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.
Early-career researcher. My PhD analysed fictional representations of women intellectuals in the fiction of A. S. Byatt and their status as examples of feminist mythopoeia. Additional, developing interests include contemporary and postmodern fiction, historical fiction and historiographic metafiction, neo-Victorianism, feminist theory and practice, creative writing, popular literature and publishing.
Professor of Literatures in English and Gender Studies at the Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil. Co-editor of Revista Estudos Feministas. Member of the Women and Literature chapter of ANPOLL (Brazilian National Association of Literature and Language Studies). Main publications include Trocando Ideias: Sobre a Mulher e a Literatura (UFSC, 1994) and Feminist Literary Utopias (UFSC, 1998).
Ph.D in English Literature from the University of Sheffield, England. Associate Professor of Literatures in English and in Brazilian Portuguese at the Universidade Federal de Alagoas, Brazil. Poet and feminist literary critic interested in women’s writing, poetry especially. Recent work includes a long-term research of Caribbean writer Grace Nichols and Brazilian contemporary women writers. She has published in Brazil as well as in France, England, Italy and the U.S.
Darcy Lee Brandel is an assistant professor of English at Marygrove College in Detroit, Michigan, where she also chairs the development of the first Women’s Center on campus. Her fields of interest include literature by women, multi-ethnic literature, gender studies, critical theory, aesthetic theory, and Buddhism. She has published work on Gertrude Stein, Grace Paley, and other experimental women writers, and she is currently working on her own manuscript of poetry.
Lara Buxbaum is a PhD Candidate in English at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. The title of her thesis is: “‘To see another person’s face … to touch another person’s hand’: Bodies and Intimate Relations in the Fiction of Marlene van Niekerk”. She is interested in theories of embodied subjectivity, South African and postcolonial literature, depictions of empathy and intimacy in novels as well as trauma studies. She has published articles on Van Niekerk's fiction. She is an associate editor for the journal English Studies in Africa and has experience teaching English improvement to young adults.
Dr Liz Byrski is the author of twelve non-fiction books and eight novels. She lectures in writing at Curtin University and has worked as a journalist and columnist, and was an adviser to a minister in the WA Government.