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Eric Dean Rasmussen

  • PhD in English Literature / Researcher
  • Researcher in Digital Culture
  • Department of Linguistic, Literary and Aesthetic Studies, University of Bergen
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Research interests

American literature and culture Digital Culture/Digital Humanities Digital textuality and publishing Electronic literature Literary theory and criticism Modernism and postmodernism Scholarly editing

About

Eric Dean Rasmussen (Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago) is a researcher in Digital Culture at the Department of Linguistic, Literary and Aesthetic Studies, University of Bergen. Rasmussen is a member of the Electronic Literature Research Group, a research associate for the Electronic Literature Organization, and associate editor at Electronic Book Review. Previously, he was associate professor of English at Nord-Trøndelag University College, Norway. His interests include aesthetics and ideology in 20th/21st-century literature and the impact of new media technologies on the (digital) humanities. His writing has appeared in publications including Federman's Fictions: Innovation, Theory, and the Holocaust (SUNY P, 2011), ebr, Choice, American Book Review, the minnesota review, and symplokē. Eric is currently co-editing, with Rone Shavers, a casebook on Lynne Tillman, writing a study of affect and materiality in contemporary network fiction, and serving as research editor on the ELMCIP Knowledge Base.

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Publications (5)

  • The Agony of Unrecognition: Raymond Federman and Postmodern Theory

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  • E. L. Doctorow’s Vicious Eroticism: Dangerous Affect in The Book of Daniel

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  • Tillman's Turbulent Thinking

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  • Works of Violent Love

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  • Liberation Hurts: An Interview with Slavoj Žižek - Eric Dean Rasmussen

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Professional experience

Researcher in Digital Culture

Department of Linguistic, Literary and Aesthetic Studies, University of Bergen

January 2011 - Present

Associate Editor and Researcher

Electronic Book Review

January 1999 - Present

Associate Professor of English

Nørd-Trondelag University College

August 2009 - December 2010(a year)

Visiting Assistant Professor of Humanistic Informatics/Digital Cutlure

University of Bergen

January 2009 - May 2009(4 months)

Instructor

Department of English, University of Illinois at Chicago

August 2001 - May 2008(7 years)

Education history

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in English

University of Illinois at Chicago

August 2001 - May 2008(7 years)

Master of Arts (MA) in English

Emory University

August 1994 - May 1996(2 years)

Bachelor of Arts with Honors in English

Coe College

August 1990 - May 1994(4 years)