- Notes on Contributors
Mark Deggan is a lecturer in world Literature at Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada. In addition to Conrad, he has published on the poetics of ecocriticism, and the aesthetics of landscape representation in colonial modernism, including in Duras, Lawrence, Lowry, Liu yichang, and Damon Galgut.
Michael C. Frank holds a temporary professorship in english Literature at the University of Düsseldorf, Germany. He is co-editor of Literature and Terrorism: Comparative Perspectives (2012) and has published several book chapters and journal articles on related topics. His post-doctoral Habilitation thesis, narrating Terror: The Cultural Imaginary of Terrorism in Public Discourse, Literature, and Film, was submitted to the University of Konstanz, Germany, in 2014 and is currently under review for publication.
Anne Luyat is a Professor of english at Université d’Avignon. She is author of a number of articles on Conrad and other twentieth-century authors (in both english and French) and is translator of Jacques Darras’s Les Signes del’empire (Joseph Conrad and the West, 1982).
Judith Paltin is an Assistant Professor of english at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, where her current research analyzes Modernist figurations of groups, subcultures, and collectivities, and critiques the social production of adherences and identifications. She has published in Conradiana, The Conradian, ISLE, The Wildean, The James Joyce Quarterly, and The James Joyce Literary Supplement.
Benjamin Lewis Robinson is a PhD candidate in Comparative Literary Studies at Northwestern University. He is writing a dissertation on “bureaucratic fanatics” in the work of Kleist, Melville, Conrad, and Kafka.
Christine Vandamme is a Senior Lecturer at Grenoble Alpes University. Her field of specialty is space and literature. She has published extensively on Joseph Conrad, Malcolm Lowry, and Patrick white. She published a book on Conrad’s Lord Jim (2004) and co-edited a volume on Tropes and the Tropics in Conrad’s [End Page 231] fiction in 2010. She also co-edited Science and Empire in the nineteenth Century (2010). Lately, she has published on the representation of space in Australia.
Agnes S. K. Yeow teaches in the english Department, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya, and is currently pursuing an interest in ecocriticism in the Malaysian and Southeast Asian context. [End Page 232]