- Notes on Contributors
RICHARD BARLOW received his PhD from Queen's University Belfast in 2012. He is now an associate professor at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. His articles have appeared in journals such as James Joyce Quarterly, Philosophy and Literature, and Irish Studies Review. His monograph, The Celtic Unconscious: Joyce and Scottish Culture, was published by the University of Notre Dame Press in 2017.
KANG-YEN CHIU is assistant professor at the Education Center for Humanities and Social Sciences, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. He received his PhD in English Literature from the University of Glasgow and specialises in the writings of Sir Walter Scott, hospitality and postcolonial theories. He has published in journals such as The Wenshan Review, The BARS Review and Scottish Literary Review. He is working on a monograph, Sir Walter Scott and China.
HONGBIN DAI is professor of English at Xiamen University, China. He specialises in the field of English literature, especially modern English literature. He has already published three monographs and more than thirty articles in various journals at home and abroad, such as Modernism/modernity, Foreign Literature Studies, Advances in Literary Study, and Foreign Literature. He is the chief investigator for a project supported by the Fundamental Research Funds for Central Universities, and has finished a project supported by the grant from the Chinese National Planning Office of Philosophy and Social Science.
ALEXANDER JORDAN is an Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow at the Lichtenberg-Kolleg, University of Göttingen. He has published several articles on Carlyle, most recently in the Journal of Victorian Culture and the Scottish Historical Review.
XIYING LIU teaches Foreign Literature in Central China Normal University. Her areas of scholarship include American Literature and ethical literary criticism. She has published one monograph and numerous articles in journals such as CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture and Foreign Literature Studies.
MARY NESTOR graduated with a PhD in English from the University of Aberdeen in 2016. The title of her doctoral thesis is 'Adapting the Great Unknown: The Evolving Perception of Walter Scott.' Dr Nestor's research interests include Romanticism and the long nineteenth century, British literature, adaptation studies, cultural memory theory, and the intersections of intellectual property law and popular culture.
PETRA JOHANA PONCAROVÁ is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures, Charles University, Prague. Her research focuses on modern writing in Scottish Gaelic, especially on Derick Thomson, Tormod Caimbeul, and Ruaraidh Erskine of Mar. Her latest publications include a chapter on Derick Thomson in the collective monograph The Poetics of Place and Space in Scottish Literature (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019) and the upcoming Scotnote on Derick Thomson (Association for Scottish Literary Studies, 2020). Her Czech version of Tormod Caimbeul's seminal Gaelic novel Deireadh an Fhoghair (Konec podzimu, 2018) is the first rendition of the novel in any foreign language.
L. M. RATNAPALAN is Associate Professor of History at Underwood International College, Yonsei University. He has published widely on nineteenth and twentieth century intellectual and cultural history and he is currently writing a book about Robert Louis Stevenson, inculturation, and the global transformation of Christianity.
JESSICA REID is a doctoral researcher at the University of Glasgow, funded by SGSAH. The focus of her PhD is Thomas St Serfe and public authorship in early modern pamphleteering. She received her MPhil in Scottish Literature in 2016 for research on affective literacy in the Scottish Legendary.
LENA WÅNGGREN is a researcher and teacher in English Literature at the Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow. She works on gender and nineteenth-century literature, literature and science/medicine, feminism and social justice.