Ann-Sofie Lönngren is an Associate Professor in Literature and a Researcher at the Center for Gender Studies at Uppsala University, Sweden. She has published extensively on the subject of the Nordic literary canon, queer studies and animal studies, including the book Following the Animal: Power, Agency, and Human-Animal Transformations in Modern, Northern-European Literature (2015).Heidi Grönstrand is Associate Professor at the School of History, Culture and Art Studies at the University of Turku, Finland. Her current research deals with multilingual literature in literary-historical and contemporary contexts. Dag Heede is Associate Professor at the Department for the Study of Culture at the University of Southern Denmark. He has published an introduction to Michel Foucault and has made numerous attempts at queering the canon of Danish literature, including publications on Karen Blixen/Isak Dinesen, Herman Bang and Hans Christian Andersen.Anne Heith is Associate Professor in Comparative Literature in the Department of Culture and Media Studies at Umeå University, Sweden, having previously worked as a researcher on the project “Border Poetics and Border Aesthetics” at Tromsø University, Norway. Her research interests are the role of literature in Tornedalian and Sámi cultural mobilization, ethnicity and literature, migration and literature, postcolonial studies, indigenous studies, and critical race and whiteness studies.