Aitor Ibarrola-Armendariz teaches courses in migrant fiction, ethnic relations, film adaptation and academic writing in the Modern Languages and Basque Studies Dept. of the University of Deusto, Bilbao. He has published articles and edited volumes [Fiction and Ethnicity (1995), Entre dos mundos (2004), Migrations in a Global Context (2007), On the Move in English Studies (2016)] on minority and immigrant narratives and processes of cultural hybridisation. He is currently preparing a book on trauma and ethnicity and is also involved in two projects on diasporic identities and the American West.