Jörg Esleben is an Assistant Professor of German in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the University of Ottawa. His primary areas of research and publication include intercultural studies, the work of Georg Forster, German-Indian cultural relations, and the Faust theme.Christina Kraenzle is an Assistant Professor in the German Studies Programme in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics at York University. She is also an Affiliate of the Canadian Centre for German and European Studies. Her primary research interests include issues of migration, travel and globalization in transnational literature and cinema as well as current methodological debates regarding models for transnational literary and cultural analysis.Sukanya Kulkarni was Mellon Fellow in German Cultural Studies at the Univerisity of Toronto from 2004-2006. Her prime interests include travel literature, colonial literature, transnational literature, Post-Colonial studies, and German-Indian cross-cultural relations. She has published a chapter on exotic dangers in Thomas Mann's Tod in Venedig and Waldemar Bonsels' Indienfahrt in addition to writing book reviews for literary journals.