Adriana Neagu, MPhil, MA, PhD is Associate Professor of Anglo-American Studies at Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca and freelance translator and conference interpreter. She is the author of Sublimating the Postmodern Discourse: toward a Post-Postmodern Fiction in the Writings of Paul Auster and Peter Ackroyd (2001), In the Future Perfect: the Rise and Fall of Postmodernism (2001), and of numerous critical and cultural theory articles. Dr Neagu has been the recipient of several pre- and postdoctoral research awards. Previous academic affiliations include an Andrew W. Mellon postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Edinburgh and visiting positions at OxfordUniversity, University of Bergen, University of East Anglia, and University of London. Her teaching areas are diverse, combining literary-linguistic and cultural studies disciplines. Her main specialism is in the stylistics and poetics of literary translation, modernist and postmodernist discourse, global theory, and interpretation theory andpractice. At present her research centres on film studies and conference interpreting pedagogy. Since 1999, Dr Neagu has been Advisory Editor and, since 2004, Editor-in-Chief of American, British and Canadian Studies, the journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania.