Affiliated Faculty

Elizabeth Nijdam

Elizabeth “Biz” Nijdam is an Assistant Professor and settler scholar in the Department of Central, Eastern, and Northern European Studies at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, where she works, learns, and lives on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations. She is currently completing her book manuscript […]

Elizabeth S Lagresa-González

Dr. Elizabeth S. Lagresa-González obtained her Ph.D. in Romance Languages and Literatures from Harvard University. Her area of specialization is early modern Hispanic literature and culture, which she addresses at the intersection of gender, visual and material studies.

Erik Kwakkel

Erik Kwakkel's research interests include the history of the book, book design and communication, digital humanities, the digitization of cultural heritage, and the dissemination of information. Read more about Erik Kwakkel here.

Ernest Mathijs

Ernest Mathijs researches cult film, genre cinema, David Cronenberg, and European horror.

Gaby Pailer

Gaby Pailer’s work focuses on German literature in transcultural contexts from the Renaissance to the 21st century, women’s drama and theatre in German cultural history, and the decolonization of German literature.

Gaoheng Zhang

章杲恆 Gaoheng Zhang is Associate Professor of Italian Studies at the University of British Columbia. He is a humanities scholar of migration, mobilities, multiculturalism, media, rhetoric, ethics, and masculinity. His recent research seeks to provide a road map for analyzing cultural mobilities concerning contemporary Italy’s and Europe’s global networks with Asia, America, and Africa, which are […]

Georgios Makris

Georgios Makris specializes in Byzantine art and archaeology. His work lies at the intersection of art history, archaeology, and cultural history.

Gregory Mackie

Gregory Mackie's research emphases are drama, book history, and queer studies at the turn of the twentieth century.

Heidi Tworek

Read more about Heidi Tworek here.

Igor Drljaca

Igor Drljaca is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Theatre and Film at the University of British Columbia. He completed his Master’s in Film Production at York University in 2011. He is the recipient of the Ontario Art Council’s K.M. Hunter artist award for media arts in 2014. His work has been supported by dozens of organizations including Telefilm Canada, Eurimages, Canada Council for the Arts, BC Arts Council, Ontario Creates, and the Ontario Arts Council.