Jesse van Amelsvoort is Lecturer in Modern European Literature at the University of Amsterdam. His dissertation was on feelings of transnational belonging articulated by contemporary minoritized writers in Europe. In his new project, he is interested in how literature thinks and how it contributes to discussions on matters of common concern, such as transborder migration and climate change. He has published in Dutch CrossingDutch Review of BooksGlobal PerspectivesPolitique europeénne, and Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature. With Nicoletta Pireddu, he is editing a special issue for Parallax, to appear in Fall 2022.

Ann Ang is Lecturer at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University. She completed her DPhil in English at the University of Oxford, where she researched the inheritance of English as a literary language in South and South East Asia in the transnational moment, focusing on contemporary Anglophone writing from India, the Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore. She is interested in the evolution of English(es), narrative structures and the theorising of world literature(s). Her articles and reviews have previously appeared in New Mandala, the Oxford Comparative Criticism & Translation Review, Pedagogies: An International Journal, Journal of Postcolonial Writing, The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Urban Literary Studies, Cambridge Journal of Postcolonial Literary Inquiry and ELH. Ann is also a published writer of poetry and fiction, whose first book is Bang My Car, a collection of Singlish-English short stories (Math Paper Press, 2012). She has edited two literary anthologies recently: Food Republic (2020) and Poetry Moves (2020). 

Ann’s specific research interest in the postcolonial anthropocene relates to issues of language as biosemiotics and biopower, in particular how English as a global language or Globish exerts a technocratic and instrumentalist presence as part of the global capitalist order. Ann is also interested in ecocriticism in the context of Southeast Asia as an under-theorised region, the deployment of state and social discourse in relation to nature or “green” causes and nature journaling as pedagogy. 

Saronik Bosu is a Visiting Lecturer at the Department of English, New York University. He wrote his dissertation on South Asian economic writing, also at New York University. He coordinates the Postcolonial, Race, and Diaspora Studies Colloquium and the Medical Humanities Working Group. He has contributed to journals like Interventions, Movable Type, Avidly, and to The Cambridge Companion to Human Rights and Literature.

He is co-convenor of the Postcolonial Anthropocene research network. He also co-hosts the podcast High Theory.

C. S. Bhagya is Lecturer in English at Brunel University London. She completed her DPhil in English in 2021 at Merton College, University of Oxford. She has MA and MPhil degrees in English from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Her academic writing has appeared in the Journal of Postcolonial WritingOxford Research in EnglishQueen’s Political Review, the Oxford Handbook of Modern Indian Literatures, Contemporary Literature, and the open educational resource hub Writers Make Worlds, among others. She was awarded the Postcolonial Studies Association/ Journal of Postcolonial Writing (PSA/ JPW) postgraduate essay prize in 2019. 

Co-convenor of The Postcolonial Anthropocene research network, she is interested in South Asian writings on the Anthropocene and the intersections between speculative fiction and postcolonial studies. 

Jill Didur is a Full Professor in English at Concordia University, Montreal. She is the author of Unsettling Partition: Literature, Gender, Memory (UTP 2006), and co-editor with DeLoughrey and Carrigan of Global Ecologies and the Environmental Humanities: Postcolonial Approaches (Routledge 2015). She currently holds a SSHRC Insight Grant, Greening Narrative (2014-2022), that explores how locative and mobile media applications can enhance our understanding of the relationship between natural history, globalization, and contemporary perceptions of the environment and sustainability. She directs the inter-university Critical Anthropocene Studies research project at Concordia’s Milieux Insititute for Arts Culture and Technology, and is also completing a book about imperialism, gardening, and the environment in postcolonial literature and travel writing.  

Michael Feinberg is a current PhD candidate in art history at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. His dissertation, “Caribbean Landscapes, Colonial Landscaping, and Agencies beyond the Human in British Print Culture surrounding the Haitian Revolution” attends to the role of landscape in illustrated books printed in Britain during the years leading up to and immediately following what has retrospectively been termed the Haitian Revolution. Michael is also currently finishing an article project on the performative potential of Anne-Louis Girodet’s mythological paintings.  He holds a B.A. (2015) from Sarah Lawrence College in addition to a M.A. (2018) in Art History and a certificate (2018) in Environmental Studies from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Winfried Siemerling is a University Research Chair and Professor of English at the
University of Waterloo, Canada, and an Associate of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute at Harvard
University. With regard to the postcolonial Anthropocene, he is currently working on the
connections between the Anthropocene, black critical theory, and the Frankfurt School. He won
the Gabrielle Roy Prize for The Black Atlantic Reconsidered: Black Canadian Writing, Cultural
History, and the Presence of the Past (2015; companion website with resources at Earlier books include Canada and Its Americas: Transnational
Navigations (co-edited), and The New North American Studies: Culture, Writing, and the
Politics of Re/Cognition (Routledge 2005, French translation 2010). He was elected to the Royal
Society of Canada in 2019.

Kristen Skjonsby is a doctoral candidate in English at the University of California, Riverside. Her dissertation is concerned with how contemporary global Anglophone literature responds to the War on Terror. She is the recent recipient of the Humanities Graduate Student Research Award from the Center for Ideas and Society. 

Kelly Yin Nga Tse is Lecturer at the Education University of Hong Kong. She specializes in postcolonial and world literatures (with a focus on the Asia-Pacific region), environmental humanities, law and literature, gender studies, and media studies. Her work has appeared in scholarly platforms such as The Journal of Commonwealth Literature and Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking and thinking ecological thoughts.

Seon-Myung Yoo is a Ph.D. candidate in English at Texas A&M University. Her research revolved around the intersection of postcolonial studies and Asian American studies, examining the relationship between imperialism and Asian American cultural production. Her current project examines Asian American culture production featuring Comfort Women, military camp town sex workers, and transnational adoptees through the lens of imperial management of gender and sexuality. Her research in environmental humanities focuses on issues of environmental justice with regards to populations impacted or displaced by American militarism. She is interested in examining the way cultural production conducts an aesthetic inquiry and negotiate the conditions of postcoloniality in the midst of the Anthropocene.