Lucia Aiello is Deputy Director of the Languages for All programme, Department of Language and Linguistic Science, at the University of York, UK. She is co-founder and assistant editor of the Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies. Her publications include After Reception Theory: Fedor Dostoevskii in Britain, 1869–1935 (Legenda, 2013); ‘Looking at the “Crack’d Mirror”: Narratives of Restoration and Anticipation in Grazia Deledda’s La madre and Anna Banti’s Artemisia’ in Journal of Narrative Theory (2012); and ‘Mimesis and Poiesis: Reflections on Gilbert and Gubar’s Reading of Emily Dickinson’, in The Madwoman in the Attic after Thirty Years, edited by Annette Federico (University of Missouri Press, 2009).Joy Charnley works particularly in the field of French-Swiss literature, and has published widely on authors such as Alice Rivaz, Yvette Z’Graggen and Anne-Lise Grobéty. She co-founded the Centre for Swiss Cultural Studies in Glasgow in 1997, and has been involved in many collaborative initiatives on Switzerland, including conferences, symposiums, and edited volumes. She is currently collaborating with Barbara Burns at the University of Glasgow on a series of seminars entitled ‘Switzerland in Dialogue’.Mariangela Palladino is Lecturer in English Studies at the University of Keele, UK. Her research interests lie at the intersection of Postcolonial literatures and cultures, diaspora, migration studies, and narratology. She has published in Modern Fiction Studies; Intervention: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies; the Journal of South African and American Studies, and the Journal of Postcolonial Writing. Forthcoming publications include her monograph, The Forms of Ethics (Rodopi); and a co-edited collection The Globalization of Space: Foucault and Heterotopia (Pickering and Chatto).