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.