Jean-Philippe Imbert lectures in Comparative Literature and Sexuality Studies at Dublin City University. He researches and publishes on literary and artistic representations of Mexican, Irish and French 20th and 21st centuries, focusing on the relationship between sexuality, gender and the aesthetic treatment of evil, trauma or perversion.

Eoin Mc Carney  is a doctoral Researcher in the School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies at DCU. He is  currently  completing his PhD. His research and publications focus on the relationship between space with sexual and systemic violence in Irish and Mexican detective fiction.