Paul Morris is professor of Comparative Literatures at the Université de Saint Boniface, Winnipeg. He is an expert on Canadian literatures, Comparative and Transcultural Studies, and Translation Studies. He received his habilitation from the Universität des Saarlandes. Having been IRTG visiting professor in the summers of 2013 and 2015, he will return to the IRTG Diversity in Saarbrücken as visiting professor for June 2018. Amongst other things, Paul Morris will teach a seminar on "Writing History, Reading the Nation: Contemporary Canadian Historical Fiction".