Ana-Karina SCHNEIDER is Associate Professor at Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, holding a PhD in critical theory and Faulkner studies from Lucian Blaga University (2005), and a Diploma in American Studies from Smith College, MA, USA (2004). She has published a book titled Critical Perspectives in the Late Twentieth Century. William Faulkner: A Case Study (Lucian Blaga UP, 2006), as well as textbooks and study guides for classroom use. She has also published an assortment of articles on William Faulkner’s critical reception, English prose fiction, literary translation, reading practices, and English Studies in the Romanian higher education. Dr Schneider is Manuscript and Review Editor of American, British and Canadian Studies and Secretary of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania.