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Erica Johnson

Professor
Department Chairperson

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

English - NYC

Location
  • @New York City

Biography


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. She is also the co-editor with Éloïse Brezault of Memory as Colonial Capital. Her latest book is entitled Cultural Memory, Memorials, and Reparative Writing.

Education


PhD , University of California, Davis , 2000
Comparative Literature

MA , University of Washington , 1994
Comparative Literature

BA , Carleton College , 1992
Sociology/Anthropology

Publications


Johnson, E. L. (2018, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). Cultural Memory, Memorials, and Reparative Writing. New York and London, US and UK: Palgrave MacMillan. http://https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030020972

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

PRESENTATIONS


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

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