Editorial Board

Editors

Chief Editor

Dr Bernard Montoneri
Independent Researcher, Taiwan

Bernard Montoneri earned his PhD (African, Arab, and Asian Words; History, Languages, Literature) and his BA in Chinese from the University of Provence, Aix-Marseille I, France. He was an Associate Professor in the Department of European Languages and Cultures at the National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan until January 2020. He is now an independent researcher. He has around 60 publications and was the co-founder and editor-in-chief of the IAFOR Journal of Education until 2017. Dr Montoneri wrote a chapter titled “Plagiarism and Ethical Issues: A Literature Review on Academic Misconduct”, in Ethics, Entrepreneurship, and Governance in Higher Education, IGI Global, USA (2018) and edited a book titled Academic Misconduct and Plagiarism: Case Studies from Universities around the World with Lexington Books (2020).
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Co-Editor

Dr Alyson Miller
Deakin University, Australia

Alyson Miller is a prize-winning prose poet and academic who teaches Writing and Literature as a senior lecturer at Deakin University, Melbourne. Her critical and creative work, which focuses on a literature of extremities, has appeared in both national and international publications, including three books of prose poetry, Dream Animals (2014), Pika-Don with Cassandra Atherton (2018), and Strange Creatures (2018), as well as the critical monograph Haunted by Words: Scandalous Texts (2013), and The Unfinished Atomic Bomb: Shadows and Reflections, an edited collection with David Lowe and Cassandra Atherton (2017).

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Associate Editors

Dr Fernando Darío González Grueso
Tamkang University, Taipei

Dr Fernando Darío González Grueso obtained his PhD in 2011 at The Autonomous University of Madrid, with a specialization in Theory of Literature and Comparative Literature. Since 2004, he has been working at Imperial College London, The University of Greenwich, LaTrobe University, The University of Melbourne, Providence University and Tamkang University, where he currently teaches. His research topics deal with the theory of literary genres, such as SF, Horror and Terror, and on the other hand, on Oral Epics, Contemporary Legends and Mythology. He has published four peer-reviewed books, four peer-reviewed chapters and more than twenty articles in Spanish and English listed in A&HCI, ERIH +, Latindex and THCI (Taiwanese Humanities and Social Science Journal Index). He is also the Co-Director of the series of academic monographs Estudios Hispánicos in Taiwan.

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Dr Murielle El Hajj Nahas
Lusail University, Qatar

Murielle El Hajj Nahas holds a PhD in French Language and Literature from the Lebanese University, Lebanon. She is currently Assistant Professor at Lusail University, Qatar. She is also Associate Editor of the IAFOR  Journal of Literature & Librarianship and the IAFOR Journal of Education: Language Learning in Education issues, The International Academic Forum (IAFOR), Japan, as well as Editorial Board Member of In Analysis, revue transdisciplinaire de psychanalyse et sciences, Elsevier Masson SAS, France. Her domain of research focuses on psychoanalysis of literature, the perspective on the unconscious in literary study, the roles of the instances involved in the analytical/critical praxis, and the relation between literature and psychoanalysis. Her research interests include analysis of written narrative structure and focalization; comparative studies of literary genres; discourse analysis and semantics; French linguistics, literature, modernism, and postmodernism studies; gender studies; literary semiotics and semiology; psychoanalysis; psychoanalytic criticism and textoanalysis; rhetoric and stylistics; and schizoanalysis. She has published peer-reviewed book chapters and articles, as well as book reviews and poems in international journals.
(ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9445-6281)

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Editorial Board

Members of the Editorial Board provide input on editorial needs and review manuscripts. They may also offer feedback on past issues and discuss future directions for the journal.

The IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship is grateful for the valuable contributions of time and expertise generously donated by all Editorial Board members.


Dr Myles Chilton
Nihon University, Japan

Professor Myles Chilton has a PhD from the University of Chicago. He teaches Anglophone literature, cultural history, and academic English in the Department of English Language and Literature at Nihon University. His latest publications include co-editing and co-authoring Asian English: Histories, Texts, Institutions (Palgrave Macmillan, 2021), and chapters in upcoming books on affect in teaching literature, and universalisms in global English. He is also the author of English Studies Beyond the ‘Center’: Teaching Literature and the Future of Global English (Routledge, 2016); and co-author of The Future of English in Asia: Perspectives on Language and Literature (Routledge, 2015), Literary Cartographies: Spatiality, Representation, and Narrative (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), Deterritorializing Practices in Literary Studies (Contornos, 2014), and World Literature and the Politics of the Minority (Rawat, 2013). He has also published articles in several journals, including Comparative Critical Studies, The Journal of Narrative Theory, and Studies in the Literary Imagination.

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Dr Miguel Ángel González Chandía
Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan

Professor Miguel Ángel González Chandía has been teaching in the Spanish department at Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan, since 2005. He has a PhD from the University of Leuven (KULeuven), Belgium. He is notably conducting research on Bolaño and his work, especially on the following topics: “Roberto Bolaño and the apocalypse: savagery and carnival” (The Wild Detectives), “The reading of the work of Roberto Bolaño The Wild Detectives and Its Impact on Learning Spanish”. Dr González is also interested in the work of Jorge Edwards Valdés (a Chilean novelist, journalist and diplomat) and Marcela Paz (a Chilean female writer). He has published many journal papers and several books. His latest research is a chapter for a book entitled An apocalyptic vision of Roberto Bolaño in his novel: The Nocturne of Chile (2019).

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Dr Steve Clark
Tokyo University, Japan

Dr Steve Clark is a professor in the Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, and in the Department of English Language and Literature, University of Tokyo, Japan. He received both a BA and PhD from the University of Cambridge, then was a British Academy postdoc and fellow of the School of Advanced Studies at the University of London, UK. He taught at Osaka and Nara before moving to the University of Tokyo. His many publications include Paul Ricoeur (Routledge, 1990), Travel-Writing and Empire (ZED, 1999), Reception of Blake in the Orient (Continuum, 2006), and Asian Crossings: Travel-Writing on China, Japan and South-East Asia (Hong Kong University Press, 2008). His most recent book, co-edited with Tristanne Connolly, is British Romanticism in a European Perspective (Palgrave 2015). He has also written a number of articles in peer-reviewed journals, as well as reviews for such publications as the Times Literary Supplement. He has either organised or co-organised conferences in both Japan and the United Kingdom, including the recent Romantic Connections and Pacific Gateways conferences, both at the University of Tokyo.

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Dr Beena Giridharan
Curtin University, Malaysia

Professor Beena Giridharan is the Dean for Learning and Teaching at Curtin Malaysia, after completing a five year tenure ( 2016-2021) as Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor at Curtin University, Malaysia. In her role, she reports to the Pro Vice-Chancellor, and provides academic leadership to Curtin Malaysia, with a particular focus on academic operational efficiency. Her research and academic interests include: vocabulary acquisition in ESL, educational administration and leadership; higher education practices, transnational education (TNE), and ethno-linguistic studies in indigenous communities. As a member of an OLT (Office of Learning and Teaching, Australia) funded project entitled ‘Learning without Borders’ she has investigated leadership roles in Trans- National Education (TNE) and internationalization of the curriculum. Beena Giridharan is a Fellow of the Curtin Academy, at Curtin University. Beena Giridharan is also a fellow of the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia (HERDSA) since 2006. Beena Giridharan won the 2006 Carrick Australian Award for University Teaching, and the 2006 Curtin University, Australia, Excellence in Teaching and Innovation award, and was a visiting professor at the Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia. She is a recognized global leader in higher education.

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Dr Yoriko Ishida
Oshima College, Japan

Dr Yoriko Ishida is Professor of English at National Institute of Technology, Oshima College, Japan. She completed her doctoral work at the Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences of Nara Women’s University. She obtained her PhD on African American literature and culture from the viewpoint of gender consciousness.

Dr Ishida published her completed study called Modern and Postmodern Narratives of Race, Gender, and Identity: The Descendants of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings through Peter Lang Publishing, New York, USA. Besides, she translated Barbara Chase-Riboud’s Sally Hemings into Japanese and has also published several books written in Japanese on history, literature, and gender studies.

After completing her study on African American culture, she was granted several research fundings from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology for her current research on gender formation and consciousness in the shipping world and maritime history. Her main field of expertise is gender consciousness and gender formation in the maritime world.

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Dr Michaela Keck
Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany

Michaela Keck is a senior lecturer at the Institute of English and American Studies at Carl von Ossietzky University in Oldenburg in Germany. She received her doctorate degree in American Studies at Goethe University in Frankfurt and has taught at universities in Taiwan, Holland, and Germany. Her research foci include nineteenth-century American literature and culture at the intersections between literature, visual culture, gender, the reception of myth, and the environment. Further research interests include captivity narratives and African-American literature and culture. She is the author of Walking in the Wilderness: The Peripatetic Tradition in Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Painting (2006) and Deliberately Out of Bounds: Women’s Work Classical on Myth in Nineteenth-Century American Fiction (2017). Among her research articles, which have been published in various peer-reviewed European and international journals, are studies of North American women writers, ranging from Louisa May Alcott to Margaret Atwood (webpage).

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Dr Jillian Marchant
Tames Cook University, Australia

Dr Jillian Marchant completed her doctorate of philosophy by undertaking research to examine experiences of tertiary education and communities for individuals. She is the published author of several articles that explore the complex interrelationships between adult learning and social outcomes for those engaged with tertiary education. As such, Jillian is committed to exploring the ways in which learning may be improved for those who undertake tertiary education courses as well as documenting the impact that such education has on the life course of individuals. Further, she is committed to investigating the aspects of tertiary education engagement that could promote a sense of community. Jillian is an invited ad hoc reviewer for Australian education conferences and journals as well as several international journals where she anticipates contributing to the quality of research outputs. Jillian was a member of the editorial board of the IAFOR Journal of Education until 2017.

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Dr Iryna B. Morozova
Odesa Mechnikov National University, Ukraine

Dr Iryna Morozova is a full professor (Doctor of Philological Sciences, Grand PhD) at Odesa Mechnikov National University. She was the first in Ukraine to suggest applying the Gestalt approach to the theory of syntax by treating any linguistic phenomenon as a centred multidimensional formation which is reflected in its Gestalt properties, but is still richer than their sum total. This approach allowed penetrating into the essence of many linguistic phenomena and disclosing the inner mechanisms of their functioning in English.

Iryna Morozova has authored four monographs (including Structure and semantics of elementary communicative units in modern English: Paradigmatic analysis in the light of Gestalt theory, 2009) and five grammar books recommended by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine for university students majoring in English; altogether she has authored over 150 papers.

At present, Dr Morozova supervises her linguistic school’s multi-year project on syntactic profiling human speech by using Gestalt approach. She does research in the following spheres: literary semantics; sociolinguistics; psycholinguistics; cognitive, communicative, applied linguistics; general linguistics; theory and practice of translation; intercultural communication.

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Dr Karl Pfeifer
University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Dr Karl Pfeifer is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and member of the College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies at the University of Saskatchewan (Canada). He is author of a book, Actions and Other Events: The Unifier-Multiplier Controversy, and has published various papers in action theory, metaphysics, philosophy of mind, philosophical logic, philosophy of laughter and humor, and philosophy of religion. Information and links for some of these publications can be found here: https://philpeople.org/profiles/karl-pfeifer/publications.

Karl Pfeifer has reviewed book manuscripts for Random House, Routledge, Broadview, and University Press of America, and has refereed submissions for the following journals: Annals of Theoretical Psychology; Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review; Canadian Journal of Philosophy; Eidos; Philosophy and Phenomenological Research; Theory and Psychology; Humor: International Journal of Humor Research; Sophia: International Journal of Philosophy and Traditions; and European Journal of Philosophy of Religion. In addition, he has refereed numerous submissions for the annual Canadian Philosophical Association (CPA) and Western Canadian Philosophical Association (WCPA) conferences.

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Dr Anna Toom
Touro College & University System, USA

Dr Anna Toom is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the Graduate School of Education in Touro College & University System, USA. She earned her MS in computer science from Moscow Institute of Radio Engineering, Electronics and Automation (1972), her MS in psychology from Moscow State University (1978), and her PhD in psychology from Moscow State University of Management (1991). She has 44 years’ research experience and 40 publications.

The psychology of literature and film arts has always been a subject of special interest in Anna Toom’s research and teaching activities. She took part in many international conferences with her presentations on the psychological/psychoanalytic analysis of poetry (E. Dickinson), prose (A. Chekhov, H.Ch. Andersen, N. Nosov) and films (I. Bergman, St. Kramer). As an expert in integrative education, Dr Toom has been creating new instructional methods to teach psychology combining literature and film arts with information technology. In Anna Toom’s Virtual Psychological Laboratories, current and prospective schoolteachers study theories of child development in a dialogue with interactive computer programs and based on the best samples of the world children literature.

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Reviewers

Reviewers evaluate articles in their specialist areas, and provide an opinion that is weighed against the opinion of one or more additional reviewers.

The IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship is grateful for the valuable contributions of time and expertise generously donated by all reviewers.

Dr Sara A. Abdoh
Benha University, Egypt

Dr Sara A. Abdoh is an Associate Professor and the head of Department of Sculpture, Architectural Formation and Restoration, in the Faculty of Applied Arts, Benha University, Egypt. She has a Master’s degree and a PhD in the History of Art, Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University, Egypt. She is a Coordinator of the Professional Diploma “Architectural Sculpture Restoration Program” and is a peer reviewer for scientific journals in Japan, US, UK, China, India and Greece. She’s a supervisor of a number of master’s theses.

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Dr Firas A. J. Al-Jubouri
University of Doha for Science and Technology, Qatar

Firas A. J. Al-Jubouri is an assistant professor of English at the University of Doha for Science and Technology, Qatar. He is author of Milestones on the Road to Dystopia (2014) and some published articles and chapters such as “The end was contained in the beginning: Orwell’s Kyauktada and Oceania” (2016) in George Orwell Studies and “De-, and Re-, Centering Sensual Promiscuity in Teaching Canonical Dystopian Texts”, in Asian English: Histories, Texts, Institutions, edited by Myles Chilton, Steve Clark, and Yukari Yoshihara (Palgrave Macmillan, 2022). He has taught English literature, language, ESOL, IELTS and academic writing at several academic institutions, namely at the American University of Sharjah, and others in the Gulf region and in the UK. His areas of research and teaching interest are dystopian literature (George Orwell), the twentieth-century English novel and the short story. He has a PhD in English Literature from Newcastle University (Russell Group), UK, and a Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE, Honours Level) Diploma from Teesside University, UK.

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Dr Majed S Al-Lehaibi
Jazan University, Saudi Arabia

Dr Majed S Al-Lehaibi is a professor of American Literature and Intellectual History at Jazan University, Saudi Arabia. His key areas of interest include the 20th Century Novel, American Social and Political Literature of the 1930’s, American Culture and Intellectual History of the 19th and 20th Centuries; and African-American Literature. He is currently, working on a project investigating: Industrialization, Urbanization, Immigration and the Bifurcation of Literature into “highbrow” and “lowbrow” in the late 19th and early 20th century America. Among his published works are a paper entitled “The New Human: Robot Evolution in a Selection from Asimov’s Short Stories”, one on “Hemingway and Dos Passos: The 1930s” and one on “The Metropolis and the Modern Self”.

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Dr Charles Campbell
Toronto, Canada

Dr Charles Campbell (PhD, University of Toronto, 1976) has taught English and American literature, writing and film at universities in Canada, Libya, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Sultan Qaboos University (2000-16). His academic publications include essays on the work of Shakespeare, Johnson, Hawthorne, Stevenson and Forster, among others.  His work in cultural criticism includes an essay on British reporting on the death of Diana (The Journal of Arabic-English Studies) two Debordian essays on Donald Trump (The Dalhousie Review) and, most recently, “Simulation, Fetishism and World Domination: Using Baudrillard to Analyze American Discourse” (Critical Survey).

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Ms Aswini Kesan R.
Sree Ayyappa College for Women, India

Ms. Aswini Kesan R is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Sree Ayyappa College for Women, Nagercoil affiliated to Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli. She holds a BA English Literature and completed her Master of Philosophy in English. Currently, she is pursuing her PhD in the area of Egyptian literature. Aswini has been teaching English literature students and Pre-Doctoral students since the year 2020 and her teaching interests are Research Methodology, Literary Criticism, British Poetry and Women Studies. She has mentored M. Phil students and three students have completed their thesis under her supervision. She has published a number of research papers in various journals and books. Her research interests are Cultural Studies, Queer Theory, Body Politics, Ecocriticism and Trauma Studies.

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Dr Eleanore Gardner
Deakin University, Australia

Dr Ellie Gardner teaches Literary Studies and Children’s Literature at Deakin University. Her research focuses on violence, abjection, and representations of the antiheroine in contemporary Gothic and crime fiction novels. Her publications include articles in Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction and Papers on Language and Literature.

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Dr Jie (Selina) Gao
Murray State University (MuSU), USA

Dr Gao is an Associate Professor of History and the coordinator of the East Asian Studies program and World Civilization & Culture program at Murray State University in Kentucky, USA. She obtained her PhD from The University of Western Ontario in Canada, and her MA and double BA from Beijing University in China. Gao has engaged in the study of modern Chinese history in China, Canada, and the United States. She taught at a pair of Canadian universities and a private liberal arts school in Wisconsin before her arrival at MSU. Her research interests include popular culture, intellectual history, Sino-foreign relations, and women’s studies. Gao’s work has appeared in respected journals and books in Canada, China, South Korea, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Gao is a national award-winning scholar in China and Canada. Her last monograph, Saving the Nation through Culture: The Folklore Movement in Republican China (1918-1949), was published by the University of British Columbia Press. Dr Gao is currently working on a new project on Chinese cigarette cards.

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Dr Irida Hoti
Shkodra University, Albania

Dr Irida Hoti holds a PhD in Albanian Language from Tirana University, Albania. She is currently a part-time lecturer at the Linguistics Department at Shkodra University. She has also been a lecturer at The Art Academy in Shkodra City from 2012-2015 and she was a member of Art Academy Senate during the years 2013-2015. She has been a member of Albanian Women in Science since 2017. She is an experienced Language Teacher, Lecturer and Researcher, specialized in Applied Linguistics, Academic Writing and Didactics. Irida Hoti has published over 30 articles in scientific journals and actively participated in many national and international conferences. She is author of a monograph on Applied Linguistics; co-author of A Vocabulary of Terms in Education, and co-author of 15 books in the field of education. Her biography is included in the Dictionary of International Biography, IBC, London (2017). In 2017, Irida received the “Teacher of the Year in Innovation” National Prize awarded by The Albanian Ministry of Education.

ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3714-4764
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Dr Rajani Jairam
Jain (deemed to be university), India

Dr Rajani Jairam, a rank holder throughout her academic career completed her doctoral degree on “Mahabharata – A Transcultural Study” from Bangalore University. She has 31 years’ experience in research and teaching and has been a recipient of various awards for her academic achievements. Having worked at various levels she is now the Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Sanskrit, Jain (deemed to be university), and also the Dean of Student Welfare.

Dr Jairam has published 91 journal articles on varied topics ranging from literature, philosophy, morality, spirituality, ethics and higher education in reputed and indexed journals. She has visited many universities like Cardiff, NUS, NTU and many more as an invited speaker. She has also completed 8 projects and has 2 books and 7 book chapters to her credit.

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Dr Rania M Rafik Khalil
The British University in Egypt (BUE), Egypt

Dr Rania M Rafik Khalil is a lecturer in the Department of English Language and Literature and holds the post of Research and Postgraduate Studies Coordinator in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at The British University in Egypt (BUE). In October 2020 she was appointed as Acting Director of the Research Centre for Irish Studies (RCIS) at BUE. She obtained her MA and PhD in drama and theatre. Her publications are in the areas of English literature, drama and theatre, teaching and learning pedagogy, students with learning disabilities, assessment in higher education, and student support. Dr Khalil received the BUE Young Researchers Award in 2018; she has also received Grants from UNHCR, Culture Ireland, The British University in Egypt, and Embassy of Ireland in Egypt.

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Dr Piyapat Jarusawat
Chiang Mai University, Thailand

Dr Piyapat Jarusawat is currently a lecturer of Library and Information Science at Chiang Mai University, Thailand. She graduated with a PhD in Information Studies in 2018 from the School of Information, the University of Sheffield, UK. Her work in the field of Information Science was noted as outstanding as she received the “Most Interesting Preliminary Results Paper Nomination” in recognition of the paper Community Involvement in the Management of Palm Leaf Manuscripts as Lanna Cultural Material in Thailand from iConference 2017. Moreover, her paper on Community and Social Participation in Preserving Lanna Traditional Palm Leaf Manuscripts was awarded “The Excellence Presentation Award” from the International Conference on Culture Technology 2019. Her interest focuses on information management, local information management, record and archive management and community participation.

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Dr Nishevita Jayendran
Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India

Dr Nishevita Jayendran is an Assistant Professor (English Language and Literature) at the Centre for Education, Innovation and Action Research (CEIAR), Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, where she teaches courses on language education, critical and cultural literacy and discourse analysis of literary works to postgraduate students. She is currently the Series Editor of an 8-volume textbook series for pre- and in-service teachers and teacher educators, commissioned by Routledge India. She is also the first author of a textbook on language education that is part of this series, and that is currently under preparation. A doctoral graduate in English from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, she has been a Visiting Faculty at Stella Maris College, Chennai and St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, where she taught language and literature to undergraduate and postgraduate students. She has been a part of the English team in an educational project (the Connected Learning Initiative, or CLIx) that designed and developed ICT-based interactive modules in Communicative English for high school students in India. She is also a consultant for Design Thinking in education. She has conducted workshops and mentored organisations in developing ICT-based educational modules on themes like language learning, gender equity and violence, using Design-Based Research. Nishevita has developed MOOCs on pedagogies of literature and modern Indian languages for school teachers in India, and has published in the areas of literary criticism and critical analysis methodologies. Her teaching and research interests include language and cultural literacy, representation and critical theory, the postmodernist historical novel, comparative world literature and (inter)cultural studies.

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Ms Katherina Li
University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Ms Katherina Li is a PhD candidate researching English and Chinese literature, having eight years of academic experience in English Literature. She has been an active reviewer for many well-ranked journals and has provided references for junior collaborators. She has researched English writing skills for second language learners. Katherina is in the field of Chinese studies at the School of Language, Social and Political Sciences, University of Canterbury. She had investigated gender, race, and female literary representation and resistance in Chinese politics and literature. Katherina has published several papers and examined contemporary female writers and their perspectives and developed fragmentation theory. Her other research paper, “Restraint of Female Chastity – The Destiny of Women in Wartime China: The Flower of War”, has been recently published.

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Dr Clarissa Miranda
Antonio Meneghetti College, Brazil

Dr Miranda is a Brazilian researcher and lecturer with experience, both academic and professional, in Screenwriting, Literature, Creative Writing, Journalism, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship. She holds a PhD in Literature from Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, a Master in Communication from the same institution, a Bachelor degree in Journalism from Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, and a MBA in Marketing from Fundação Getúlio Vargas. Nowadays, she is a lecturer at Antonio Meneghetti College (Antonio Meneghetti Faculdade) and an assistant at International Relations for Foundation Antonio Meneghetti, as well as a special reporter for magazine Performance Líder. She is a member of the Screenwriting Research Network.

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Dr Reena Mittal
DAK Degree College, India

Dr Reena Mittal is an Associate Professor and Head, Department of English, DAK Degree College, Moradabad. Her areas of interest are Poetry and Drama. Her PhD is on Wordsworthian Sonnets. She wants to teach English to empower the women who can bring change to society. She has published many papers in reputed national and international journals. She has attended nearly 45 seminars and workshops, while presenting papers in almost all of them. She is a reviewer for many reputed National and International journals and conferences such as IAFOR, ICLMC, IJRAR, and many more. She has participated in the Summer School of English Teachers at Oxford University, Oxford, UK.

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Dr Issaga Ndiaye
Cheikh Anta Diop University, Senegal

Dr Issaga Ndiaye is Associate Professor in English literature. He holds a Doctorate Degree from Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar (Senegal), where he currently teaches at the Department of English Studies. He defended a doctorate thesis on the rewritings of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. He also holds a Bachelor Degree in Linguistics and is a former teacher of the Department of Applied Foreign Languages in Assane Seck University of Ziguinchor (Senegal). His areas of interest include postmodern fiction and the Victorian novel. Dr Ndiaye is also interested in the history and evolution of the English novel and in the teaching of English as a foreign language.

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Dr Tanutrushna Panigrahi
International Institute of Information Technology, India

Tanutrushna Panigrahi teaches in the International Institute of Information Technology, Bhubaneswar, India in the Department of Humanities. She is a doctoral Fulbright Fellowship grantee and studied the unpublished work of John Cheever in the special collection libraries in the USA. She has lectured in universities in India and abroad. Her research interests include Modern American Novel and Short Stories, Nineteenth Century Indian Novel, the Mahabharata Literature, India in World Literature, Communicative English and Life Writing. Some of her recently published works include: “Realism, Mimesis and Beyond: Early Novels in India”, “Resolving Dichotomies: Cheever’s Expelled as Debut”, “Globalism, World Literature and the Internet” , “Travels of Dean Mahomet and Global South”, “Thoreau’s Opposing Ecology: Walden for the Anthropocene”, “Politics of the Form: Nineteenth Century Indian Novel”, “Transnational as the Initiation: The Tales of the Green-Eyed Thieves of Imraan Coovadia”, “Sulabha’s Nine Verbal Faults and Nine Faults of Judgment: Recovery of Truthful Communication from the Text of The Mahabharata and a book Communicative English for undergraduate students. She has received a Distinguished Woman Award.

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Dr Akiyoshi Suzuki
Nagasaki University, Japan

Dr Akiyoshi Suzuki is a professor of American literature, world literature and East-West Studies at Nagasaki University, Japan. He has held positions such as English Test Design Commission of the National Center for University Entrance Examinations in Japan, guest professor at Suzhou University of Science & Technology in China, librasia 2014 conference chair & featured speaker and so forth, and now he is president of Katahira English Literature Society, the chief director of Japan Society of Text Study, the editorial board of the International Association for East-West Studies (U.S.A.), and others.

Dr Suzuki has introduced innovative and inventive readings of literature, such as 3-D topographic reading of Haruki Murakami’s fiction (IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship 2(1)), cross-cultural reading of doll-love novels in the world with relativization of Western episteme (Journal of East-West Thought 3(3)), resistance against identity-centrism reading of Henry Miller’s fictions (Delta 7), and so on. His current project is to examine the nature of literature and promote peace in the world by finding affinities of expression and imagination in world literature.

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Dr Shalini Yadav
Compucom Institute of Information Technology and Management, India.

Dr Shalini Yadav holds a PhD in Post-colonial Literature and an MPhil in ELT from University of Rajasthan, India. She has 15 years teaching experience in India, Libya and Saudi Arabia. She has participated in and presented papers in many conferences. She has edited and authored books including On the Wings of Life: Women Writing Womanhood, Postcolonial Transition and Cultural Dialectics, Communication Techniques and A Text Book of English for Engineers. Besides, she has written poetry books in English titled Floating Haiku, Kinship With You: A Collection of Poems, Till the End of Her Subsistence: An Anthology of Poems, and one in Hindi entitled Kshitiz Ke Us Paar. Her short stories and poems have been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals and anthologies. She has meticulously written and also reviewed a significant number of scholarly research articles for various International refereed journals and edited volumes. She is an executive member of iSPELL India and also an efficacious member of the editorial boards of various qualitative International journals which are published from Canada, South Africa, USA, and Australia.

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