Stef Craps is an associate professor of English literature at Ghent University, where he directs the Cultural Memory Studies Initiative. He is the author of Postcolonial Witnessing: Trauma Out of Bounds (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013; paperback 2015) and Trauma and Ethics in the Novels of Graham Swift: No Short-Cuts to Salvation (Sussex Academic Press, 2005), and the editor, with Lucy Bond and Pieter Vermeulen, of Memory Unbound: Tracing the Dynamics of Memory Studies (Berghahn, 2017). He has also guest-edited special issues of Criticism: A Quarterly for Literature and the Arts (with Michael Rothberg) and Studies in the Novel (with Gert Buelens) on the topics of transcultural negotiations of Holocaust memory and postcolonial trauma novels. He is currently guest-editing another special issue of Studies in the Novel (with Rick Crownshaw), on climate change fiction. His next book project is an introductory guide to the concept of trauma for Routledge’s New Critical Idiom series (with Lucy Bond).
SUPERVISION AND EXAMINATION
Postdoctoral research supervision
MA and BA supervision and examination