Born in Shanghai, China, Xin Li is doing her postdoctoral research at University of Bayreuth, Germany. She holds a PhD in transcultural Anglophone studies. Her dissertation is entitled “Saying the Unsayable – Poethics of Silence in Contemporary North American Narratives”. Her fields of research include postcolonial literary studies, gender studies, intersectional studies, posthuman studies. Her recent publications includes “Unmaking Silence & FutureS in the Midst of ‘The Passing Dreams of Choice” in Passages: Metaphors, Narratives and Concepts (2023) published by UCL Press. Xin Li was a visiting scholar at University College London and is currently teaching intersectionality and gender studies at the University of Bayreuth. She serves as co-speaker of Network on Gender, Queer, Intersectionality and Diversity at the University of Bayreuth.