Éva Pataki, Senior Lecturer, Institute of Modern Philology, University of Miskolc, Hungary, does research in literature, film, and culture of the British Asian diaspora, as well as postcolonial literature, cultural identity studies, and gender studies. She published three book chapters in The Routledge Companion to Pakistani Anglophone Writing (2019), Space, Gender and the Gaze in LiteratureandArt (Cambridge Scholars, 2017), and Cultural Imprints in the Age of Globalization: Writing Region and Nation (Presa Universitară Clujeană, 2012), as well as essays and reviews about British Asian fiction in The AnaChronisT (17 [2012-13]), HJEAS (2018.1; 2016.2; 2014.2; 2011.2), and Skase Journal of Literary and Cultural Studies (2019.1). She is currently doing research on the role of affect and atmosphere in diasporians’ relationship with the city in contemporary British Asian fiction.
Ilott, Sarah, Ana Cristina Mendes, and Lucinda Newns, eds. New Directions in Diaspora Studies: Cultural and Literary Approaches. London, New York: Rowman and Littlefield, 2018. xxxiii + 165 pages. ISBN 978-1-78660-516-0. Hb. £85.