Juan Ignacio Oliva is Full Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Philology at the Universidad de La Laguna (Tenerife, Canary Islands), where he currently teaches Postcolonial Anglophone Literatures (with an interest in Irish, Canadian, Indo-English, and Chicano/a cultures) at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He has published extensively on contemporary authors, such as James Joyce, John Fowles, D.M. Thomas, Salman Rushdie, Shyam Selvadurai, Sunetra Gupta, Jamie O’Neill, Ana Castillo, Sandra Cisneros, Abelardo Delgado, Ricardo Sánchez, and others. He is also presently the Head of the La Laguna Center for Canadian Studies, the current editor of Canadaria (Revista Canaria de Estudios Canadienses) and the current secretary of RCEI (Revista Canaria de Estudios Ingleses). Recently, he has been elected Vice President of EASLCE (the European Association for the Study of Literature, Culture and the Environment), and is Secretary of AEDEI (Spanish Association for Irish Studies) and Committee person of AEEII (Spanish Association of Interdisciplinary Studies about India).