Anthony Pym

University of Melbourne, Australia

Anthony Pym  is Professor of Translation Studies at the University of Melbourne, Australia, Distinguished Professor at the Rovira i Virgili in Tarragona, Spain, and extraordinary professor at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. He was President of the European Society for Translation Studies from 2010 to 2016. Homepage: http://usuaris.tinet.cat/apym/



Thomas Leitch 

University of Delaware, USA


Thomas Leitch is Professor of English at the University of Delaware, where he teaches undergraduate courses in film and graduate courses in literary theory and cultural studies. His most recent books are The Oxford Handbook of Adaptation Studies (2017) and The History of American Literature on Film (2019).




Irina Rajewsky

Free University of Berlin, Germany

Irina Rajewsky is 'Privatdozentin' (private docent) at Freie Universität Berlin’s Department of Romance Languages and Literatures as well as Principal Investigator of the Friedrich Schlegel Graduate School of Literary Studies (FSGS). Her main areas of research are narratology (with a special focus on transmedial narratology), intermediality in theory and cultural practice, intertextuality, fictionality/factuality, meta-phenomena in literature and the other arts, author and narrator concepts, performativity; Italian and French literature of the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. She has recently concluded a research project on "Mediality – Transmediality – Narration: Perspectives of a Transgeneric and Transmedial Narratology (Film, Theatre, Literature)", funded by the German Research Foundation. Her most important publications include Intermedialität [Intermediality, 2002], Intermediales Er-zählen in der italienischen Literatur der Postmoderne [Intermedial Narrative Strategies in Postmodern Italian Fiction, 2003]. 



Peeter Torop

University of Tartu, Estonia


Peeter Torop Professor of Semiotics of Culture (University of Tartu, Institute of Philosophy and Semiotics, Department of Semiotics). He is a co-editor of journal Sign Systems Studies and book series Tartu Semiotics Library. His main fields of inquiry are semiotics of culture and Tartu-Moscow school, development of heritage of Juri Lotman and Mikhail Bakhtin, semiotics of translation, theory of culture, transmedia studies, and Dostoevsky studies. On these subjects, he has publised numerous papers – see Peeter Torop's  academic CV.



Lars Elleström

Linnæus University, Sweden


Lars Elleström is professor of Comparative Literature at Linnæus University, Sweden. He presides over the Linnæus University Centre for Intermedial and Multimodal Studies and chairs the board of the International Society for Intermedial Studies. Elleström has written and edited several books, including more recent Media Transformation: The Transfer of Media Characteristics among Media (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), Transmedial Narration: Narratives and Stories in Different Media (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019) and Transmediations: Communication Across Media Borders (Routledge, 2020). He has also published numerous articles on poetry, intermediality, semiotics, gender, irony and communication. Elleström’s recent publications, starting with the article “The Modalities of Media: A Model for Understanding Intermedial Relations” (2010), have explored and developed basic semiotic, multimodal, and intermedial concepts aiming at a theoretical model for understanding and analyzing interrelations among dissimilar media.