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Helle Cecilie Håkonsen

Work experience

Fett Feb 2013 — Present

Editorial Board Member
Fett is a quarterly feminist journal. Published by Kvinnefronten, with financial support from Fritt Ord and Norsk kulturråd.

Bakgårdsopera Feb 2013 — Apr 2013

Bakgårdsopera (The Backyard Opera) is a group of musicians from Barratt Due Institute of Music performing opera in backyards and public spaces in Oslo, Norway, from 2011 to 2013. 

Project: G.F. Händel's Rodelinda. Financial support from Oslo Kommune.

Bøygen Jan 2011 — Dec 2012

Editorial Board Member
Bøygen is a literary journal by master students at University of Oslo. Available in selected bookstores, Nordic university libraries, through subscription, and sold online.  

Editor, Bøygen 4 (2011)

Ambit magazine Oct 2009 — Mar 2010

Editorial assistant
Ambit is a 96-page quarterly literary and art magazine. It is created in London, published in the UK, and read internationally. 

Internship (6 months)


Master of Philosophy in Literature Studies Jan 2011 — Dec 2012

University of Oslo
Master's thesis: Kaleidoscope of Vistas: Destabilization of Identity in William S. Burroughs' Works.

Available through UiO DUO: 

Bachelor in European and American Studies Aug 2006 — Dec 2010

University of Oslo
British and American literature

Art history: modern art, art theory – text and interpretation 


References available upon request.