Ato Quayson is the Jean G. and Morris M. Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies and Chair of the Department of English at Stanford University. His books include the 2-volume Cambridge History of Postcolonial Literature (ed.), Tragedy and Postcolonial Literature, and Oxford Street, Accra: City Life and the Itineraries of Transnationalism. He is Editor of the Cambridge Journal of Postcolonial Literary Inquiry and host of Cambridge Contours: The Cambridge Literary Studies Hour. He has also curated Critic.Reading.Writing, a YouTube channel dedicated to themes in the interdisciplinary literary humanities.