Helena Wahlström Henriksson

Helena Wahlström Henriksson is Professor of Gender Studies and Associate professor in American Literature at Uppsala University. Her research interests include feminist cultural studies, and an ongoing project focuses on representations of single parents in Swedish newspapers, life writing, film and television (with Disa Bergnehr, Linnaeus University). Publications include “Moms, Memories, Materialities: Sons Write Their Mothers’ Bodies.” (a/b — auto/biography studies, 36.1 Winter 2021); “Hardworking Women: Representation of Lone Mothers in the Swedish Daily Press” (with Disa Bergnehr, Feminist Media Studies 2020); “Bodies Get in the Way: Breastfeeding and Gender Equality in Swedish Handbooks for New Parents” (with Christine Rubertsson, NORA 2021; Making Home: Orphanhood, Kinship, and Cultural Memory in Contemporary American Novels (Manchester UP [2014] 2021; with Maria Holmgren Troy and Liz Kella); and the co-edited volume Close Relations: Critical Studies of Family and Kinship (with Klara Goedecke, Springer 2021).