Effie Yiannopoulou teaches English and Anglophone literature and cultural theory at the School of English at Aristotle University, Greece. She has an interest in twentieth-century women’s writings, Black-British and British-Asian literature, postcolonial and cultural theory. She is especially interested in questions of mobility (including migration), embodiment, race, national identity and community-building especially in relation to gender structures. She is currently Director of The Laboratory of Narrative Research (www.enl.auth.gr/lnr) which is based at the School of English at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and has co-ordinated its academic activities and events for the past three years. For a fuller CV see http://www.enl.auth.gr/staff/yiannopoulou.htm.