Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
English - NYC
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Erica Johnson teaches courses on postcolonial and world literature. Her current research focuses on Caribbean literature, affect theory, and cultural memory studies. She is the author of Caribbean Ghostwriting and Home, Maison, Casa and the co-editor with Patricia Moran of Jean Rhys: Twenty-First-Century Approaches and The Female Face of Shame. Her most recent book is Memory as Colonial Capital, which she co-edited with Éloïse Brezault.
PhD , University of California, Davis , 2000
MA , University of Washington , 1994
BA , Carleton College , 1992
Johnson, E. L. (2017, August). Memory as Colonial Capital. Erica L. Johnson and Éloïse Brezault (Eds.), London and New York, UK and US: Palgrave Macmillan. http://https://www.palgrave.com/de/book/9783319505763
Moran, P. (2015, July (3rd Quarter/Summer)). Jean Rhys: Twenty-First Century Approaches. Edinburgh, UK: Edinburgh University Press.
Johnson, E. L. (2014, September). “Caribbean New York: Uncanny Urban Space.”. Kristian Van Haesendonck and Theo D'haen. (Eds.), Caribbeing: Comparing Caribbean Literatures and Cultures. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Rodopi.
Johnson, E. L. (2014, March). “Haunted: Affective Memory in Jean Rhys's Good Morning, Midnight.”. Affirmations: Of the Modern. Vol 2 (Issue 1) http://affirmations.arts.unsw.edu.au/index.php?journal=aom&page=article&op=view&path%5B%5D=17&path%5B%5D=23
Johnson, E. L. (2014, February). “Building the Neo-Archive: Dionne Brand's A Map to the Door of No Return.”. Meridians. Vol 12 (Issue 1)
Johnson, E. L. (2013, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). “'Envie et Survie': The Paradox of Postcolonial Nostalgia in Patrick Chamoiseau's Chemin d'école.”. Contemporary French and Francophone Studies: SITES. Vol 17 (Issue 4)
Johnson, E. L. (2013, May). The Female Face of Shame. Erica L. Johnson and Patricia Moran (Eds.), Bloomington, IN, United States: Indiana University Press. http://www.iupress.indiana.edu/catalog/806777
Johnson, E. L. (2016, March 23). 50th Anniversary Celebration of Wide Sargasso Sea. "Ghost Writing Wide Sargasso Sea". Goldsmiths University, London
Johnson, E. L. (2015, October 17). Affect Theory Conference. On Sugar: Memory and Memorial as Affective Archive. Millersville-Ware Center, Lancaster, PA
Johnson, E. L. (2014, April). Modernist Communities. “The Salon and Little Magazine of La revue du monde noir/The Review of the Black World.”. Societe des Etudes Modernistes, Paris
Johnson, E. L. (2014, March). American Comparative Literature Association. “'Mémoire ho, cette quête est pour toi': The Intimate Archives of Patrick Chamoiseau's Antan d'enfance.”. ACLA, NYU, New York
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