Aktualitet - Litteratur, kultur og medier 2021-08-10T09:01:39+02:00 Anne Klara Bom Open Journal Systems <p><em><img style="max-width: 40%; height: auto; float: right; margin-left: 10px;" src="/public/site/images/vitus/book_and_ereader1.jpg" alt="">Aktualitet - Litteratur, Kultur og Medier</em> er et tidsskrift, som hører hjemme ved Institut for Kulturvidenskaber, Syddansk Universitet. Tidsskriftet publicerer artikler, essays og anmeldelser inden for områderne litteratur-, kultur- og mediestudier.&nbsp;</p> <p>Alle artikler gennemgår en grundig redaktionel proces, og artikler, der findes relevante og af god kvalitet, sendes i dobbelt blind peer review.</p> <p>Tiddskriftet modtager bidrag fra alle akademikere. Artiklerne skal være skrevet på de nordiske sprog eller engelsk.</p> <p>Artikler publiceres, så snart den redaktionelle proces er afsluttet. Der er derfor ingen faste deadlines på tidsskriftet: Forfattere er velkomne til at indlevere manuskripter, når de er klar til det.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Tangled Up in Bob Dylan: Introduction 2021-08-10T08:32:34+02:00 Klaus Petersen Anne-Marie Mai <p>The following essays are written for the Dylan@80 Conference, organized by Bob Dylan Institute, Tulsa University, May 21.-24. 2021. Anne-Marie Mai organized the panel, Tangled Up in Bob Dylan. The essays and the panel are also the first step of a project at Danish Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Southern Denmark (DIAS), developing new interdisciplinary approaches.&nbsp;</p> 2021-08-10T00:00:00+02:00 Copyright (c) 2021 The Truth about Life, Sung Like a Lie: Dylan’s Timeless Arrows from Consolation Row 2021-08-10T08:41:15+02:00 Pieter Vanhuysse <p>The world’s greatest (living?) songwriter turned eighty on May 24th, 2021. The University of Tulsa, which houses the Bob Dylan Archive and the Institute of Bob Dylan Studies, celebrated this with a wide-ranging Dylan@80 symposium to take stock of Dylan’s achievements. Consider the near-impossible question I was asked to tackle in the “Tangled up in Dylan” panel: How do you see Dylan from the perspective <em>of a social scientist</em>?</p> 2021-08-10T00:00:00+02:00 Copyright (c) 2021 Containing Multitudes 2021-08-10T08:45:34+02:00 Christian Graugaard <p>Given my daily work as Professor of Sexology, you can imagine my thrill and excitement when I listened to Bob Dylan’s latest album, “Rough and rowdy ways”, and discovered that the old master of poetry and rock ’n’ roll had made his somewhat unexpected entrance into <em>my</em> professional world and field of expertise.</p> 2021-08-10T00:00:00+02:00 Copyright (c) 2021 Bob Dylan as a challenge to modern literary studies 2021-08-10T08:48:21+02:00 Anne-Marie Mai <p>Bob Dylan turns 80, still active and still the subject of controversy. People love both to hate and to love the old songwriter, musician, and Nobel Prize winner. He is one of the world's biggest celebrities, a riddle who prefers to surprise rather than to live up to the expectations of the audience or the media. His songs have long since become classics in the songbooks of the world, but have we grasped the challenges he has presented not only to the audience but also to the humanities?</p> 2021-08-10T00:00:00+02:00 Copyright (c) 2021 This is not a Love Story 2021-08-10T08:50:31+02:00 Michael Falch <p>Back in 1970, when I was 14 years old, my childhood hero, John Lennon, and my future star, Neil Young, each had a chamber in my heart. I felt I didn’t have room for more songwriters in there — not even for Bob Dylan.</p> 2021-08-10T00:00:00+02:00 Copyright (c) 2021