeditor of Orbis Litterarum, an advisory board member of the book series Literatures as World Literature (Bloomsbury Academic), and a member of the editorial board of Journal of World Literature.

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