Visiting Faculty:


Dr. Adeline Johns-Putra
B.A., Ph.D. (Monash)

Adeline Johns-Putra’s research interests are ecocriticism (with a focus on climate change), Romanticism, and epic poetry. She was Chair of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment, UK and Ireland, from 2011 to 2015, and is a member of the editorial board of Green Letters: Studies in Ecocriticism. Her monographs include Climate Change and the Contemporary Novel (Cambridge University Press) and The History of the Epic (Palgrave Macmillan). Her edited books include Climate and Literature (Cambridge University Press), Cli-Fi: A Companion, with Axel Goodbody (Peter Lang), and Literature and Sustainability, with John Parham and Louise Squire (Manchester University Press). Her papers have appeared in leading journals such as Studies in the Novel, Modern Fiction Studies, ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, Nineteenth-Century Contexts, and Women’s Writing. She teaches courses on ecocriticism and Romanticism at HKU and is also a Reader in English Literature (part-time) at the University of Surrey

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  • Department of Comparative Literature
    Master of Arts in Literary and Cultural Studies (MALCS)
    The University of Hong Kong

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    Run Run Shaw Tower (Building B, Arts),
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    The University of Hong Kong,
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