I am interested in 20th and 21st century transnational literatures and theory, 20th and 21st century British literature and culture, cultural studies, postcolonial literature, cosmopolitanism.
education and training
- Ph.D. in English, McMaster University - (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada) 2008
- M.A. in English, University of Guelph - (Guelph, Ontario, Canada) 2004
- B.A. in English, University of Alberta - (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada) 2003
- Johansen, E. (2022). Making sense of the rural white working class: the contemporary novel of rural retreat and the politics of resentment. TEXTUAL PRACTICE. 1-20.
- Johansen, E. (2018). Cosmopolitan Risk, Neoliberal Un-Freedom: Transparency and Responsibility in John LeCarre's The Constant Gardener. OPEN LIBRARY OF HUMANITIES. (2),
- Johansen, E. (2018). History in Place: Territorialized Cosmopolitanism in Teju Coles Open City. Diaspora A Journal of Transnational Studies. (1), 20-39.
- Johansen Aase, E. J (2017). Imagining the Global and the Rural: Rural Cosmopolitanism in Sharon Butala's The Garden of Eden and Amitav Ghosh's The Hungry Tide. Postcolonial Text. 4(3), 1-18.
- Johansen, E. (2016). Bureaucracy and narrative possibilities in Kazuo Ishiguro's Never Let Me Go. JOURNAL OF COMMONWEALTH LITERATURE. 51(3), 416-431.
- Johansen, E., & Karl, A. G (2022). Rereading Empathy.
- Johansen, E (2021). Beyond Safety Risk, Cosmopolitanism, and Neoliberal Contemporary Life. Bloomsbury Publishing USA.
- Johansen, E (2014). Cosmopolitanism and Place Spatial Forms in Contemporary Anglophone Literature. Springer.
recent teaching activities
Texas A&M University; English; 4227 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4227