Professor of Modern Literature and Culture, University of Reading

Bryan Cheyette is Chair in Modern Literature and Culture at the University of Reading and a Fellow of the English Association. He has published eleven books including four on antisemitism. His most recent publications include: Diasporas of the Mind: Jewish/Postcolonial Writing and the Nightmare of History (Yale University Press, 2013), and The Ghetto: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford UP, 2020). A Series Editor for Bloomsbury (New Horizons in Contemporary Writing), he has been a visiting professor at Dartmouth College, the University of Michigan, and the University of Pennsylvania. He also holds fellowships at the universities of Leeds, Southampton and Birkbeck College, London. He is currently researching Testimonies: Slave, Camp, Refugee which will bring together slave narratives, camp testimonies and refugee stories in dialogue.


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    Professor of Modern Literature and Culture, Reading