Paul Michael Johnson

Paul Michael Johnson






Paul Michael Johnson is Assistant Professor of Modern Languages at DePauw University (USA), where he is a specialist in medieval and early modern Spanish literature and culture. He obtained his master’s degree from Middlebury College in Spain and his Ph.D. in Spanish Literature at the University of California-Irvine, along with an emphasis in Critical Theory. In 2012-13, he was a Fulbright Research Fellow at the Spanish National Library and National Historical Archive in Madrid, Spain. His current book project interrogates the cultural politics of affect in the early modern Mediterranean through the works of Miguel de Cervantes.
JOHNSON, Paul Michael. “’Salido a la vergüenza’: Inquisition, Penality, and a Cervantine View of Mediterranean ‘Values.’” Cervantes y el Mediterráneo / Cervantes and the Mediterranean. Spec. issue of eHumanista / Cervantes 2 (2013): 340-61. Web.

JOHNSON, Paul Michael. “Las tecnologías cervantinas del yo: Autoescritura y afectividad en Don Quijote.” Anuario de Estudios Cervantinos, Vol. 9: Cervantes y sus enemigos. Ed. Eduardo Urbina and Jesús G. Maestro. Vigo: Editorial Academia del Hispanismo, 2013. 245-58. Print.

JOHNSON, Paul Michael. “Don Quijote avergonzado: Trayectoria de un afecto en Cervantes.” Pictavia aurea: Actas del IX Congreso de la Asociación Internacional “Siglo de Oro.” Ed. Alain Bègue and Emma Herrán Alonso. Toulouse: Presses Universitaires du Mirail, 2013 (Anejos de Criticón 19). 477-84. Print.

JOHNSON, Paul Michael. “A Soldier’s Shame: The Specter of Captivity in ‘La historia del cautivo.’” Cervantes: Bulletin of the Cervantes Society of America 31.2 (Fall 2011): 153-84. Print.

  • Medieval and Early Modern Spanish Literature and Culture
  • Mediterranean Studies
  • Sentimentalism and theories of affect
  • Emotions and the passions
  • Aesthetics
  • Visual theory
  • Crossovers between literature/art and word/image