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Johan Höglund

Department of Languages Faculty of Arts and Humanities
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Dr Johan Höglund is Professor of English at the Department of Languages and the Director of the Linnaeus University Centre for Concurrences in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies and directs the cluster for Nordic Colonialism. He holds degrees from Brown University and Uppsala University. His research focuses on the relationship between popular culture and Empire as it manifests during different eras and in different media, and on postcolonial studies and the Anthropocene. He is the author of The American Imperial Gothic: Popular Culture, Empire, Violence (Ashgate, 2014) and editor of B-Movie Gothic: International Perspectives (with Justin D Edwards, Edinburgh University Press, 2018) Animal Horror Cinema: Genre, History and Criticism (with Katarina Gregersdotter and Nicklas Hållén, Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), and Transnational and Postcolonial Vampires (with Tabish Khair, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012). He has published extensively in journals such as Game Studies, English Literature in Transition, Continuum, and The European Journal of American Studies.


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