Evanghelia Stead is Fellow of the Institut Universitaire de France and Comparative Literature Professor at the University of Versailles-Saint-Quentin (UVSQ), France. She runs the TIGRE seminar at the École Normale Supérieure, Paris, from 2004. She has been Visiting Professor at the Institut für Romanische Philologie in Phillips-August-Universität in Marburg (2008) and the Università degli Studi at Verona, Italy (2011), and has also conducted research within the CNRS framework in France (2005-2007). An able linguist and literary translator, she has published extensively on print culture, iconography, reception, myth, the fin-de-siècle, and the ‘Thousand and Second Night’ literary tradition. Recent publications include La Chair du livre. Matérialité, Imaginaire et Poétique du livre fin-de-siècle (Paris: PUPS, 2012, repr. 2013), and editing or co-editing several collective ventures : the special issue “Imago & Translatio” (co-ed. with H. Védrine), Word & Image, 30:3, July-September 2014, the special issue Re-Considering “Little” vs. “Big” Periodicals (ed.), JEPS, I :2 (open access, ojs.ugent.be/jeps), L’Europe des revues II, 1860-1930 : Réseaux et circulation des modèles (co-ed. with H. Védrine) (Paris : PUPS, coll. «Histoire de l’imprimé», forthcoming 2017), Reading Books and Prints as Cultural Objects (ed.), (Palgrave/Macmillan, «New Directions in Book History», 2017).