The Editorial Board


Editor-in-Chief

Lisa van Vark
holds a BA in English Language and Culture (Utrecht University) and an MA (research) in Comparative Literary Studies (Utrecht University) and is currently pursuing an MA in Teaching (MAT) at Utrecht University. Contemporary Jewish American fiction has her particular interest.

Editorial Staff

Hannah Ackermans
holds a BA in Literary Studies (Utrecht University) and an MA (research) in Comparative Literary Studies (Utrecht University). She is specialized in electronic literature and currently employed as Scott Rettberg’s research assistent (University of Bergen, Norway) for the ELMCIP Knowledge Base.

Hannah Bezemer
holds a BA in Literary Studies (Utrecht University) and is currently pursuing an MA in Literature Today (Utrecht University). Areas of interest compass literature crossing historical, geographical, and cultural borders, the tension between high and low culture, and the influence of religion in contemporary literature.

Lauren Hoogen Stoevenbeld
holds a BA in Literary Studies (Utrecht University) and is currently pursuing an MA (research) in Comparative Literary Studies (Utrecht University). Her main areas of interest are cultural memory and posthumanism.

Laura Pannekoek
holds a BA in Literary and Cultural Analysis (University of Amsterdam) and is currently pursuing an MA in Comparative Literature (University of Amsterdam) and works as a teaching assistant for first-year students of the LCA bachelor program. She has previously been active on the editorial board of literary student magazine Heroïne.

Niels Springveld
holds a BA in Literary Studies (Utrecht University) and an MA (research) in Comparative Literary Studies (Utrecht University). His main areas of interest are contemporary continental philosophy, aesthetics, politics, and Marxism.

Alex Verbeek
holds a BA in Liberal Arts and Sciences (Amsterdam University College), an MSc in Philosophy (University of Edinburgh) and an MA in Cultural History (Utrecht University). His central areas of interest include environmental humanities, colonial history, cosmopolitanism and material history.

Clara Vlessing
holds a BA in English Literature (University of Bristol) and is currently pursuing an MA (research) in Comparative Literary Studies (Utrecht University). She has previously worked as the editor of feminist magazine ‘That’s What She Said’. Her research interests mostly focus around 20th century American fiction and poetry.

Ties Wijnker
holds a BA in Literary and Cultural Analysis (University of Amsterdam) and is currently pursuing an MA in Comparative Cultural Analysis (University of Amsterdam). His main areas of interest include modernist and postmodern fiction, continental philosophy, and internet (sub)culture.