Charles Andrews received his PhD from Loyola University Chicago and currently serves as Visiting Assistant Professor of Humanities and English in Christ College, the honors college of Valparaiso University. He has published essays on T. S. Eliot, David Jones, and Martin McDonagh. His book manuscript, Modernism's National Scriptures: Nation, Religion, and the Novel, is now under review.
Helen Freshwater holds a Research Councils UK Fellowship in Theatre Studies at Birkbeck College. Her research focuses on twentieth-century British theatre and contemporary performance, including the issues of censorship, audiences, participation and interactivity, archive theory and historiography, and British physical theatres. Her paper derives from her keynote address at the UCL English postgraduate conference, 'Archives: From Memory to Event'.
Patience Graybill is a PhD candidate in Germanic Languages and Literatures at Washington University in St. Louis. In 2004 she received a Fulbright Fellowship to conduct research at the Freie Universität Berlin. She is currently writing her dissertation on the representation of archives, libraries, and museums in postwall German art and literature.
Gerri Kimber has recently been awarded her PhD from Exeter University. She has published extensively on Katherine Mansfield and has a monograph in press that explores all aspects of the author's reputation and reception in France, her literary influences during the years she spent on French soil, the French critics' approach to her life, her posthumously published work, and a detailed examination of the translations of her work into French. Gerri has also published articles on other authors, including C. K. Stead, Villiers de L'Isle-Adam, Sylvia Townsend Warner, and Virginia Woolf. She works at the recently created Centre for New Zealand Studies, Birkbeck College, University of London.
Paulina Kupisz is a doctoral student at Warsaw University, Institute of English Studies. Her doctoral dissertation is concerned with parodic modes in the fiction of A. S. Byatt. Her major academic interest is intertextuality and parody in contemporary and postmodern British fiction.
Christine Lai completed an MPhil at the University of Cambridge with a dissertation on the concept of the posthumous community in the works of P. B. Shelley and Mary Shelley. She has begun doctoral research at University College London and is focusing on the relation between utopian narratives and colonial history in Romantic literature.
Dorothea McEwan is the Cataloguer of the Aby Warburg Correspondence at the Warburg Archive. She has published numerous books, translations, and articles on issues related to the archive. This paper derives from her keynote address at the UCL English postgraduate conference, 'Archives: From Memory to Event'.
Matthew Mead is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Critical Theory and Cultural Studies at the University of Nottingham. His research project, 'Migration, Memory, Imagination', explores national and transnational identities through the works of the post-war migrant writers Kazuro Ishiguro, Timothy Mo, and W. G. Sebald. He has had articles and book reviews published in Kunapipi and the Journal of Postcolonial Writing.
Eileen Pollard has recently finished an MA on Radclyffe Hall's The Well of Loneliness at the University of Liverpool. She has previously published several articles in The Reader, the magazine published in association with the School of English at Liverpool, on topics ranging from the work of Thomas Hardy to Sarah Waters's most recent novel, The Night Watch.