Alexandra Glavanakova

Alexandra K. Glavanakova, PhD, is associate professor in American Literature and Culture at the Department of English and American Studies at St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia, Bulgaria. Her teaching, academic research and publications focus on the culture and literature of the U.S.A.; transcultural studies and identity; the major cultural shifts in literacy, education, and literary studies under the impact of digital technology. She is the author of two monographs: Posthuman Transformations: Bodies and Texts in Cyberspace (2014) and Transcultural Imaginings. Translating the Other, Translating the Self in Narratives about Migration and Terrorism (2016); the editor et al. of New Paradigms in English Studies. Language, Linguistics, Literature and Culture in Higher Education (2017) and Swiftian Inspirations: The Legacy of Jonathan Swift from the Enlightenment to the Age of Post-Truth (2020). She has been involved in several projects and publications on reading literature in the digital age (including a Fulbright grant at UCSB, 2022) and e-learning and has recently served as the editor of the special issue “Reading Modes in the Digital Age” of the Sofia University online journal for arts and culture Piron (2020).