Backe, Hans-Joachim

Backe, Hans-Joachim

Associate Professor

IT University of Copenhagen

My academic background is originally in Comparative Literature and Media Studies, and my research interests always involve a component of comparative method and media theory. The majority of my research is in humanistic game studies and intermedia research, particularly involving games, comic books, film, and literature.


  • Game ontology
  • Self-referentiality and meta-referentiality
  • Ecocritical approaches to games
  • Comic-Games and Game-Comics
  • Game Characters
  • Game Spatiality
  • Narrative theory and Media theory