David E. Johnson

PhD

David E. Johnson.

David E. Johnson

PhD

David E. Johnson

PhD

Contact Information

645 Clemens Hall

Buffalo NY, 14260

Phone: (716) 645-0854

dj@buffalo.edu

Education

  • PhD, University at Buffalo (1991)
  • MA, University at Buffalo (1990)
  • BA, University of Kansas (1985)

About

Since 2000 he has been the co-editor of CR: The New Centennial Review and since 2016 the co-editor of the SUNY book series, “Literature . . . in Theory.” Johnson teaches continental and Latin American philosophy, and Latin American narrative. He is currently completing two books, one on the imagination and the other on Jacques Derrida, language, and literature.

Research Areas

Continental and Latin American philosophy, and Latin American narrative

Selected Publications

  • Anthropology’s Wake: Attending to the End of Culture (with Scott Michaelsen, Fordham UP, 2009)
  • Kant’s Dog: On Borges, Philosophy, and the Time of Translation (SUNY 2011)
  • El mundo en llamas (Pólvera 2019)
  • Violence and Naming: On Mexico and the Promise of Literature (Texas 2019) 
  • Co-editor, CR: The New Centennial Review
  • Co-editor, “Literature . . . in Theory” (SUNY Press book series) 

Office Hours

  • By appointment