Associate Prof. Johan Schimanski (Dr. Art.)

Title prefix: 
Associate Prof.
First name: 
Johan
Family name: 
Schimanski
Title postfix: 
(Dr. Art.)
Country: 
Norway
Institution: 
University of Tromsø
Department: 
Department of Culture and Literature
Short description: 

Johan Schimanski (Dr.Art), born in Stockholm 1963, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at the Department of Culture and Literature, University of Tromsø, Norway. Has worked on 18th century literary forgeries, literature in Welsh, science fiction, genre theory, lyric poetry, national identity in literature, arctic discourse and postcolonialism. At present working on a book on “border poetics” and narrative descriptions of border-crossings.

Languages: 

Scandinavian languages

English

German

Welsh

Teaching areas: 

poetry

postcolonialism

science fiction

fantastic literature

border narratives

arctic discourses

nation and literature

Research areas: 

science fiction

nation and literature

arctic discourses

border poetics

postcolonialism

Welsh literature in Welsh and English

Publications: