Tamara Hundorova is Chair of the Department of Literary Theory and Comparative Literature at the Institute of Literature, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and Associate of Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute. She is the author of Transit Culture: Symptoms of Postcolonial Trauma (2013), Kitsch and Literature: Travesties (2008), The Emerging Word: The Discourse of Early Ukrainian Modernism (1997, 2013), Femina melancholica: Sex and Culture in the Gender Utopia of Olha Kobylianska (2002). She taught at Toronto University, Harvard Summer School, Greifswald Ukrainicum, Ukrainian Free University. She was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship, a Petro Jacyk Distinguished Fellowship (Harvard University), a visiting professorship at the SURC (Hokkaido University) and a fellowship at Monash University (Australia).
Dr. Sergiy Yakovenko teaches in the Department of English at MacEwan University. He is the author of Romantics, Aesthetes, Nietzscheans: Ukrainian and Polish Literary Criticism of the Early Modernist Period (2006) and Poetics and Anthropology: Essays on Ukrainian and Polish Prose on the 20th Century (2007), both books in Ukrainian.