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Martyna Bryla holds an M.A. in English Philology from the Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland, and a Ph.D. in English Studies from the University of Málaga in Spain, where she works as a lecturer and researcher. Her research interests include literary imagology, particularly in relation to East-Central Europe, and the construction of selfhood and otherness in multinational contexts. She has published articles and book chapters on the East-Central European connections in the fiction of Joyce Carol Oates, John Updike, Philip Roth, and Gary Shteyngart. Her recent research is concerned with the representation and enactment of identity in contemporary migrant literature written in Europe.

Anindo Hazra teaches at York University, Toronto. With Theodore Goossen, he is co-editor of Human Rights and the Arts in Global Asia: An Anthology. Anindo's research focuses on gender and sexuality at the intersection of postcolonial and queer theories. His ongoing work extends the critical discourse on queer Indian subjectivities in literature and culture, tracing the shifting contours of contemporary "queer India."

Sten Pultz Moslund is Associate Professor in Comparative Literature at the University of Southern Denmark. His research focuses on migration and postcolonial literature and theory. Apart from a range of books and articles on literature and issues of migration, hybridity, place and geocriticism, publications with particular interest in post-anthropocentric perspectives include Literature's Sensuous Geographies: Postcolonial Matters of Place (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) and the co-edited volume How Literature Comes to Matter: Post-Anthropocentric Approaches to Fiction (Edinburgh UP, 2020).

Pashmina Murthy is Associate Professor of English at Kenyon College. She works on South Asian and African literatures, postcolonial urbanisms, and literary theory. Her current book project is on disorientation and the Global South.

Annika Rosanowski holds a Ph.D. in English from the University of Alberta where she teaches. Her dissertation covers posthuman strategies for ethical and sustainable futures in contemporary post-apocalyptic fiction from Canada and the US. Her research has appeared in the anthology Apocalyptic Chic (Fairleigh Dickinson Press, 2017), the Journal of Popular Romance Studies, and elsewhere.

Corinne Sandwith is Professor of English at the University of Pretoria, South Africa and is the author of World of Letters: Reading Communities and Cultural Debates in Early Apartheid South Africa (2014) and co-editor with M. J. Daymond of Africa South: Viewpoints, 1958–1961. Her research interests include African print and reading cultures and the history of reading and cultural debate in early apartheid South Africa. Recent work focuses on black intellectual history, the social lives of books and print materials, the production of African literature, and the circulation and citation of texts in disparate reading contexts.

Tathagata Som is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Calgary. He has an M.A. in English from Presidency University, Kolkata. His research interests include ecocriticism, postcolonial literature, Bengali literature, and literary theory. He is a published poet and short story writer; his latest short story was published in Postcolonial Text.

Arielle Stambler is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of English at the University of California, Los Angeles. She studies contemporary postcolonial literature in transnational comparative perspective. Her dissertation examines how the postcolonial novel imagines human rights within a neoliberal world-system; more specifically, she examines how these novels represent systemic violations of economic and social rights. Prior to pursuing her graduate degree, Arielle received a B.A. in English from Yale University and taught English literature and composition courses at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Pingfan Zhang received her Ph.D. from the graduate program in American Studies at the University of Hong Kong in 2017. She teaches in the College of Foreign Languages of Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Her research interests include Nanjing Massacre studies, Asian American literature, gender and race studies. A recent article of hers appeared in Quarterly Review of Film and Video. She is at work on a manuscript about the transnational literature and cinema portraying the Nanjing Massacre.



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