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Angelos Evangelou is Assistant Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature, Division of English Literature and Culture. He has studied English and Comparative Literature, and Literary Theory and Criticism at the University of Cyprus, BA in English Language and Literature (2002), the University of Essex, MA in Continental Philosophy (2003) and the University of Kent, PhD in Comparative Literature (2013). Before joining the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, he held the position of Lecturer in the Department of Comparative Literature of the University of Kent, where he has taught since 2010. His research interests revolve around the manifestations of the “border” and “bordered areas” in contemporary English Literature, Literary Theory and Criticism, and Comparative Cultural Studies. His research focuses on the theorization of the border between madness and reason, and the representation of mental illness in the work of 20th- and 21st-century British authors. He also explores the crosscurrents between Border Theory, Border Studies and Postcolonial Studies, with special emphasis on the representation of the border in British Literature, especially post-Brexit, as well as in Anglophone Literatures and Cinemas. His publications include the monograph Philosophizing Madness from Nietzsche to Derrida (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017) and articles in academic journals. Since 2015 he is a Fellow of the British Higher Education Academy, and since 2021 he is an Honorary member of staff of the Department of Comparative Literature, University of Kent, in the UK.