May Chehab is Associate Professor of Comparative Literature. She has been teaching at the U. of Cyprus since 2000, after having studied in Beirut, Athens (BA in English & American Literature, BA in French Literature) and France (MA in Philosophy: Art and Civilization Critique, U. of Panthéon-Sorbonne Paris-I and PhD in Literature and Art, U. of Aix-en-Provence). She was also a 2005 Visiting Fellow at the U. of Princeton and Jean Monnet Professor for History of European Integration (2003-2006). She has published two monographs (Saint-John Perse, neveu de Nietzsche, Paris, Honoré Champion, 2009 and Amers de Saint-John Perse. Ébauches de traduction par Georges Séféris [in Greek],Gavrielides, Athens, 2001), edited or coedited collective volumes (Méditerranée: ruptures et continuité in collaboration with Y. Ioannou and F. Métral, 2003; Marguerite Yourcenar entre Littérature et Science in collaboration with R. Poignault, 2007; AutoBioPhagies in collaboration with A. Lampropoulos with the participation of Ph. Lejeune, 2011). Her research interests focus on today’s Antiquity, new Autobiography, interaction between science, philosophy and literature, European Studies.