Julia Tofantšuk is Associate Professor of British Literature at the School of Humanities of Tallinn University, Estonia. Her research and teaching interests include literature by women, gender studies, ecocriticism, ecofeminism, identity studies, cultural studies, postcolonial theory, trauma and the Holocaust, art history, body, transcorporeality, diasporic and migrant literature. She has published in Routledge, Palgrave Macmillan, Peter Lang WV, VW Trier on these issues. She has taught both practical English and literature as well as literary theory (history of English literature, World literature, introduction to literary theory, 20th-21st century British literature, 20th c. British women writers, 19th c. British literature, 19th c. British art) on BA, MA and PhD level, supervised BA, MA and PhD theses and contributed to the development of BA, MA and PhD curricula.
She is a member of ESSE, FINSSE, ASLE, Lexington Books ‘Ecocritical Theory and Practice’ series advisory board.
Teching (lectures, seminars) of subjects related to English language and culture; Britush literature from the Renaissance to the present day; World literature; literary theory; bachelor seminar; research project
supervision and reviewing of BA, MA and PhD theses
Academic research (articles, book chapters), peer-reviews
Areas of research
British literature, contemporary literature, British women writers, Shakespeare
gender studies, identity studies, ecocriticism, ecofeminism, postcolonial and diaspora literature,
art history, body and landscape in art, interdisciplinary connections in literature, comparative literature