Tom Toremans is assistant professor at KU Leuven (Campus Brussels), where he teaches English literature and literary theory. His doctoral dissertation (2006) dealt with Thomas Carlyle’s translation of German Idealism and reconsidered his early writings in terms of aesthetic ideology. He has held postdoctoral (2007) and nominated (2008) fellowships at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities of the University of Edinburgh and is a member of the steering committee Centre for Reception Studies (CERES, www.receptionstudies.be). His research interests include British Romanticism, (Post-)Romantic Scottish literature, aesthetic ideology and translation and reception studies. He has published on Romantic authors (Coleridge, Wordsworth, Carlyle, Scott,de Quincey), contemporary literature (Gray, Kelman, Warner, Albahari, Coetzee), literary theorists such as de Man and Derrida, and on the reception/translation of British literature in the Low Countries. His current research focuses on the various ways in which British Romanticism engaged with translation.
Personal website: http://www.kuleuven.be/wieiswie/nl/person/00042096
Online publications: http://kuleuven.academia.edu/TomToremans