Author profile: Johan Höglund

Johan Höglund is Associate Professor at Linnaeus University, Sweden and a member of the Linnaeus University Centre for Concurrences in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies. He holds degrees from Brown University, Rhode Island and Uppsala University, Sweden. His research focuses on the relationship between imperialism and modern popular media forms with particular attention to the US in the post 9/11 era. He is the author of The American Imperial Gothic: Popular Culture, Empire, Violence (Ashgate, 2014). His most recent publications also include “Magic Nodes and Proleptic Warfare in the Multiplayer Component of Battlefield 3” in Game Studies (2014) and “Parables for the paranoid: Affect and the War Gothic” in Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies (2013).

IR and the Future Wars of First-Person Military Shooters

Johan Höglund • Oct 9 2014 • Articles
In the third generation of military shooters, IR concerns manifest as future war and the insecurity charted by IR collapses into open confrontation.

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