I am a doctoral candidate in the Comparative Literature Program at the University of Alberta. My main research interests are gender and sexuality and, in particular, critical studies of masculinities. My current research involves the intersection of humour and social structure. My dissertation work will examine the power dynamics of ridicule (as a form or aspect of humour) in its relation to gender orders of societies.
I am a Ph. D student in De La Salle University- Manila and a philosophy professor in Lyceum of the Philippines University in Batangas City. I am currently doing my dissertation on Rizal and Marx. I finished my Master in Philosophical Research in De La Salle University and obtained my bachelor's degree Major in Philosophy at Adamsom University (Cum Laude). I am specializing in gender studies, critical theory, socio-political philosophy, Filipino Philosophy and Oriental Philosophy.
Professor of English and Comparative Literatures at Universidade Federal de Alagoas, Brasil. My doctoral dissertation was on the (re)configurations of the sexed body in Jeanette Winterson's fiction, a topic on which I have published quite extensively in Brazil. Areas of interest include feminist literary criticism, gender studies, queer theory, contemporary women's writing.
Amy Allen Sekhar is an Assistant Professor of French at the University of Indianapolis. She has researched extensively on the writing of Sylvie Germain and has authored the forthcoming articles “Comment dévisager l’autre : La rupture éhique dans L’Enfant Méduse de Sylvie Germain” and “Altering Alterity: Sylvie Germain’s Rewriting of the Lévinassian ‘Triangle.’” She is currently researching contemporary French writing about the experience of WWII.
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Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literatures at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil, and a fellow researcher from the Brazilian funding agencies, CNPq and FAPEMIG. Field of research include contemporary women writers, feminist literary criticism, Brazilian Canadian, America and English Literatures. Edited and co-edited several books, including: The Art of Elizabeth Bishop (2002), Gênero e Representação em Literaturas de Língua Inglesa (2002), Gender Studies and Feminist Perspectives (2003), Transnational Perspectives Brazil-Canadá (2005) and Brasil-Canadá: Olhares Diversos (2006), Universidade: Cooperação Internacional e Diversidade (2006), New Challenges in Language and Literature (2009). Currently working on a book on contemporary women writers and diaspora.
Dr. Maria Rhodora G. Ancheta is associate professor at the Department of English and Comparative Literature at the University of the Philippines at Diliman, teaching American and British literature. She specializes in American literature and humor studies, and has written papers for conferences and for publication on humor, popular culture, American and Philippine literature and culture.
Adrienne Angelo is an Assistant Professor of French at Auburn University. She specializes in contemporary women’s writing in France and the Francophone world and is particularly interested in questions of narrative voice and memory in contemporary filmic and literary (re)constructions of identity.
Professor of Literary and Cultural Studies at the University of Salford. Her major publications include Where No Man Has Gone Before: Women and Science Fiction (Routledge, 1991), Theorising the Fantastic ( Arnold, 1996), Contemporary Women’s Writing and the Fantastic (Palgrave, 2000), A Readers’ Guide to George Eliot (Palgrave, 2000), Fantasy Fiction (Continuum, 2005) Twentieth-Century Gothic (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2011). She is currently working on a book on The New Women’s Writing (with Sarah Gamble) and a comparative project exploring the relationship between science and environmentalism in the writings of Edward Lear and Beatrix Potter.
Zeynep Z. Atayurt received her M.A and Ph.D degrees in English from the University of Leeds, UK. She is currently working at the Department of English Language and Literature at Ankara University in Turkey. Her research interests include literary and visual representations of forms of embodiment in contemporary Anglo-American culture and literature.
Karen Atkinson lives in Denmark, Western Australia. Her writing interests are deeply concerned with environmental sustainability, climate change and the cost of ignoring these matters. Karen is currently completing a PhD titled Memory and Forgetting: Place, belonging and loss in Australian Literature. She has published and won several awards for her short stories.
Bahelor's Degree in English, Master in African American Studies, Ph. D in Theater Arts. I teach Postcolonial Literature and Theatre, North American Theatre, and Women, Literature and Postcolonialism at the University of Salamanca, Spain. I am also interested in Studies in Film, Music, Dance, Fine Arts, Psychology, Sociology and Philosophy.
A 2nd Year Undergraduate studying English Literature BA (Hons) at the University of Hull. My Undergraduate dissertation will examine the autobiographical literature of women who have received psychiatric intervention in the 19th and 20th Centuries. Another field of interest is the Scandinavian New Woman, particularly the work of Amalie Skram. I plan to extend this research whilst undertaking MA and PhD studies.