Languages, Literature, & Philosophy

Dr. Hans-Georg Erney

Associate Professor of English
Gamble Hall 136

Hans-Georg Erney was educated in Germany (MA, Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg), England (Keele University), and the United States (PhD, Emory University). He came to Armstrong in 2006.

Ph.D., Emory University
M.A., Friedrich-Alexander University, Germany
Teaching Interests
Postcolonial Literature and Theory, Ecocriticism and Nature-Oriented Literature, Native American Literature
Recent Publications
Ed., special Ecocriticism issue of Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies
13:2-14:1 (2006-7).
“Postcolonial Ecocriticism as a Green Reading Practice,” in Nick Heffernan and David
Wragg, eds., Culture, Environment and Eco-Politics: History/Theory/Practice, forthcoming (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars).
“Searching for a Language of Grief: Olive Senior’s Representation of a Child’ s Loss in
‘Ballad,’” in Joyce Harte, ed., Come Weep With Me: Loss and Mourning in Anglophone Caribbean Women’s Literature (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars, 2007).
“Indien und Pakistan aus der Sicht des Helden in Midnight’s Children,” Anglia:
Zeitschrift für englische Philologie120:1 (2002).
“Colonialism and Language in Herman Melville’s Typee ,” ZAA—Zeitschrift für Anglistik
und Amerikanistik: A Quarterly of Language, Literature, and Culture49:2 (2001).