Cristina Sandru currently works as managing editor for The Literary Encyclopedia. She previously taught at Cardiff Metropolitan University, the universities of Northampton and Wales (Aberystwyth), the School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies (University College London), and ‘Lucian Blaga’ University of Sibiu, Romania. Her main research interests are in comparative literature, postcolonial and postcommunist studies, and East-Central European cultures. She is an associate academic editor for the Journal of Postcolonial Writing, for which she is co-edited the special issue on Postcommunism/Postcolonialism (May 2012), recently published as a book by Routledge (Postcolonial Perspectives on Postcommunism in Central and Eastern Europe, 2016). She has published articles and reviews in Critique, Euresis, the New Makers of Modern Culture Routledge series and English, and has co-edited the volume of essays Rerouting the Postcolonial: New Directions for the New Millenium (Routledge 2009). She is the author of Worlds Apart? A Postcolonial Reading of post-1945 East-Central European Culture (Cambridge Scholars, 2012) and she contributed book chapters to: Salman Rushdie and Visual Culture: Celebrating Impurity, Disrupting Borders, ed. Ana Cristina Mendes (Routledge, 2012); What Postcolonial Theory Doesn’t Say (Routledge Research in Postcolonial Literatures), eds. Anna Bernard, Ziad Elmarsafy and Stuart Murray (Routledge, 2015); Postcolonial East-Central Europe: Essays on Literature and Culture, eds. Robert Gafrik and Dobrota Pucherova, Amsterdam: Brill, 2015. Her work has been translated into Polish and Romanian.
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