Churnjeet Mahn

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Churnjeet Mahn is a Senior Lecturer and Chancellor’s Fellow in English at the University of Strathclyde. Her primary interest is in writing about margins and border-crossings, from travel writing to accounts of migration and displacement. She began her research on British Orientalist accounts of Greece and is currently working on postcolonial queer travel writing. In 2015 she was the lead on an AHRC-funded project on creating LGBTQ spaces in a refugee organisation in London and since 2016 she has been a co-investigator on the AHRC Large Grant, Creative Interruptions, which investigates creativity at cultural margins.

Areas of Interest
Languages and Literature
University of Strathclyde
Key words
heritage, travel, literature, migration, sexuality, race

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Dr. Jack is a Reader in the Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology, University of Glasgow. Her work focuses on human social communication – i.e., how people transmit and decode signals (e.g., facial expressions) for social interaction – with particular focus on cross-cultural communication.