Katalin Orbán holds a PhD from Rutgers University. Her publications on cultural memory, narrative, and recent transformations of reading include Ethical Diversions: The Post-Holocaust Narratives of Pynchon, Abish, DeLillo, and Spiegelman (Routledge 2005; 2013) and articles in Representations (“Trauma and Visuality: Art Spiegelman’s Maus and In the Shadow of No Towers,” 2007) and Critical Inquiry (“A Language of Scratches and Stitches: The Graphic Novel between Hyper-Reading and Print” 2014). She has a forthcoming chapter on graphic narrative in The Edinburgh Companion to Narrative Theories. She is currently Assistant Professor (dr. habil.) at the Institute of Art Theory and Media Studies, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, and her international teaching career included prior positions at Harvard University, National University of Singapore, and Central European University. She is also a prolific translator of academic and literary texts.