Ruben Moi is Associate Professor at UiT – The Arctic University of Norway, where he is also a member of the Border Aesthetics research group. His most recent book is The Crossings of Art in Ireland (2014) and forthcoming publications include The Language of Paul Muldoon’s Poetry (2019). He has published widely on work of writers such as Seamus Heaney, Derek Mahon, Ciaran Carson, T.S. Eliot, Samuel Beckett, Martin MacDonagh and Irvine Welsh. He is treasurer of the Nordic Irish Studies Network and the chair of the Norwegian Society for English Studies, and has previously held positions as vice-chairman of the Norwegian Academic Council for English and chairman of Ordkalotten – Tromsø’s International Literature Festival.