Research Fields: 21st-century literature; The unreal in literature; Theatre/drama; Performance studies; Postcolonial theory; Feminist and queer theory; Trauma studies; Narratives of migration; Theories of blackness; African literature; Media studies; Pop culture... Read more about Oluwakanyinsola (Kanyin) Ajayi
Research Fields: Modernist fiction (anglophone, francophone, Austrian, Balkan); the Habsburg myth; ancient Greece; world literature; narrative theory; music; film; artificial life, human vs. non-human; medical humanities, science writing; islands and utopias; Pacific literature; Tocharian, Sanskrit, and Chinese tales of the Silk Road. ... Read more about Nina Begus
Research Fields: Migration and diaspora studies; postcolonial literature (mostly Anglophone & Francophone) and theory; women and gender studies; bilingualism; sociolinguistics; questions of identity and nationhood, particularly Mediterranean; Latin and Ancient Greek literature and philosophy, Italian literature, contemporary fiction and creative writing.
Research Fields: Modern and contemporary Arabic and Latin American literature, translation, poetry, postcoloniality, women and gender studies, translingualism, literary and cultural exchanges between Latin America and the Middle East. ... Read more about Phoebe Bay Carter
Research Fields: Global Modernism and the literary Avant-Garde (Chinese, English, French, Japanese), literature and politics, Sinophone studies, 20th century European thoughts, transculturation theory, translation studies, world literature. ... Read more about Fangdai Chen
Research Fields: Mimesis & the fantastic in literature; political theory; affect theory; postmemory; digital interactive media and ludonarratives; post-dictatorship culture of South Korea and Southern Cone.... Read more about Min Ji Choi
Research Fields: - Critical Theory / Poetics (Frankfurt School, French Theory, phenomenology, moral and political philosophy, psychoanalysis, semiotics, new materialism) -19th and 20th century European novel, specifically in Russian, French, and English. - Film theory and history -Translation Studies and practice - Education policy and equity Themes: Memory, trauma, loss, exile, displacement, travel, bilingualism, bildungsroman, écriture de soi, childhood, space, cities, objects, modernity, consumer culture, politics of memory, WWII, literary markets, personal essay, cultural criticism, school.
Research Fields: religion and literature, psychoanalysis, comparative modernisms, trauma studies, translation studies, affect theory, medical humanities, posthuman and animal studies... Read more about Sarah Corrigan
Research Fields: Greek, Persian and Latin literature; Greek epic and tragedy; Persian epic; Latin epic; Urdu folklore and Dastan literature; oral poetics; performance studies; ancient Greek music; mythology; history and legend of Alexander the Great; themes: travel, kinship, heroes; allegory; Arthurian legend; medieval, renaissance and pre-modern epic (Dante, Milton, Tale of Genji); 19th-(20th) century American literature (Poe, Faulkner, Twain); magical realism; postmodernism.
Research Fields: Animal studies and Posthumanism; Media studies; Race; Gender; Sexuality; Theories of Biopolitics; Postcolonial studies; Diaspora studies; Affect theory; French theory; Critical theory; Politics of global circulation; Contemporary art and literature; Chinese and Sinophone studies; Francophone studies; Arabophone studies; Sino-Arab(ophone) connections; Anthropology.... Read more about Zhisheng Ivy Deng
Research Fields: 19th, 20th, and contemporary Russian/Soviet, Latin American, Eastern European, and American literatures; African American and Southern American narratives; violence; political theory; narratology; national space programs and the cosmos in literature; 20th and 21st century philosophy and theory; the influence of Latin American literature on Soviet and Eastern European literatures.